School of Health

Udari Colombage

Phone: 03 4313 7984
Email: u.colombage@federation.edu.au
Location: Gippsland campus
Position: Lecturer
Discipline: Physiotherapy

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours), Monash University.
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) candidate, Monash University.

Professional associations/affiliations

  • Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a registered Physiotherapist
  • Australian Physiotherapy Association member
  • Continence Foundation Australia member

Research Interests

  • Women’s health physiotherapy
  • Pelvic floor dysfunction
  • Breast cancer care and survivorship

Grants and awards

Colombage U. et al., Australian Physiotherapy Association, Physiotherapy Research Foundation (PRF) seeding grant 2019 for the project “Pelvic floor muscle function in women with and without breast cancer: a cross-sectional study” - $10,000.

Publications

Colombage U. et al., Prevalence and impact of bladder and bowel disorders in women with breast cancer: a systematic review with meta-analysis. Neurourology and Urodynamics. 2020;1‐13. https://doi.org/10.1002/nau.24531