Margaret is a senior lecturer in Physiotherapy at the University of Melbourne, and until very recently was head of the Physiotherapy Department at the Royal Women’s Hospital. In these roles she has research, teaching, clinical and managerial responsibilities. Her main areas of research and clinical practice are the conservative management of pelvic floor dysfunction in woman with pelvic pain, prolapse or incontinence, the use of real-time ultrasound as a rehabilitation and measurement tool, and the role of exercise for pre and postnatal women. She has been the recipient of two NH&MRC grants for large multicentre studies. She is a fellow of the College of Physiotherapy, a member of the Professional Practice Standards Committee for the Women’s Health section of the APA, and is the editor of the Australian and New Zealand Continence Journal.