Trained in human sciences, CS is the deputy director of the German Agency for Quality in Medicine (AQuMed), and head of the departments for guidelines/evidence-based medicine and patient information/ patient involvement.

She is responsible for the coordination of the German National Disease Management Guidelines Program (NDMGP). From 2010 – 2019, she served as chair for the G-I-N PUBLIC working group. She is member of the CIOMS Working Group IX on patient and public involvement in the development of safe medicines, Chair of the German Health Literacy Network and member of the guideline commission of the German Association of Scientific Medical Societies.