Jacqueline Stephens

Dr Jacqueline Stephens is an Early Career Researcher who conducts research focused on reducing inequity in access to healthcare services.

She has identified geographical disparity, financial insecurity, and disrupted family dynamics as factors influencing the incidence of childhood illness across Australia.

Her current research is focused on ensuring equitable delivery of healthcare services, particularly for infectious diseases and ear health services, for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.


  • 2019–present
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute
  • 2016–2018
    Research Fellow, University of South Australia


  • 2017 
    The University of Adelaide, PhD
  • 2004 
    The University of Adelaide, MPH