2015 Grand Rounds Seminar

Presented by:

Associate Professor Vicki Flenady, Director of the Translating Research into Practice (TRIP) Centre and Program Head of the Optimising outcomes for mothers and babies at risk research program, Mater Research


Vicki also has Adjunct positions as an Associate Professor at The University of Queensland’s School of Medicine, School of Population Health, and School of Nursing and Midwifery.

Vicki is known widely as an international and national perinatal epidemiologist. With a back- ground in midwifery, clinical epidemiology and biostatistics, she is currently involved in large- scale perinatal epidemiological studies on risk factors and data quality at a national and international level with a focus on stillbirth prevention. Vicki is a Founding Member and Secretary of the Australian and New Zealand Stillbirth Alliance (ANZSA) and is the current President of the Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand (PSANZ), and Convenor of the PSANZ Perinatal Mortality Group (PSANZ PMG). In 2011, Vicki was lead author on two papers in the Lancet Stillbirth Series, and is a member of the Lancet Stillbirth Series Steering Committee. She has also authored or co-authored books and several state-wide and hospital clinical outcome reports, as well as devel- oped many national and state guidelines pertaining to perinatal mortality. Vicki is the Associate Editor of BMC Public Health and has built strong working relationships with various national and international stakeholders with the purpose of collaboratively improving clinical practice, research into stillbirth and awareness about stillbirth among consumer groups. Vicki has won a number of National Institute of Clinical Studies awards, including the Cochrane Users Award for contribution to promotion of the Cochrane Library and an award for implementing the PSANZ Perinatal Mortality Guidelines. In 2011 she received the Eileen Potter Award for Translating Research Into Practice, Mater Medical Research Institute. In 2013 Vicki received the Medal of Distinction established by Women’s Healthcare Australasia honouring her outstanding contribu- tion at a national level to improving health of women through service provision, leadership and advocacy.

MONDAY 27 APRIL 2015 16:00 - 17:30
Venue:Gold Coast University Hospital
Building E-G-009 Pathology and Education Department (PED-Seminar Lecture Theatre)


RSVP by Monday 20 April 2015 to
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