• 7454 Citations
  • 45 h-Index
1987 …2020

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Research Expertise

Chris has many years experience in health promotion research and evaluation, with over 350 peer-reviewed research papers.  His work has covered childhood and adult obesity prevention, tobacco control, physical activity, cycling and active transport, and sexual health.

Education/Academic qualification

Master, University of Sydney

Award Date: 1 Jan 1990

Bachelor (Honours), University of New South Wales (UNSW)

Award Date: 5 Jun 1985

PhD, University of Minnesota School of Public Health



  • RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
  • Health Promotion
  • Physical activity
  • sexual health

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Research Output

Adaptation of public health initiatives: expert views on current guidance and opportunities to advance their application and benefit

Yoong, S. L., Bolsewicz, K., Grady, A., Wyse, R., Sutherland, R., Hodder, R. K., Kingsland, M., Nathan, N., McCrabb, S., Bauman, A., Wiggers, J., Moullin, J., Albers, B., Fernandez, M. E., Hall, A., Sims-Gould, J., Taylor, N., Rissel, C., Milat, A., Bailey, A. & 3 others, Batchelor, S., Attia, J. & Wolfenden, L., Aug 2020, In : Health education research. 35, 4, p. 243-257 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Characteristics of participants utilising a telephone-based coaching service for chronic disease health risk behaviours: A retrospective examination comparing those with and without a mental health condition

    Bradley, T., Bartlem, K., Campbell, E., Wye, P., Rissel, C., Reid, K., Regan, T., Bailey, J. & Bowman, J., Sep 2020, In : Preventive Medicine Reports. 19, 7 p., 101123.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Child-level evaluation of a web-based intervention to improve dietary guideline implementation in childcare centers: A cluster-randomized controlled trial

    Yoong, S. L., Grady, A., Wiggers, J. H., Stacey, F. G., Rissel, C., Flood, V., Finch, M., Wyse, R., Sutherland, R., Salajan, D., O'Rourke, R., Lecathelinais, C., Barnes, C., Pond, N., Gillham, K., Green, S. & Wolfenden, L., 1 Apr 2020, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 111, 4, p. 854-863 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Effectiveness of a web-based menu-planning intervention to improve childcare service compliance with dietary guidelines: Randomized controlled trial

    Grady, A., Wolfenden, L., Wiggers, J., Rissel, C., Finch, M., Flood, V., Salajan, D., O'Rourke, R., Stacey, F., Wyse, R., Lecathelinais, C., Barnes, C., Green, S., Herrmann, V. & Yoong, S. L., 1 Feb 2020, In : Journal of Medical Internet Research. 22, 2, 16 p., e13401.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Effectiveness of embedding a specialist preventive care clinician in a community mental health service in increasing preventive care provision: A randomised controlled trial

    Fehily, C. M. C., Bartlem, K. M., Wiggers, J. H., Wye, P. M., Clancy, R. V., Castle, D. J., Wilson, A., Rissel, C. E., Wutzke, S., Hodder, R. K., Colyvas, K., Murphy, F. & Bowman, J. A., 1 Jun 2020, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 54, 6, p. 620-632 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Activities

    • 2 Participating in a conference, workshop, ...

    Keynote Speaker. Cycling- through a health department lens. Asia-Pacific Cycling Congress, 17-20 October 2017, Christchurch, New Zealand.

    Chris Rissel (Participant)

    17 Oct 201720 Oct 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipating in a conference, workshop, ...

    Invited Speaker. Eberhard Wenzel Memorial Oration - ‘Tradition to Innovation, Making it Matter’. Perth June 20-22, 2016.

    Chris Rissel (Participant)

    20 Jun 201622 Jun 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipating in a conference, workshop, ...