CPHR Presentations
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PRESENTATIONS BY CPHR TEAM 2007

School of Public Health Symposium: Charting a Course: exploring directions in public health, Alberta, Canada, November, 2007.

Fortune Sithole,  Professor Jeroen Douwes,  Igor Burstyn,  Paul Veugelers. Body mass index and childhood asthma: a linear association?

22nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Epilepsy Society of Australia, Adelaide, November, 2007.

Associate Professor Wendyl D'Souza,  Dr Mona Jeffreys,  Mark Cook. Marked ethnic disparities in hospitalisations for seizures/epilepsy between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians from 1998-2004.

Centre de Recerca en Epidemiologia Ambientale (CREAL), Barcelona, October, 2007.

Professor Neil Pearce. Environmental epidemiology: survival challenges at the interface between science and policy.

Australasian Epidemiological Association (NZ Branch) Annual Workshop, Epidemiological thinking: current ideas in and about epidemiology, Christchurch, October, 2007.

Professor Neil Pearce. The rise and rise of corporate epidemiology and the narrowing of epidemiology's vision.

Assessorato Regionale Territorio e Ambiente, Palermo, Sicily, October, 2007.

Professor Neil Pearce. Studi epidemiologici sulla popolazione residente in aree ad elevato rischio di crisi ambientale in Sicilia (Epidemiological studies of populations living in areas at high environmental risk in Sicily).

19th International Conference on Epidemiology in Occupational Health, Banff, Alberta, Canada, October, 2007.

Dave McLean,  Tania Slater,  Soo ChengProfessor Neil PearceProfessor Jeroen Douwes. Respiratory effects of exposure to pine dust in New Zealand sawmill workers.

Dave McLeanAmanda EngDr Chris WallsDr Evan Dryson,  Joe Harawira,  Collin BrooksAndrea 't MannetjeMichelle (Shelley) GrayDr Phil ShoemackProfessor Neil Pearce. Serum dioxin levels in former sawmill workers 20 years after exposure to pentachlorophenol (PCP) ceased.

Andrea 't MannetjeDr Evan DrysonDr Chris WallsDave McLean,  Fiona McKenzie,  Dr Milena Maule,  Soo Cheng,  Professor Chris Cunningham,  Professor Neil Pearce. High risk occupations for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma in New Zealand: a case-control study.

Wellington Occupational Medicine Interest Group, Petone, October, 2007

Dave McLean. Epidemiology in occupational health research.

PHI-Pacific Health Joint Analytical Workshop, Wellington, October, 2007.

Sunia FoliakiProfessor Neil Pearce. Asthma in the Pacific.

European Respiratory Society, Stockholm, Sweden, September, 2007

Professor Jeroen Douwes. Epidemiology of eosinophilic and non-eosinophilic asthma.

Joint Scientific meetings of the Australasian Epidemiological Association and the Epidemiological Association Western Pacific Region, Hobart, Australia, August, 2007.

Naomi Brewer,  Dr Mona Jeffreys,  Professor Neil Pearce. Cervical cancer survival in New Zealand. Australasian Epidemiologist 2007; 14.3: 82 (abstract).

Angus Cook,  Professor Neil Pearce,  Alistair Woodward. Cell phones and brain tumours: a New Zealand case-control study. Australasian Epidemiologist 2007; 14.3: 25 (abstract).

Professor Jeroen Douwes,  Noemie Travier,  K Huang,  Soo Cheng,  J McKenzie,  Professor Graham Le Gros,  Erika von Mutius,  Professor Neil Pearce. Lifelong farm exposure may strongly reduce the risk of asthma in adults. Australasian Epidemiologist 2007; 14.3: 94 (abstract).

Lis Ellison-Loschmann,  Yolanda Benavente,  Professor Jeroen Douwes,  Enric Buendia,  Rebecca Font,  Tomás Álvaro,  Manolis Kogevinas,  Silvia de Sanjosé. Immunoglobulin IgE levels and risk of lymphoma in a case-control study in Spain. Australasian Epidemiologist 2007; 14.3: 84 (abstract).

Amanda EngAndrea 't MannetjeProfessor Neil Pearce. Childhood socioeconomic status and mortality from stroke and ischaemic heart disease in New Zealand. Australasian Epidemiologist 2007; 14.3: 79 (abstract).

Michelle (Shelley) GrayLis Ellison-LoschmannProfessor Neil Pearce. What works when interviewing Maori. Australasian Epidemiologist 2007; 14.3: 50 (abstract).

