Associate Professor Alice Rumbold

PhD, MPH, BSc(Hons)
  • University of Adelaide
Associate Professor Alice Rumbold

Associate Professor Alice Rumbold is a Principal Research Fellow, co-lead of Perinatal and Pregnancy Care and head of the Human Milk and Lactation Research Group at SAHMRI. She also holds an affiliate position as a Research Leader within the Robinson Research Institute at the University of Adelaide.

An epidemiologist and health services researcher, she is internationally renowned for her leadership of large-scale clinical trials, epidemiological studies and systematic review activities to improve perinatal and reproductive health care. She is passionate about improving health outcomes for women and babies, particularly those experiencing vulnerability. Her current research interests include preterm birth, breastfeeding, human milk banking and infertility.

She has held continuous NHMRC funding as a CI since 2007, totalling >$10m including a NHMRC Career Development Fellowship. Her research has generated significant publications in top-ranking journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet Global Health, British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Human Reproduction and American Journal of Epidemiology, including 11 papers with over 100 citations.

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