Dr Parker is a senior lecturer in Pharmacy Practice at the University of the Western Cape, where she completed her M. Pharm and Ph.D. Her teaching and research interests centre around Pharmacy Education, Social values-based care, Health Promotion, and Professional optimization through values-based care. Much of her research has occurred with marginalized communities in the Cape Metropole. Her research often includes deploying undergraduate and post graduate students in the research field, and her presentation today centres around techniques to use in working with the younger intake into the workforce.