Professor Catherine Sherrington

Professor Catherine Sherrington


Head, Ageing and Physical Disability Program Musculoskeletal Health Sydney, School of Public Health
The University of Sydney
Elected in 2017
Citation on election

Prof Sherrington is an NHMRC Senior Research Fellow at the George Institute for Global Health and Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney. She leads the 17-person Ageing and Physical Disability Research Group within the Institute’s Musculoskeletal Division. Her research focuses on the promotion of physical activity and prevention of falls in older people and people with chronic disabling conditions. Her publications have been cited over 12,600 times. She is an international pioneer in the conduct of large-scale pragmatic clinical trials and systematic reviews about exercise and falls prevention. She has been Chief Investigator on NHMRC grants totalling $15.2 million.

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