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 (Te Pumanawa Hauora / Research Centre for Hauora and Health, 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

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 (Te Pumanawa Hauora / Research Centre for Hauora and Health, 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