Susan L. Garber, MA, OTR, FAOTA, FACRM, is a pioneer in the study of pressure sore prevention, for which she developed solutions and introduced into occupational therapy’s body of knowledge and practice. She is a recognized expert in the study of pressure ulcers and has published widely on the subject. She was AOTA’s representative to the committee to develop clinical practice guidelines for the prevention of pressure sores for the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (now the Agency for Health Research and Quality). Her research career of 40 years has concentrated on the effects of pressure on tissue as that relates to participation in life activities. She received the 2015 Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lectureship. Read Garber’s Slagle Lecture.