Alexandra Ure


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PhD projects

Codesign and development of a support program for culturally diverse families and their neurodiverse children


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Personal profile


Dr Alexandra (Alex) Ure is a Clinical Psychologist and Senior Lecturer, leading clinical and research teams across Developmental Paediatrics, Monash Children’s Hospital and Dept of Paediatrics, Monash University.  She is also an honorary fellow within Murdoch Children’s Research Institute.

Alex has been working clinically within public health for almost two decades and has attracted more than $2.5 million in research funding. Her program of work focuses on developing, evaluating, and implementing healthcare practices that improve mental health and well-being for children with neurodevelopmental differences and their families.  Alex is passionate about inclusion, opportunity and optimising outcomes for families who have experienced disadvantage and works collaboratively with individuals with lived experience and underserved communities to inform and enhance this work.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification


Award Date: 10 Aug 2013

External positions

Senior Clinical Psychologist, Monash Children's Hospital

Aug 2019 → …

Honorary Fellow Manager, Murdoch Children's Research Institute

1 Jul 2017 → …

Research Fellow, University of Melbourne

1 Jul 201731 Dec 2019

Clinical Psychologist, Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne

1 Jan 200918 Mar 2021

Research area keywords

  • Autism
  • Neurodevelopment
  • Child development
  • Child psychology
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma & resilience
  • Cultural Diversity

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