Dr. Parker has been a registered nurse for 20 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.