Mr Stephen Harfield

Senior Research Fellow

UQ Poche Centre for Indigenous Health
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

Affiliate Senior Research Fellow

School of Public Health
Faculty of Medicine

HDR Scholar

Faculty of Medicine


Stephen is a Narungga and Ngarrindjeri man from South Australia, and Senior Research Fellow with the University of Queensland Poche Centre for Indigenous Health and PhD candidate with the School of Public Health at the University of Queensland.

Stephen is an epidemiologist and public health researcher who has worked with Aboriginal communities and organisations across Australia. Stephen has experience in conducting health services research, sexual health, adolescents and young people’s health and wellbeing, and Indigenous methodology.

Stephen completed a Master of Philosophy in Applied Epidemiology at the Australian National University in 2019, and has a Master of Public Health (Flinders University, 2013), a Graduate Certificate Health Services Research and Development (The University of Wollongong, 2012), and a Bachelor of Health Sciences (Public Health) (The University of Adelaide, 2008).


  • Master of Applied Epidemiology, Australian National University
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health, University of Wollongong
  • Master of Philosophy, Australian National University
  • Master of Public Health, Flinders University
  • Grad Cert in Health Services Research &Development, University of Wollongong
  • Bachelor of Health Science, The University of Adelaide


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