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Role Team Leader / Principal Research Fellow
Research area Population Health

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Associate Professor Graham Gee is an Aboriginal-Chinese man, also with Celtic heritage, originally from Darwin. His Aboriginal-Chinese grandfather was born near Belyuen on Larrakia Country.

Graham is a clinical psychologist and worked at the Victorian Aboriginal Health Service for 11 years before taking up a Senior Research Fellow position at Murdoch Children's Research Institute. His area of research is healing and recovery from complex trauma among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, with an increasing focus on child sexual abuse.

In 2022, Graham received a Fellowship from the Eisen Family Private Fund that has supported his team to commence formative work with a Coalition of Victorian Aboriginal services dedicated to healing child sexual abuse. In 2023, he received an NHMRC Emerging Leadership Investigator Grant to progress this work with 6 Victorian Aboriginal services partners and survivors of child sexual abuse.

Among other advisory roles, Graham sits on the National Clinical Reference Group for the Attorney General’s Office and Cabinet National Office for Child Safety, and the Research Advisory Committee for the National Centre for Action on Child Sexual Abuse.
Associate Professor Graham Gee is an Aboriginal-Chinese man, also with Celtic heritage, originally from Darwin. His Aboriginal-Chinese grandfather was born near Belyuen on Larrakia Country.

Graham is a clinical psychologist and worked at the...
Associate Professor Graham Gee is an Aboriginal-Chinese man, also with Celtic heritage, originally from Darwin. His Aboriginal-Chinese grandfather was born near Belyuen on Larrakia Country.

Graham is a clinical psychologist and worked at the Victorian Aboriginal Health Service for 11 years before taking up a Senior Research Fellow position at Murdoch Children's Research Institute. His area of research is healing and recovery from complex trauma among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, with an increasing focus on child sexual abuse.

In 2022, Graham received a Fellowship from the Eisen Family Private Fund that has supported his team to commence formative work with a Coalition of Victorian Aboriginal services dedicated to healing child sexual abuse. In 2023, he received an NHMRC Emerging Leadership Investigator Grant to progress this work with 6 Victorian Aboriginal services partners and survivors of child sexual abuse.

Among other advisory roles, Graham sits on the National Clinical Reference Group for the Attorney General’s Office and Cabinet National Office for Child Safety, and the Research Advisory Committee for the National Centre for Action on Child Sexual Abuse.

Top Publications

  • Farnbach, S, Gee, G, Eades, A-M, Evans, JR, Fernando, J, Hammond, B, Simms, M, DeMasi, K, Glozier, N, Brown, A, et al. Process evaluation of the Getting it Right study and acceptability and feasibility of screening for depression with the aPHQ-9.. BMC Public Health 19(1) : 1270 2019
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  • Getting it Right Collaborative Group. Getting it Right: validating a culturally specific screening tool for depression (aPHQ-9) in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.. Med J Aust 211(1) : 24 -30 2019
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  • Chamberlain, C, Gee, G, Brown, SJ, Atkinson, J, Herrman, H, Gartland, D, Glover, K, Clark, Y, Campbell, S, Mensah, FK, et al. Healing the Past by Nurturing the Future-co-designing perinatal strategies for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander parents experiencing complex trauma: framework and protocol for a community-based participatory action research study.. BMJ Open 9(6) : e028397 2019
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  • Chamberlain, C, Gee, G, Harfield, S, Campbell, S, Brennan, S, Clark, Y, Mensah, F, Arabena, K, Herrman, H, Brown, S, et al. Parenting after a history of childhood maltreatment: A scoping review and map of evidence in the perinatal period.. PLoS One 14(3) : e0213460 2019
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  • Chamberlain, C, Ralph, N, Hokke, S, Clark, Y, Gee, G, Stansfield, C, Sutcliffe, K, Brown, SJ, Brennan, S, Healing The Past By Nurturing The Future group. Healing The Past By Nurturing The Future: A qualitative systematic review and meta-synthesis of pregnancy, birth and early postpartum experiences and views of parents with a history of childhood maltreatment.. PLoS One 14(12) : e0225441 2019
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