Dr Emer Guinan

Dr Emer Guinan

Senior Council

Dr Emer Guinan is an Associate Professor in Cancer Rehabilitation and Survivorship, in the School of Medicine in Trinity College, with responsibility for building capacity in cancer survivorship research and education across the Trinity St James’s Cancer Institute (TSJCI). She works across multiple different professions, supporting collaborative practice and education. She is a member of the TSJCI Education Advisory Board, co-chair of the TSJCI Survivorship Network and co-coordinator of the MSc in Cancer Survivorship.

Dr Guinan is a CORU registered physiotherapist, and her primary research interest is in the role of exercise and rehabilitation in cancer care. She has been involved in several major exercise and rehabilitation trials nationally and internationally. At present, she is the principle investigator on the Personalised Exercise in Cancer Survivorship (PERCS) programme which is examining how we can implement exercise into cancer care in Ireland and delivered the patient co-designed www.cancerrehabilitation.ie website to support national networking and implementation.

Her work has delivered over 80 peer reviewed published and accrued almost €4million in competitive research funding. She has been instrumental in raising the profile of cancer rehabilitation nationally and works closely with the National Cancer Control Programme to inform service developments.

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