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Biography

Jane Fisher, Professor of Global Health, is Director of Global and Women’s Health and Head, Division of Social Sciences in Public Health and Preventive Medicine. She is an academic Clinical and Health Psychologist with longstanding interests in the social determinants of health, and healthcare participation. Her research has focused on gender-based risks to mental health and psychological functioning from adolescence to mid-life, in particular related to fertility, conception, pregnancy, the perinatal period and chronic non-communicable diseases; and on parenting capabilities and early childhood development in low- and high-income settings. She has completed major epidemiological studies in clinical and community settings in Australia, Vietnam and Nepal, nationally funded intervention trials, and has supervised more than 50 research higher degree and postgraduate coursework candidates to completion. She is an expert technical advisor to international agencies including the World Health Organization, UNICEF and the United Nations Population Fund.

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Projects 2009 2024

MHIPC: Strengthening mental health capacity and service integration in primary postnatal care in Victoria

Rowe Murray, H., Fisher, J., Weller, C., Campbell, D., Craig, L., Meggetto, L. & Robertson, J.

1/07/1930/06/21

Project: Research

Centre of Research Excellence on Women and Non-communicable Disease (CRE WaND): Prevention and Detection

Mishra, G., Hickey, M., Dobson, A. J., Gannon, B., Doust, J., Fisher, J., Cicuttini, F., Huxley, R., Tooth, L. & Brown, H.

National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

1/05/1930/04/24

Project: Research

Centre of Research Excellence in Childhood Adversity and Associated Depression and Anxiety

Hiscock, H., Jorm, A. F., Goldfeld, S., Fisher, J., Eastwood, J., Reupert, A., Sanci, L. A., Yap, M., Dalziel, K. M. & Eapen, V.

1/11/1831/10/23

Project: Research

Research Output 1990 2019

Assistance for parents with unsettled infants in Central Vietnam: a qualitative investigation of health professionals' perspectives

Murray, L., Tran, T., Van Thang, V., McDonald, N., Beggs, S. & Fisher, J., 20 May 2019, In : BMC Pediatrics. 19, 1, 10 p., 160.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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Childbearing concerns, information needs and preferences of women with cystic fibrosis: An online discussion group

Holton, S., Fisher, J. R. W., Button, B., Williams, E. & Wilson, J., 1 Mar 2019, In : Sexual & Reproductive HealthCare. 19, p. 31-35 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Community participation in health research: an ethnography from rural Swaziland

Brear, M. R., Hammarberg, K. & Fisher, J., 27 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Health Promotion International. 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Co-morbid anaemia and stunting among children of pre-school age in low- and middle-income countries: a syndemic

Tran, T. D., Biggs, B-A., Holton, S., Nguyen, H. T. M., Hanieh, S. & Fisher, J., 1 Jan 2019, In : Public Health Nutrition. 22, 1, p. 35-43 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Comparison of major depression diagnostic classification probability using the SCID, CIDI, and MINI diagnostic interviews among women in pregnancy or postpartum: An individual participant data meta-analysis

Levis, B., McMillan, D., Sun, Y., He, C., Rice, D. B., Ankur, K., Wu, Y., Azar, M., Sanchez, T. A., Chiovitti, M. J., Bhandari, P. M., Neupane, D., Saadat, N., Riehm, K. E., Imran, M., Boruff, J. T., Cuijpers, P., Gilbody, S., Ioannidis, J. P. A., Kloda, L. A. & 64 others, Patten, S. B., Shrier, I., Ziegelstein, R. C., Comeau, L., Mitchell, N. D., Tonelli, M., Vigod, S. N., Aceti, F., Alvarado, R., Alvarado-Esquivel, C., Bakare, M. O., Barnes, J., Beck, C. T., Bindt, C., Boyce, P. M., Bunevicius, A., Castro e Couto, T., Chaudron, L. H., Correa, H., de Figueiredo, F. P., Eapen, V., Fernandes, M., Figueiredo, B., Fisher, J. R. W., Garcia-Esteve, L., Giardinelli, L., Helle, N., Howard, L. M., Khalifa, D. S., Kohlhoff, J., Kusminskas, L., Kozinszky, Z., Lelli, L., Leonardou, A. A., Lewis, B. A., Maes, M. H. J., Meuti, V., Radoš, S. N., García, P. N., Nishi, D., E-Andjafono, D. O. L., Robertson-Blackmore, E., Rochat, T. J., Rowe, H. J., Siu, B. W. M., Skalkidou, A., Stein, A., Stewart, R. C., Su, K. P., Sundström-Poromaa, I., Tadinac, M., Tandon, S. D., Tendais, I., Thiagayson, P., Töreki, A., Torres-Giménez, A., Tran, T. D., Trevillion, K., Turner, K., Vega-Dienstmaier, J. M., Wynter, K., Yonkers, K. A., Benedetti, A. & Thombs, B. D., 30 Sep 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research. 11 p., e1803.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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Press / Media

Women with endometriosis need support, not judgement

Kate Young, Jane Rosamond Woodward Fisher & Maggie Kirkman

3/03/15

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Article/Feature