Dr. Harriet Etheredge (PhD) is a medical bioethicist and health communication specialist based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Dr. Etheredge is a widely published academic author, and has presented talks on bioethics and health communication both locally and abroad. She is actively involved in CPD and CME meetings, where she shares her wide-ranging expertise across a spectrum of bioethics topics including organ transplant, oncology, research ethics, patient care, HIV and AIDS, health structures and processes and health communication. Harriet has a keen interest in research ethics and is a Co-Chair of the Wits Human Research Ethics Committee (Medical) which is responsible for review of medical research and clinical drug trials involving human participants. She also serves on the South African Medical Research Council HREC. Harriet was named one of the Mail and Guardian’s “200 Young South Africans” for 2016 – in a publication which recognises game-changers in their respective fields (http://ysa.mg.co.za/2016/dr-harriet-etheredge/). Harriet holds an honorary appointment in the Department of Internal Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine, at Wits University.