Migrant and Refugee Advisory Group

  • A/Prof Jane Yelland

    A/Prof Jane Yelland

    Chair, Migrant and Refugee Advisory Group; Murdoch Children's Research Institute

  • Professor Vicki Flenady

    Professor Vicki Flenady

    Director; Co-lead Risk Factors; Co-lead Implementation


    Professor Vicki Flenady leads the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Centre of Research Excellence which aims to reduce stillbirths and improve care for families when a child is stillborn through high quality research and raising community awareness.  Vicki was lead author on The Lancet’s stillbirth series in 2011 and 2016. Vicki’s research currently focused on stillbirth prevention through better understanding of causal pathways and risk factors and is currently leading a large-scale trial on a mobile phone app for women on fetal movements to reduce stillbirth rates. With a clinical background in midwifery and neonatal nursing and masters and PhD in perinatal epidemiology in stillbirth prevention, Vicki has a keen interest in addressing evidence practice gaps in maternity care. Vicki is an active member of the International Stillbirth Alliance. 

  • Associate Professor Philippa Middleton

    Associate Professor Philippa Middleton

    Co-lead Implementation


    Philippa Middleton is a Principal Research Fellow in the Healthy Mothers, Babies and Children Theme of the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) and an Affiliate Associate Professor, School of Medicine, The University of Adelaide.  As a perinatal epidemiologist and implementation scientist, she specialises in randomised controlled trials, systematic reviews, research synthesis, guidelines, research reporting standards and translating research evidence into policy and practice. Her areas of expertise include preterm birth, nutrition, diabetes, stillbirth and health disparities, and she has a particular interest in Indigenous health.

  • Danielle Muscat

    Danielle Muscat

    University of Sydney

  • Dr Elisha Riggs

    Dr Elisha Riggs

    Murdoch Children's Research Institute

  • Jasmine Chen

    Multicultural Centre for Womens Health

  • Dr Clemence Due

    Dr Clemence Due

    University of Adelaide

  • Dr Jaya Dantas

    Dr Jaya Dantas

    Curtin University

  • Dr Maryam Mozooni

    Dr Maryam Mozooni

    University of Western Australia

  • Sue Willey

    Sue Willey

    Monash University

  • A/Prof Camille Raynes-Greenow

    A/Prof Camille Raynes-Greenow

    University of Sydney