Dr Amy Mitchell

Early Career Research Fellow

School of Psychology
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
+61 7 334 61202


Amy is a Research Fellow in the Parenting and Family Support Centre, and recipient of the Children's Hospital Foundation Early Career Fellowship (2018-2020). Amy completed her PhD (Health) in 2011, for which she received the Executive Dean's Commendation for Higher Degree Research. Amy's research interests lie in the area of paediatric chronic disease management, parenting of children with chronic health conditions (in particular eczema, asthma, allergic conditions, type 1 diabetes), and the impact of the transition to parenthood and early parenting experiences on infant and child health and wellbeing.

Research Interests

  • Paediatric chronic disease management
  • Parenting of children with chronic health conditions
  • Impact of transition to parenthood and early parenting experiences on infant and child health and wellbeing


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Queensland University of Technology
  • Grad Cert in Paediatric, Child & Youth Health Nurs, Qld.U.T.
  • Bachelor of Nursing, Qld.U.T.
  • Bachelor of Science, The University of Queensland


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Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Sturman, Nancy, Mitchell, Ben and Mitchell, Amy (2015). Student-centred Evaluation of Online Lectures. In: UQ School of Medicine Learning and Teaching Conference: 2015, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, (). December 2015.

  • Mitchell, A. E., Fraser, J. A., Ramsbotham, J., Morawska, A. and Yates, P. (2011). Relationships between child, parent, and family factors and parent management of child atopic dermatitis. In: Program and Abstracts of Papers to be Presented During Scientific Sessions. 2011 AAAAI Annual Meeting. American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology Annual Meeting (AAAAI , 2011), San Francisco, CA, U.S.A., (AB35-AB35). 18-22 March 2011. doi:10.1016/j.jaci.2010.12.150

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

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Completed Supervision