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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

  • 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 2023
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  • Giallo, R, Seymour, M, Fogarty, A, Hosking, C, Williams, LA, Cooklin, A, Grobler, A, Ride, J, Leach, L, Oldenburg, B, et al. Working out dads (WOD): a study protocol for a randomised controlled trial of a group-based peer support intervention for men experiencing mental health difficulties in early fatherhood. BMC Psychiatry 22(1) : 111 2022
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  • Mensah, F, Brown, S. The impact of sexual violence in gendered adolescent mental health pathways. The Lancet Psychiatry 9(11) : 847 -848 2022
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  • O’Connor, M, Moreno-Betancur, M, Goldfeld, S, Wake, M, Patton, G, Dwyer, T, Tang, MLK, Saffery, R, Craig, JM, Loke, J, et al. Data Resource Profile: Melbourne Children’s LifeCourse initiative (LifeCourse). International Journal of Epidemiology 51(5) : e229 -e244 2022
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  • Giallo, R, Riggs, E, Fogarty, A, Lynch, C, Yelland, J, Szwarc, J, Brown, SJ. The Prevalence of Physical and Mental Health Conditions Among Fathers of Refugee Background: A Systematic Review1. Journal of Comparative Family Studies 53(3) : 404 -425 2022
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