Professor Rachelle Buchbinder is an NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellow, Rheumatologist and Clinical Epidemiologist. She is Director of the Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Institute and Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University. She combines clinical practice with research in a wide range of projects relating to arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions as well as health literacy. She has a longstanding commitment to knowledge synthesis and implementation of research evidence to guide clinical decision-making and improve patient outcomes. Other roles include Joint Coordinating Editor of Cochrane Musculoskeletal and founding member and Chair of the Executive Committee of the Australia and New Zealand Musculoskeletal Clinical Trial Network.