Evelyn Rickenbacher works as research assistant at the Clinical Trial Unit at the Swiss Paraplegic Center (SPZ). After her Bachelor's degree in physiotherapy she worked as a physiotherapist for a couple of years. Since 2018 she is responsible for the operationalization of the SwiSCI study in the SPZ. Previously she was working in clinical research in pharmaceutical industry and medical oncology for 9 years. Parallel to her work in clinical research she completed the Diploma of Advanced Studies (DAS) in Clinical Trial Practice and Management at the University of Basel in 2018.