Dr Mark Brown
Dr Mark Brown
PhD (Psychology), BAppSc(Hons) in Psychology, GradDip (Psychological Studies), Bachelor of Contemporary Arts
Dr Mark Brown is a Research Fellow at the Summer Foundation and has been working with the Research Unit since 2018. He leads research projects that explore the issue of young people in aged care, performing in-depth data analysis on large administrative datasets. The outcomes of his work will help to influence policy and inform stakeholders and the general public about the key facts and trends regarding young people in aged care.
Mark has over 10 years’ experience as a statistician, data analyst and social researcher, with lived experience of disability. He has worked as a researcher, analyst and consultant for a variety of government, private and not-for-profit organisations in the disability sector, including the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA). Mark is also an Adjunct Research Fellow at the Living with Disability Research Centre at La Trobe University.
- Brown, M.G., Bishop, G.M., Winkler, D., Douglas, J.M. Young people in Australian residential aged care: evaluating trends 2008 to 2018, Australian Health Review, in press.(accepted 15/10/19)
- Callaway, L., Brown, M.G., Fensham-Cobb, P., Worsnop, T., Farrell, D. (2015) Considerations for National Disability Insurance Scheme design: The health and disability interface for people with complex needs living in shared supported accommodation. Melbourne, Australia: Monash University, Yooralla, Summer Foundation & Multiple Sclerosis Limited.
- Craig, D., Brown, M.G., McNamara, C., Forbes, S. (2013) Moving into My Own Home (Report). Melbourne: Youth Disability Advocacy Service.