Dr Anne-Maree Parrish

Anne-Maree Parrish

Senior Lecturer in Public Health, School of Health and Society
Dip App Sci (Nursing), BN, MPH advanced, PhD

PHONE: +61 4221 5098





Anne-Maree Parrish is a Public Health senior lecturer at the University of Wollongong in the Faculty of Social Sciences. Anne-Maree is a qualified Registered Nurse. Anne-Maree completed her PhD in 2010. During her PhD Anne-Maree was the primary facilitator of a large mixed method multi-site study investigating factors that influence the playground physical activity levels of primary school children. Anne-Maree has experience in qualitative and quantitative research methods. Anne-Maree’s research interests include: factors influencing children and adolescents sedentary behaviour and physical activity levels. Anne-Maree’s current research focuses on promoting children’s and adolescent physical activity and reducing sedentary behaviour through environmental and psychosocial interventions in the school environment. 


Anne-Maree’s research interests focus on the environment effects (physical, psychosocial and policy) on children and adolescents physical activity and sedentary behaviour.


  • Sanaz Sadegholvad, Doctor of Public Health: “Food knowledge of health professionals in Australian and Iran”.
  • Katharina Kariippanon, Doctor of Philosophy: "Investigating the Impact of the Spatial Environment on Adolescents - Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour and Cognition within the High School Environment."


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Last reviewed: 6 January, 2017