Assoc Prof Amanda Connell PhD, MSc, MCSP in the Deputy Director (Applied Research) in the Health and Social Sciences Cluster at Singapore Institute of Technology. She has worked in allied health predominantly in community and primary care and Universities for over 35 years. Her career spans working as a clinical physiotherapist, a manager, an educator and a researcher. She has been involved in promoting evidence-based practice in healthcare since the 1990’s. Dr Connell has a specific interest in cognitive and behavioural aspects of human behavior that impact on health and healthcare services.