Sabine Roza studied medicine at the Erasmus University Rotterdam (MD in 2005) and clinical epidemiology at the Netherlands institute for health sciences and the Harvard School of Public Health, Boston (MSc in 2002). Her PhD thesis ′Prenatal and early postnatal brain development′ was conducted within the Generation R Study (graduated cum laude in 2008). In 2008, she was awarded the 'AACAP Norbert and Charlotte Rieger Award for Scientific Achievement' for the best paper published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in 2007-8. She received clinical training in psychiatry from 2008 to 2012 at the Erasmus MC and Parnassia BAVO Group. Since 2012, she is appointed as psychiatrist and senior researcher at the Erasmus MC. She is member of the editorial board of the Dutch Journal of Psychiatry. Sabine was the project leader of the iBerry Study from 2014 - 2017. She became associate professor in Forensic Psychiatry in 2017. Nowadays, she works for the Dutch Ministry of Justice (Netherlands Institute of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology), Fivoor Outpatient Clinics Rotterdam and the Erasmus MC.
Sabine′s main field of interest involves the biopsychosocial understanding of psychiatric disorders in persons with violent and aggressive behavior.