Training
training

Masters in Public Health (MPH) Theses

Current

Completed

Submitted and awarded in 2008

Keriata Stuart

Title: Factors influencing Maori women’s decisions about drinking alcohol during pregnancy.

Supervisors: Mona Jeffreys.

Masters in Public Health (MPH) Theses based in other Research Groups and Institutions

Current

Completed

Submitted and awarded in 2008

Jason Kingsley (University of Sydney)

Title: Fungal allergy and exposure to fungi in asthma (MSc)

Supervisors: Euan Tovey (Woolcock Institute for Medical Research, University of Sydney, Australia), Jeroen Douwes.

Doctoral Research Fellows (PhD)

Current

Karen Page

Title: Knowledge, attitudes and beliefs in the prevention of HPV-related cancer and morbidities: factors affecting uptake of the New Zealand HPV immunisation programme

Supervisors: Andrea 't Mannetje, Lis Ellison-Loschmann.

Jonathan Coakley

Title: Biological monitoring of persistent organic pollutants.

Supervisors: Andrea 't Mannetje, Barry Borman, Jochen Mueller (National Research Centre for Environmental Toxicology, University of Queensland, Australia).

Md Alfazal Khan

Title: Epidemiology of bronchial asthma in children in Bangladesh.

Supervisors: Allan Smith, Jeroen Douwes, Neil Pearce.

Ruth Hinz

Title: Occupational exposures and possible health effects from residue chemicals in workers handling imported or fumigated containers or goods.

Supervisors: Jeroen Douwes, Andrea 't Mannetje, Bill Glass.

Samuel Keer

Title: Neurotoxic and other health effects of occupational exposures to solvents and hazardous agents

Supervisors: Jeroen Douwes, Dave McLean, Bill Glass.

Grace Chen

Title: Occupational and environmental risk factors for Motor Neurone Disease (MND) in New Zealand

Supervisors: Jeroen Douwes, Dave McLean, Leonard van den Berg (University Medical Centre, Utrecht, Netherlands).

Hana Tuisano

Title: Understanding and addressing the impacts of obesity on Pasifika people in Aotearoa/New Zealand

Supervisors: Lis Ellison-Loschmann, Anna Matheson, Riz Firestone.

Caroline Fyfe

Title: An investigation into the impact of EECA subsidised insulation on the health of residents.

Supervisors: Barry Borman, Deborah Read.

Yuliya Evdokimova

Title: Monitoring the environmental health of New Zealand: A composite environmental health index

Supervisors: Barry Borman, Anna Matheson, Deborah Read.

Title: Barriers to improving health through healthy housing services.

Supervisors: Barry Borman, Anna Matheson.

Lucy Barnes

Title: Occupational risk factors for Cardiovascular Disease (Provisional title)

Supervisors: Jeroen Douwes, Andrea 't Mannetje, Amanda Eng.

Completed

Submitted and awarded in 2008

Wendyl D'Souza

Title: Epidemiology of epilepsy in Tasmania.

Supervisors: Neil Pearce, Simon Easteal (Centre for Bioinformatics Research, ANU, Canberra, Australia).

Doctoral Research Fellows (PhD) based in other Research Groups and Institutions

Current

Brendan Stevenson (Research Centre for Māori Health and Development)

Title: Te Hoe Nuku Roa

Supervisors: Barry Borman, Chris Cunningham (Research Centre for Māori Health and Development, Massey University).

Phoebe Taptiklis

Title: Assessing the relationship between home maintenance and indoor dampness.

Supervisors: Robyn Phipps ( School of Engineering & Advance Technology, Massey University ), Jeroen Douwes, Mark Jones (BRANZ).

Completed

Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

Current

Completed

Submitted and awarded in 2008

Lis Ellison-Loschmann

Sponsor: HRC Erihapeti Rehu-Murchie Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Title: Epidemiology and Maori health research

Supervisors: Neil Pearce, Chris Cunningham (Research Centre for Māori Health and Development, Massey University).