Dr Marjan Khajehei
Conjoint Senior Lecturer

Dr Marjan Khajehei

2017

 

Certificate IV in Leadership & Management

WSLHD Training and Development Service l People and Culture

NSW Health

2013

 

PhD, Faculty of Health Science, Curtin University,

Western Australia

2008

 

MSc, Clinical Midwifery, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

 

1999

BSc, Midwifery, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

 

1995

Associate's degree, Midwifery, Shahrood University of Medical Sciences, Shahrood, Iran

 

Medicine & Health
School of Clinical Medicine

Conjoint Senior Lecturer | University of New South Wales

Clinical Midwifery Consultant, Department of Women’s and Newborn Health | Westmead Hospital

 

Dr Marjan Khajehei holds Bachelor's and Master's degree in Midwifery and a PhD in Public Health. She is a passionate researcher, clinician and academic, committed to ongoing enhancement of healthcare delivery and patient outcomes. She owns in-depth understanding of relevant research regulations guidelines (ie. ICH/GCP, TGA) and has contributed to the establishment, implementation and progress management (ie. designing, planning, budgeting, ethics approvals, managing the research team and outcomes delivery) of both quantitative and qualitative research (ie. randomised clinical trials, retrospective file reviews, surveys and interviews).

She possess strong leadership, mentoring and training skills, and ishighly capable of motivating and integrating teams. Her strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills as well as solid understanding of change management principles have enabled her to efficiently conduct research in multicultural matrix organisations in Australia, across government hospitals, NGOs, Universities, not-for-profit organisations, research institutes and private sector. 
She holds a track record of publications and creating an exceptional learning experience through speaking at national and international congresses, seminars and workshops. Her expertise in delivering innovative, learner-centred education is of the highest professional standards.

 

 

 

