Paul Hodges PhD MedDr DSc BPhty(Hons) FACP is an NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellow and Directs the NHMRC Centre for Clinical Research Excellence in Spinal Pain, Injury and Health. Paul has 3 doctorates; one in Physiotherapy and two in Neuroscience. His research blends these skills to understand pain, movement control, incontinence and rehabilitation. His large multidisciplinary Research Centre bridges the gap between basic science and clinical practice. Recent work involving novel measures to study continence function in men has led to new understanding of continence control, improved understanding of changes with incontinence and targets for treatment. A major contribution has been the refinement and validation of transperineal ultrasound imaging to study pelvic floor muscle control in men. He has received numerous international research awards (including 2006/2011 ISSLS Prize - premier international prize for back pain research), published >350 papers and book chapters that have been cited more than 14,000 times. Paul has received more than $AU34 million in research funding. He has presented >200 keynote lectures in >35 countries. Paul received the 2011 NHMRC Achievement Award as the highest ranked NHMRC Research Fellow across disciplines in Australia.