Briony Jain

Research Fellow in Social Work and Social Policy

Mental Health and Social Work

Middlesex University

Ageing research, Injury prevention, Public Health, Epidemiology, Research methods

Dr Briony Jain (nee Murphy) is a mixed-methods public health and injury prevention researcher, specialising in the use of routinely collected health and mortality data to improve quality of life and social outcomes for older adults. In 2017, Briony completed her PhD with the Department of Forensic Medicine, Monash University in Melbourne, Australia under the primary supervision of Professor Joseph Ibrahim and supported by the Australian Government Research Training Program. Her thesis entitled: “The epidemiology and prevention of intentional deaths from suicide and resident-to-resident aggression among nursing home residents in Australia”, was the first research of its kind in Australia and largest study in the world to utilise existing medico-legal death investigation information to desmore...

Doctor of Philosophy (2018) Department of Forensic Medicine School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine Monash University Thesis title: “The epidemiology and prevention of intentional deaths from suicide and resident-to-resident aggression among nursing home residents in Australia” Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours) (2013) Criminal Justice Administration RMIT University Honours Thesis: “Service contacts proximate to intimate partner homicides in Victoria: Opportunities for prevention”.

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  1. Murphy, Briony J., Ibrahim, Joseph E., Bugeja, Lyndal C., Pilgrim, Jennifer L. and Cicuttini, Flavia (2017) The use of deceased controls in epidemiologic research: a systematic review. American Journal of Epidemiology, 186 (3). pp. 367-384. ISSN 0002-9262 (doi:https://doi.org/10.1093/aje/kwx052)
  2. Murphy, Briony J., Bugeja, Lyndal C., Pilgrim, Jennifer L. and Ibrahim, Joseph E. (2017) Deaths from resident-to-resident aggression in Australian nursing homes. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 65 (12). pp. 2603-2609. ISSN 0002-8614 (doi:https://doi.org/10.1111/jgs.15051)
  3. Murphy, Briony J., Bugeja, Lyndal C., Pilgrim, Jennifer L. and Ibrahim, Joseph E. (2018) Suicide among nursing home residents in Australia: a national population-based retrospective analysis of medico-legal death investigation information. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 33 (5). pp. 786-796. ISSN 0885-6230 (doi:https://doi.org/10.1002/gps.4862)
  4. Murphy, Briony J., Kennedy, Briohny, Martin, Catherine, Bugeja, Lyndal C., Willoughby, Melissa and Ibrahim, Joseph E. (2018) Health and care related risk factors for suicide among nursing home residents: a data linkage study. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior . ISSN 0363-0234 (Published online first) (doi:https://doi.org/10.1111/sltb.12465)
  5. Jain, Briony, Willoughby, Melissa, Winbolt, Margaret, Lo Giudice, Dina and Ibrahim, Joseph (2018) Stakeholder perceptions on resident-to-resident aggression: implications for prevention. Australian Health Review . ISSN 0156-5788 (doi:https://doi.org/10.1071/AH17282)