Helping to improve long-term outcomes for very premature babies.

Monash Medical Centre

The Monash Medical Centre (Clayton) plays a major role in teaching and referrals within the state of Victoria. The Clayton campus is the largest center in the Southern Health Group, providing specialist care to the State’s south-east.

Margaret Charlton



Margaret Charlton (Psychologist) is a Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Reproduction and Development at Monash University. Margaret is a specialist in Health Psychology and in Educational and Developmental Psychology. She works in the Growth and Development follow-up programme at Monash Medical Centre.

Dr Elizabeth Carse

Participating Staff Member Dr Elizabeth Carse

Neonatal Paediatrician

Dr Elizabeth Carse is a neonatal paediatrician who has worked in the Clinic for a number of years and also works in the Neonatal Intensive Care Nursery at Monash Medical Centre.

Maree Hayes

Participating Staff Member Maree Hayes

Research Nurse

 Marie has a postgraduate degree in Advanced Nursing and has also completed a Graduate Diploma in Maternal & Child Health Nursing. She has worked in a number of clinical areas, most recently in Neonatal Intensive Care. She has been in her current position as Research Coordinator of the Growth & Development Clinic for many years as she enjoys working with children and supports research development at Monash Medical Centre.