Our Vision
Our Vision
Our vision is to reduce the devastating impact of stillbirth for women, families and the wider community through improving care to reduce the number of stillborn babies and to reduce the impact of this loss.
People + Partners
People + Partners
Meet the network of people, organisations, and professional institutions driving research and program implementation across the Stillbirth CRE.
Our work
Our Work
Explore some of the latest Stillbirth CRE research projects, scientific studies, and educational campaigns on stillbirth prevention and care after stillbirth.
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Our People

Professor
Vicki Flenady
Director; Co-lead Risk Factors; Co-lead Implementation; Centre of Research Excellence in Stillbirth - Stillbirth CRE
Professor
David Ellwood
Co-director; Co-lead Risk Factors; Centre of Research Excellence in Stillbirth (Stillbirth CRE)
Dr Siobhan Loughnan
Postdoctoral Research Officer
Professor
Alexander Heazell
University of Manchester
Professor
Gordon Smith
Head of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Cambridge University, United Kingdom
Associate Professor
Philippa Middleton
Co-lead Implementation, Centre of Research Excellence in Stillbirth (Stillbirth CRE)
Associate Professor
Camille Raynes-Greenow
University of Sydney
Professor
Euan Wallace
Co-lead Prediction and Placenta Stillbirth CRE
Ms Claire Storey
Co-Chair, International Stillbirth Alliance
Professor
Declan Devane
Professor of Midwifery, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
Professor
Jan Jaap Erwich
Gynaecologist-Perinatologist, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Professor
Caroline Homer
Partner, Australian College of Midwives; Clinical guidelines Stillbirth CRE
Ms Natasha Meredith
Research Assistant, Stillbirth CRE
Professor
Lesley McCowan
Maternal Fetal Medicine sub-specialist
Professor
Jeremy Oats
Perinatal Mortality Audit and Classification; Clinical Guidelines, Stillbirth CRE
Ms Jessica Sexton
PhD Candidate
Ms Kara Warrilow
Research Assistant, Stillbirth CRE
Ms Laura Singline
Research Support Officer
Ms Margaret de Silva
Research Communications Officer
Professor
Robert Silver
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, United States
Dr Margaret Murphy
Midwife and lecturer in Midwifery, University College Cork, Ireland
Dr Katy Gold
Assistant Professor, Family Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ms Megan Weller
Research Midwife, Stillbirth CRE
Dr Sue Willey
Monash University
Dr Dimitrios Siassakos
Consultant Senior Lecturer in Obstetrics, University of Bristol
Dr Hannah Blencowe
Lecturer, Paediatrician, Epidemiologist, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
Ms Susannah Leisher
Honorary Fellow
Ms Ann Lancaster
Psychologist
Rupesh Gautam
Research Associate
Ms Sara Crocker
Research Assistant, Stillbirth CRE
Dr Mu Cheng
Research Assistant, Stillbirth CRE
Dr Chrissie Astell
Research Assistant, Stillbirth CRE
Dr Christine Andrews
Postdoctoral Research Officer, Stillbirth CRE
Ms Valerie Ah Chee
Murdoch University
Ms Sue-Anne Hunter
SNAICC – National Voice for Our Children
Ms Lorian Hayes
Medical School, University of Queensland
Dr Lauren Sculthorpe
Institute for Urban Indigenous Health
Ms Skye Stewart
Koori Maternity Strategy at VACCHO
Ms Johanna Neville
Apunipima Cape York Health Council
Ms Melanie Briggs
Waminda South Coast Women’s Health & Welfare Aboriginal Corporation
Ms Madeline Forbes
Research Assistant, Stillbirth CRE
Ms Leonie McLaughlin
CRANAPlus
Dr Danielle Muscat
University of Sydney
Dr Elisha Riggs
Murdoch Children's Research Institute
Dr Joyce Jiang
Health Promotion Manager, Multicultural Centre for Women's Health
Dr Clemence Due
University of Adelaide
Dr Jaya Dantas
Curtin University
Dr Maryam Mozooni
University of Western Australia
Dr Yvette Roe
Adjunct Senior Lecturer, UQ Poche Centre for Indigenous Health, Honorary Senior Fellow, Mater Research Institute
Dr Cath Chamberlain
Associate Professor, Judith Lumley Centre, La Trobe University
Ms Cassandra Nest
Griffith University & Project Lead for Waijungbah Jarjums model of care
Ms Marie Hobden
Stillbirth CRE
Dr Lynn Sinclair
President, Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand
Ms Keren Ludski
Co-CEO, Red Nose Australia
Ms Jackie Mead
Co-CEO, Red Nose Australia
Ms Robin Cronin
PhD Candidate (Midwifery)
Ms Billie Bradford
PhD Candidate (Midwifery)
Ms Deanna Stuart-Butler
Indigenous Research Officer
Professor
Jane Warland
Stillbirth researcher and midwife
Professor
Alison Kent
IMPROVE and FGR programs, Stillbirth CRE
Dr Sue Vlack
Metro North Hospital and Health Service
Ms Claire Foord
Founder and CEO, Still Aware
Ms Leona McGrath
CATSINaM
Ms Marni Tuala
President, CATSINaM
Ms Diana Jans
Protection of Children Advisor, Apunipima, Cape York
Ms Joyce Graham
ACT Health
Dr Barb Vernon
CEO, Women's Healthcare Australasia (WHA)
Ms Danielle Pollock
Phd Candidate, Consumer Advisory Panel for Still Aware
Ms Meleseini Tai-Roche
Bereaved Mother and Midwife, Medical Student, Consumer Advisory Panel for Still Aware
Professor
Michael Coory
Biostatistician
Ms Amanda Bowles
President and Co-Founder, Bears of Hope
Associate Professor
Fran Boyle
Co-lead Care After Stillbirth, Stillbirth CRE
Professor
Sailesh Kumar
Co-lead Prediction and Placenta, Stillbirth CRE
Dr Adrienne Gordon
Co-lead Risk Factors; Lead Public Awareness Stillbirth CRE
Dr Miranda Davies-Tuck
NHMRC Early Career Research Fellow
Professor
Jonathan Morris
Co-lead Research Capacity Development; Co-lead Care After Stillbirth; Stillbirth CRE
Ms Leigh Brezler
CEO Stillbirth Foundation Australia
Dr Dell Horey
Co-lead Care After Stillbirth, Stillbirth CRE
Dr Glenn Gardener
Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialist, Mater
Dr Aleena Wojcieszek
Associate Investigator; Clinical Epidemiology, Mater Research Institute - The University of Queensland
Professor
Susan McDonald
Midwifery mentorship; Clinical guidelines Stillbirth CRE
Associate Professor
Emily Callander
Health Economics
Professor
Vicki Clifton
Co-lead: Placental biomarkers of pregnancies at risk of stillbirth, Stillbirth CRE
Professor
Yee Khong
Perinatal Pathology, University of Adelaide
Professor
Christine East
Co-lead Clinical Education; Co-lead Research Capacity Development, Stillbirth CRE
Alyce Wilson
Claudia Ravaldi
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