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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.
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People + Partners
Meet the network of people, organisations, and professional institutions driving research and program implementation across the Stillbirth CRE.
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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 aim is to improve care to reduce the number of stillborn babies and to reduce the impact of this loss.
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Our People

Ms Cheryl Bailey
PhD Candidate
Dr Aleena Wojcieszek
Honorary Senior Research Fellow
Ms Meghna Bhamidipati
Research Assistant
Ms Kirstin Tindal
Senior Research Assistant & PhD Candidate
Ms Hayley Nisbet
Research Support Officer
Ms Natasha Cocker
Education Coordinator
Ms Mu Cheng
Research Assistant
Dr Michelle Carty
Senior Research Assistant
Dr Sarah Henry
Research Manager
Ms Ashley Pade
Research Assistant
Ms Anneka Bowman
Senior Research Fellow
Mr Elias Roro
PhD student
Ms Megan Weller 
Research Midwife and Education Manager
Fabricio Costa
Consultant at the Maternal Fetal Medicine Unit, Gold Coast University Hospital; Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Griffith University
Ms Ashleigh Rousseaux
Community Engagement Manager - QLD
Ms Sarah Graham
Ms Jacqui Freeman
Research Midwife in Migrant and Refugee Health
Joshua Vogel
Burnet Institute - Co-Program Director, Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health; Co-Head, Global Women’s and Newborn’s Health Group; Senior Principal Research Fellow
Ms Dominah Devadas
Research Support Officer
Ms Emma Porter
Clinical Midwifery Consultant
Ms Jacinda Wilson
Senior Research Assistant
Vicki Flenady
Director; Co-lead Risk Factors; Co-lead Implementation; Centre of Research Excellence in Stillbirth - Stillbirth CRE
David Ellwood
Co-director; Co-lead Risk Factors; Centre of Research Excellence in Stillbirth (Stillbirth CRE)
Sue Walker
Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Melbourne; Stillbirth CRE
Dr Siobhan Loughnan
Postdoctoral researcher and Co-Lead of the Care Around Stillbirth and Neonatal Death research program.
Alexander Heazell
University of Manchester
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)
Ms Claire Storey
Co-Chair, International Stillbirth Alliance
Ms Poliana Medeiros
PhD Candidate
Associate Professor
Carrington Shepherd
Indigenous Health research, Curtin University
Ms Tania Marsden
PhD Candidate
Dr Julie Dean
Psychologist; Senior Research Assistant, Institute for Social Science Research, University of Queensland
Declan Devane
Professor of Midwifery, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
Jan Jaap Erwich
Gynaecologist-Perinatologist, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Caroline Homer
Co-Program Director, Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health; Working Group Head, Burnet Institute
Dr Sean Seeho
Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Royal North Shore Hospital; University of Sydney
Belinda Jennings
Midwifery, Northern Territory Department of Health
Dr Jessica Sexton
Senior Research Fellow
Ms Laura Singline
Research Assistant
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
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
Dr Rupesh Gautam
Research Associate
Dr Christine Andrews
Postdoctoral researcher; Co- lead of the Implementing Stillbirth Prevention Strategies research program
Ms Valerie Ah Chee
Indigenous Research Midwife
Ms Leonie McLaughlin
Ms Robin Cronin
Research Midwife Specialist
Ms Billie Bradford
Senior Research Officer
Ms Deanna Stuart-Butler
Indigenous Research Officer
Michael Coory
Associate Professor
Fran Boyle
Co-lead Care After Stillbirth, Stillbirth CRE
Sailesh Kumar
Co-lead Prediction and Placenta, Stillbirth CRE
Adrienne Gordon
Co-lead Risk Factors; Lead Public Awareness Stillbirth CRE
Dr Miranda Davies-Tuck
NHMRC/Stillbirth CRE Postdoctoral Research Fellow; Perinatal Epidemiologist, Hudson Institute of Medical Research - Ritchie Centre
Jonathan Morris
Co-lead Research Capacity Development; Co-lead Care After Stillbirth; Stillbirth CRE
Associate Professor
Emily Callander
Health Economics
Vicki Clifton
Co-lead: Placental biomarkers of pregnancies at risk of stillbirth, Stillbirth CRE

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