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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

  • Fogarty, A, Woolhouse, H, Giallo, R, Wood, C, Kaufman, J, Brown, S. Mothers’ Experiences of Parenting Within the Context of Intimate Partner Violence: Unique Challenges and Resilience. Journal of Interpersonal Violence 36(21-22) : 10564 -10587 2021
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  • Gartland, D, Conway, LJ, Giallo, R, Mensah, FK, Cook, F, Hegarty, K, Herrman, H, Nicholson, J, Reilly, S, Hiscock, H, et al. Intimate partner violence and child outcomes at age 10: a pregnancy cohort. Archives of Disease in Childhood 106(11) : 1066 -1074 2021
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  • Seymour, M, Peace, R, Wood, CE, Jillard, C, Evans, K, O'Brien, J, Williams, LA, Brown, S, Giallo, R. “We’re in the background”: Facilitators and barriers to fathers’ engagement and participation in a health intervention during the early parenting period. Health Promotion Journal of Australia 32(S2) : 78 -86 2021
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  • Brown, SJ, Gartland, D, Woolhouse, H, Giallo, R, McDonald, E, Seymour, M, Conway, L, FitzPatrick, KM, Cook, F, Papadopoullos, S, et al. The maternal health study: Study design update for a prospective cohort of first‐time mothers and their firstborn children from birth to age ten. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 35(5) : 612 -625 2021
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  • Riggs, E, Yelland, J, Mensah, FK, Gold, L, Szwarc, J, Kaplan, I, Small, R, Middleton, P, Krastev, A, McDonald, E, et al. Group Pregnancy Care for refugee background women: a codesigned, multimethod evaluation protocol applying a community engagement framework and an interrupted time series design. BMJ Open 11(7) : e048271 2021
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