Chris Rissel has worked for many years in health promotion program development and implementation, research and evaluation, mostly in NSW but also in the USA and Germany. His work has focused on childhood and adult obesity prevention, physical activity and cycling advocacy, tobacco control and sexual health. He is interested in implementation science and research translation.
He was a co-author of the national report 'Getting Australia Moving - barriers, facilitators and interventions to get more Australians physically active through cycling'. Chris is one of the Chief Investigators of the first, second and third Australian Study of Health and Relationships (AHSR) funded by the NHMRC, looking at changes in sexual health and behaviour in Australia.
He is now based in Darwin, working with Flinders NT.