Phone
0437 793 398
Location
Westmead Hospital
  • Journal articles | 2022
    Abetew MM; Alemu AA; Zeleke H; Ayenew AA; Aynalem FG; Kassa GM; Khajehei M, 2022, 'Alcohol consumption and its determinants among pregnant women in Gozamin district, Amhara, Ethiopia, 2020', SAGE OPEN MEDICINE, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/20503121221130903
    Journal articles | 2022
    Khajehei M, 2022, 'Clinical outcomes and cost-effectiveness of large-scale midwifery-led, home phototherapy and neonatal jaundice surveillance', Women and Birth, vol. 35, pp. 31 - 32, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2022.07.087
    Journal articles | 2022
    Khajehei M; Gidaszewski B; Maheshwari R; McGee TM, 2022, 'Clinical outcomes and cost-effectiveness of large-scale midwifery-led, paediatrician-overseen home phototherapy and neonatal jaundice surveillance: A retrospective cohort study', Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, vol. 58, pp. 1159 - 1167, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jpc.15925
    Journal articles | 2022
    Khajehei M; Swain JA; Behroozpour E; Hajizadeh N; Parvaneh A, 2022, 'Mental fitness during transition to fatherhood', World Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, vol. 11, pp. 1 - 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.5317/wjog.v11.i1.1
    Journal articles | 2021
    Khajehei M; Assareh H, 2021, 'Temporal trend of early pregnancy high body mass index in Australian women: Risk factors and outcomes', British Journal of Midwifery, vol. 29, pp. 10 - 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/bjom.2021.29.1.10
    Journal articles | 2021
    Khajehei M; Chua SC; Gidaszewski B; Swain J, 2021, 'Comparing JM-105 and MBJ-20 Transcutaneous Bilirubinometers According to the Area Tested in Ethnically Diverse Late-Preterm and Term Neonates', Journal of Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing, vol. 35, pp. E30 - E37, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JPN.0000000000000555
    Journal articles | 2021
    Zeleke LB; Wondie AT; Tibebu MA; Alemu AA; Tessema MT; Shita NG; Khajehei M, 2021, 'Postnatal care service utilization and its determinants in East Gojjam Zone, Northwest Ethiopia: A mixed-method study', PLoS ONE, vol. 16, pp. e0256176 - e0256176, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0256176
    Journal articles | 2020
    Khajehei M; Assareh H, 2020, 'Temporal trend of diabetes in pregnant women and its association with birth outcomes, 2011 to 2017', Journal of Diabetes and its Complications, vol. 34, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jdiacomp.2020.107550
    Journal articles | 2020
    Khajehei M; Hajizadeh N; Behroozpour E, 2020, 'Fathers in the Birthing Room: Theoretical Expectations and Real-Life Experiences', Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health, vol. 65, pp. 737 - 740, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jmwh.13145
    Journal articles | 2020
    Khajehei M; Swain JA; Wen Y, 2020, 'Primiparous women's narratives of confidence in the perinatal period', British Journal of Midwifery, vol. 28, pp. 42 - 50, http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/bjom.2020.28.1.42
    Journal articles | 2020
    Kohlhoff J; Lee S; Cibralic S; Jones P; Khajehei M, 2020, 'Development and validation of the Karitane Family Outcomes Tool', Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing, vol. 25, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jspn.12295
    Journal articles | 2020
    Wang M; Kirby A; Gibbs E; Gidaszewski B; Khajehei M; Chua SC, 2020, 'Risk of preterm birth in the subsequent pregnancy following caesarean section at full cervical dilatation compared with mid-cavity instrumental delivery', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol. 60, pp. 382 - 388, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajo.13058
    Journal articles | 2019
    Chua SC; Gidaszewski B; Khajehei M, 2019, 'Efficacy of surgical excision and sub-dermal injection of triamcinolone acetonide for treatment of keloid scars after caesarean section: A single blind randomised controlled trial protocol', Trials, vol. 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13063-019-3465-6
    Journal articles | 2019
    Gidaszewski B; Khajehei M; Gibbs E; Chua SC, 2019, 'Comparison of the effect of caseload midwifery program and standard midwifery-led care on primiparous birth outcomes: A retrospective cohort matching study', Midwifery, vol. 69, pp. 10 - 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2018.10.010
    Journal articles | 2019
    McGee TM; Gidaszewski B; Khajehei M; Tse T; Gibbs E, 2019, 'Foley catheter silicone versus latex for term outpatient induction of labour: A randomised trial', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol. 59, pp. 235 - 242, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajo.12828
    Journal articles | 2019
    Riahi S; Khajehei M, 2019, 'Palliative Care: A Systematic Review of Evidence-Based Interventions', Critical Care Nursing Quarterly, vol. 42, pp. 315 - 328, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CNQ.0000000000000269
    Journal articles | 2018
    Chua SC; Treadwell EL; Gidaszewski B; Gibbs E; Kirby A; Khajehei M, 2018, 'Validation of the accuracy of postpartum haemorrhage data in the ObstetriX database: A retrospective cohort study', International Journal of Medical Informatics, vol. 120, pp. 42 - 49, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2018.09.020
    Journal articles | 2018
    Gidaszewski B; Khajehei M; McGee T, 2018, 'Outpatient cervical ripening: discomfort/pain during speculum and Foley catheter insertion', Midwifery, vol. 67, pp. 57 - 63, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2018.09.012
    Journal articles | 2018
    Khajehei M; Assareh H, 2018, 'Labour pain relief in women with assisted conception and its effects on labour and birth outcomes', British Journal of Midwifery, vol. 26, pp. 239 - 247, http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/bjom.2018.26.4.239
