Researcher Spotlight: Seonad Madden

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In 2023, four early and mid-career researchers were celebrated for their exceptional work in the annual Health in Preconception, Pregnancy and Postpartum Early and Mid-career Researcher Collective (HiPPP EMR-C) International Awards. The awards align with the HiPPP EMR-C purpose of creating opportunities for members to build capacity, form collaborations, transcend discipline and sector-based silos, and generate impact across research, policy …

Two prestigious Fellowships for CRE HiPP’s Professor Helen Skouteris

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Congratulations to Professor Helen Skouteris, CRE HiPP Director, for being awarded not one, but two prestigious Fellowships to round out 2023. Prof Skouteris, has been awarded an inaugural Maureen Brunt Professorial Fellowship by Monash University, an initiative that intends to support excellence and ambition among Monash’s highly promising women professors. Named for the University’s first female professor, the fellowship seeks to build …

Congratulations HiPPP EMR-C 2023 Conference Award recipients!

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Engaging, innovative, thought-provoking. This year’s HiPPP EMR-C Conference Award recipients delivered outstanding presentations on their areas of research. The awards formed part of the annual Health in Preconception, Pregnancy and Postpartum Early- and Mid-Career Researcher Collective (HiPPP EMR-C) Conference, held at the University of Adelaide in October, which drew researchers from across the country, and some internationally, both in person …

HiPPP EMR-C Awards: A moment with Bonnie Brammall

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Congratulations to Bonnie Brammall, awarded the People’s Choice Award for her presentation: A mixed-methods exploration Australian women’s engagement and acceptability of a digital preconception healthy lifestyle intervention: The OptimalMe Program Completing my PhD throughout the last few years has meant I have had limited experience presenting at external functions or conferences. While I am usually a confident speaker, I found myself …

HiPPP EMR-C Awards: A moment with Asvini Subasinghe

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Congratulations to Asvini Subasinghe, awarded the Best EMCR Oral Presentation for her presentation: Gaps in preconception health data available across state-based perinatal data sources I was genuinely surprised to receive the award for Best EMCR Oral, given the calibre of presentations included in the conference schedule this year, and so I am very grateful to have received such great recognition for …

HiPPP EMR-C Awards: A moment with Edwina Dorney

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Congratulations to Edwina Dorney, awarded the Best Student Rapid Fire Award for her presentation:  Developing a set of core indicators for preconception health services in Australia It is an honour to receive this award and be part of such a dynamic and inspiring group of researchers. Preconception offers a unique window to deliver preventive care to improve the health of future …

HiPPP EMR-C Awards: A moment with Katrina Prior

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Congratulations to Katrina Prior, awarded the Best EMCR Rapid Fire Award for her presentation: Mummy needs her bottle too: Postpartum alcohol use and its predictors among new mothers This award is a really big milestone for me. I have worked for 10-plus years on co-occurring anxiety and substance use disorders, primarily focussed on young people. I have only recently extended my …

HiPPP EMR-C Awards: A moment with Lane Carrandi

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Congratulations to Lane Carrandi, awarded the Best Student Oral Presentation for her presentation: Patterns in the provision of government-subsidised hormonal postpartum contraception in Queensland Australia between 2012 and 2018: A population-based cohort study Receiving this award in the company of exceptional emerging and mid-career researchers was surreal and inspiring. I look forward to contributing to the field of implementation science alongside …

HiPPP EMR-C 2023 Annual Conference a great success

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Early- and mid-career researchers descended on Adelaide this week for the fourth annual Health in Preconception, Pregnancy and Postpartum EMR-C (HiPPP EMR-C) conference. With a theme of ‘informing and performing implementation research in health systems and services’, the day was brimming presentations that revealed the real-world impact and scale-up of best practice health systems and services. Associate Professor Shelley Wilkinson …

Study to support pregnant women’s nutritional needs after bariatric surgery

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Women who are in their late-third trimester of pregnancy and have previously had bariatric surgery are wanted for a study aimed at better understanding their specific needs. The Bariatric sUrgery and Maternal nutrition in Pregnancy (BUMP) study will recruit at least 50 women over the next 12 months who are at least 34-weeks pregnant and have previously undergone weight loss …