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Cancer - Epidemiology / Prevention

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Professor Tony Blakely (Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington)

Epidemiology; Social epidemiology; Public Health; Ethnic inequalities in health; Socio-economic inequalities in health; Prioritisation and cost effectiveness; Tobacco; Cancer epidemiology; Cancer control; Magnitude of health gains from health sector interventions and prevention
Work: 64 4 4 385 5541 x 6086 | Mobile: 64 21 918 608

Associate Professor Brian Cox (Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine)

Cancer screening; Causes of cancer; Cancer control; Trends in disease; Inequalities in the distribution of disease public health medicine
Work: 64 3 479 7213

Dr Ruth Cunningham (Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington)

Population mental health; Health inequalities; Health services research; Mental health services; Cancer epidemiology
Work: 64 4 385 5541 x 6725

Dr Linda Gulliver (Otago Medical School)

Effects of oestrogen on the older ovary; Oestrogen receptor and ovarian cancer; Mixtures of chemicals in the environment and their potential for cancer causation; Undergraduate medical education; Small group teaching and learning
Work: 64 3 470 4689 | Mobile: 64 21 149 9047

Associate Professor David McBride (Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine)

Occupational health; Occupational safety; Hazard identification and management; Physical hazards; Noise and vibration; Noise-induced hearing loss; Whole body vibration; Hand arm vibration syndrome; Musculoskeletal pain; Epidemiology; Cancer epidemiology; Dioxins and persistent organochlorine compounds; Army occupational health
Work: 64 3 479 7208 | Mobile: 64 27 253 5451

Dr Geraldine (Geri) McLeod (Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch)

Psychosocial aspects of obesity; Skin cancer prevention
Work: 64 3 372 6747 | Mobile: 64 21 158 0344

Dr Haizal Mohd Hussaini (Oral Diagnostic and Surgical Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry)

Oral cancer and cancer immunology; Oral cancer metastasis particularly cervical lymph nodes metastasis; Oral cancer spread and angiogenesis; Routine diagnostic oral pathology service
Work: 64 3 479 7046 | Mobile: 64 21 021 31222

Emeritus Professor Charlotte Paul (Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine)

HIV / AIDS epidemiology; Women's Cancers; Contraception and contraceptive safety; Public Health/epidemiology; Screening; Research ethics

Associate Professor Tony Reeder (Cancer Society Social and Behavioural Research Unit, Preventive and Social Medicine)

Skin cancer control and UV radiation exposure; Health promotion and cancer prevention
Work: 64 3 479 7177

Dr Rose Richards Hessell (Cancer Society Social and Behavioural Research Unit, Preventive and Social Medicine)

Cancer awareness; Health promotion; Pacific health
Work: 64 3 479 7209

Professor Diana Sarfati (Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington)

Cancer epidemiology; Population screening; Multimorbidity; Health services; Public Health
Work: 64 4 918 6042

Professor Murray Skeaff (Human Nutrition)

Fats, fatty acids, and lipids; Folate, folic acid; Fruit and vegetables, antioxidants; Diet and cardiovascular disease; Diet and cancer; Food fortification; Diet and cognition function; Fish and fish oils
Work: 64 3 479 7688

Emeritus Professor David Skegg (Preventive and Social Medicine)

Cancer; Contraceptive and drug safety; Public Health
Work: 64 3 479 5774

Dr Mary Jane Sneyd (Preventive and Social Medicine)

Melanoma epidemiology; Prostate cancer epidemiology; Screening for cancer (excluding breast cancer); Analytical study design; Research appraisal (epidemiology)
Work: 64 3 479 7226

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