Dave McLeanAndrea 't MannetjeSoo Cheng,  Tania Slater,  Professor Neil Pearce. Mortality in a cohort of former New Zealand sawmill workers. Australasian Epidemiologist 2007; 14.3: 91 (abstract).

Professor Neil Pearce,  M Innes Asher,  Professor David Strachan,  and the ISAAC Steering Committee. Making an impact on asthma through international collaboration: The International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC). Australasian Epidemiologist 2007; 14.3: 23-24 (abstract).

Dr Lorenzo Richiardi,  Iacopo Baussano,  Loredana Vizzini,  Ridvan (Riz) Tupai-FirestoneProfessor Jeroen DouwesProfessor Neil Pearce,  Franco Merletti. Feasibility of recruiting a birth cohort through the Web: the experience of the NINFEA cohort. Australasian Epidemiologist 2007; 14.3: 48 (abstract).

Andrea 't MannetjeAmanda EngProfessor Neil Pearce. Farming, growing up on a farm, and the risk of hematologic cancer: a mortality study from New Zealand. Australasian Epidemiologist 2007; 14.3: 86 (abstract).

Andrea 't MannetjeDr Evan DrysonDr Chris WallsDave McLean,  Fiona McKenzie,  Dr Milena Maule,  Soo Cheng,  Professor Chris Cunningham,  Professor Neil Pearce. High risk occupations for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in New Zealand: case-control study. Australasian Epidemiologist 2007; 14.3: 25 (abstract).

National Diabetes Epidemiology Workshop, Ministry of Health, Wellington, August, 2007.

Professor Neil Pearce. How do we decide the best methodology for estimating diabetes prevalence?

Bronwyn White,  Nick Chamberlain,  Dr Mona Jeffreys. Undiagnosed diabetes in Northland.

Craig Wright,  Erin Holmes. Estimates of undiagnosed diabetes using HbA1c scores from the Hepatitis Foundation Screening Survey 2000

University of Turin, Italy, August 2007.

Naomi Brewer. Cervical cancer in New Zealand.

Australian and New Zealand Association of Occupational Medicine (ANZSOM) Annual Conference, Queenstown, August, 2007

Dave McLean. Overview of recent occupational health research in New Zealand.

Royal New Zealand College of General Practice Annual meeting, Rotorua, July, 2007.

Dr Christine van Dalen,  H Harding,  T Naing,  Professor Neil Pearce. Spirometric testing for airflow obstruction in young adult asthmatics.

27th International Epilepsy Congress, Singapore, July 2007.

Associate Professor Wendyl D'Souza,  S Quinn,  J Fryer,  B Taylor,  D Ficker,  Terence O'Brien,  Professor Neil Pearce,  Mark Cook. High prevalence of treated epilepsy in the elderly has implications for future health prevention and treatment. Epilepsia 2007; 48 (suppl 7): 59 (abstract).

University of Turin, Italy, June 2007.

Andrea 't Mannetje. Agriculture and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: evidence from New Zealand.

National Cancer Institute, Distinguished Lecture Series in Occupational and Environmental Cancer, Washington, DC, May, 2007.

Professor Neil Pearce. Methodological issues in cancer epidemiology: ecosystems, populations, cells, and molecules.

Professor Neil Pearce. Time-related factors in occupational cancer cohort studies.

Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologists Annual Scientific Meeting, Alice Springs, May, 2007.

Associate Professor Wendyl D'Souza,  S Quinn,  J Fryer,  B Taylor,  D Ficker,  Terence O'Brien,  Professor Neil Pearce,  Mark Cook. High prevalence of treated epilepsy in the elderly has implications for future health prevention and service delivery in Australia.

Associate Professor Wendyl D'Souza,  Dr Mona Jeffreys,  Mark Cook. Marked ethnic disparities in hospitalisations for seizures/epilepsy between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians from 1998-2004.

2nd International Congress on "Prediabetes and the Metabolic Syndrome, Barcelona, Spain, April 2007.

Noemie Travier,  Dr Mona Jeffreys,  Naomi Brewer,  Craig Wright,  Professor Chris Cunningham,  John Hornell,  Professor Neil Pearce. Association between glycosylated hemoglobin and cancer risk: A New Zealand linkage study.

Public Health Intelligence, Ministry of Health, Wellington, April, 2007.

Wellington School of Medicine, Wellington, March, 2007.

Annual Scientific Meeting of the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand, Auckland, March 2007.

Professor Jeroen Douwes. Epidemiology of non-eosinophilic asthma.

Malaghan Institute of Medical Research, Wellington, February, 2007.

Professor Neil Pearce. What causes asthma?