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The Vicgeneration Study: A Birth Cohort To Examine The Environmental, Behavioural And Biol..
Addressing Ethical and Methodological Challenges in Research with Refugee-background Young..
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Evaluation of systems reform in public hospitals, Victoria, Australia, to improve access to antenatal care for women of refugee background: An interrupted time series design.
Jane Yelland, Fiona Mensah, Elisha Riggs, Ellie McDonald, Josef Szwarc, Wendy Dawson, Dannielle Vanpraag, Sue Casey, Christine East, Mary Anne Biro, Glyn Teale, Sue Willey, Stephanie J Brown
Journal article | 2020 | PLOS Medicine
INTRODUCTION: Inequalities in maternal and newborn health persist in many high-income countries, including for women of refugee ba..
Afghan families and health professionals ? access to health information during and after pregnancy
Elisha Riggs, Jane Yelland, Josef Szwarc, Philippa Duell-Piening, Sayed Wahidi, Fatema Fouladi, Sue Casey, Donna Chesters, Stephanie Brown
Journal article | 2020 | Women and Birth
BACKGROUND: Having a baby in a new country can be challenging, especially if unable to communicate in a preferred language. The ai..
'It requires something drastic': Interviews with health care leaders about organisational responses to social disadvantage.
Jane Yelland, Elisha Riggs, Wendy Dawson, Dannielle Vanpraag, Josef Szwarc, Stephanie Brown
Journal article | 2020 | Women and Birth
PROBLEM: Persisting disparities in maternal and child health outcomes in high income countries require new insights for health ser..
Adolescent Health Literacy in Beijing and Melbourne: A Cross-Cultural Comparison.
Shuaijun Guo, Xiaoming Yu, Elise Davis, Rebecca Armstrong, Elisha Riggs, Lucio Naccarella
Journal article | 2020 | International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
While adolescent health literacy has gained momentum, it is under-researched from a cross-cultural perspective. This study aims to..
Confident and Understanding Parents (CUPs) - a child nutrition and active play pilot intervention for disadvantaged families attending Supported Playgroups in Victoria, Australia.
Judith Myers, Elisha Riggs, Ju-Lin Lee, Kay Gibbons, Geraldine Naughton
Journal article | 2019 | Health Promotion Journal of Australia
ISSUE ADDRESSED: Health and nutrition inequalities are prevalent among families from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds...
Interventions with pregnant women, new mothers and other primary caregivers for preventing early childhood caries
Elisha Riggs, Nicky Kilpatrick, Linda Slack-Smith, Barbara Chadwick, Jane Yelland, MS Muthu, Judith C Gomersall
Journal article | 2019 | Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
BACKGROUND: Dental caries is one of the most common chronic diseases of childhood and is associated with adverse health and econom..
The physical and mental health problems of refugee and migrant fathers: findings from an Australian population-based study of children and their families
Rebecca Giallo, Elisha Riggs, Claire Lynch, Dannielle Vanpraag, Jane Yelland, Josef Szwarc, Philippa Duell-Piening, Lauren Tyrell, Sue Casey, Stephanie Janne Brown
Journal article | 2017 | BMJ Open
Cultural safety and belonging for refugee background women attending group pregnancy care: An Australian qualitative study
Elisha Riggs, Sumaiya Muyeen, Stephanie Brown, Wendy Dawson, Pauline Petschel, Waan Tardiff, Fiona Norman, Dannielle Vanpraag, Jo Szwarc, Jane Yelland
Journal article | 2017 | Birth
A Cultural Competence Organizational Review for Community Health Services: Insights From a Participatory Approach
Mandy Truong, Lisa Gibbs, Veronika Pradel, Michal Morris, Pauline Gwatirisa, Maryanne Tadic, Andrea de Silva, Martin Hall, Dana Young, Elisha Riggs, Hanny Calache, Mark Gussy, Richard Watt, Iqbal Gondal, Elizabeth Waters
Journal article | 2017 | HEALTH PROMOTION PRACTICE
Bridging the language gap: a co-designed quality improvement project to engage professional interpreters for women duing labour
