Reproductive choices, social in/exclusion and women’s health and wellbeing

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A Judith Lumley Centre lunchtime seminar with Associate Professor Melissa Graham

Wednesday 07 October 2020 12:30 pm until Wednesday 07 October 2020 01:30 pm (Add to calendar)
Judith Lumley Centre
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Associate Professor Melissa Graham
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Women’s reproductive choices, decision-making and consequences

Associate Professor Melissa Graham

Melissa Graham, BPH (Hons), GCHE, Grad Dip Epi Biostats, PhD is an Associate Professor of Public Health and the Course Coordinator for the Master of Public Health programs at La Trobe University. She teaches approaches to public health problems and supervises honours, masters and PhD students. She is the Deputy Director, Centre for Health through Action on Social Exclusion (CHASE), a multi-disciplinary research centre which works collaboratively to promote social inclusion, in the School of Health and Social Development, Faculty of Health at Deakin University.

Associate Professor Graham's research focuses on the exploration of the lives of women who do not have children, the role of policy on reproductive health, social support for reproductive decision-making, and consequent health and wellbeing. Her research is underpinned by concepts of social in/exclusion, gender, and equality.

In this lunchtime seminar, Melissa will present an overview of her research program.

Time and venue

7 October 2020
12:30 - 1:30 pm
Judith Lumley Centre, School of Nursing and Midwifery, La Trobe University

Zoom: [external link]

The Judith Lumley Centre holds open lunchtime seminars on the first Wednesday of every month from February to December from 12.30 - 1.30 pm and also extra seminars at different times. These seminars showcase the work of national and international academics/researchers.
Our lunchtime seminars are free and open to all. They are delivered in accessible academic language and members of the wider community are welcome to attend.

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