Assoc Prof Alison Marshall

Associate Professor

Associate Professor Alison Marshall is a Principal Research Fellow with the School of Public Health, Institute of Health and Biomedical innovation, Queensland University of Technology, and co-leads ihop. Alison has a first class honors degree in Human Movement Science, and a PhD in Behavioural Epidemiology.

Alison’s research has a strong community focus, as well as an emphasis on epidemiological methods and contemporary theoretical frameworks to develop innovative physical activity interventions to assist in chronic disease prevention and management.  This includes the development, implementation and evaluation of population-based self-help programs delivered through print-, telephone- intervention and most recently via the internet and mobile telephone text-messaging. The current focus of Alison’s work is on developing and evaluating physical activity programs for women with young children (see MobileMums project) and people living in rural areas (see REACH project).