College of Medicine and Public Health
Dr Jacqueline Stephens is an epidemiologist who conducts research focused on access to healthcare and eliminating healthcare inequity, particularly for those living in rural and remote locations. In her research she contextualises data linkage and ‘big data’ outcomes with community narratives to give the epidemiological data meaning. Her research covers a range of topics in ear health, infectious disease, & kidney disease with a focus on eliminating their inequitable impact on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. ❤️💛🖤
Working closely with Aboriginal organisations and Aboriginal Health Workers, she is leading research to optimise current approaches to ear health screening programs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.
Her current research includes:
Dr Stephens is in interested in data linkage ethics and is currently a member of the SA Health HREC and the International Science Council's Committee on Data (CODATA) ECR Network committee. In addition, she is the Deputy Chair of the National Science Week (SA) committee, a member of the Public Health Association (SA Branch) committee, an ECR representative on the FHMRI Healthy Communities Theme executive committee, and a member of the South Australian Aboriginal Ear Health Reference Group (SAAEHRG).
She is a member of the Australasian Epidemiological Association Executive Council.
PhD, MPH, BSC(Hon), GradCertEmgDisMgmt
Dr Stephens is the topic coordinator for the following topics:
She is part of the teaching team, or provides guest lectures, for the following topics:
She provides supervision for higher degree by research students (Hons, MPH, PhD), as well as MD Advanced Studies and FHMRI Summer Scholarship placements.
Dr Jacqueline Stephens is a member of:
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