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CAtherine Granger

Head of Physiotherapy Research at the royal melbourne hospital

Dr Catherine Granger is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Physiotherapy, at The University of Melbourne. She is also the Head of Physiotherapy Research and Chair of the Allied Health Research and Quality Committee at The Royal Melbourne Hospital. Dr Granger is a Victorian Cancer Agency Clinical Research Fellow and past NHMRC Translating Research into Practice Fellow (2014-2016). She completed her PhD and post-doc in the area of physical activity/exercise in lung cancer. She currently has an active research program across The University of Melbourne and Royal Melbourne Hospital focused on the areas of exercise, physical activity and patient outcomes for chronic disease patient populations including cancer (lung, colorectal and haematological cancer), cardiac disease and respiratory disease. She supervises a number of PhD and MPhil students working on these projects and is available to take on new students. Dr Granger was the 2017 Victorian Young Tall Poppy Scientist of the Year, and was named as one of the ABC's Top 5 Scientists for 2018.