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DR Simon Crouch


  • Child health and wellbeing in same-sex parent families
  • Public health



  • Dr Simon Crouch is a public health doctor and lead investigator of the Australian Study of Child Health in Same-Sex Families. Based with the Jack Brockhoff Child Health and Wellbeing Program at the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health Dr Crouch is in the final stages of his PhD which considers multidimensional aspects of child health and wellbeing in same-sex parent families.   


Member of

  • Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine. Advanced Trainee 2009 -
  • Public Health Association of Australia. Student member 2009 -
  • Australian Health Practitioners Authority. Registered Medical Practitioner 2012 - 2013


Education and training

  • MPH, La Trobe University 2010
  • MA, University of Cambridge 2005
  • MBBS, King's College London 2005
  • BA, University of Cambridge 2001

Awards and honors

  • The Brockhoff Excellence Award, 2013
  • National Health and Medical Research Council, 2012
  • Australia Day Award, The Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, 2010
  • Michael Frowen Memorial Prize, Medical Council on Alcohol, UK, 2003
  • Smyth Scholarship for Academic Achievement, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, 2001


Available for supervision

  • Y

Supervision Statement

  • I have supervised both undergraduate and Masters students on projects relating to gay, lesbian, and, bisexual health as well as child health in same-sex parent families.