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Ms Julie Burgess-Manning (Psychological Medicin, University of Otago, Wellington)

Family therapy; Child and adolescent mental health
Work: 64 4 918 6511 | Mobile: 64 21 058 4083
Email: julie.burgess-manning@otago.ac.nz

Dr Christina Ergler (Geography)

Children’s health and wellbeing; Child-friendly cities; Children’s everyday life; Children’s place experience and attachment; Play; Transport; Child-centred methods; Children’s rights for participation in research and urban life; Participatory research methods
Work: 64 3 470 4647
Email: christina.ergler@otago.ac.nz

Professor Harlene Hayne

Children's memory development; Children's testimony; Cognitive development during infancy and early childhood; Development of brain and behaviour; Interviewing children in clinical and legal contexts; Adolescence
Work: 64 3 479 8253
Email: hayne@psy.otago.ac.nz

Dr Dione Healey (Psychology)

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD); Preschoolers; Child Development; Temperament
Work: 64 3 479 7620
Email: dionehealey@psy.otago.ac.nz

Dr Jane Millichamp (Dean's Department, Dunedin School of Medicine)

Brain injury rehabilitation; Clinical/behavioural psychology; Children's issues (impact of abuse, physical punishment on children; childhood and adolescent behaviour problems; impact of divorce/separation on children); Anxiety disorders in childhood and adolescence; Communication skills and clinical interviewing skills training for health professionals ; Family violence – effects on mental health
Work: 64 3 474 0999 x 58124 | Home: 64 3 479 0230
Email: jane.millichamp@otago.ac.nz

Dr Shyamala Nada-Raja (Preventive and Social Medicine)

Web-based psychological interventions for mental health; Positive psychology; Self-harm; Suicide; Violence; Youth mental health; Positive development; Problem gambling
Work: 64 3 479 8518
Email: shyamala.nada-raja@otago.ac.nz

Professor Richie Poulton (Psychology)

Behavioural medicine; Human health and development; Longitudinal research methods; Developmental aspects of psychiatric disorder
Work: 64 3 479 8507
Email: richie.poulton@otago.ac.nz

Professor Elaine Reese (Psychology)

Children's literacy; Children's memory; Children's language
Work: 64 3 479 8441
Email: ereese@psy.otago.ac.nz

Dr Nicola Swain (Psychological Medicine)

Pain; Psychological pain treatments ; Child well-being; Child birth ; Tone-deafness; Caregiver violence; Medical communication
Work: 64 3 474 0999 x 57299 | Home: 64 3 467 2131 | Mobile: 64 21 539 755
Email: nicola.swain-campbell@otago.ac.nz

Associate Professor Rachel Zajac (Psychology)

Children's and adults' ability to provide accurate eyewitness testimony, and influencing factors ; Effect of cross-examination on eyewitness testimony; Children's and adults' ability to identify a perpetrator (e.g., through lineups), and influencing factors. ; Effect of discussions with other witnesses on eyewitness accuracy
Work: 64 3 479 3988
Email: rachelz@psy.otago.ac.nz

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