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List of Heads of Departments (HODs)

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Last Modified: Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Academic Division

Name Position Section/Department/School/Division
Professor V. A. Squire Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic
Professor A. Harland Head HEDC

Division of Commerce /Business School HODs

Name Position Section/Department/School/Division
Professor R. Gauld Pro-Vice-Chancellor Division of Commerce
Professor D. Lont Head Department of Accountancy & Finance
Dr P. Thorsnes Head Department of Economics
Professor H.T. Regenbrecht Head Department of Information Science
Professor S. Grover Head Department of Management
Associate Professor R. Aitken Head Department of Marketing
Professor N. Carr Head Department of Tourism
Mr I. Lafferty Director Executive Programmes

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Division of Health Sciences HODs

Name Position Section/Department/School/Division
Professor P. Crampton Pro-Vice-Chancellor Division of Health Sciences

Bioethics Centre

Professor J. McMillan Director Bioethics Centre

Faculty of Dentistry

Professor P. A. Brunton Dean Faculty of Dentistry
Professor K. M. Lyons Head Oral Rehabilitation
Professor W. M. Thomson Head Oral Sciences
Professor A. Rich Head Oral Diagnostic and Surgical Sciences
Professor R. D. Cannon Director Sir John Walsh Research Institute

Otago Medical School

Professor P. Crampton Dean Otago Medical School

Otago School of Biomedical Sciences

Professor V. K .Ward Dean Otago School of Biomedical Sciences
Professor N. Gemmell Head Department of Anatomy
Professor C. Day Head Department of Biochemistry
Professor C. W. Ronson Head Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Professor R. J. Rosengren Head Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Professor B. Hyland Head Department of Physiology
Mr S. W. Rhodes Head Hercus-Taieri Resource Unit

University of Otago, Christchurch

Professor D.R. Murdoch Dean University of Otago, Christchurch
Professor E. A. Shipton Head Department of Anaesthesia
Professor L. J. Toop Head Department of General Practice
Professor L. E. L. Beckert Head Department of Medicine
Dr J. E. Gullam Head Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Professor G. J. Hooper Head Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Musculoskeletal Medicine
Professor A. Day Head Department of Paediatrics
Professor M. A. Kennedy Head Department of Pathology
Associate Professor G.M. Abel Head Department of Population Health
Professor R. J. Porter Head Department of Psychological Medicine
Professor A. P. Butler Head Radiology (Section)
Professor F. A. Frizelle Head Department of Surgery
Dr P. C. Seaton Head Centre for Postgraduate Nursing Studies

Dunedin School of Medicine

Professor B. J .Taylor Dean Dunedin School of Medicine
Professor P. W. Glue Head Department of Psychological Medicine
Professor T. Stokes Head Department of General Practice and Rural Health
Associate Professor M. Schultz Head Department of Medicine
Professor L. Holloway Head Department of Pathology
Associate Professor S. Young Acting Head Department of Preventive and Social Medicine
Associate Professor M. Thompson-Fawcett Head Department of Surgical Sciences
Professor W. R. Gillett Head Department of Women's and Children's Health

University of Otago, Wellington

Professor S. Collings Dean University of Otago, Wellington
Associate Professor P. D. Larsen Head Department of Surgery and Anaesthesia
Ms K. L. Coleman Head Department of Radiation Therapy
Professor M. Weatherall Head Department of Medicine
Professor A. C. Dowell Head Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Professor D. E. Elder Head Department of Paediatrics and Child Health
Associate Professor D. Kenwright Head Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine
Associate Professor S. R. H Pullon Head Department of Primary Healthcare and General Practice
Professor P. M. Ellis Head Department of Psychological Medicine
Professor P. R. Edwards Co-Head of Department of Public Health Department of Public Health
Professor D. Sarfati Co-Head of Department of Public Health Department of Public Health

School of Pharmacy

Professor C. Marra Dean School of Pharmacy

School of Physiotherapy

Professor L. A. Hale Dean School of Physiotherapy

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Division of Humanities HODs

Name Position Section/Department/School/Division
Professor A. Ballantyne Pro-Vice-Chancellor Division of Humanities

Faculty of Law

Professor R. M. Henaghan Dean Faculty of Law

School of Māori, Pacific and Indigenous Studies

Associate Professor P. Rewi Dean Te Tumu - School of Māori, Pacific and Indigenous Studies

University of Otago College of Education

Professor L. Smith Dean College of Education

Departments

Professor R. Walter Head Department of Anthropology and Archaeology
Associate Professor J. Hall Head Department of Classics
Dr S. Rogers Head Department of English
Associate Professor S. J. Fitzsimons Head Department of Geography
Professor T. Shogimen Head Department of History and Art History
Associate Professor P. Voci Head Department of Languages and Cultures
Associate Professor C. Fowler Head Department of Media, Film and Communication
Professor S. Young Head Department of Music
Professor M. LeBuffe Head Department of Philosophy
Professor J. Hayward Head Department of Politics
Professor H. Campbell Head Department of Sociology, Gender and Social Work
Associate Professor Head Department of Theology and Religion

Centres

Associate Professor N. Taylor Director Children's Issues Centre
Dr J. Stephenson Director Centre for Sustainability
Professor D. Tombs Director Centre for Theology and Public Issues
Professor K. Clements Director National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies

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Division of Sciences HODs

Name Position Section/Department/School/Division
Professor R. Barker Pro-Vice-Chancellor Division of Sciences
Professor R. Laing Head Department of Applied Sciences
Dr D. Orlovich Head Department of Botany
Professor L. R. Hanton Head Department of Chemistry
Professor M. Albert Head Department of Computer Science
Professor I. Oey Head Department of Food Science
Professor J. D. White Head Department of Geology
Professor S. Samman Head Department of Human Nutrition
Professor S. Dawson Head Department of Marine Science
Professor R.E.L. Aldred Head Department of Mathematics & Statistics
Professor D. Booth Dean School of Physical Education, Sport & Exercise Sciences
Professor C. Rodger Head Department of Physics
Professor M. W. Colombo Head Department of Psychology
Professor C. Hulbe Dean School of Surveying
Professor G. Closs Head Department of Zoology

 

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