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Miranda focuses on perinatal and clinical epidemiology. Her main research areas include understanding ethnic differences in maternal and perinatal outcomes, stillbirth, improved antenatal detection of small babies, assessing the effectiveness of current antenatal and intrapartum interventions and home birth. She's a course coordinator and teaches graduate epidemiology and biostatistics at the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine. She has an established collaboration with the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services, where she has a secondment to undertake research that aligns with department of health priorities and her research interests. She's also written a Department of Health document, ‘Implementing a public home birth program: Guidance for Victorian public health services’, to instruct health services how to plan, set up and run their own public home birth programs.
Miranda Davies-Tuck's Articles
The hospital at home
With more women choosing to give birth at home, researchers are developing a clinical guideline for safe practices in Victoria.