Brenda Morrow qualified as a physiotherapist in 1995. She is currently a Professor in the Department of Paediatrics, University of Cape Town. She completed her PhD in 2005 and in 2014 completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Health Research Ethics (cum laude). Brenda is an active researcher, and teaches and supervises undergraduate and postgraduate students from many disciplines. She has 76 peer reviewed publications (42 in the past 5 years); has co- edited a textbook on Cardiopulmonary Physiotherapy in Trauma (the first in its field); written 12 book chapters; and presented at numerous national and international medical congresses. She chairs her Departmental Research Committee; is a member of the Faculty of Health Sciences Human Research Ethics Committee; Deputy Chair of the Research Ethics Association of Southern Africa; and on the Executive council of the International Confederation of Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapists (ICCrPT); as well as many other special interest, editorial and advisory boards. She is Deputy Editor of the Southern African Journal of Critical Care and a regular reviewer for numerous international journals.