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University of Otago researcher wins HRC Liley Medal for research into oral health inequality

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

University of Otago researcher Dr Jonathan Broadbent was awarded the Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) Liley Medal at the Royal Society Te Apārangi Research Honours in Auckland last night. The award recognised Dr Broadbent's research into oral health inequality.

Dr Broadbent, head of preventive and restorative dentistry at Otago University, led a study to help explain how socioeconomic inequalities in dental health arise, using 40 years of data following participants from the world-renowned Dunedin Multidisciplinary Study.

Read more about Jonathan's research and award here.