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DSM staff profile

Mrs Bronwen McNoe

PositionResearch Fellow
DepartmentDepartment of Preventive and Social Medicine (DSM)
QualificationsBHSc MPH
Research summaryProject manager for public health research projects

Research

Bronwen is a research fellow in the Social and Behavioural Research Unit and the Injury Prevention Research Unit within the Department of Preventive and Social Medicine. She has been involved in public health research for 30 years and completed a Master of Public Health in 2003 on work-related fatal injury.

Bronwen’s primary role is to be the project manager for public health and has done so in a diverse range of topic areas including sport and recreational related injury, work-related injury, the primary prevention of cancer, and health and wellbeing. Her current projects are:

  • Sun exposure of adolescents in both school and recreational environments
  • A systematic literature review and meta-analysis of interventions to reduce exposure to ultraviolet radiation in adolescents
  • Structured literature reviews of:
    • The physical and psychosocial health and wellbeing of healthcare staff
    • Adverse events to patients in the healthcare system
  • A cohort study on the quality of life in elderly renal dialysis patients

Publications

Richards, R., McNoe, B., Iosua, E., Reeder, A. I., Egan, R., Marsh, L., Robertson, L., MacLennan, B., Dawson, A., Quigg, R., & Petersen, A.-C. (2017). Changes in awareness of cancer risk factors among adult New Zealanders (CAANZ): 2001 to 2015. Health Education Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1093/her/cyx036

Page, M. J., Wyeth, E. H., Samaranayaka, A., McNoe, B., Walker, R. C., Schollum, J., … Walker, R., & Derrett, S. (2017). Accuracy of ethnicity data recorded in hospital-based patient clinical records and the Australia and New Zealand Dialysis and Transplant Registry. New Zealand Medical Journal, 130(1454), 65-71. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Lovell, S., Walker, R. J., Schollum, J. B. W., Marshall, M. R., McNoe, B. M., & Derrett, S. (2017). To dialyse or delay: A qualitative study of older New Zealanders' perceptions and experiences of decision-making, with stage 5 chronic kidney disease. BMJ Open, 7(3), e014781. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-014781

Sandhu, P. K., Elder, R., Patel, M., Saraiya, M., Holman, D. M., Perna, F., … Reeder, A., … McNoe, B., … and the Preventive Services Task Force. (2016). Community-wide interventions to prevent skin cancer: Two community guide systematic reviews. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 51(4), 531-539. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2016.03.020

Reeder, A. I., McNoe, B. M., & Iosua, E. E. (2016). Sun protection practices in New Zealand secondary schools: A 2014 baseline study. Preventive Medicine Reports, 3, 257-263. doi: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2016.03.001

Journal - Research Article

Richards, R., McNoe, B., Iosua, E., Reeder, A. I., Egan, R., Marsh, L., Robertson, L., MacLennan, B., Dawson, A., Quigg, R., & Petersen, A.-C. (2017). Changes in awareness of cancer risk factors among adult New Zealanders (CAANZ): 2001 to 2015. Health Education Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1093/her/cyx036

Lovell, S., Walker, R. J., Schollum, J. B. W., Marshall, M. R., McNoe, B. M., & Derrett, S. (2017). To dialyse or delay: A qualitative study of older New Zealanders' perceptions and experiences of decision-making, with stage 5 chronic kidney disease. BMJ Open, 7(3), e014781. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-014781

Page, M. J., Wyeth, E. H., Samaranayaka, A., McNoe, B., Walker, R. C., Schollum, J., … Walker, R., & Derrett, S. (2017). Accuracy of ethnicity data recorded in hospital-based patient clinical records and the Australia and New Zealand Dialysis and Transplant Registry. New Zealand Medical Journal, 130(1454), 65-71. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Sandhu, P. K., Elder, R., Patel, M., Saraiya, M., Holman, D. M., Perna, F., … Reeder, A., … McNoe, B., … and the Preventive Services Task Force. (2016). Community-wide interventions to prevent skin cancer: Two community guide systematic reviews. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 51(4), 531-539. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2016.03.020

Reeder, A. I., McNoe, B. M., & Iosua, E. E. (2016). Sun protection practices in New Zealand secondary schools: A 2014 baseline study. Preventive Medicine Reports, 3, 257-263. doi: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2016.03.001

Richards, R., McNoe, B., Iosua, E., Reeder, A., Egan, R., Marsh, L., Robertson, L., Maclennan, B., Dawson, A., Quigg, R., & Petersen, A.-C. (2016). Cancer Awareness in Aotearoa New Zealand (CAANZ), 2001 and 2015: Study protocols. Journal of Cancer Education. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s13187-016-1050-1

