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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: 2 2010
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  • Sutherland, G, Yelland, J, Wiebe, J, Kelly, J, Marlowe, P, Brown, S. Role of general practitioners in primary maternity care in South Australia and Victoria.. Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 49(6) : 637 -641 2009
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  • Yelland, JS, Sutherland, GA, Wiebe, JL, Brown, SJ. A national approach to perinatal mental health in Australia: exercising caution in the roll-out of a public health initiative.. Med J Aust 191(5) : 276 -279 2009
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  • Yelland, J, Krastev, A, Brown, S. Enhancing early postnatal care: findings from a major reform of maternity care in three Australian hospitals.. Midwifery 25(4) : 392 -402 2009
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  • Sutherland, GA, Gartland, D, Yelland, JS, Brown, SJ. Adverse outcomes of labour in public and private hospitals in Australia.. Med J Aust 190(9) : 518 -519 2009
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