    Journal articles | 2018
    Khajehei M; Behroozpour E, 2018, 'Endorphins, oxytocin, sexuality and romantic relationships: An understudied area', World Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, vol. 7, pp. 17 - 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.5317/wjog.v7.i2.17
    Journal articles | 2018
    Khajehei M; Doherty M, 2018, 'Women's experience of their sexual function during pregnancy and after childbirth: A qualitative survey', British Journal of Midwifery, vol. 26, pp. 318 - 328, http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/bjom.2018.26.5.318
    Journal articles | 2017
    Chua S; Gupta S; Curnow J; Gidaszewski B; Khajehei M; Diplock H, 2017, 'Intravenous iron vs blood for acute post-partum anaemia (IIBAPPA): A prospective randomised trial', BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol. 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12884-017-1596-x
    Journal articles | 2017
    Khajehei M, 2017, 'Labour and beyond: The roles of synthetic and endogenous oxytocin in transition to motherhood', British Journal of Midwifery, vol. 25, pp. 230 - 238, http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/bjom.2017.25.4.230
    Journal articles | 2017
    Khajehei M; Doherty M, 2017, 'Exploring postnatal depression, sexual dysfunction and relationship dissatisfaction in Australian women', British Journal of Midwifery, vol. 25, pp. 162 - 172, http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/bjom.2017.25.3.162
    Journal articles | 2017
    Khajehei M; Lee AS, 2017, 'Prevalence and risk factors of low parenting confidence in mothers of infants 0–12 months of age: a retrospective file review', Journal of Family Studies, pp. 1 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13229400.2016.1270226
    Journal articles | 2016
    Khajehei M, 2016, 'Parenting challenges and parents’ intimate relationships', Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, vol. 26, pp. 447 - 451, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10911359.2015.1083509
    Journal articles | 2016
    Khajehei M, 2016, 'Prevalence and Risk Factors of Relationship Dissatisfaction in Women During the First Year After Childbirth: Implications for Family and Relationship Counseling', Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy, vol. 42, pp. 484 - 493, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0092623X.2015.1069433
    Journal articles | 2016
    Khajehei M; Finch L, 2016, 'The role of residential early parenting services in increasing parenting confidence in mothers with a history of infertility', International Journal of Fertility and Sterility, vol. 10, pp. 175 - 183
    Journal articles | 2015
    Kashefi F; Khajehei M; Alavinia M; Golmakani E; Asili J, 2015, 'Effect of ginger (Zingiber officinale) on heavy menstrual bleeding: A placebo-controlled, randomized clinical trial', Phytotherapy Research, vol. 29, pp. 114 - 119, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ptr.5235
    Journal articles | 2015
    Khajehei M, 2015, 'Mental health of perinatal women', World Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, vol. 4, pp. 46 - 46, http://dx.doi.org/10.5317/wjog.v4.i2.46
    Journal articles | 2015
    Khajehei M; Doherty M; Tilley PJM, 2015, 'An update on sexual function and dysfunction in women', Archives of Women's Mental Health, vol. 18, pp. 423 - 433, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00737-015-0535-y
    Journal articles | 2015
    Khajehei M; Doherty M; Tilley PJM; Sauer K, 2015, 'Prevalence and Risk Factors of Sexual Dysfunction in Postpartum Australian Women', Journal of Sexual Medicine, vol. 12, pp. 1415 - 1426, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jsm.12901
    Journal articles | 2014
    Kashefi F; Khajehei M; Cher MT; Alavinia M; Asili J, 2014, 'Comparison of the Effect of Ginger and Zinc Sulfate on Primary Dysmenorrhea: A Placebo-Controlled Randomized Trial', Pain Management Nursing, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pmn.2013.09.001
    Journal articles | 2014
    Kashefi F; Khajehei M; Tabatabaeichehr M; Alavinia M; Asili J, 2014, 'Comparison of the effect of ginger and zinc sulfate on primary dysmenorrhea: A placebo-controlled randomized trial', Pain Management Nursing, vol. 15, pp. 826 - 833, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pmn.2013.09.001
    Journal articles | 2014
    Khajehei M, 2014, 'Why is there a need for an interdisciplinary approach to assess erectile dysfunction?', World Journal of Clinical Urology, vol. 3, pp. 1 - 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.5410/wjcu.v3.i1.8
    Journal articles | 2013
    Khajehei M; Abdali K; Tabatabaee H, 2013, 'The effect of mefenamic acid and naproxen on heavy menstrual bleeding: A placebo-controlled study', South African Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol. 19, pp. 31 - 34, http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAJOG.587
    Journal articles | 2013
    Khajehei M; Doherty M, 2013, 'Sildenafil and Female Sexual Dysfunction: Isn’t It Time to Target the Right Candidates?', Public Health Frontier, vol. 2, pp. 38 - 45, http://dx.doi.org/10.5963/phf0201005
    Journal articles | 2013
    Khajehei M; Ziyadlou S; Ghanizadeh A, 2013, 'Knowledge of and attitudes towards sexual and reproductive health in adults in Shiraz: A need for further education', Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, vol. 19, pp. 982 - 989, http://dx.doi.org/10.26719/2013.19.12.982
    Journal articles | 2012
    Khajehei M, 2012, 'Sexuality after childbirth: Gaps and needs', World Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, vol. 1, pp. 14 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.5317/wjog.v1.i2.14
    Journal articles | 2012
