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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

  • Riggs, E, Brown, S, Szwarc, J, Nesvadba, N, Yelland, J. Teach-Back in Interpreter-Mediated Consultations: Reflections from a Case Study. HLRP Health Literacy Research and Practice 5(3) : e256 -e261 2021
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  • Spry, EA, Moreno-Betancur, M, Middleton, M, Howard, LM, Brown, SJ, Molyneaux, E, Greenwood, CJ, Letcher, P, Macdonald, JA, Thomson, KC, et al. Preventing postnatal depression: a causal mediation analysis of a 20-year preconception cohort. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B Biological Sciences 376(1827) : 20200028 2021
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  • Cook, F, Conway, L, Omerovic, E, Cahir, P, Giallo, R, Hiscock, H, Mensah, F, Bretherton, L, Bavin, E, Eadie, P, et al. Infant Regulation: Associations with Child Language Development in a Longitudinal Cohort. The Journal of Pediatrics 233: 90 -97.e2 2021
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  • Yelland, J, Riggs, E, Dawson, W, Vanpraag, D, Szwarc, J, Brown, S. ‘It requires something drastic’: Interviews with health care leaders about organisational responses to social disadvantage. Women and Birth 34(3) : 296 -302 2021
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  • Rajiv, P, Riggs, E, Brown, S, Szwarc, J, Yelland, J. Communication interventions to support people with limited English proficiency in healthcare: a systematic review. Journal of Communications In Healthcare 14(2) : 176 -187 2021
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