Julie Reeve is a Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy at Auckland University of Technology and contributes to undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. She has worked extensively in Major Surgery and Intensive Care and completed her PhD investigating the physiotherapy management of patients undergoing thoracic surgery. Her teaching and research has primarily focussed on the physiotherapy management of the patient undergoing major surgery and acute and critical illness. Her ongoing research interests include preoperative physiotherapy education and prehabilitation for patients undergoing major surgery, rehabilitation following acute and critical illness and rehabilitation following a diagnosis of cancer. She is a reviewer for several medical and physiotherapy journals, has reviewed grant submissions for several bodies and has been an editorial board member for the NZ Journal of Physiotherapy and the International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation.