Dr Miranda Davies-Tuck, NHMRC Early Career Research Fellow

Biography

Dr Miranda Davies-Tuck is an NHMRC Early Career Research Fellow, with a focus on perinatal and clinical epidemiology. She obtained her PhD from the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University in 2010 where she worked on a number of large prospective cohort studies developing epidemiological and bio-statistical expertise.

Her main research areas include understanding ethnic differences in maternal and perinatal outcomes, stillbirth, improved antenatal detection of small babies, assessing the effectiveness of current antenatal and intrapartum interventions and home birth.

She is a course co-ordinator and teaches postgraduate epidemiology and biostatistics at School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University.

Dr Davies-Tuck has an established collaboration with the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services, where she has a secondment to undertake research that aligns with department of health priorities and her research interests. She has also written a Department of Health Document, ‘Implementing a public home birth program: Guidance for Victorian public health services’ to instruct health services how to plan, set up and run their own public home birth programs.