Training
training

Masters in Public Health (MPH) Theses

Current

Completed

Submitted and awarded in 2014

Caroline Fyfe

Title: A cost effectiveness analysis of community water fluoridation in New Zealand.

Supervisors: Barry Borman.

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

Current

Completed

Submitted and awarded in 2014

Kenneth Taiapa

Title: A study of youth particpatory research: "It makes me feel like I actually make a difference in my community; that I can help in a way."

Supervisors: Helen Moewaka-Barnes (SHORE Research Centre, Massey University).

Roy Hoerara

Title: Opening up: A grounded theory on how urban indigenous men of Australia respond to cardiovascular disease

Supervisors: Chris Cunningham (Research Centre for Māori Health and Development, Massey University), Te Kani Kingi (Research Centre for Māori Health and Development, Massey University).

Doctoral Research Fellows (PhD)

Current

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.

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: Ridvan (Riz) Tupai-Firestone, Anna Matheson (School of Health, Victoria University ), Lis Ellison-Loschmann.

Lucy Barnes

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

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

Veisinia Pulu-Lakai

Title: Co-designing a community-based intervention program for prediabetes.

Supervisors: Ridvan (Riz) Tupai-Firestone, Barry Borman, Jemaima Tiatia-Sheath (Te Wānanga o Waipapa, School of Māori Studies and Pacific Studies, University of Auckland.).

Sharan Ram

Title: Antibiotics in the first years of life: a risk factor for chronic childhood conditions?

Supervisors: Andrea 't Mannetje, Jeroen Douwes, Marine Corbin.

Gavin Faeamani

Title: Lifestyle program for Pacific communities

Supervisors: Ridvan (Riz) Tupai-Firestone, Sunia Foliaki, Nia Aitaoto (Centre for Pacific Islander Health, University of Utah).

Hajar Ali

Title: Neurogenic Mechanisms in Asthma

Supervisors: Jeroen Douwes, Collin Brooks.

Completed

Submitted and awarded in 2014

Collin Brooks

Title: Innate immunity and asthma.

Supervisors: Jeroen Douwes, Ian Hermans (Malaghan Institute of Medical Research).

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

Current

Caroline Fyfe

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

Supervisors: Philippa Howden-Chapman (University of Otago), Jeroen Douwes, Lucy Telfar-Barnard (University Of Otago).

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

Submitted and awarded in 2014

Diana Sarfati (Wellington School of Medicine)

Title: Developing a comorbidity index for New Zealand.

Supervisors: Neil Pearce, Peter Crampton (Wellington School of Medicine).

Phatcha Hirunwatthanaku

Title: The impact of visual impairment on quality of life among older persons in a rural area of Northeastern Thailand.

Supervisors: Steve LaGrow (School of Health Sciences, Massey University), Barry Borman.

Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

Current

Completed