Jane Yelland, Mary Anne Biro, Wendy Dawson, Elisha Riggs, Dannielle Vanpraag, Karen Wigg, John Antonopoulos, Jenny Morgans, Jo Szwarc, Chris East, Stephanie Brown
Journal article | 2017 | AUSTRALIAN HEALTH REVIEW
Compromised communication: a qualitative study exploring Afghan families and health professionals' experience of interpreting support in Australian maternity care
Jane Yelland, Elisha Riggs, Josef Szwarc, Sue Casey, Philippa Duell-Piening, Donna Chesters, Sayed Wahidi, Fatema Fouladi, Stephanie Brown
Journal article | 2016 | BMJ QUALITY & SAFETY
Fatherhood in a New Country: A Qualitative Study Exploring the Experiences of Afghan Men and Implications for Health Services
Elisha Riggs, Jane Yelland, Josef Szwarc, Sayed Wahidi, Sue Casey, Donna Chesters, Fatema Fouladi, Philippa Duell-Piening, Rebecca Giallo, Stephanie Brown
Journal article | 2016 | Birth
Community-based population-level interventions for promoting child oral health
Andrea M de Silva, Shalika Hegde, Bridget Akudo Nwagbara, Hanny Calache, Mark G Gussy, Mona Nasser, Hannah R Morrice, Elisha Riggs, Pamela M Leong, Lisa K Meyenn, Reza Yousefi-Nooraie
Journal article | 2016 | Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Bridging the Gap: using an interrupted time series design to evaluate systems reform addressing refugee maternal and child health inequalities
Jane Yelland, Elisha Riggs, Josef Szwarc, Sue Casey, Wendy Dawson, Dannielle Vanpraag, Chris East, Euan Wallace, Glyn Teale, Bernie Harrison, Pauline Petschel, John Furler, Sharon Goldfeld, Fiona Mensah, Mary Anne Biro, Sue Willey, I-Hao Cheng, Rhonda Small, Stephanie Brown
Journal article | 2015 | IMPLEMENTATION SCIENCE
Promoting the inclusion of Afghan women and men in research: reflections from research and community partners involved in implementing a 'proof of concept' project
Elisha Riggs, Jane Yelland, Josef Szwarc, Sue Casey, Donna Chesters, Philippa Duell-Piening, Sayed Wahidi, Fatema Fouladi, Stephanie Brown
Journal article | 2015 | INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR EQUITY IN HEALTH
Teeth Tales: a community-based child oral health promotion trial with migrant families in Australia
Lisa Gibbs, Elizabeth Waters, Bradley Christian, Lisa Gold, Dana Young, Andrea de Silva, Hanny Calache, Mark Gussy, Richard Watt, Elisha Riggs, Maryanne Tadic, Martin Hall, Iqbal Gondal, Veronika Pradel, Laurence Moore
Journal article | 2015 | BMJ OPEN
How do Australian maternity and early childhood health services identify and respond to the settlement experience and social context of refugee background families?
Jane Yelland, Elisha Riggs, Sayed Wahidi, Fatema Fouladi, Sue Casey, Josef Szwarc, Philippa Duell-Piening, Donna Chesters, Stephanie Brown
Journal article | 2014 | BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
An exploratory trial implementing a community-based child oral health promotion intervention for Australian families from refugee and migrant backgrounds: a protocol paper for Teeth Tales
Lisa Gibbs, Elizabeth Waters, Andrea de Silva, Elisha Riggs, Laurence Moore, Christine Armit, Britt Johnson, Michal Morris, Hanny Calache, Mark Gussy, Dana Young, Maryanne Tadic, Bradley Christian, Iqbal Gondal, Richard Watt, Veronika Pradel, Mandy Truong, Lisa Gold
Journal article | 2014 | BMJ OPEN
Parental self-efficacy and oral health-related knowledge are associated with parent and child oral health behaviors and self-reported oral health status
Andrea de Silva-Sanigorski, Rosie Ashbolt, Julie Green, Hanny Calache, Benedict Keith, Elisha Riggs, Elizabeth Waters
Journal article | 2013 | Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology
Over and undernutrition in the children of Australian immigrants: Assessing the influence of birthplace of primary carer and English language use at home on the nutritional status of 4-5-year-olds
AMN Renzaho, J Oldroyd, C Burns, E Waters, E Riggs, C Renzaho
Journal article | 2009 | International Journal of Pediatric Obesity
Melbourne Dental School
Doctor of Philosophy
University of Melbourne
Bachelor of Applied Science (Health Promotion) with Honours