Dr David Mizrahi is a Research Fellow at The Daffodil Centre. He is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist, with his main research area focusing on exercise during and after cancer treatment for child and adult cancer survivors. He investigates the impact of exercise interventions on patient-reported and clinical outcomes, as well as the considerations around implementing exercise into routine clinical practice. David is an Australian-American Fulbright Postdoctoral Scholar, and is due to spend 3-months in the USA (St Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, Tennessee) in 2022 to investigate exercise for childhood cancer patients undergoing treatment and formalising partnerships. David has 19 peer-reviewed publications and has presented his research locally and internationally. He has ongoing collaborations with clinicians and researchers around Australia, USA and Sweden to advance the understanding of the role of exercise for cancer survivors. David sits on executive committees for Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (Exercise and Cancer), Exercise and Sports Science Australia (Research) and Little Big Steps (registered childhood cancer charity). He is the co-host of the Little Big Forum, an annual webinar on exercise and childhood cancer.
David actively contributes to student development with 10 years as a casual academic in Exercise Physiology and Public Health courses, he regularly guest lecturers across multiple universities on paediatric and adult exercise-oncology, and currently co-supervises 1 postgraduate student.