    Soleimani M; Abdali K; Khajehei M; Tabatabaee HR; Komar P; Montazer RN, 2012, 'Comparison of Pap Smear Quality With Anatomical Spatula Method and the Common Method (Spatula-Cytobrush): A Single Blind Clinical Trial', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CANCER MANAGEMENT, vol. 5, pp. 33 - 38, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000443843900007&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Journal articles | 2012
    Soleimani M; Abdali K; Khajehei M; Tabatabaee HR; Komar PV; RiazMontazer N, 2012, 'Comparison of pap smear quality with anatomical spatula method and the common method (Spatula?Cytobrush): A single blind clinical trial', Iranian Journal of Cancer Prevention, vol. 5, pp. 33 - 38
    Journal articles | 2012
    Zadeh MA; Khajehei M; Sharif F; Hadzic M, 2012, 'High-risk pregnancy: Effects on postpartum depression and anxiety', British Journal of Midwifery, vol. 20, pp. 104 - 113, http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/bjom.2012.20.2.104
    Journal articles | 2011
    Forouhari S; Khajehei M; Taleban Fard H, 2011, 'Updates on Family Planning Practice and the Knowledge and Performance of Family Planning Staff', The International Journal of Health, Wellness, and Society, vol. 1, pp. 1 - 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.18848/2156-8960/cgp/v01i03/41180
    Journal articles | 2011
    Kashefi F; Khajehei M; Ashraf AR; Jafari P, 2011, 'The efficacy of acupressure at the sanyinjiao point in the improvement of women's general health', Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, vol. 17, pp. 1141 - 1147, http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/acm.2010.0589
    Journal articles | 2011
    Khajehei M; Ziyadlou S; Hadzic M; Kashefi F, 2011, 'The genesis and consequences of stress among midwifery students', British Journal of Midwifery, vol. 19, pp. 379 - 385, http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/bjom.2011.19.6.379
    Journal articles | 2010
    Abdali K; Khajehei M; Tabatabaee HR, 2010, 'Effect of St John's wort on severity, frequency, and duration of hot flashes in premenopausal, perimenopausal and postmenopausal women: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study', Menopause, vol. 17, pp. 326 - 331, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/gme.0b013e3181b8e02d
    Journal articles | 2010
    Abdali K; Soleimani M; Khajehei M; Tabatabaee HR; Komar PV; Montazer NR, 2010, 'Comparison of pap smear quality with anatomical spatula and convenience (Spatula-Cytobrush) methods: A single blind clinical trial', Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, vol. 11, pp. 1769 - 1772
    Journal articles | 2010
    Forouhari S; Khajehei M; Moattari M; Mohit M; Rad MS; Ghaem H, 2010, 'The effect of education and awareness on the Quality-of-Life in postmenopausal women', Indian Journal of Community Medicine, vol. 35, pp. 109 - 114, http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0970-0218.62563
    Journal articles | 2010
    Hadzic M; Khajehei M, 2010, 'Beyond the 'safe sex' propaganda', International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, vol. 22, pp. 219 - 227
    Journal articles | 2010
    Kashefi F; Ziyadlou S; Khajehei M; Ashraf AR; Reza Fadaee A; Jafari P, 2010, 'Effect of acupressure at the Sanyinjiao point on primary dysmenorrhea: A randomized controlled trial', Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, vol. 16, pp. 198 - 202, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ctcp.2010.04.003
    Journal articles | 2010
    Khajehei M, 2010, 'Author's Reply', Focus on Alternative and Complementary Therapies, vol. 15, pp. 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1211/fact.15.1.0010
    Journal articles | 2010
    Khajehei M; Abdali K; Tabatabaee HR, 2010, 'A comparison between the efficacy of dydrogesterone and calcium plus vitamin D in improving women's general health', African Journal of Psychiatry (South Africa), vol. 13, pp. 218 - 224
    Journal articles | 2010
    Khajehei M; Etemady F, 2010, 'Data mining and medical research studies', Proceedings - 2nd International Conference on Computational Intelligence, Modelling and Simulation, CIMSim 2010, pp. 119 - 122, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CIMSiM.2010.24
    Journal articles | 2010
    Khajehei M; Hadzic M, 2010, 'Evaluating relationship between sexuality and mental health with the help of computers', Proceedings - IEEE Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems, pp. 340 - 345, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CBMS.2010.6042667
    Journal articles | 2009
    Khajehei M; Abdali K; Parsanezhad ME; Tabatabaee HR, 2009, 'Effect of treatment with dydrogesterone or calcium plus vitamin D on the severity of premenstrual syndrome', International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, vol. 105, pp. 158 - 161, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijgo.2009.01.016
    Journal articles | 2009
    Khajehei M; Keshavarz T; Tabatabaee HR, 2009, 'Randomised double-blind trial of the effect of vitamin C on dyspareunia and vaginal discharge in women receiving doxycycline and triple sulfa for chlamydial cervicitis: Original Article', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol. 49, pp. 525 - 530, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1479-828X.2009.01053.x
    Journal articles | 2009
    Khajehei M; Ziyadlou S; Safari Rad M; Tabatabaee HR; Kashefi F, 2009, 'A comparison of sexual outcomes in primiparous women experiencing vaginal and caesarean births', Indian Journal of Community Medicine, vol. 34, pp. 126 - 130, http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0970-0218.51237
  • Conference Papers | 2010
    Khajehei M; Kashefi F, 2010, 'The level of sexual and reproductive health knowledge of young adults', in JOURNAL OF SEXUAL MEDICINE, WILEY-BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, INC, pp. 460 - 461, https://www.webofscience.com/api/gateway?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000284071500258&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

