Speaker's Profile:

Professor Drouin is a physical therapist and exercise physiologist. She currently teaches coursework to graduate and post-professional physical therapy students at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan USA. Her research focus is metabolic testing and exercise training for individuals with cancer. Professor Drouin’s research contributes to clinical practice guidelines for individuals in this population.
Interests:Metabolic assessments and exercise training in special populations with a focus on individuals undergoing cancer treatments.

Honours & Awards

  • American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) Oncology Section Debbra Flomenhoft Humanitarian Award 2015.
  • World Congress for Physical Therapy’s Network for Oncology, HIV/AIDs ad Hospice and Palliative Care (WCPT-IPT HOPE) 2014 
  • International Scholar Award with G. Steven Morris PT, PhD. 
  • Michigan Physical Therapy Association’s Mable Holton Award for Research Publications; with Reyna Colombo, et al. 2015.

Professional highlights:

  • Associate Professor in the Physical Therapy Program at Oakland University, USA.
  • Coordinator of Post-Professional and Undergraduate Physical Therapy Research and Co-coordinator for the Graduate Certificate in Oncology Rehabilitation.   
  • Editorial Board Member of Rehabilitation Oncology, the Journal of the Oncology Section of the American Physical Therapy Association.
  • American Physical Therapy Association’s Oncology Section Board Member.
  • President of the World Congress for Physical Therapy’s Network for Oncology, Hospice and Palliative Care, and HIV/AIDS and developing Subgroup.