Principal Fellow, Cancer Council Victoria

Brigid is a cancer epidemiologist whose research focuses on how physical activity and sedentary behaviour are associated with cancer risk, biological mechanisms underlying risk, and health outcomes for cancer survivors.

Brigid received her PhD in Population Health from The University of Queensland in 2008, and completed postdoctoral training with in the Department of Population Health, Alberta Health Services (Canada). She commenced with Cancer Council Victoria in August 2014, and has honorary appointments with the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, The University of Melbourne, and the Physical Activity Laboratory, Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute. Brigid’s work is supported by a National Breast Cancer Foundation Early Career Fellowship (2015 – 2018).


  • –present
    Senior Research Fellow, Cancer Council Victoria