  1. Khajehei, M. Effect of the length of postnatal hospital stay on maternal mental health during the first few weeks after birth. Western Sydney Local Health District Board Bursary Program 2017. HPRM. 17/80935

  2. Chua, SC., Khajehei, M., Gidaszewski, B., Adams, J., Sibbritt, D., Curnow, J., and Gibbs, E. Comparison of the efficacy of intravenous iron infusion versus red blood cell transfusion in the management of acute postpartum anaemia: a randomised controlled trial (RCT). 2017 National Blood Authority. Ref No. D17/21017

  3. Kashefi, F., Khajehei, M., Alavinia, M., Golmakani, E., Asili, J. Effect of ginger on heavy menstrual bleeding. 2011 Deputy of Research of Bojnurd University of Medical Sciences. Grant No. 89-162

  4. Kashefi, F., Khajehei, M., Tabatabaee Cher, M., Alavinia, M., Asili, J. Effect of ginger and zinc sulfate on primary dysmenorrhea. 2010 Deputy for Research of Bojnurd University of Medical Science. Grant No. 89-162

  5. Khajehei, M., Ziyadlou, S., Ghanizadeh, A. Knowledge on and attitudes towards sexual and reproductive health in adults. 2008 Deputy of Research of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences. Grant No. 87-3976

  6. Khajehei, M., Abdali, K., Tabatabaee, HR. Effect of St John's Wort on menopausal symptoms. Students Research Council. 2008 Deputy of Research of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences. Grant No. 87-4288

  7. Khajehei, M., Keshavarz, T., Tabatabaee, HR. Effect of vitamin C on dyspareunia and vaginal discharge in women receiving doxycycline and triple sulfa for chlamydial cervicitis. Talented Students Council. 2008 Deputy of Research of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences. Grant No. 87-4349

  8. Abdali, K., Soleimani, M., Khajehei, M., Riaz Montazer, N., Komar, PV., Tabatabaee, HR. Comparison of the quality of Pap smears with both Anatomical spatula method and convenience method (spatula-cytobrush). 2008 Deputy of Research of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences. Grant No. 88-4157

  9. Kashefi, F., Khajehei, M., Ashraf, AR. Effect of acupressure at the Sanyinjiao point on women's general health. 2007 Deputy of Research of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences. Grant No. 86-3652

  10. Khajehei, M., Abdali, K., Parsanezhad, ME., Tabatabaee, HR. Effect of dydrogesterone and calcium plus vitamin D on premenstrual syndrome and general health of women. 2007 Deputy of Research of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences. Grant No. 86-3812

  11. Akbar Zadeh, M., Khajehei, M., Sharif, F., Hadzic, M. The association between high-risk pregnancy and postpartum anxiety and depression. 2006 Department of Research of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences. Grant No. 83-2264

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  • Recognised Reviewer Award

From Midwifery, Elsevier, 2015, 2018 & 2020

From Phytotherapy Research, Wiley, 2019

From BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2017 

From Journal of Herbal Medicine, Elsevier 2017

From Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, Elsevier 2016

  • Certified Sentinel of Science Award

From the Publons Board, Top 10 percent of reviewers 2016

  • Recipient of Merit-based Curtin International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (CIPRS)

 Four years’ full-time PhD tuition fees ($120,000) plus a stipend of $ 22,500 per annum

Curtin University, Western Australia 2010-2013

  • Recipent of The John J. Sciarra IJGO Prize Paper Award 

For ‘Best Clinical Research Article from a Low/Middle Income Country in 2009’

From International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics

 

 

BOOK CHAPTER

Khajehei M. Endorphins, sexuality and reproduction. In Kerr, PL., Birbu, C., & Gregg, JM. (Eds), Endorphins: From Molecular Science to Modern Medicine (In Press)

EDITORIAL POSITIONS

  • Editorial Board Member, World Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology (WJOG), Jan 2012 – Present

http://www.wjgnet.com/2218-6220/SearchMembers?siteName=2218-6220&pageNumber=1&type=1&text=australia

  • Editorial Board Member, Austin Pain & Relief, June 2016 – Present

http://austinpublishinggroup.com/austin-pain-relief/editorialBoard.php

 

