My research interests include the effects of breast cancer therapies, especially chemotherapy, on cardiovascular function, and the role of exercise in mitigating cardiovascular toxicity. My current work at the University of Alberta will continue in the field of cardio-oncology and will focus on the development of MRI techniques to characterize the effects of cancer therapy on the heart, vasculature, and skeletal muscle and their role in whole body deconditioning.

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Other research interests include exercise prescription and translation of exercise oncology research into clinical oncology and community practice.


  • Clinical Exercise Physiology
  • Cardiovascular Physiology
  • Cardio-oncology
  • Breast Cancer
  • Chemotherapy
  • Exercise Prescription
  • Skeletal Muscle & Metabolism