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Dr Karin Hammarberg is a Senior Research Fellow in the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine. She is a Registered Nurse with 20 years experience as clinical co-ordinator of IVF programs. Her PhD research examined the experience of birth and mothering after assisted conception. Karin's main research interests are fertility and preconception health promotion; the psychosocial aspects of infertility and infertility treatment; health and development of children born as a result of assisted conception; infertility care in resource-constrained settings, and women's health in midlife.

External positions

Senior Research Officer, Victorian Assisted Reproductive Treatment Authority

15 Sep 2011 → …

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Projects 2011 2019

Research Output 1987 2018

Community participation in research from resource-constrained countries: a scoping review

Brear, M., Hammarberg, K. & Fisher, J., Aug 2018, In : Health Promotion International. 33, 4, p. 723-733 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Experiences of menopause, self-management strategies for menopausal symptoms and perceptions of health care among immigrant women: a systematic review

Stanzel, K. A., Hammarberg, K. & Fisher, J., 4 Mar 2018, In : Climacteric. 21, 2, p. 101-110 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

Fertility concerns and related information needs and preferences of women with PCOS

Holton, S., Hammarberg, K. & Johnson, L., 18 Nov 2018, In : Human Reproduction Open. 2018, 1, 7 p., hoy019.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Fertility facts, figures and future plans: an online survey of university students

Prior, E., Lew, R., Hammarberg, K. & Johnson, L., 30 Jul 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Human Fertility. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Fertility management experiences of women with polycystic ovary syndrome in Australia

Holton, S., Papanikolaou, V., Hammarberg, K., Rowe, H., Kirkman, M., Jordan, L., McNamee, K., Bayly, C., McBain, J., Sinnott, V. & Fisher, J., 4 Jul 2018, In : European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care. 23, 4, p. 282-287 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review