REFEREED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  1. Khajehei M., & Gidaszewski B. Clinical outcomes and cost-effectiveness of large-scale midwifery-led, home phototherapy and neonatal jaundice surveillance. ACM National Conference. 13th – 15th Sep 2022, Cairns, NT
  2. Gidaszewski B, Khajehei M. Changes in maternal BMI among women who have consecutive single births. Perinatal Society of Australia & New Zealand Conference (PSANZ). 23rd – 25th March 2021, Sydney, NSW (Poster Presentation)
  3. Khajehei M., & Gidaszewski B.  Correlation between serum bilirubin and JM-105 and MBJ-20 transcutaneous bilirubinometers. Perinatal Society of Australia & New Zealand Conference (PSANZ). 23rd – 25th March 2021, Sydney, NSW (Poster Presentation)
  4. Ryan E, Khajehei M. Fear of Childbirth – Planned Research of Prevalence and Outcomes at One Sydney Tertiary Hospital. Perinatal Society of Australia & New Zealand Conference (PSANZ). 23rd – 25th March 2021, Sydney, NSW (Poster Presentation)
  5. Vahedi F., Gholizadeh L., Khajehei M., Orr, F. Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and the risk of future cardiovascular disease in women. HDR Presentations University of Technology Sydney. Nov 2019. Sydney, Australia (Oral Presentation)
  6. Khajehei M. Saving Feet: comparing ‘apples’ to identify best practice in the detection of neonatal jaundice. NSW Health Nursing & Midwifery Showcase. September 2019 (Oral Presentation)
  7. Khajehei M. Correlation between serum bilirubin and two transcutaneous bilirubinometers on different sites in healthy neonates. Westmead Research Showcase. September 2019 (Poster Presentation)
  8. Khajehei M., YGidaszewski B. Measuring transcutaneous and serum bilirubin: a comparative analysis of two devices in healthy late preterm and term neonates. Nursing and Midwifery Symposium, Westmead Hospital Week, Westmead Hospital. August 2019 (Oral Presentation)
  9. Khajehei M., & Gidaszewski B. Measuring transcutaneous and serum bilirubin: a comparative analysis of two devices in healthy late preterm and term neonates. Westmead Association Hospital Week, Westmead Hospital. August 2019 (Poster Presentation)
  10. Khajehei M., Gidaszewski B. Comparison of serum bilirubin measurement and two transcutaneous bilirubinometers in well neonates. 2nd Women’s and Newborn Health Conference. May 2019, Westmead, NSW (Oral Presentation)
  11. Gidaszewski B., & Khajehei M. Comparison of accuracy of JM-103 and JM-105 devices against serum bilirubin measurement in neonates. Perinatal Society of Australia & New Zealand Conference (PSANZ). April 2019, Gold Coast QLD (Poster Presentation)
  12. Khajehei M. Choice or coercion in childbirth: a room with a view. International symposium of Public Involvement in Health Research. Feb 2019, University of Sydney, Sydney NSW (Oral Presentation)
  13. Khajehei M. Trends in the prevalence of high BMI in pregnant women and the risk factors: a large population based study 2011-2017. CPC Westmead Research Forum. Aug 2018, Westmead NSW, Australia (Oral Presentation)
  14. Khajehei M. Increasing prevalence of diabetes in pregnant women attending Westmead hospital over a period of 7 years. Hospital Week, Westmead Hospital. Aug 2018, Westmead NSW Australia (Oral presentation)
  15. Gidaszewski B., Khajehei M., & McGee T. Outpatient cervical ripening: midwives investigation of discomfort/pain during speculum and Foley catheter insertion. ACM NSW Conference. September 2018, Wollongong NSW (Oral presentation).
  16. Khajehei M. Trends in the prevalence of diabetes in pregnant women and its risk factors: a large, population-based study in Sydney 2011-2017. Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australiasian Diabetes in Pregnancy Society, Aug 2018, Adelaide SA (Poster presentation)
  17. Khajehei M. When less is more: The effect of syntocinon (synthetic oxytocin) on health and well-being of women and infants. Westmead Women’s and Newborn Health Conference, May 2017, Westmead NSW, Australia (Oral Presentation)
  18. Khajehei M. Effect of pregnancy and childbirth on sexual function of Australian women: A Qualitative study. Westmead Women’s and Newborn Health Conference, May 2017, Westmead NSW, Australia (Oral Presentation)
