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Prof Stephanie Brown

Prof Stephanie Brown

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Role Group Leader / Snr Princ Research Fellow
Research area Population health

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Professor Stephanie Brown is a social epidemiologist, health services researcher and Head of the Intergenerational Health Group at Murdoch Children's Research Institute. She is Director of the Stronger Futures Centre of Research Excellence, Co-Convenor of the Aboriginal Health Program at MCRI and Honorary Professor in the Department of General Practice and Department of Paediatrics at the University of Melbourne.

Stephanie has two decades of experience working at the interface of policy, health services and community to co-design and implement policy relevant epidemiological and intervention research focusing on the beginning of life, when change is most likely to lead to reduction of health inequalities across the life course. A major focus of her work is improving the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal children and families, women and children of refugee background and women and children experiencing family violence.
Professor Stephanie Brown is a social epidemiologist, health services researcher and Head of the Intergenerational Health Group at Murdoch Children's Research Institute. She is Director of the Stronger Futures Centre of Research Excellence,...
Professor Stephanie Brown is a social epidemiologist, health services researcher and Head of the Intergenerational Health Group at Murdoch Children's Research Institute. She is Director of the Stronger Futures Centre of Research Excellence, Co-Convenor of the Aboriginal Health Program at MCRI and Honorary Professor in the Department of General Practice and Department of Paediatrics at the University of Melbourne.

Stephanie has two decades of experience working at the interface of policy, health services and community to co-design and implement policy relevant epidemiological and intervention research focusing on the beginning of life, when change is most likely to lead to reduction of health inequalities across the life course. A major focus of her work is improving the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal children and families, women and children of refugee background and women and children experiencing family violence.

Top Publications

  • Gartland, D, Riggs, E, Giallo, R, Glover, K, Stowe, M, Mongta, S, Weetra, D, Brown, SJ, Herman, H, Hegarty, K, et al. Development and validation of a multidimensional, culturally and socially inclusive Child Resilience Questionnaire (parent/caregiver report) to measure factors that support resilience: a community-based participatory research and psychometric testing study in Australia. BMJ Open 12(6) : e061129 2022
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  • Gartland, D, Hegarty, K, Papadopoullos, S, Brown, S. Patterns of health service utilisation of mothers experiencing mental health problems and intimate partner violence: Ten-year follow-up of an Australian prospective mother and child cohort. PLOS ONE 17(6) : e0269626 2022
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  • Bulford, E, Fogarty, A, Giallo, R, Brown, S, Szwarc, J, Riggs, E. Risk and Protective Factors Experienced by Fathers of Refugee Background during the Early Years of Parenting: A Qualitative Study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 19(11) : 6940 2022
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  • FitzPatrick, KM, Brown, S, Hegarty, K, Mensah, F, Gartland, D. Visualising Patterns in Women's Experiences of Intimate Partner Violence in the First 10 years of Motherhood.. Journal of Interpersonal Violence 8862605221104518 2022
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  • O’Connor, M, Moreno-Betancur, M, Goldfeld, S, Wake, M, Patton, G, Dwyer, T, Tang, MLK, Saffery, R, Craig, JM, Loke, J, et al. Data Resource Profile: Melbourne Children's LifeCourse initiative (LifeCourse).. International Journal of Epidemiology 2022
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