Dr. Brigid Lynch received her PhD in Population Health from The University of Queensland in 2008, and completed postdoctoral training in cancer epidemiology in Canada between 2009 - 2011. She is now a Senior Research Fellow in Cancer Council Victoria’s Cancer Epidemiology Centre, and has honorary appointments with The University of Melbourne and Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute.
Dr. Lynch’s work focuses on how physical activity and sedentary behaviour (sitting time) are associated with cancer risk, and health outcomes amongst cancer survivors. Her research also examines the biological processes underpinning these links between physical activity, sedentary behaviour and cancer.
Dr. Brigid Lynch is the lead researcher of the project “Wearable Technology Focus Group”.