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

Mr Elias Roro
PhD student
Ms Ashley Pade
Research Assistant
Ms Kirstin Tindal
Senior Research Assistant & PhD Candidate
Dr Sarah Henry
Research Manager
Dr Michelle Carty
Senior Research Assistant
Ms Mu Cheng
Ms Luciana Massi
Research Officer – Indigenous Health Projects, Mater Research
Ms Tionie Newth
Research Midwife
Ms Hayley Nisbet
Research Support Officer
Ms Cheryl Bailey
PhD Candidate
Ms Lina Jalloub
Research Assistant
Ms Anneka Bowman
PhD Candidate
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)
Associate Professor
Camille Raynes-Greenow
University of Sydney
Euan Wallace
Co-lead Prediction and Placenta Stillbirth CRE
Dr Brad Farrant
Senior Research Fellow, Telethon Kids Institute
Ms Cherisse Buzzacott
Midwife Project Officer for Birthing on Country
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
Ms Tamara Jones
Apunipima Cape York Health Council, Cairns
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
Lesley McCowan
Maternal Fetal Medicine sub-specialist
Dr Sean Seeho
Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Royal North Shore Hospital; University of Sydney
Belinda Jennings
Midwifery, Northern Territory Department of Health
Stephen Tong
Mercy Hospital for Women
Ms Jessica Sexton
PhD Candidate
Ms Kara Warrilow
Research Assistant
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 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
Mr Rupesh Gautam
Research Associate
Dr Christine Andrews
Postdoctoral Research Officer
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
Research Coordinator
Ms Johanna Neville
Apunipima Cape York Health Council
Ms Melanie Briggs
Waminda South Coast Women’s Health & Welfare Aboriginal Corporation
Ms Leonie McLaughlin
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
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
Senior Research Officer
Ms Deanna Stuart-Butler
Indigenous Research Officer
Jane Warland
Stillbirth researcher and midwife
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
Indigenous Advisory Group member
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
Michael Coory
Ms Amanda Bowles
President and Co-Founder, Bears of Hope
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
Ms Leigh Brezler
CEO Stillbirth Foundation Australia
Associate Professor
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
Susan McDonald
Midwifery mentorship; Clinical guidelines Stillbirth CRE
Associate Professor
Emily Callander
Health Economics
Vicki Clifton
Co-lead: Placental biomarkers of pregnancies at risk of stillbirth, Stillbirth CRE
Yee Khong
Perinatal Pathology, University of Adelaide
Christine East
Co-lead Clinical Education; Co-lead Research Capacity Development, Stillbirth CRE
Dr Alyce Wilson
Public Health Registrar; PhD Candidate; Stillbirth CRE scholarship recipient
Claudia Ravaldi

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