I was a lecturer in Physiotherapy with clinical experience in South Africa and Australia, and a special interest in musculoskeletal disorders. I was involved in clinical practice for 14 years and pride myself in my clinical reasoning and practice skills. I have been involved in clinical supervision and teaching in musculoskeletal physiotherapy at Stellenbosch University (South Africa) for 12 years. My main research area of knowledge translation and my training in qualitative and mixed methods research studies, give me the opportunity to help take evidence to the end-users. It also gives me the opportunity to help structure how new research evidence could and should be disseminated and conveyed to improve its visibility and uptake into daily clinical practice. I am currently completing my PhD by publication on this topic (submission March 2020).
As a lecturer, my experience ranges across the full spectrum of academic endeavours, i.e. teaching and learning activities; research currently in the form of my PhD study and ongoing publications; and service delivery through assistance of the academic and general population. I worked for Stellenbosch University intermittently for the past 12 years, which afforded me the opportunity to develop a comprehensive understanding of management styles and operational systems relating to teaching, research, team dynamics and service delivery in th