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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

  • Woolhouse, H, Brown, S, Krastev, A, Perlen, S, Gunn, J. Seeking help for anxiety and depression after childbirth: results of the Maternal Health Study.. Arch Womens Ment Health 12(2) : 75 -83 2009
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  • Brown, SJ, McDonald, EA, Krastev, AH. Fear of an intimate partner and women's health in early pregnancy: findings from the Maternal Health Study.. Birth 35(4) : 293 -302 2008
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  • Hegarty, K, Brown, S, Gunn, J, Forster, D, Nagle, C, Grant, B, Lumley, J. Women's views and outcomes of an educational intervention designed to enhance psychosocial support for women during pregnancy.. Birth 34(2) : 155 -163 2007
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  • Small, R, Lumley, J, Yelland, J, Brown, S. The performance of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale in English speaking and non-English speaking populations in Australia.. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42(1) : 70 -78 2007
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  • Brown, SJ, Lumley, JM, McDonald, EA, Krastev, AH, Maternal Health Study collaborative group. Maternal health study: a prospective cohort study of nulliparous women recruited in early pregnancy.. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 6: 12 2006
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