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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

  • Gartland, D, Nikolof, A, Glover, K, Leane, C, Cahir, P, Hameed, M, Brown, SJ. Patterns of Health and Health Service Use in a Prospective Cohort of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children Aged 5–9 Years Living in Urban, Regional and Remote Areas of South Australia. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 20(12) : 6172 2024
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  • Gee, G, Black, C, Mulder, S, Milroy, H, Gibbs, J, Biggs, L, Kennedy, H, Brown, S. Victorian Aboriginal services co-creating knowledge about healing and recovery for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander survivors of child sexual abuse: A study protocol.. 2024
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  • Hearn, F, Biggs, L, Brown, SJ, Krastev, A, Szwarc, J, Riggs, E. Trauma-Informed Care and Equity in Group Pregnancy Care for Women of Refugee Background: Reflections from the Workforce. Trauma Care 3(3) : 161 -176 2024
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  • Brown, A, Haregu, T, Gee, G, Mensah, F, Waters, L, Brown, SJ, Nicholson, JM, Hegarty, K, Smith, D, D’Amico, S, et al. Social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Aboriginal controlled social housing. BMC Public Health 23(1) : 1935 2024
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  • Giallo, R, Fogarty, A, Gartland, D, Savopoulos, P, FitzPatrick, KM, Brown, S. Adolescents’ Experiences of Remote Schooling and Family Life during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Australia. Journal of Child and Family Studies 1 -13 2024
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