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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

  • Darcy, MA, Brown, S, Bruinsma, F. Results from early versus late responders in a population based survey of recent mothers. Australasian Epidemiologist 10(2) : 38 -41 2024
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  • Jones, E, Stewart, F, Taylor, B, Davis, PG, Brown, SJ. Early postnatal discharge from hospital for healthy mothers and term infants. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2021(6) : cd002958 2024
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  • Brown, S, Gartland, D. Re: Frequency, severity and risk factors for urinary and fecal incontinence. REPLY. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 123(11) : 1874 -1874 2024
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  • Reid, C, McKenzie, JE, Brennan, SE, Bennetts, SK, Clark, Y, Mensah, F, Hokke, S, Ralph, N, Brown, SJ, Gee, G, et al. Interventions during pregnancy or up to two years after birth for parents who are experiencing complex trauma or have experienced maltreatment in their childhood (or both) to improve parenting capacity or socio‐emotional well‐being. 2021(7) : 2024
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  • Brown, S, Mensah, F, Ah Kit, J, Stuart-Butler, D, Glover, K, Leane, C, Weetra, D, Gartland, D, Newbury, J, Yelland, J. Aboriginal Families Study Policy Brief No 4: Improving the health of Aboriginal babies. 2024
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