  19. Khajehei M. Sexual life of women with high-risk pregnancy. Perinatal Society of Australia & New Zealand Conference (PSANZ). April 2017, Canberra ACT, Australia (Poster presentation)
  20. Khajehei M. Pregnancy and birth outcomes in women with a history of childhood sexual abuse. ACM NSW Branch State Conference. July 2016, Leura, Blue Mountains NSW, Australia (Oral presentation)
  21. Khajehei M. Perinatal outcomes after assisted conception. Hospital Week, Westmead Hospital. Aug 2016 Westmead NSW Australia (Poster presentation)
  22. Khajehei M. Addressing sexuality concerns during perinatal period:  The use of PLISSIT model for midwives and nurses. Nepean Annual Midwives Conference 2016. Mar 2016, Hawkesbury NSW, Australia (Oral presentation)
  23. Khajehei M. Prevalence and predictors of low parenting confidence in mothers of young children attending early parenting residential units. The 2015 Ingham Institute and SWSLHD Research Showcase, Nov 2015, Sydney NSW, Australia (Oral presentation)
  24. Khajehei M. Evaluation of the centralised intake referral service: A continuum of care for vulnerable families. The 2015 Ingham Institute and SWSLHD Research Showcase, Nov 2015, Sydney, Australia (Oral presentation)
  25. Khajehei M. Effect of education and awareness on early parenting experience and parenting confidence of Australian mothers. The Australian Society for Medical Research NSW Scientific Meeting. June 2015, Sydney, Australia (Poster presentation)
  26. Khajehei M., & Doherty M. Impacts of breastfeeding on sexual function of women during the first year after childbirth: Literature Review. The 13th Asia-Oceania Congress of Sexology. Oct 2014. Brisbane, Australia (Oral presentation)
  27. Khajehei M., & Doherty M. The types of sexual activity of women and their sexual satisfaction, mental health and quality of relationships: A literature review. The 13th Asia-Oceania Congress of Sexology. Oct 2014. Brisbane, Australia (Oral presentation)
  28. Khajehei M., Doherty M., & Tilley PJM. Women in the same-sex relationship: a multidimensional perspective. The 12th Asia-Oceania Congress of Sexology. Aug 2012. Matsue, Japan (Oral presentation)
  29. Khajehei M., Doherty M., & Tilley PJM. Postnatal depression and postpartum sexual dysfunction: an association. The 12th Asia-Oceania Congress of Sexology. Aug 2012. Matsue, Japan (Oral presentation)
  30. Khajehei M. Reflection of a sexology PhD student. The 12th Asia-Oceania Congress of Sexology. Aug 2012. Matsue, Japan (Oral presentation)
  31. Khajehei M., Forouhari S., & Taleban Fard H.  Updates on Family Planning Practice and the Knowledge and Performance of Family Planning Staff. The International Conference on Health, Wellness and Society, 2011. California, USA (Oral presentation)
  32. Khajehei M., Behroozpour E., & Hajizadeh N. Premenstrual syndrome and premenstrual dysphoric disorder. International Conference on Cognitive, Psychological and Behavioural Sciences. Oct 2010. Paris, France (Oral presentation)
  33. Khajehei M., & Hadzic M. Evaluating Relationship between Sexuality and Mental Health with the help of Data Mining Algorithms and Online Questionnaires. 23rd IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical, IEEE, 2010, Perth, Western Australia (Oral presentation)
  34. Khajehei M., & Etemady F. Data Mining and Medical Research Studies. Computational Intelligence, Modeling and Simulation 2010 [CIMSim2010], IEEE, Sep 2010. Bali, Indonesia (Oral presentation)
  35. Khajehei M., & Ziyadlou S. Relationship between the lack of sleep at night and teenage cancer. Adolescents Health Seminar, Mar 2009, Shiraz, Iran (Poster presentation)
  36. Kashefi F., & Khajehei M. The use of levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system in women with endometriosis. 14th Annual Congress of Updates on Fertility and Infertility: Endometriosis. Nov 2008, Tehran, Iran (Oral presentation)
  37. Khajehei M., & Zarshenas M. The increase of cardiac diseases while using tamoxiphen in breast cancer patients. 3rd Symposium of Updates on CVS Diseases, Fars Heart Foundation, Apr 2008, Shiraz, Iran (Poster presentation)
  38. Akbarzadeh M., & Khajehei M. Failure to contraception and unintended and high-risk pregnancy. 38th Iranian conference on refreshing Medical and Paramedical High Risk Pregnancy Iranian Conference, Feb2007, Isfahan, Iran (Oral presentation)

