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Justin has been an academic in the Department of Paediatrics since 2008. He is a clinician researcher and currently the Curriculum and Assessment Lead for Children's Health for the Monash MD program. He leads the children's health program locally across metropolitan and rural sites in Victoria, Australia as well as internationally in Malaysia. As a member of the Child Health Management Group, the Year 4C Curriculum Management Committee and the Year 4C Assessment Working Group A/Prof Brown continues to make a significant contribution to the Department of Paediatrics and delivery of the year 4c course for the Faculty .

His research interests are in the field of paediatric endocinology with special interests in bone health and childhood obesity. He has interdisciplinary collaborations with the Monash Department of Nutrition and Dietietics and is currently a principal investigator with an NHMMRC funded project with interstate and international collaborators assessing an alternative approach to weight management in obese teenagers with metabolic complications. He also has a colloboration with adult bone health colleagues in delivering studies which bridge the gap between adult and paediatric services.


He has 41 publications and has collaborated on two book chapters in his field of research.

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

Clinical Science, Dip Clin Sci, University of Leicester

Award Date: 1 Jan 2002

Natural Science, MA Cantab, Trinity College Cambridge

Award Date: 12 Dec 1994

Medicine, MB BChir, University of Cambridge

Award Date: 12 Dec 1992

External positions

Paediatric Endocrinologist, Monash Children's Hospital

2006 → …

Research area keywords

  • paediatrics
  • endocrinology
  • bone health
  • obesity

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