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Justin has been a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Paediatrics since 2008. he is currently the Curriculum and Assessment Lead for Children's Health for the MD program coordinating the children's health program across  metropolitan and rural sites in Victoria as well as the course in Malyasia. As a member of the Child Health Management Group, the Year 4C Curriculum Management Committee and the Year 4C Assessment Working Group Dr Brown continues to make a significant contribution to the Department of Paediatrics and delivery of the year 4c course for the Faculty .

My research interests are in the field of paediatric endocinology with special interests in bone health and childhood obesity. I have interdisciplinary collaborations with the Department of Nutrition and Dietietics and am currently a principal investigator with an NHMMRC funded project assessing an alternative approach to weight management in obese teenagers with metabolic complications. I also have a colloboration with adult bone health colleagues in delivering studies wich bridge the gap between adult and paediatric services.


He has 33 publications and has collaborated on two book chapters in his field of research.

Education/Academic qualification

Clinical Science, Dip Clin Sci, University of Leicester

Natural Science, MA Cantab, Trinity College Cambridge

Medicine, MB BChir, University of Cambridge

External positions

Paediatric Endocrinologist, Monash Children's Hospital

2006 → …

Research area keywords

  • paediatrics
  • endocrinology
  • bone health
  • obesity

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Projects 2017 2021

The alternate day fasting diet in adolescents with obesity: a randomised controlled trial

Baur, L., Truby, H., Garnett, S. P., Varady, K., Cowell, C., Collins, C. E., Paxton, S., Paxton, S., Lister, N., Gow, M. & Brown, J.


Project: Research

Research Output 2003 2019

Effect of Macronutrient Composition on Appetite Hormone Responses in Adolescents with Obesity

Nguo, K., Bonham, M. P., Truby, H., Manickam, E., Brown, J. & Huggins, C., 5 Feb 2019, In : Nutrients. 11, 2, 14 p., 340.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Effect of macronutrient composition on meal-induced thermogenesis in adolescents with obesity

Nguo, K., Huggins, C. E., Truby, H., Brown, J. & Bonham, M. P., Sep 2019, In : European Journal of Nutrition. 58, 6, p. 2327–2333 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Factors Affecting Vitamin D Status in Infants

Fink, C., Peters, R. L., Koplin, J., Brown, J. & Allen, K. J., Jan 2019, In : Children . 6, 1, 13 p., 7.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
5 Citations (Scopus)

Consensus guidelines on the use of bisphosphonate therapy in children and adolescents

Simm, P. J., Biggin, A., Zacharin, M. R., Rodda, C. P., Tham, E., Siafarikas, A., Jefferies, C., Hofman, P. L., Jensen, D. E., Woodhead, H., Brown, J., Wheeler, B. J., Brookes, D., Lafferty, A., Munns, C. F. & on behalf of the APEG Bone Mineral Working Group, 1 Mar 2018, In : Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 54, 3, p. 223-233 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review


Best Basic Science Prize

Justin Brown (Recipient), 1 Mar 2005

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Pfizer career development award

Justin Brown (Recipient), 1 May 2003

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2003 2019

Ethics commitee

Justin Brown (Fellow)
1 Jan 201920 Oct 2019

Activity: External Academic EngagementCommittees and working groups

Common Clinical Conundrums in Kids Paediatric update for GPs

Justin Brown (Contributor)
24 Mar 2018

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPublic lecture/debate/seminar


Justin Brown (Fellow)
1 Jul 201820 Oct 2019

Activity: External Academic EngagementProfessional association or peak discipline body

Osteoporosis International (Journal)

Justin Brown (Peer reviewer)
1 Jan 201731 Dec 2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review responsibility

APEG Laboratory group

Justin Brown (Fellow)
1 Jan 201620 Sep 2019

Activity: External Academic EngagementCommittees and working groups