Professor Cathie Sherrington

CRE Director

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Cathie Sherrington is Director of the CRE in Prevention of Falls Injuries, one of the CREs that contributes to the Collaboration for Enhanced Research Impact.

She is Professor, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney. She leads the 28-person Physical Activity, Ageing and Disability Research Stream within the Institute for Musculoskeletal Health (a partnership between the University and Sydney Local Health District) and is Deputy Director of the Institute.

Professor Sherrington has led or collaborated on 47 RCTs (18 with NHMRC funding) and 25 systematic reviews about exercise to prevent falls and enhance mobility. Scopus ranks her 3rd in the world for research into independent living and falls. She co-leads the physiotherapy group of the Global Fragility Fracture Network.