Dr. Christina Parker has been a Registered Nurse for twenty-eight years, including eighteen years working clinically across hospital and community settings. She has worked within the Wound Healing Research Team at QUT since 2008, completing her PhD in December 2014. She is a member of the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation (IHBI) at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and was awarded a National Health & Medical Research Primary Care Postgraduate Scholarship in 2013 to complete her studies.
In 2015, Dr. Parker accepted a lecturer position in the School of Nursing at QUT as part of Early Career Academic Recruitment and Development program that is specifically designed for the professional development of early-career academics and now holds a senior lecturer/researcher position within this school. This position involves teaching across multiple theory and clinical undergraduate and postgraduate nursing units and she is the subject area coordinator for the Integrated Nursing Practice Stream. She also continues her research as part of the QUT Wound Healing Research Group with her expertise in wound management, community/primary care and ageing.