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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, Gunn, JM, O'Doherty, LJ, Taft, A, Chondros, P, Feder, G, Astbury, J, Brown, S. Women's evaluation of abuse and violence care in general practice: a cluster randomised controlled trial (weave). BMC Public Health 10(1) : 2 2010
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  • GARTLAND, D, BROWN, S, DONATH, S, PERLEN, S. Women’s health in early pregnancy: Findings from an Australian nulliparous cohort study. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 50(5) : 413 -418 2010
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  • Lansakara, N, Brown, SJ, Gartland, D. Birth Outcomes, Postpartum Health and Primary Care Contacts of Immigrant Mothers in an Australian Nulliparous Pregnancy Cohort Study. Maternal and Child Health Journal 14(5) : 807 -816 2010
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  • Bandyopadhyay, M, Small, R, Watson, LF, Brown, S. Life with a new baby: How do immigrant and Australian‐born women's experiences compare?. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 34(4) : 412 -421 2010
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  • Brown, SJ, Donath, S, MacArthur, C, McDonald, EA, Krastev, AH. Urinary incontinence in nulliparous women before and during pregnancy: prevalence, incidence, and associated risk factors. International Urogynecology Journal 21(2) : 193 -202 2010
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