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Harriet Hiscock

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Paediatrics Royal Children'S Hospital
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Mental health
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Prof

Harriet Hiscock

 
Division
Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
 
Primary Interest
Paediatrics
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Prof

Harriet Hiscock

 

Professor Hiscock is a consultant paediatrician and National Health and Medical Research Council Practitioner Fellow. She is Associate Director, Research at the Centre for Community Child Health, Director of the Royal Children’s Hospital Health Services Research Unit and Group Leader, Health Services, Murdoch Children's Research Institute.

Her research focuses on developing, testing and implementing novel approaches to: (i) keep children out of hospital; (ii) reduce low value (wasteful) care; and (iii) integrate health, social and education services to improve health and wellbeing for children, including those living with family adversity. She has published over 180 peer reviewed papers and been awarded continuous NHMRC funding since 2002 including a current CRE in Childhood Adversity and Mental Health, as CIA. She is assisted by a team of around 20 multi-disciplinary students and researchers. Professor Hiscock has a strong focus on translation beyond traditional methods, including her infant sleep e- learning package for professionals, MCRI Sleep podcast (https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/sleep/id1466905974) for parents and clinicians (> 15,000 downloads in the first month), a sleep app designed to help parents manage common child behaviour problems and rollout of her Infant Sleep program to 1,200 Victorian maternal and child health nurses, for which she was awarded the 2010 Early Years Minister's Award for Partnerships with Families and Communities. Her work informs content of the federal government-funded Raising Children Network Parenting site. She has co-authored a report which led to inclusion of a child mental health measure in the Victorian School Entry Health Questionnaire that enables earlier detection and management of child mental health problems.

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2016

Rue Wright Memorial Award presentation finalist. RACP Annual Scientific Meeting, Adelaide.

Royal Australiasian College of Physicians

2014

Career Development Fellowship (Level 2) 2014 - 2017

National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

2012

RACP Fellow’s Contribution Award

Royal Australiasian College of Physicians (RACP)

2012

Career Development Award (Level 1) 2010 - 2013

National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

2011

Mentors Award - Special Commendation

Royal Australiasian College of Physicians (RACP)

2010

Victorian government Early Years Minister's Award for Partnerships with Families and Communities for Infant Sleep Program

Victorian Government

2009

MCRI Rising Star Award for excellence in research less than 10 years post doctorate

Murdoch Childrens Research Institute (MCRI)

2009

Rue Wright Memorial Prize for best community child health research. Royal Australasian College of Physicians Annual Scientific Meeting

Royal Australiasian College of Physicians (RACP)

2007

Jeffrey Mahemoff Travel Scholarship

Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children's Hospital

2001

NHMRC Public Health Scholarship

National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

2001

Young Investigator Award Royal Australasian College of Physicians Annual Scientific Meeting.

Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP)

1998

RCH Research Institute Trainee Research Scholarship

Royal Children's Hospital (RCH)

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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Honorary

Paediatrics Royal Children'S Hospital

Working Party For National Intensive Nurse Home Visiting Trial

Working Party for National Intensive Nurse Home Visiting Trial

Working Party For National Survey Of Sleep Habits Of Australian Children

Sleep Health Foundation

Working Party For Child And Adolescent Component Of The National Mental Health And Wellbeing Survey, Dept Of Health And Aging

Working Party for Child and Adolescent component of the National Mental Health and Wellbeing Survey, Dept of Health and Aging

Working Party For Access To Allied Health Professionals Services, Dept Of Health And Aging

Working Party for Access to Allied Health Professionals Services, Dept of Health and Aging

Co-Convenor

Victorian Clinical Research Network (ongoing)

Scientific Program Committee (Ongoing)

International Congress of Pediatrics

Victorian Government Perinatal Mental Health Initiative Subcommittees: Research And Clinical Pathways

Victorian government Perinatal Mental Health Initiative subcommittees: research and clinical pathways

Expert Content Advisor, Raising Children Network (Ongoing)

Expert content advisor, Raising Children Network (ongoing)

Representative For The Racp, Paediatric And Child Health Division

Department of Health and Ageing Child Mental Health Stakeholder Group

Steering Group, Australian Paediatric Research Network (Ongoing)

Steering group, Australian Paediatric Research Network (ongoing)

Racp Paediatric Scientific Program Committee (Ongoing)

RACP Paediatric Scientific Program Committee (ongoing)

National Raising Children Network Website; Expert Advisor On Sleep Content (Ongoing)

National Raising Children Network website; expert advisor on sleep content (ongoing)

Racp Research Advisory Group (Ongoing)

RACP Research Advisory Group (ongoing)

Education


Doctor of Medicine

University of Melbourne

Graduate Diploma Epidemiology and Biostatistics (Hons)

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

Monash University