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Postgraduate students

PhD students

Haider Al-DarrajiHaider Al-Darraji

Comprehensive active tuberculosis case finding amongst HIV infected inmates upon entry into a Malaysian prison.

Supervisors: Philip Hill, Katrina Sharples (Medicine)


Lika AprianiLika Apriani

Latent tuberculosis infection among Indonesian health care workers.

Supervisors: Philip Hill, Sue McAllister, Katrina Sharples (Medicine)


Sarah Donald

Socioeconomic factors and family health as determinants of illness-related school absences in primary school children.

Supervisors: Lianne Parkin, Simon Horsburgh, Katrina Sharples (Medicine).


Rosee Hodgson

Shaping cities for youth: Transport and urban planning to improve young people's access to education, employment, and training.

Supervisors: Jennie Connor, Alex Macmillan, Tony Moore (Surveying), Christina McKerchar (Advisor, Population Health UOC)


Michael MazeMike Maze

The impact and social ecology of leptospirosis in northern Tanzania.

Supervisors: John Crump, Katrina Sharples (Medicine).


Tin Ohn MyatTin Ohn Myat

Bacterial infections in Yangon, Myanmar.

Supervisors: John Crump, David Murdoch, Wah Win Htike


Yvonne NarteyYvonne Nartey

Cervical cancer incidence and outcome in Ghana.

Supervisors: Brian Cox, Philip Hill.


Gareth ReesGareth Rees

New Zealand health workforce performance and scenario planning.

Supervisors: Robin Gauld, Peter Crampton (Health Science Division).


Faumuina Tai SopoagaTai Sopoaga

Pacific students’ health, wellbeing and success in higher education.

Supervisors: Jacques van der Meer (College of Education), Richard Egan, Tim Wilkinson (Medicine, UO Christchurch)


Ayesha VerrallAyesha Verrall

Vitamin D and early clearance of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Supervisors: Philip Hill, Reinout van Crevel (Radboud University), Katrina Sharples (Medicine).


Aimee Ward

Mobility Health: Bridging the gap between youth travel behaviour and well-being. 

Supervisors: Rob McGee, Claire Freeman (Geography), Claire Cameron.


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Masters' students

Rebecca Ahmadi

From school based to community based oral health services for children: Recent changes in the provision of oral health services within the Southern District Health Board.

Supervisors: Robin Gauld, Kate Morgaine.


Deanna BeckettDeanna Beckett

Responsiveness of children's self-reported measures, for use in dental economic evaluation.

Supervisors: Lyndie Foster Page, William Murray Thomson (Dentistry), and Claire Cameron.


Kay Berryman

Motivational interviewing as an oral health intervention for early childhood caries utilising a Kaupapa Maori methodology.

Supervisors: John Broughton, Richard Egan

Meredith Burgess

Abortions over the lifecourse – Incidence, reasons, and regrets.

Supervisors: Nigel Dickson, Jennie Connor


Judy Clarke

A study of health capability in a group of female health care assistants working in the aged-care residential sector

Supervisors: Trudy Sullivan, Richard Egan


Deborah Connor

The cost effectiveness of the prediabetes intervention package in (PIPI) Primary Care.

Supervisors: Trudy Sullivan, Kirstin Coppell (Medicine)

Acelini HakopaAcelini Hakopa

Identifying barriers to mental health services utilisation among Pacific peoples.

Supervisors: Rose Richards, Jesse Kokaua (PIRSSU)


Sarah HarrisonSarah Harrison

Framing the health implications and opportunities of climate change in New Zealand’s online media.

Supervisor: Alex Macmillan, Chris Rudd (Politics)


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Socioeconomic risk factors for childhood pneumonia in Basse, rural The Gambia.

Supervisors: Philip Hill, John Dockerty, Grant Mackenzies.


Maria Peach

Assessing Cook Islander prisoner health needs, using Cook Islands health models as a lens.

Supervisors: Rose Richards, Jesse Kokaua (PIRSSU)


Jo Stodart

The governance for infection prevention and control within the Southern District Health Board (SDHB).

Supervisors: Robin Gauld, John Holmes

Sarah Wood

New Zealand health promotion planning and evaluation: A qualitative study.

Supervisors: Richard Egan, Rose Richards.


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Bachelor of Medical Science with Honours students

Jono Drew

Healthy and sustainable eating patterns for New Zealand

Supervisors: Alex Macmillan, Cristina Cleghorn (Public Health UOW)