Dr Caroline Terranova

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    Research Project Officer


    Caroline is a Research Support Officer with the Children’s Physical Activity Research Group, and is currently involved with the Physical ACTivity Survivorship (PACTS) study. The PACTS study will evaluate the effects of therapeutic exercise in paediatric survivors of childhood posterior fossa brain tumours.

    Caroline is also a PhD Candidate with the School of Public Health at University of Queensland (UQ), after previously completing a Master in Public Health (UQ). Her PhD research focuses on understanding and influencing modifiable risk factors including weight, diet, and physical activity, in women following treatment for early-stage breast cancer. During her Candidature she was employed as Research Assistant within the program of research upon which her PhD research is based (Living Well after Breast Cancer feasibility and effectiveness telephone-delivered weight loss intervention trials). In this role she gained experience in all aspects of clinical research and project management.