Jessica Stanhope

Keynote Speaker, Mini Keynote

Physiotherapist, University of Adelaide, SA

    Dr Jessica Stanhope is an APA Research Physiotherapist, and Lecturer in Physiotherapy at The University of Adelaide. She completed her PhD in Public Health in 2020, investigating musculoskeletal conditions in musicians. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Public Health, and holds a Graduate Certificate in Clinical Epidemiology.

    Jessica currently leads the Environmental Allied Health Group at The University of Adelaide, which is an internationally collaborating, multidisciplinary group interested in the associations between green space exposure and health outcomes. The work includes identifying the mechanisms linking green space exposure and health outcomes, establishing how people interact with green spaces and the barriers and facilitators of this interaction, and documenting health professionals’ perceptions and use of nature-based interventions. She is also on the leadership team of the Healthy Urban Microbiome Initiative (HUMI), and has been invited to develop courses for the Environmental Physiotherapy Association.