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. She aims to enhance the lives of people with cancer through innovative research and effectively translating research into practice. Her track record includes over $10 million in competitive research grant funding, over 80 refereed publications and over 230 invited presentations including a TED talk.
Prue has produced influential research exploring the efficacy of targeted exercise prescriptions in counteracting significant side effects of cancer and cancer treatments.
Prue was the inaugural Chair of the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia Exercise Cancer Group and is the lead author on the COSA position statement on exercise in cancer care. She is the founder of EX-MED Cancer a not-for-profit organisation that provides best practice exercise medicine services to people with cancer.
A core component of Prue’s work is invested to translating research into practice for meaningful improvements in health care services for people with cancer.
- 2019 - Fellow, Exercise and Sports Science Australia
- 2019 - Exercise Physiologist of the Year Award, Australian Allied Health
- 2019 - Impact Achievement Finalist, Australian Allied Health
- 2017 & 2018 – Women in Leadership Award, Exercise and Sports Science Australia
- 2015 - Young Tall Poppy of the Year Science Award, Australian Institute of Policy and Science
- 2015 - Early Career Cancer Researcher of the Year Award, Cancer Council WA