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Health Sciences profile

Mrs Alison Meldrum

PositionSenior Lecturer
QualificationsMDS (Otago)
Research summaryStudent learning, dental workforce and childhood caries

Research

Alison Meldrum's main areas of research include the allied dental professionals workforce, childhood caries, and student learning and acquisition of knowledge.

Publications

Morgaine, K. C., Carter, A. S., Meldrum, A. M., & Cullinan, M. P. (2014). Design of an oral health information brochure for at-risk individuals. Health Education Journal. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/0017896913516095

Drummond, B. K., Meldrum, A. M., & Boyd, D. (2013). Influence of dental care on children's oral health and wellbeing. British Dental Journal, 214(11), E27. doi: 10.1038/sj.bdj.2013.533

Foster Page, L. A., Kang, I., Anderson, V. R., Thomson, W. M., Meldrum, A. M., & Moffat, S. M. (2013). Changes in Bachelor of Oral Health students' perceptions of their dental education environment. New Zealand Dental Journal, 109(4), 134-140.

Buxcey, A. J., Morgaine, K. C., Meldrum, A. M., & Cullinan, M. P. (2012). An exploratory study of the acceptability of delivering oral health information in community pharmacies. New Zealand Dental Journal, 108(1), 19-24.

Wade, K. J., & Meldrum, A. M. (2011). Gingivitis control. In F. S. Panagakos & R. M. Davies (Eds.), Gingival diseases: Their aetiology, prevention and treatment. (pp. 139-154). Rijeka, Croatia: InTech.

Chapter in Book - Research

Wade, K. J., & Meldrum, A. M. (2011). Gingivitis control. In F. S. Panagakos & R. M. Davies (Eds.), Gingival diseases: Their aetiology, prevention and treatment. (pp. 139-154). Rijeka, Croatia: InTech.

Kardos, R., Meldrum, A., & Moffat, S. (2010). The University of Otago. In A. K. L. Tsang (Ed.), Oral health therapy programs in Australia and New Zealand: Emergence and development. (pp. 75-97). Varsity Lakes, Australia: Knowledge Books and Software.

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Chapter in Book - Other

Tsang, A., Moffat, S., Kardos, R., Meldrum, A., & Walsh, L. (2010). Looking to the future: Directions and innovations. In A. K. L. Tsang (Ed.), Oral health therapy programs in Australia and New Zealand: Emergence and development. (pp. 309-317). Varsity Lakes, Australia: Knowledge Books and Software.

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Journal - Research Article

Drummond, B. K., Meldrum, A. M., & Boyd, D. (2013). Influence of dental care on children's oral health and wellbeing. British Dental Journal, 214(11), E27. doi: 10.1038/sj.bdj.2013.533

Foster Page, L. A., Kang, I., Anderson, V. R., Thomson, W. M., Meldrum, A. M., & Moffat, S. M. (2013). Changes in Bachelor of Oral Health students' perceptions of their dental education environment. New Zealand Dental Journal, 109(4), 134-140.

Buxcey, A. J., Morgaine, K. C., Meldrum, A. M., & Cullinan, M. P. (2012). An exploratory study of the acceptability of delivering oral health information in community pharmacies. New Zealand Dental Journal, 108(1), 19-24.

Moffat, S. M., Coates, D. E., & Meldrum, A. M. (2009). New Zealand's changing oral health workforce. A dental practitioner's guide to dual-trained dental therapists/dental hygienists. New Zealand Dental Journal, 105(2), 57-61.

Kieser, J. A., Livingstone, V., & Meldrum, A. (2008). Professional storytelling in clinical dental anatomy teaching. Anatomical Sciences Education, 1(2), 84-89. doi: 10.1002/ase.20

Ayers, K. M. S., Meldrum, A., Thomson, W. M., & Newton, J. T. (2007). The working practices and career satisfaction of dental therapists in New Zealand. Community Dental Health, 24, 257-263.

Ayers, K. M. S., Meldrum, A. M., Thomson, W. M., & Newton, J. T. (2006). The working practices and job satisfaction of dental hygienists in New Zealand. Journal of Public Health Dentistry, 66(3), 186-191.

Harland, T., Kieser, J., & Meldrum, A. (2006). Cultural fragmentation of knowledge in clinical teaching. Teaching in Higher Education, 11(2), 149-160.

Ayers, K. M., Meldrum, A. M., Harding, W. J., & Quick, A. N. (2003). Management of a simple anterior crossbite in a child with autism: A review and case report. New Zealand Dental Journal, 99(3), 72-75.

Drummond, B. K., Chandler, N. P., & Meldrum, A. M. (2002). Comparison of the cariogenicity of some processed cheeses. European Journal of Paediatric Dentistry, 4, 188-194.

Davidson, L. E., Drummond, B. K., Williams, S. M., Boyd, D. H., & Meldrum, A. M. (2002). Comprehensive dental care under general anaesthesia from 1997-1999 for children under age 6 years. New Zealand Dental Journal, 98, 75-78.

Meldrum, A. M., Thomson, W. M., Drummond, B. K., & Sears, M. R. (2001). Is asthma a risk factor for dental caries? Findings from a cohort study. Caries Research, 35, 235-239.

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Journal - Research Other

Morgaine, K. C., Carter, A. S., Meldrum, A. M., & Cullinan, M. P. (2014). Design of an oral health information brochure for at-risk individuals. Health Education Journal. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/0017896913516095

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