Richards, R., McNoe, B., Iosua, E., Reeder, A., Egan, R., Marsh, L., Robertson, L., Maclennan, B., Dawson, A., Quigg, R., & Petersen, A.-C. (2016). Cancer information seeking among adult New Zealanders: A national cross-sectional study. Journal of Cancer Education. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s13187-016-1136-9

McNoe, B. M., & Reeder, A. I. (2016). ‘Out of the frying pan, but not into the fire’: Quantifying commercial cosmetic tanning services in New Zealand to inform endgame regulation. New Zealand Medical Journal, 129(1446), 84-88. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal/

Chalmers, D. J., Samaranayaka, A., & McNoe, B. M. (2013). Risk factors for injury in community-level football: A cohort study. International Journal of Injury Control & Safety Promotion, 20(1), 68-78. doi: 10.1080/17457300.2012.674044

Walker, R., Derrett, S., Campbell, J., Marshall, M. R., Henderson, A., Schollum, J., Williams, S., & McNoe, B. (2013). Dialysis outcomes in those aged ≥ 65 years. BMC Nephrology, 14, 175. doi: 10.1186/1471-2369-14-175

Chalmers, D. J., Samaranayaka, A., Gulliver, P., & McNoe, B. (2012). Risk factors for injury in rugby union football in New Zealand: A cohort study. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 46(2), 95-102. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2011-090272

McNoe, B. M., & Chalmers, D. J. (2011). Injury prevention behaviour in community-level soccer players. Journal of Science & Medicine in Sport, 14(6), 482-488. doi: 10.1016/j.jsams.2011.06.002

McNoe, B. M., & Chalmers, D. J. (2010). Injury in community-level soccer: Development of an injury surveillance system. American Journal of Sports Medicine, 38(12), 2542-2551. doi: 10.1177/0363546510377415

Langley, J., McNoe, B., & Feyer, A.-M. (2006). Work-related bystander deaths in New Zealand: A significant hidden problem. New Zealand Medical Journal, 119(1247). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/119-1247/2357/content.pdf

McNoe, B., Langley, J., & Feyer, A.-M. (2005). Work-related fatal traffic crashes in New Zealand: 1985-1998. New Zealand Medical Journal, 118(1227). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/118-1227/1783/content.pdf

Driscoll, T., Marsh, S., McNoe, B., Langley, J., Stout, N., Feyer, A.-M., & Williamson, A. (2005). Comparison of fatalities from work related motor vehicle traffic incidents in Australia, New Zealand, and the United States. Injury Prevention, 11, 294-299. doi: 10.1136/ip.2004.008094

Elwood, J. M., McNoe, B. M., Bandaranayake, D. M., & Doyle, T. C. A. (1998). Once is enough - why some women do not continue to participate in a breast cancer screening programme. New Zealand Medical Journal, 111, 180-183.

Morris, J. M., Perez, D. J., & McNoe, B. M. (1998). The use of quality of life data in clinical practice. Quality of Life Research, 7, 85-91.

Miller, D. L., McNoe, B. M., Elwood, J. M., & Doyle, C. A. (1998). The general practioner's role in breast cancer screening: a survey in Otago-Southland. New Zealand Medical Journal, 111, 24-28.

Morris, J. M., & McNoe, B. M. (1997). Screening for prostate cancer: What do general practioners think? New Zealand Medical Journal, 110(1044), 178-182.

Morris, J. M., McNoe, B. M., Elwood, J. M., & Packer, S. G. (1997). Breast cancer surgery in New Zealand: Consensus or variation? New Zealand Medical Journal, 110(1038), 53-56.

Morris, J. M., & McNoe, B. M. (1997). Screening for prostate cancer: what do general practitioners think? New Zealand Medical Journal, 110(1044), 178-182.

Morris, J. M., McNoe, B. M., Elwood, J. M., & Packer, S. G. (1997). Breast cancer surgery in New Zealand: consensus or variation? New Zealand Medical Journal, 110(1038), 53-56.

McNoe, B. M., Richardson, A. K., & Elwood, J. M. (1996). Factors affecting participation in mammography screening. New Zealand Medical Journal, 109, 359-361.

Dickson, N. P., Paul, C. E., Herbison, G. P., Silva, P. A., & McNoe, B. M. (1996). The lifetime occurrence of sexually transmitted diseases among a cohort aged 21. New Zealand Medical Journal, 109, 308-312.

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Journal - Research Other

McNoe, B. M., & Reeder, A. I. (2016). Adolescent sun protection at secondary school athletic sporting events: A misnomer [Brief report]. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 40(4), 313-315. doi: 10.1111/1753-6405.12512

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