Emily Shepherd

Dr Emily Shepherd

Affiliate Senior Lecturer

Adelaide Medical School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences


Emily Shepherd is an Affiliate Senior Lecturer within the Adelaide Medical School and Robinson Research Institute at the University of Adelaide. She is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute.

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  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2020 Affiliate Senior Lecturer University of Adelaide
    2015 - 2020 Associate Research Fellow South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute
    2012 - 2018 Research Associate University of Adelaide
  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2020 Recognition Dean’s Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence The University of Adelaide Australia
    2019 Research Award PhD Student Award South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute Australia $1000
    2014 Research Award New Investigator Award Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand Australia $1,000
    2012 Research Award University Medal The University of Adelaide Australia Not applicable
    2011 Research Award Most Outstanding Honours Student, Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology The University of Adelaide Australia $500
    2010 Recognition Bachelor of Health Sciences Dean's Certificate of Merit The University of Adelaide Australia Not applicable
    2009 Recognition Rob Barret Memorial Prize, Discipline of Psychiatry The University of Adelaide Australia Not applicable
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2014 - 2020 University of Adelaide Australia Doctor of Philosophy
    2011 - 2011 University of Adelaide Australia Honours Degree of Bachelor of Health Sciences
    2008 - 2010 University of Adelaide Australia Degree of Bachelor of Health Sciences
  • Research Interests

RESEARCH GRANTS

National competitive schemes

2016-2019

Research Foundation of Cerebral Palsy Alliance: PG2015 – Neonatal and infant adverse effects of antenatal magnesium sulphate for improving outcomes for mothers and babies: a systematic review. Shepherd E, Middleton P, Makrides M, Crowther CA.

$23,542

2014-2019

 

Research Foundation of Cerebral Palsy Alliance: IRG2213 – Working to improve the survival and good health for babies born preterm: The WISH project follow up study. Crowther CA, Middleton P, Bain E, Flenady V, Morris J, Beckmann M, Groom K, McIntyre S.

$250,000

2013-2017

NHMRC Funding for Satellites of Cochrane Review Groups: Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Australian and New Zealand Satellite. Middleton P, Crowther CA, Bain E, Dodd J, Flenady V, East C, Brown J.

$240,000

2015-2016

Research Foundation of Cerebral Palsy Alliance: PG0914 – Interventions during the antenatal and neonatal period to prevent cerebral palsy: an overview of Cochrane systematic reviews. Bain E, Middleton P, Crowther CA.

$22,000

International competitive schemes

2016

National Institutes for Health Research, United Kingdom, Cochrane Incentive Scheme: 16/72/02 – Diet and exercise interventions for preventing gestational diabetes. Shepherd E.

£5,000

2013-2014

National Institutes for Health Research, United Kingdom, Cochrane Incentive Scheme: 13/101/04 – Interventions for managing asthma during pregnancy. Bain E, Middleton P, Crowther CA.

£5,000

Consulting income

2016

NHMRC: 12/117/002/OO006-8. Methodological reviews of nutrient reference values: iodine, fluoride and sodium. Middleton P, Shepherd E, Makrides M.

$16,800

2014-2015

NHMRC: 12/117/002/OO002 – Evaluation of evidence on the effectiveness of interventions for caregiving practices and behaviours for optimal social and emotional development of infants. Middleton P, Bain E, Crowther CA, Flenady V.

$133,750

2014

NHMRC: 12/117/002/OO001 for the provision of services to critically appraise literature submitted during public consultation on NHMRC’s draft Information Paper on the effectiveness of homeopathy. Middleton P, Bain E.

$18,000

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  • Committee Memberships

    Date Role Committee Institution Country
    2016 - 2018 Member Early Career Researcher Committee Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand Australia
    2010 - 2016 Member South Australian Branch Committee Public Health Association of Australia Australia
  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2016 - ongoing Member Australian Clinical Trials Alliance Australia
    2013 - ongoing Member Healthy Development Adelaide Australia
    2012 - ongoing Member Cochrane Collaboration Trainers' Network Australia
    2011 - ongoing Member Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand Australia
    2011 - ongoing Member Interdisciplinary Maternal Perinatal Australasian Clinical Trials Network Australia
    2010 - ongoing Member Public Health Association of Australia Australia
  • Position: Affiliate Senior Lecturer
  • Email: emily.shepherd@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: Womens & Childrens Hospital
  • Building: WCH - Queen Victoria Building, floor 7
  • Org Unit: Adelaide Medical School

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