Dr. Christina Papachristou is a clinical psychologist and public health professional with a strong clinical and research focus on the psychosocial, ethical and policy aspects of transplantation. She has been a clinical and research associate since 2001 in the Department for Psychosomatic Medicine of the University Hospital of Charité in Berlin. She has extensive experience in the evaluation and support of living organ donors and organ recipients and has published several articles on this field. She has been a core participant in ELIPSY, a European Union funded research programme about the psychosocial health of living donors. She is an active member of ELPAT, a subgroup of ESOT on the Ethical, Legal and Psychosocial Aspects of Transplantation and serves as an international advisor for the Coalition for Organ Failure Solutions (COFS). A trained psychotherapist she completed a Masters in Health Economics, Policy and Management at the London School of Economics in 2011.