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Dr Sophie Hickey is a mixed-methods health service researcher at the Molly Wardaguga Research Centre, Charles Darwin University. She currently manages a large longitudinal cohort study of First Nations mothers and children designed to provide feedback to local service providers on best practice maternity care, that has seen a profound reduction in preterm birth for women accessing the new model of care. As an applied sociologist, Sophie works in a diverse multidisciplinary team and uses institutional ethnography, participatory action research and implementation science to improve health services for and with First Nations people. Sophie is currently on the Executive Committee of HSRAANZ and convenor forTASA Applied Sociology Thematic Group.
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Birthing on Country services centre First Nations cultures and empower women in pregnancy and childbirthHickey, S., Ireland, S. & Roe, Y., 23 Mar 2022, The Conversation.
Research output: Contribution to specialist publication › Article
Hearing from First Nations Dads: Qualitative yarns informing service planning and practice in urban AustraliaClifford-Motopi, A., Fisher, I., Kildea, S., Hickey, S., Roe, Y. & Kruske, S., Dec 2022, In: Family Relations. 71, 5, p. 1933-1948 16 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile3 Downloads (Pure)
A call for action that cannot go to voicemail: Research activism to urgently improve Indigenous perinatal health and wellbeingHickey, S., Roe, Y., Ireland, S., Kildea, S., Haora, P., Gao, Y., Maypilama, E. L., Kruske, S., Campbell, S., Moore, S., Maidment, S. J., Heinemann, K., Hartz, D., Adcock, A., Storey, F., Bennett, M., Lambert, C., Sibanda, N., Lawton, B., Cram, F., & 24 others, 29 Apr 2021, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Women and Birth.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Editorial › peer-review
Community-based sexual and reproductive health promotion and services for first nations people in urban AustraliaHickey, S., Roe, Y., Kruske, S., Clifford-Motopi, A., Kildea, S., Bernardino, B. & Fisher, I., 18 May 2021, In: International Journal of Women's Health. 13, p. 467-478 12 p., 34040455.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile33 Downloads (Pure)
Hickey, S., Roe, Y. & Kildea, S., 2021.
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