Physical Therapy Cancer Rehabilitation Implementation Practice
Margaret (Margie) McNeely is a Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada. She currently holds a joint appointment in the Department of Oncology (Division of Radiation Oncology) and performs clinical research in the Rehabilitation Medicine Department at the Cross Cancer Institute.
Current Research Projects (click on study title for more information)
CIHR Team in Physical Activity and Breast Cancer Survivorship Cohort Study. Leads: Dr. Kerry Courneya and Dr. Christine Friedenreich. Co-principal applicant: Dr. McNeely. Centres: Edmonton: Cross Cancer Institute and University of Alberta; Calgary: Holy Cross Centre and University of Calgary.
Funding: Canadian Institutes of Health Research
The primary purpose of this proposed 5-year hybrid effectiveness and implementation study is to evaluate the relative benefit from, and implementation of an Alberta wide clinic-to-community-based cancer exercise model of care - the Alberta Cancer Exercise (ACE) Program. Lead: Dr. McNeely. Co-leads: Dr. Nicole Culos-Reed and Ms. Melissa Shea-Budgell. Sites: Across Alberta. Local Edmonton sites: Cancer Rehab Clinic (University of Alberta), Don Wheaton YMCA, Castledowns YMCA and Wellspring Edmonton.
Funding: Alberta Innovates Cancer Prevention Research Opportunity
New studies will be starting in fall 2020!
Dr. McNeely's lab is full. She is not accepting new graduate students at this time.
Chapter published in: Cancer Rehabilitation: Principles and Practices, 2nd Edition.
Stubblefield M, Editor. Demos Medical Publishing