Associate Professor Shane Patman works in the School Physiotherapy at The University of Notre Dame Australia and coordinates the cardiorespiratory stream of the physiotherapy program. Shane graduated from Sydney University in 1990 with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy), with his subsequent clinical work in Sydney, London, and Perth covering the spectrum of physiotherapy from critical care through to ambulatory care in both public and private sectors, as well as solid experiences in clinical leadership and management. Shane has also completed a research Master of Science (1999) focused on ‘Manual Hyperinflation: Consistency of the technique and the effect on Respiratory Parameters’ and then a PhD (2005), both with Curtin University (Perth, Western Australia). His PhD examined ‘The effect of physiotherapy on the prevention and treatment of ventilator-associated pneumonia for intensive care patients with acquired brain injury’. In 2009 Shane successfully completed the specialisation exams to become a Fellow of the Australian College of Physiotherapists and their first male specialist within the cardiorespiratory area. He also has completed a Graduate Certificate in University Teaching at Notre Dame Australia (2007) and the Company Directors Course Diploma with the Australian Institute of Company Directors (2011). A perennial student, Shane presently is enrolled in a Graduate Certificate in Not-for-Profit Leadership and Management through the School of Business at Notre Dame Australia! Shane is currently the Vice President of the Australian Physiotherapy Association and Vice Chair of the Accreditation Committee of the Australian Physiotherapy Council, and in 2013 completed terms on the Board of Censors of the Australian College of Physiotherapists and the WA Board of the Physiotherapy Board of Australia.