MCHRI welcomes new arrivals, Professor Helen Skouteris and her team

In her new role Professor Skouteris will be focused on establishing long term collaborative research and education/training programs in healthcare improvement, implementation science/health services research, working with colleagues from MCHRI, Monash, Warwick, Monash partners and beyond.  Professor Skouteris is currently working with the Department of Health and Human Services to scale up a healthy eating and active living program in residential out-of-home care across Victoria and is leading a national alliance focused on health in preconception and pregnancy to reduce the burden of maternal obesity. Professor Skouteris comes with a team of 7 postdoctoral research fellows and a PhD student working on implementation research and evaluation projects focused on improving health and developmental outcomes for women, children and adolescents.