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Professor Spencer Beasley (University of Otago, Christchurch)

Paediatric Surgery
Work: 64 3 364 0432 | Mobile: 64 27 2246 522

Associate Professor Roland Broadbent (Women's and Children's Health - Paediatrics and Child Health)

Paediatrics; Neonatology; Neonatal Jaundice; Neonatal Pharmacology; Neonatal CPAP
Work: 64 3 474 0999 x 8223

Emeritus Professor Brian Darlow (Paediatrics, University of Otago, Christchurch)

Neonatology ; Free radical disease ; Long-term follow-up after prematurity
Work: 64 3 364 0747

Professor Dawn Elder (Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Otago, Wellington)

Neonatal medicine; Child sexual abuse; Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS); Perinatal mortality; Paediatric sleep medicine
Work: 64 4 385 5999 x6145, pager 64 4 385 5999 x 2198 | Mobile: 027 449 1836

Associate Professor Barbara Galland (Women's and Children's Health)

Sleep and cardiorespiratory physiology in infants/children; Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and sleep and breathing disorders
Work: 64 3 470 9478 | Home: 64 3 455 7842

Dr Fiona Graham (Rehabilitation Teaching & Research Unit, Medicine, University of Otago, Wellington)

Rehabilitation; Child development; Occupational therapy; Caregiver coaching; Participation
Work: 64 3 338 3217

Professor Rob McGee (Preventive and Social Medicine)

Tobacco control; Smokefree 2025; Promoting the health and well-being of adolescents and young adults
Work: 64 3 479 7215

Professor Richie Poulton (Psychology)

Behavioural medicine; Human health and development; Longitudinal research methods; Developmental aspects of psychiatric disorder
Work: 64 3 479 8507

Emeritus Professor Kevin Pringle (Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of Otago, Wellington)

Paediatric surgery; Paediatric urology; Fetal diagnosis & therapy, including fetal surgery

Professor Stephen Robertson (Women's and Children's Health, Dunedin School of Medicine)

Clinical genetics; Paediatric genetics; Genetic testing
Work: 64 3 479 7469

Associate Professor Lynette Sadleir (Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Otago, Wellington)

Paediatric neurology; Epilepsy; Epilepsy genetics; Electroencephalograms
Work: 64 4 385 5541 x 6138

Dr Jean Simpson (Injury Prevention Research Unit, Preventive and Social Medicine)

Child injury; Child injury prevention; Public Health; Health promotion; Programme evaluation; Qualitative research
Work: 64 3 479 8338

Dr Paula Skidmore (Human Nutrition)

Childhood nutrition; Childhood obesity; Nutrition and chronic disease
Work: 64 3 479 8374

Dr Thorsten Stanley (Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Otago, Wellington)

Neonatology; Epilepsy; Allergy; Asthma; General pediatrics
Work: 64 4 918 6142 | Mobile: 64 21 243 6632

Professor Barry Taylor (Dunedin School of Medicine)

Child Health; Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS); Sleep disorders in children; Paediatric endocrinology (Growth disorders); Diabetes in Children and Youth; Childhood obesity
Work: 64 3 470 9755 | Mobile: 64 21 616 229

Professor Rachael Taylor (Edgar Diabetes & Obesity Research)

Body composition and obesity (prevention and management) in children
Work: 64 3 479 5262

Associate Professor Esko Wiltshire (Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Otago, Wellington)

Childhood Diabetes; Diabetes complications; Paediatric endocrinology; Paediatric metabolic diseases
Work: 64 4 918 6912

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