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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

  • Brown, SJ, Gartland, D. Authors' reply. BJOG An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 123(11) : 1874 -1874 2016
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  • Yelland, J, Weetra, D, Stuart-Butler, D, Deverix, J, Leane, C, Ah Kit, J, Glover, K, Gartland, D, Newbury, J, Brown, S. Primary health care for Aboriginal women and children in the year after birth: findings from a population‚Äźbased study in South Australia. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 40(5) : 418 -423 2016
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  • Woolhouse, H, James, J, Gartland, D, McDonald, E, Brown, SJ. Maternal depressive symptoms at three months postpartum and breastfeeding rates at six months postpartum: Implications for primary care in a prospective cohort study of primiparous women in Australia. Women and Birth 29(4) : 381 -387 2016
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  • Gartland, D, MacArthur, C, Woolhouse, H, McDonald, E, Brown, SJ. Frequency, severity and risk factors for urinary and faecal incontinence at 4 years postpartum: a prospective cohort. BJOG An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 123(7) : 1203 -1211 2016
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  • Brown, S, Glover, K, Weetra, D, Ah Kit, J, Stuart-Butler, D, Leane, C, Turner, M, Gartland, D, Yelland, J. Improving Access to Antenatal Care for Aboriginal Women in South Australia: Evidence from a Population‚ÄźBased Study. Birth 43(2) : 134 -143 2016
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