Dr Christina Parker

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Doctor of Philosophy (Queensland University of Technology), Bachelor of Nursing (Southern Cross University)

Background
Dr. Parker has been a registered nurse for twenty years, including fifteen years working clinically across hospital and community settings.  Her primary areas of expertise include:

* advanced clinical skills in community, primary and public health care;

* acute and chronic medical conditions;

* general practice; and,

* organisational and team mangement skills.

In 2008, Dr. Parker commenced work with the Wound Healing Research Group at Queensland University of Technology (QUT).  While working with the group she has gained valuable experience in working within multidisciplinary teams and in partnership with industry.  She is a member of the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation (IHBI) at QUT and was awarded a National Health and Medical Research (NHMRC) Primary Care Postgraduate Scholarship in 2013 to complete her studies.

Projects

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Community Engagement
National Science Week Stand  2011
I represented the Wound Management Innovation – Cooperative Research Centre (WMI-CRC) and QUT at the Royal Brisbane Exhibition Community Wound Care Education Stand.    
Wound Awareness Week  2011
I assisted in a Wound Awareness week promotional talk, QUT, School of Nursing, EBPRAC project display.
Community Education Sessions 2011
Twilight Education Sessions on Promoting Healthy Skin and Wound Care in facilities that had participated in the Evidence Based Practice in Residential Aged Care Project.  This included residents, family, community, health professionals and trade representatives in facilities across QLD and NSW that were well attended by up to 50 people.