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About Maree A Crepinsek

Maree Crepinsek MScRsrch(HlthSc)(Bond)
Maree Crepinsek has 12 years of research experience, and has been actively involved in Midwifery research with particular interest in a woman’s breastfeeding experience and the postnatal period. Maree’s research is aimed at improving the maternity care of women, to optimise the health and wellbeing of women and babies. Maree has published 3 peer reviewed articles including a Cochrane Systematic Review and 2 articles in Birth. Maree has also been involved in 2 substantial research projects and reports, the National Child Nutrition Research Project, (A Commonwealth Government funded research project) and a Florence Chatfield Research Grant - Queensland Nursing Council. Project title: Against all odds: A retrospective study of women who succeed at breastfeeding despite extraordinary difficulties. Maree has taught in the area of quantitative research methodology and had conducted both qualitative and quantitative research. Maree has also completed her Master’s of Science by Research; this work was both a qualitative and quantitative longitudinal cohort study.

Maree is commencing her PhD in 2015 – research topic being - Enculturation of Midwives for Professional Practice – a focused ethnography

On a personal level Maree enjoys beach walking, meditation, bushwalking, theatre, art galleries, astrology, travel as well as the company of her family and friends.


2015 - Present Chair of School Board, Southern Cross University School of Health and Human Sciences
Present Course Coordinator, Midwifery, Southern Cross University School of Health and Human Sciences

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Locked Mail Bag 4
Coolangatta QLD
Australia 4225
Phone: (+61 7)5589 3248
Mobile: 0427375150