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    Dr Sarah Hanieh

Sarah is a NHMRC Early Career Research Fellow in the International and Immigrant Health Group at the Doherty Institute. Sarah has worked in maternal and child health for over 16 years in a clinical, research and policy capacity with a number of non-governmental, academic and other international institutions including Medecins Sans Frontieres and the World Health Organization. She has previously spent time working in Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Liberia, South America, Ethiopia and Vietnam, as well as in Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory. Sarah was awarded both the Chancellors Prize and Dean's Award for Excellence in a PhD thesis in 2016 and received a four-year NHMRC Early Career Research Fellowship. Her current research focuses on developing a predictive algorithm to identify infants at high risk of stunting in resource-constrained settings, and investigating the link between the gut microbiome and child undernutrition.