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Penny started at DEPM as an honours student in 2005, investigating risk factors of deep sternal wound infection and haemorrhage following cardiothoracic surgery using the ASCTS (Australian Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons) dataset. She then worked part-time as a Research Assistant on the ASCTS dataset (1 year) and tutored undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Epidemiology and Biostatistics run by DEPM, while studying a Masters of Biostatistics part-time from 2006 to 2009.

Penny has been working in the Women's Health Research Program since 2010 - mainly analysing the results of the BUPA Health Foundation Health and Wellbeing after Breast Cancer study, amongst other things.  She's also heavily involved in teaching: Population Health to the first year undergraduate medical students and biostatistics to biomedical science & psychology students in BMS1042.

Monash teaching commitment

BMS1042 Public Health and Preventive Medicine (Unit coordinator)

Year 1 MED Population Health (lead)

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Research Output

Testosterone: the known knowns, the known unknowns and the unknown unknowns

Davis, S., Skiba, M. A., Robinson, P. J., Islam, R. M. & Bell, R. J., Jun 2019, In : Maturitas. 124, p. 116-116 1 p., INV18.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting AbstractOtherpeer-review

Traditional Sex Steroids and Ketoandrogen Levels by Menstrual Cycle Stage, Age and Body Mass Index in Women Aged 18-39 Years

Skiba, M. A., Bell, R. J., Handelsman, D. J., Desai, R., Robinson, P., Islam, R. M. & Davis, S., 30 Apr 2019, In : Journal of the Endocrine Society. 3, Supplement 1, 1 p., SAT-LB001.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting AbstractOtherpeer-review

Open Access

Awareness and use of iodine supplementation among Australian women attending a low-risk pregnancy clinic

Cooray, S. D., Langston-Cox, A. G., Robinson, P. J., Bahemia, N., Davis, S. R., Bell, R. J., Topliss, D. J., Schneider, H. G. & Sztal-Mazer, S., 1 Oct 2018, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 58, 5, p. E16-E17 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOtherpeer-review

Identification of the Gender-Specific Health Needs of Women Following Lung Transplantation

Robertson, E. E., Bell, R. J., Robinson, P. J., Snell, G., Levvey, B., Whitford, H. M., Harris, J. & Davis, S. R., 1 Apr 2018, In : Journal of Women's Health. 27, 4, p. 485-491 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Intravaginal Testosterone Improves Sexual Satisfaction and Vaginal Symptoms Associated With Aromatase Inhibitors

Davis, S. R., Robinson, P. J., Jane, F., White, S., White, M. & Bell, R. J., 1 Nov 2018, In : The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism. 103, 11, p. 4146-4154 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Press / Media

Students with autism worried about discrimination at university

Penelope Robinson


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities