Patricia Parreira is a full-time PhD student at The George Institute and the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Sydney. Patricia's PhD is sponsored by CAPES Foundation, an agency under The Ministry of Education of Brazil.
She completed her Masters degree in Physiotherapy at City University of São Paulo, Brazil in 2013. Her Masters was sponsored by FAPESP- Foundation for Research of the city of Sao Paulo. She completed her Masters coursework in sports at Federal University of Sao Paulo in 2000.
She completed her Bachelors degree in Physiotherapy at University Catholic Dom Bosco- Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil in 1999.