Danielle Schoenaker

Research Fellow, University of Wollongong

Dr Danielle Schoenaker is a Research Fellow in Epidemiology in the School of Medicine and the Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute at the University of Wollongong. Dr Schoenaker has a broad interest in health and medical research, with a particular emphasis on the use of longitudinal study data to inform evidence-based strategies during early life and before, during and after pregnancy for the prevention of adverse health outcomes among women and children. Her current research focusses on examining short- and long-term cardiometabolic health of women with a previous high-risk pregnancy and their children, and on developing strategies to improve women’s health as part of preconception care.


  • 2018–present
    Research Fellow, University of Wollongong
  • 2017–2018
    Senior Research Officer, Cancer Council Victoria
  • 2012–2017
    Research Officer, University of Queensland


  • 2017 
    University of Queensland, PhD, Epidemiology
  • 2011 
    Wageningen University, Master of Science, Nutritional and Public Health Epidemiology
  • 2008 
    HAN University of Applied Sciences, Bachelor of Science, Nutrition and Dietetics