Dr. Schroder Sattar
Schroder Sattar is a registered nurse and an Assistant Professor at the College of Nursing, University of Saskatchewan, Canada. Her research focuses on functional performance, falls, and exercise intervention for fall prevention in older adults with cancer.
Dr. Sattar received her training at the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing at the University of Toronto, and worked with researchers from the University Health Network and the Grand Valley State University to examine the state of research in fall risk factors in the older cancer population, as well as to investigate the assessment, management, and reporting of falls, and the impact of falls on cancer treatment regimens in older patients. Dr. Sattar was a recipient of the Bertha Rosenstadt Doctorial Research Grant, Council of Ontario University Programs in Nursing (COUPN) Doctoral Dissertation Award, and the Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Lamda Pi Chapter Award for Outstanding PhD Thesis.
Dr. Sattar’s current research is funded by the University of Saskatchewan College of Nursing CIHR Seed Grant, as well as by the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation Establishment Grant. Dr. Sattar’s research advocates for and inform routine fall assessment and fall-risks screening in older patients in the outpatient oncology setting. Currently, Dr. Sattar is conducting clinical trials to examine the feasibility and efficacy of virtually delivered resistance and balance training programs on improvement of lower body strength, balance, and fall rates in older patients. Dr. Sattar has 29 peer-reviewed publications and Dr. Sattar is member of the SIOG NAH governance committee.