Chiara has been a physiotherapist for over 20 years. She is a clinical supervisor at Surrey Memorial Hospital and supervises the adult surgical and pediatric areas. She has a special interest in trying to minimize the effects of cancer treatment so people who have recovered from cancer can go back to what they love doing. Chiara is also part of the clinical faculty at University of British Columbia in the Masters of Physical Therapy program and has done research in the area of arm morbidity after breast cancer treatment.
In her off time, Chiara enjoys a lot of physical activities especially anything to do with triathlons. She volunteers as a triathlon coach for the team in training section of the leukemia and lymphoma society.
The Effect of Prospective Monitoring and Early Physiotherapy Intervention on Arm Morbidity Following Surgery for Breast Cancer: A Pilot Study