Marcia Fearn

BA (Hons)

Research Policy and Practice Fellow
Research Administration Officer

Marcia has a background in psychology and social science and is a Research Practice and Policy Fellow as well as the Research Administration Officer (RAO) at NARI. She is an experienced project manager and is currently managing the ENJOY IMP-ACT project, an implementation project designed to increase participation in physical activity for older people.

Previously Marcia was project manager for the BEFRIENDAS randomised controlled trial, exploring the impact of befriending provided by volunteers on depression, anxiety and loneliness in older people living in residential aged care.

Marcia’s research interests are mental health, person-centred care, psychological impacts on physical health and coping strategies in illness, chronic disease and ageing.

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