Josette-Bettany Saltikov, Ph.D., is a senior lecturer, researcher in scoliosis, and a chartered physiotherapist. She teaches and supervises numerous doctoral students and helps them to achieve their full potential. She has been conducting research into scoliosis for the last 30 years after having completed a Ph.D. in the area of back shape and posture, spinal mobility, and psychological factors before and after surgery in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Dr. Saltikov has published more than 130 papers to date including both Cochrane and Campbell systematic reviews. Additionally, she has served as both a grant and manuscript reviewer. She has also been invited to act as an external examiner to doctoral students in numerous countries. In the near future, Dr. Saltikov hopes to further her research into the perspectives and views of scoliosis patients and healthcare professionals who work with them to help scoliosis patients manage their own conditions.