Ianthe Boden is the Cardiorespiratory Lead Physiotherapist at Launceston Hospital (Australia). Following a Master’s degree in Cardiopulmonary Physiotherapy and Critical Care (University of Sydney), Ianthe is completing her PhD at the University of Melbourne investigating the prevention of respiratory complications following abdominal surgery. Ianthe was lead investigator of the world’s largest physiotherapy focused randomised controlled multi-centre international trial (LIPPSMAck POP) recently published in The BMJ. She is currently lead investigator of two other randomised controlled trials investigating post-surgical recovery and an international multicentre observational trial with over 35 collaborating centres across 7 countries. Ianthe is passionate about clinician-led research and the health economics, logistics, and reality of implementing research findings within the clinical environment. Ianthe’s research has won the Australian Physiotherapy Association’s Jill Nosworthy Award for excellence in cardiorespiratory physiotherapy research, the Graeme Duffy Award from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) and Best Paper at the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) congress. Ianthe is a regular invited speaker at Australian and New Zealand anaesthetic, surgical, intensive care, and physiotherapy conferences; most recently delivering a preconference workshop on pre-operative optimisation of the surgical patient at the ANZCA and RACS combined annual scientific meeting in Malaysia.