INVITED SPEAKER

 

  1. Cultural paradoxes relating to sexuality and breastfeeding (Invited)

Royal Hospital For Women Annual Midwifery Conference

Sydney, 1 April 2022

  1. Sexual dysfunction in postpartum women  (Invited)

XXIII World Congress of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) https://www.figo.org/

Virtual Congress, 21 – 28 October 2021

  1. Breast feeding can kill women's sex drive. What to do? (Invited)

The Sutherland and St George Hospitals  Maternity and Breastfeeding

 Virtual Conference, 14 – 15 October  2021

  1. Early pregnancy obesity and associated risks of adverse pregnancy outcomes among women attending Westmead hospital: 2011-2017 trends (Invited)

CPC Westmead Obesity workshop

Westmead Institute for Medical Research, The University of Sydney at Westmead hospital, May 2020

  1. Breastfeeding and sex: Cultural Practices and Variations (Invited)

Midwifery Professional Development Day

Childbirth and Parenting Educators of Australia, Sydney, NSW, Nov 2019

  1. The right kind of help when you need it: Sexual function of women with Psoriasis (Invited)

General Practice & Acute Medicine Update Refresher Conference 

The Australian Medical Forum, Sydney, NSW, June 2019

  1. Perineal trauma and getting back to sex after birth (Invited)

Midwifery Challenges Conference

AusMed, Sydney, NSW, March 2019

  1. The right kind of help when you need it: Sexual function of people with Psoriasis (Invited)

World Psoriasis Day Community Forum

Westmead hospital, Westmead, NSW, Oct 2018

  1. Sexuality and incontinence (Invited)

Continence Nurse Advisors Meeting  

Lemongrove Community Health Centre, NSW, Sep 2018

  1. Sexuality and incontinence (Invited)

Continence Workshop

Cumberland Hospital, Cumberland, NSW, May & Nov 2018, May & Nov 2019, May 2020,

  1. Perineal trauma prevention and care when sex "ain't like it used to be" (Invited)

PSANZ conference, Canberra ACT, Apr 2017

  1. Breastfeeding, culture and sex (Keynote)

Perinatal CALD Conference

Westmead Hospital, Westmead NSW, Nov 2016

  1. Healthy family relationships (Invited)

South Eastern Community, East Lake NSW, Australia, June & Aug 2016

  1. Sex matters in a relationship (Invited)

Karitane, Sydney NSW,  Australia, 2015

  1. Childbirth in pleasure and ecstasy: A fountain of hormones and chemicals (Invited)

The Journal Club Evening, Society of Australian Sexologists

Sydney NSW, Australia, 2015

  1. Is there sex after childbirth? (Keynote)

Women and Newborn Health Symposium

King Edward Memorial Hospital, Perth WA, Australia, 2012

  1. Sexual satisfaction (Keynote)

Valfajr Health Centre, Shiraz, Iran, 2009

  1. The relationship between obesity and polycystic ovaries (Keynote)

Valfajr Health Centre, Shiraz, Iran, 2009

  1. Sexual disorders (Keynote)

Valfajr Health Centre, Shiraz, Iran, 2008

 

EXPERT INTERVIEWS

My Research Supervision

 

- “Father’s experience of pregnancy, childbirth and parenting”

- “Poor treatment outcomes of obstetric fistula and associated factors among women attending fistula treatment in Ethiopia (An explanatory mixed study)

- “Fear of Childbirth and perinatal outcomes”

- “The knowledge and awareness of cardiovascular disease risk in women with history of complications of pregnancy”

 

My Teaching

  • “Sex After Perineal Trauma” Workshop Presentation
  • Westmead hospital, WSLHD, 5th May 2019 (2 hrs)

  • FONT Trainer - Fetal and Obstetrics Emergencies and Neonatal Resuscitation Training for midwifery staff
  • Westmead hospital, April and September 2019 (two day workshops)

  • PROMPT Trainer - Training the teams of clinical staff (midwives, registrars/obstetricians and anesthetists) on how to effectively respond to obstetric emergencies
  • Auburn hospital, 2018 – 2019 (4hrs*3 sessions)

  • Course Content Developer - Electronic Fetal Monitoring (CTG) & Breastfeeding
  • Australian Healthcare Academy, Sydney, 2018

  • Summative OSCE Examiner
  • Westmead Clinical School, University of Sydney, 2018 - ongoing

  • SCORPIO Teaching and Assessment (bimanual examination and vaginal speculum insertion)
  • Westmead Medical School, University of Sydney, 2017- 2020

  •  Lecturer Sexual Dysfunction
  • Westmead Medical School, University of Sydney, 2017 - ongoing

  •    “Sex matters in a relationship: how to discuss sensitive topics with your clients” Workshop Presentations Westmead hospital, WSLHD, NSW, Five sessions in 2017