Dr Sandy-Hodgetts is a Senior Research Fellow, School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Western Australia. She is also Honorary Senior Lecturer, School of Medicine, Cardiff University Masters in Tissue Healing and Wound Repair Programme. Her interests are in wound healing, prevention, risk assessment and clinical trials in surgical wound healing. She serves on boards including the European Wound Management Association (EWMA), WUWHS and is the Founder and inaugural President of the International Surgical Wound Complications Advisory Panel (ISWCAP). She provides education on both the national and international stage on research in wound care and skin integrity and has co chaired a number of clinical consensus documents and first authored over 20 original research papers.