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Professor Sharon Goldfeld holds a unique position within Australian child health research, with 10 years government experience she is an expert in policy, a paediatrician, and a public health clinician scientist. Sharon is the Director of the Centre for Community Child Health at The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne and Theme Director, Population Health at Murdoch Children’s Research Institute.
Over her career she has successfully translated her research into service delivery and policy including the national implementation of Early Development Instrument. She now leads an innovative program focused on investigating, testing and translating sustainable policy relevant solutions that can eliminate inequities for Australia’s children.
She leads numerous research and evaluation initiatives, including:
Sharon is frequently invited to provide keynote and workshop presentations. Sharon has been invited, by the Health Minister, to assist with the formation of the National Action Plan for the Health of Children and Young People 2020 – 2030.
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The Centre for Community Child Health is a department of The Royal Children’s Hospital and a research group of Murdoch Childrens Research Institute.