Paul Hodges PhD MedDr DSc BPhty(Hons) FACP is a NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellow, Professor and Director of the NHMRC Centre for Clinical Research Excellence in Spinal Pain, Injury and Health at the University of Queensland. Paul has 3 doctorates; one in Physiotherapy and two in Neuroscience. His large multidisciplinary research Centre bridges from basic science to clinical practice with an emphasis on conservative management of musculoskeletal pain, breathing disorders, incontinence and other pelvic floor dysfunctions. He has published >410 scientific papers and book chapters and is one of the most highly cited physiotherapy researchers in the world. He has won the ISSLS Prize for back pain research on 3 occasions and in 2013 he was made an Honoured Member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association, their highest honour.