Ms Gina Fisher is a Research Assistant for the Veteran Mental Health Initiative at the Gallipoli Medical Research Institute. At the University of Queensland Ms Fisher has taken part in the Winter Research Scholarship program, completed her Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) in 2016, and worked as a Research Assistant within the School of Psychology. In volunteer roles Ms Fisher has assisted with mental health initiatives at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, MS Queensland, Group 61, and the Happy Paws Happy Hearts Foundation at the RSPCA. She also contributes to research projects conducted by the Australian Pet Welfare Foundation.
Ms Fisher has worked on projects related to health communication, cognitive processing, positive parenting, and animal welfare attitudes. She is interested in the psychosocial factors that contribute to personal health management and the effective promotion of positive mental and physical health behaviours.