Associate Head Research
Director, Clinical Exercise Physiology Laboratory
8274704 (Friedman Office)
8271914 (Koerner Lab)

Lab Location

UBC Hospital Koerner Pavilion T114 (3rd Floor)

PHTH 518 – Exercise and Movement
PHTH 514 – Clinical Practice I
PHTH 564 – Cinical Practice VIa
RHSC 515 – Physical Activity in Health and Chronic Disease
Course Description:  To explore the epidemiology, measurement, physiology, promotion and adoption of physical activity in the prevention and treatment of chronic conditions 



  • Coordinator for the British Columbia Cancer Rehabilitation Interest Network, an effort to connect Physiotherapists in BC interested in treating cancer patients and survivors, for networking and possible education opportunities. Learn more
  • Advisory panel member for development of physical activity message and materials, American Institute for Cancer Research. Simple Steps for Physical Activity
  • Participant, Development of Cancer Specialist Certification exam, American College of Sports Medicine
  • Member of the American College of Sports Medicine (ASCM)
  • Member of the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR)
  • Member of the Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology (CSEP)
  • Member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA)
  • Member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
  • Professional License, College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia
  • Journal Reviewer for: Physical Therapy, Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise,  Applied Physiology Nutrition and Metabolism, BMI Cancer, Obesity, Breast Cancer Research


  • In October of 2010 Dr. Campbell hosted visiting scientist, Dr. Kathryn Schmitz from the University of Pennsylvania, who spoke at noon rounds for the BC Cancer Agency on weight training for breast cancer survivors. Start watching now
  • Think Tank Clinical Symposium speaker Oct 6,2010: A Field in Motion: An Update on Rehabilitation and Exercise Prescription for Cancer. Start Watching Now

Dr. Campbell is an investigator in the BC Cancer Agency Cancer Survivorship Research Centre, Interdisciplinary Oncology Program (College of Interdisciplinary Studies at UBC), Providence Health Care and Vancouver Coastal Health.  Her areas of methodological expertise include randomized controlled trials, exercise testing, exercise prescription for individuals with cancer and other chronic diseases, and biomarkers.


  • Training Opportunities:
    Dr. Campbell is currently recruiting trainees who are interested in pursuing a MSc, PhD degree through the UBC Rehabilitation Sciences Research Program or those who are interested in Post-doctoral training.  Dr. Campbell can also supervise students through the Interdisciplinarily Oncology Program and co-supervise students in the School of Population and Public Health.

    • The candidate will develop his/her research project in one or more of the following areas: clinical trials, cancer prevention, exercise prescription, cancer rehabilitation, and cancer survivorship, health promotion.
    • Funding is available for highly-qualified and suitable trainees who have yet to secure external scholarship funding.
    • It is highly recommended that potential trainees apply for all possible external sources of funding (e.g., CIHR) and contact Dr. Campbell well in advance to these funding deadlines.
  • Interested candidates should contact Dr. Campbell by email with the following information:
    • An updated CV
    • Unofficial transcripts
    • A one-page letter outlining your research experience and future goals
    • Names of two academic referees
    • Please note that UBC’s application deadline is February 1st for the fall term admission, and July 1st for the winter term admission. Check the UBC Rehabilitation Sciences Research Program.

See publications by Kristin Campbell on PubMed