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Biostatistics and Computational Biology teaching and supervision

Members of the Biostatistics and Computational Biology Unit are consulted on course materials and development, lead and undertake biostatistical teaching, and supervise thesis students within the University of Otago, Christchurch.

Within the postgraduate public health programme, the course PUBH701 Epidemiology and Biostatistics is co-taught with Dr Jonathan Williman. This is an introductory course for postgraduate health students, useful for those undertaking research which incorporates a quantitative component.

Thesis students currently supervised or co-supervised

  • Jesse Kokaua [PhD in progress]
    The mental health of pacific people and their use of health services and practice for seeking help.
    Supervisors: Prof Elisabeth Wells, Dr Patrick Graham and Prof Richie Poulton
  • Janet Spittlehouse [PhD in progress]
    Canterbury Healthy Ageing and Lifecourse Study.
  • Anna Thorpe [PhD in progress]
    Canterbury Healthy Ageing and Lifecourse Study.
  • Sarah Jodczyk [PhD in progress]
    Telomere length as a biomarker of health and ageing.