Prue Cormie

Associate Professor Prue Cormie is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist whose research and clinical work focuses on the role of exercise in the management of cancer. Her track record includes over $2.6 million in competitive research grant funding and approximately 60 refereed publications and book chapters.

A/Prof Cormie’s research program seeks to understand the application of exercise as medicine for the management of cancer and involves the convergence of exercise science, cancer care and innovation in allied health services. She has produced influential research exploring the efficacy of targeted exercise prescriptions in counteracting significant side effects of cancer and cancer treatments. A core component of her work is invested to translating research into practice for meaningful improvements in health care services for people with cancer.

The exercise and cancer Catalyst episode featured much of the work Prue was involved with in her previous position at Edith Cowan University in WA