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Dr Carmen Pace
Carmen Pace is a clinical psychologist and researcher who conducts research on mental health and child and adolescent development in a range of populations. She has a special interest in working with transgender and gender diverse young people and their families, and experience in translating research knowledge into clinical and community settings. She holds a PhD and Master of Psychology (Clinical Child specialisation) from the University of Melbourne. Carmen is a senior clinical psychologist at the Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, is a research fellow at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute, and an honorary senior fellow in the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Melbourne.
Senior Clinical Psychologist, Royal Children's Hospital
Honorary Senior Fellow, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne
2018-2019: Lorenzo and Pamela Galli Charitable Trust Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
2018: Centre of Research Excellence in Cerebral Palsy Continuing Education Scholarship
2016: WH Kitchen Travelling Scholarship, Royal Women's Hospital
2016: Knowledge Transfer Fellowship, NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Cerebral Palsy
2015: Early Career Clinician Researcher Award - Winner, Biomedical Research Victoria, Victorian Clinician Researcher Network
2015: Early Career Researcher Travel Award, Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand
2015: Medical Research Commercialisation Fund Travel Award, Australian Academy of Science
2015-2016: Early Career Fellow, NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Newborn Medicine
2014: Best Postgraduate Student Presentation Award, Royal Women's Hospital 6th Annual Research Meeting
2011-2014: Australian Postgraduate Award
Tollit, M. A., Pace, C. C., Telfer, M., Hoq, M., Bryson, J., Fulkoski, N., Cooper, C., & Pang, K. C. (2019). What are the health outcomes of trans and gender diverse young people in Australia? Study protocol for the Trans20 longitudinal cohort study. BMJ open, 9(11).
Pang, K. C., Pace, C. C., Tollit, M. A., & Telfer, M. M. (2019). Everyone agrees transgender children require more science. The Medical Journal of Australia, 211(3), 142-142.
McMahon, G. E., Spencer-Smith, M. M., Pace, C. C., Spittle, A. J., Stedall, P., Richardson, K., ... & Treyvaud, K. (2019). Influence of fathers' early parenting on the development of children born very preterm and full term. The Journal of Pediatrics, 205, 195-201.
Telfer, M.M., Tollit, M.A., Pace, C.C., & Pang, K.C. (2018). Australian Standards of Care and Treatment Guidelines for Trans and Gender Diverse Children and Adolescents. Medical Journal of Australia, 209 (3) 1.
Pace C.C., Spittle A.J., Molesworth, C.M-L., Lee, K.J., Northam E.A., Cheong, J.L.Y., Davis P.G., Doyle, L.W., Treyvaud, K., Anderson, P.J. (2016). Evolution of depression and anxiety symptoms in mothers and fathers of very preterm infants during the newborn period – a longitudinal study. JAMA Pediatrics, 170 (9), 863-870.
Treyvaud, K., Aldana, A.C., Scratch, S.E., Ure, A.M., Pace, C.C., Doyle, L.W., Anderson, P.J. (2016) Multiple birth, bereavement, and maternal and family outcomes across early childhood after very preterm birth. Early Human Development, 100, 1-5.
Spittle, A.J., Thompson, D.K., Brown, N.C., Treyvaud, K., Cheong, J.L., Lee, K.J., Pace, C.C., Olsen, J., Allinson, L., Morgan, A.T., Seal, M., Eeles, A., Judd, F., Doyle, L.W., & Anderson, P.J. (2014). Neurobehaviour between birth and 40 weeks gestation in infants born <30 weeks gestation and parental psychological wellbeing: predictors of brain development and child outcomes. BMC Pediatrics, 14(1):111.
Royal Children's Hospital Foundation