Caroline Fyfe

Caroline Fyfe graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University in 1990 with a BSc(Hons) with Environmental Studies with Economics and after a brief period working for the National Health Service she continued her studies to gain a post graduate qualification in secondary and tertiary education and human geography. She also worked as a teacher in London for seven years before immigrating to New Zealand 2004. Since then, she has worked in health research, initially as a Research and Education Co-ordinator for community Energy Action, a Christchurch based energy efficiency charity, and later for Cancer Control New Zealand in Wellington. She has a long standing interest in GIS which she developed further whilst working on her Post Graduate Diploma in Public Health. She worked for the Centre for Public Health Research from 2010 to 2019, on projects including the development of CPHROnline, a website displaying New Zealand health data through interactive maps; health needs assessment and community water fluoridation.

Caroline is working on her PhD provisionally entitled: An investigation into the impact of EECA subsidised insulation on the health of residents.
Supervisors are: Prof. Philippa Howden-Chapman (University of Otago), Dr Lucy Telfar-Barnard (University of Otago), Prof. Jeroen Douwes.

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Caroline Fyfe