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Dr Leesa Hooker Senior Lecturer, Judith Lumley Centre

Dr Leesa Hooker is a nurse/midwife academic and Senior Research Fellow at the Judith Lumley Centre-La Trobe University, leading the Child, Family and Community Health nursing research stream within the Centre. She has established expertise in the epidemiology of family violence, women’s mental and reproductive health and parenting. Her research includes intervention trials, observation studies and systematic reviews with a focus on improving maternal and child health outcomes, and the healthcare service response to abused women and children.


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