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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

  • Hegarty, KL, O'Doherty, LJ, Chondros, P, Valpied, J, Taft, AJ, Astbury, J, Brown, SJ, Gold, L, Taket, A, Feder, GS, et al. Effect of type and severity of intimate partner violence on women's health and service use: findings from a primary care trial of women afraid of their partners.. J Interpers Violence 28(2) : 273 -294 2013
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  • Glover, K, Buckskin, M, Ah Kit, J, Miller, R, Weetra, D, Gartland, D, Yelland, J, Brown, S. Aboriginal Families Study Policy Brief No. 1: Antenatal care. 2013
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  • Glover, K, Buckskin, M, Ah Kit, J, Miller, R, Weetra, D, Gartland, D, Yelland, J, Brown, S. Aboriginal Families Study Policy Brief No. 2: Social health issues in pregnancy. 2013
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  • Woolhouse, H, McDonald, E, Brown, S. Women's experiences of sex and intimacy after childbirth: making the adjustment to motherhood.. J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 33(4) : 185 -190 2012
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  • Biro, MA, Yelland, JS, Sutherland, GA, Brown, SJ. Women's experience of domiciliary postnatal care in Victoria and South Australia: a population-based survey.. Aust Health Rev 36(4) : 448 -456 2012
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