Breakthrough - The Future is Gender Equality.

Prof. Jane Fisher

Clinical + Health Psychologist

Prof. Jane Fisher

Jane Fisher, an academic Clinical and Health Psychologist is Professor of Women’s Health and Director of the Jean Hailes Research Unit in the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine at Monash University.

She has longstanding interests in gender-based risks for women’s reproductive health and mental health from adolescence to mid-life, in particular related to fertility; conception; pregnancy; the perinatal period and chronic non-communicable diseases; and on parenting capabilities and early childhood development in low- and high-income settings.

She has completed major epidemiological studies in clinical and community settings in Australia and Vietnam, nationally funded intervention trials, and has supervised more than 30 research higher degree and postgraduate coursework projects to completion.

She is an expert technical advisor to international agencies including the World Health Organization, UNICEF and the United Nations Population Fund.

Hear Jane speak in My Body, Myself Break Out session, as part of Safety in Numbers.