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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

  • McDonald, EA, Gartland, D, Small, R, Brown, SJ. Dyspareunia and Childbirth. Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey 70(5) : 319 -320 2015
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  • McDonald, E, Gartland, D, Small, R, Brown, S. Dyspareunia and childbirth: a prospective cohort study. BJOG An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 122(5) : 672 -679 2015
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  • Brown, SJ, Weetra, D, Glover, K, Buckskin, M, Kit, JA, Leane, C, Mitchell, A, Stuartā€Butler, D, Turner, M, Gartland, D, et al. Improving Aboriginal Women's Experiences of Antenatal Care: Findings from the Aboriginal Families Study in South Australia. Birth 42(1) : 27 -37 2015
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  • Giallo, R, Gartland, D, Woolhouse, H, Brown, S. Differentiating maternal fatigue and depressive symptoms at six months and four years post partum: Considerations for assessment, diagnosis and intervention. Midwifery 31(2) : 316 -322 2015
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  • Woolhouse, H, Gartland, D, Mensah, F, Brown, S. Maternal depression from early pregnancy to 4 years postpartum in a prospective pregnancy cohort study: implications for primary health care. BJOG An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 122(3) : 312 -321 2015
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