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Professor Jeannette Milgrom


Jeannette Milgrom is Professor, Psychological Sciences, University of Melbourne and Director of Clinical and Health Psychology, Austin Health, Melbourne. She has established a psychology hospital department that integrates clinical services, research and teaching. She was Chair of the National Executive of the College of Health Psychologists, Australian Psychological Society, 2002-2006 and convened the Doctor of Psychology (Health), University of Melbourne, 1999-2008.

Jeannette established the ParentInfant Research Institute in 2001 focusing on high-risk infants, postnatal depression, prematurity and developing psychological treatments (mothers, fathers and babies). Jeannette has had a major role in the beyondblue National Perinatal Depression Initiative since 2001. She is recipient of 61 research grants and author of 4 books, 13 chapters and 90 scientific articles.

The Mental Health Professionals’ Network (MHPN) respectfully acknowledges the Wurundjeri and the Boon Wurrung people of the Kulin nation, the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land on which our office is situated. We also acknowledge Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.