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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

  • Small, R, Brown, S, Dawson, W, Watson, L, Lumley, J. PRISM: Mounting a community‚Äźrandomised trial. Establishing partnerships with local government. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 28(5) : 471 -475 2004
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  • Campbell, S, Brown, S. Maternity care with the Women's Business Service at the Mildura Aboriginal Health Service. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 28(4) : 376 -382 2004
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  • Watson, L, Small, R, Brown, S, Dawson, W, Lumley, J. Mounting a community-randomized trial: sample size, matching, selection, and randomization issues in PRISM. Contemporary Clinical Trials 25(3) : 235 -250 2004
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  • Brown, S, Bruinsma, F, Darcy, M, Small, R, Lumley, J. Early discharge: no evidence of adverse outcomes in three consecutive population‚Äźbased Australian surveys of recent mothers, conducted in 1989, 1994 and 2000. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 18(3) : 202 -213 2004
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  • Lumley, J, Small, R, Brown, S, Watson, L, Gunn, J, Mitchell, C, Dawson, W. PRISM (Program of Resources, Information and Support for Mothers) Protocol for a community-randomised trial [ISRCTN03464021]. BMC Public Health 3(1) : 36 2003
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