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Ultraviolet radiation (UVR) publications

Refereed papers

  • Gage, R., Leung, W., Stanley, J., Reeder, A., Barr, M., Chambers, T., . . . Signal, L. (2017). Clothing protection from UVR: A new method for assessment. Photochemistry and Photobiology, 93(6), 1513-1518. doi:10.1111/php.12803
  • McLeod, G. F. H., Reeder, A. I., Gray, A. R., & McGee, R. (2017). Unintended sunburn: A potential target for sun protection messages. Journal of Skin Cancer, 1-8. doi:10.1155/2017/6902942
  • Wright, C., Albers, P. N., Reeder, A. I., & Mathee, A. (2017). Sunbeds and skin cancer risk: quantifying a baseline estimate of sunbed facilities in South Africa prior to implementation of sunbed regulations. Pan African Medical Journal, 26(188), 1-11. doi:10.11604/pamj.2017.26.188.10176
  • McNoe, B. M., & Reeder, A. I. (2016). "Out of the frying pan, but not into the fire": Quantifying commercial cosmetic tanning services in New Zealand to inform endgame regulation. New Zealand Medical Journal, 129(1446), 84-88. doi: Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal
  • Sandhu, P. K., Elder, R., Patel, M., Saraiya, M., Holman, D. M., Perna, F., Smith, R. A., Buller, D., Sinclair, C., Reeder, A., Makin, J., McNoe, B., Glanz, K., Community Preventive Services Task, F. (2016). Community-wide interventions to prevent skin cancer: Two Community Guide systematic reviews. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 51(4), 531-539. doi:10.1016/j.amepre.2016.03.020
  • Scragg, R. K., Stewart, A. W., McKenzie, R. L., Reeder, A. I., Liley, J. B., & Allen, M. W. (2016). Sun exposure and 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 levels in a community sample: Quantifying the association with electronic dosimeters. Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology, 27, 471-477. doi:10.1038/jes.2016.51
  • McNoe, B. M., & Reeder, A. I. (2016). Adolescent sun protection at secondary school athletic sporting events—a misnomer. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 40(4), 313-315. doi:10.1111/1753-6405.12512
  • Reeder, A. I., McNoe, B. M., & Iosua, E. E. (2016). Sun protection practices in New Zealand secondary schools: A 2014 baseline study. Preventive Medicine Reports, 3, 257-263. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pmedr.2016.03.001
  • Reeder, A. I., Gray, A. R., Liley, J. B., Scragg, R. K. R., McKenzie, R. L., & Stewart, A. W. (2016). Factors associated with photoprotection by body clothing coverage, particularly in non-summer months, among a New Zealand community sample. Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences, 15, 389-397. doi:10.1039/C5PP00431D
  • Wright, C. Y., Reeder, A. I., & Albers, P. N. (2016). Knowledge and practice of sun protection in schools in South Africa where no national sun protection programme exists. Health Education Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1093/her/cyw005
  • Wright, C. Y., Reeder, A. I., Gray, A. R., & Hammond, V. A. (2015). Comparison of Munsell® color chart assessments with primary schoolchildren's self-reported skin color. Skin Research and Technology, 21(4), 459-465, doi: 10.1111/srt.12215
  • Wilkes, M., Wright, C. Y., du Plessis, J. L., & Reeder, A. (2015). Fitzpatrick skin type, individual typology angle, and melanin index in an African population: Steps toward universally applicable skin photosensitivity assessments. JAMA Dermatology, 151(8), 902-903, doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.0351
  • Wright, C. Y., Reeder, A. I., & Albers, P. N. (2015). School students’ knowledge and understanding of the Global Solar Ultraviolet Index. South African Medical Journal, 105(12), 1024-1029, doi: 10.7196/SAMJ.2015.v105i12.10120
  • Wright, Caradee Y., Wilkes, Marcus, du Plessis, Johan L., & Reeder, Anthony I. (2015). Self-reported skin colour and erythemal sensitivity vs. objectively measured constitutive skin colour in an African population with predominantly dark skin. Photodermatology, Photoimmunology & Photomedicine, 31(6), 315-324, doi: 10.1111/phpp.12191
  • Wright, C. Y., Wilkes, M., du Plessis, J. L., Reeder, A. I., & Albers, P. N. (2015). In multiple situational light settings, visual observation for skin colour assessment is comparable with colorimeter measurement. Skin Research and Technology, doi: 10.1111/srt.12261
  • Polak, M. A., Houghton, L. A., Reeder, A. I., Harper, M. J., & Conner, T. S. (2014). Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations and depressive symptoms among young adult men and women. Nutrients, 6(11), 4720-4730. doi: 10.3390/nu6114720
  • Quigg, R., Gray, A., Reeder, A. I., Holt, A., & Waters, D. L. (2014). Development of a 15-item scale to measure parental perceptions of their neighborhood. Health Education & Behavior. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/1090198114540460
  • Reeder, A. I., Iosua, E., Gray, A. R., & Hammond, V. A. (2014). Validity and reliability of the Munsell® soil color charts for assessing human skin color. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.epi-14-0269
  • Reeder, A. I., McLeod, G. F. H., Gray, A. R., & McGee, R. (2014). Sun-Tanning Perceptions of a New Zealand Urban Population (1994-2005/6). Journal of Skin Cancer, 2014, 9. doi: 10.1155/2014/135473
  • McKenzie, R., Liley, B., Johnston, P., Scragg, R., Stewart, A., Reeder, A. I., et al. (2013). Small doses from artificial UV sources elucidate the photo-production of vitamin D. Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences, 12(9), 1726-1737.
  • McLeod, G. F. L., Reeder, A. I., Gray, A. R., & McGee, R. (2013). Summer weekend sun exposure and sunburn among a New Zealand urban population, 1994-2006. The New Zealand Medical Journal (Online), 126(1381).
  • Reeder, A. I., Gray, A., & McCool, J. P. (2013). Occupational Sun Protection: Workplace Culture, Equipment Provision and Outdoor Workers' Characteristics. Journal of Occupational Health, 55(2), 84-97.
  • Reeder, A. I., Jopson, J. A., & Gray, A. (2013). Vitamin D insufficiency and deficiency: New Zealand general practitioners' perceptions of risk factors and clinical management. New Zealand Medical Journal, 126(1376), 49-60.
  • Dobbinson, S., Wakefield, M., Hill, D., Girgis, A., Aitken, J. F., Beckmann, K., et al. (2012). Children's sun-exposure and sun protection: prevalence in Australia and related parental factors. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 66(6), 938-947.
  • McKenzie, R. L., Scragg, R., Liley, J. B., Johnston, P., Wishart, J., & Reeder, A. (2012). Sunburn versus vitamin D induced by UV from solaria and sunlight in New Zealand. Weather and Climate, 32(1), 52-65.
  • Reeder, A., Jopson, J., & Gray, A. (2012). Sun protection policies and practices in New Zealand primary schools. New Zealand Medical Journal, 125(1349), 5052.
  • Reeder, A. I., Jopson, J. A., & Gray, A. (2012). Primary school sun protection policies and practices 4 years after baseline--a follow-up study. Health Educ Res, 27(5), 844-856.
  • Bocock, C., Reeder, A. I., Perez, D., & Trevena, J. (2011). Beliefs of New Zealand doctors about integrative medicine for cancer treatment. Integrative Cancer Therapies, 10(3), 280-288.
  • Nessvi, S., Johansson, L., Jopson, J., Stewart, A., Reeder, A., McKenzie, R., et al. (2011). Association of 25-hydroxyvitamin D(3) levels in adult New Zealanders with ethnicity, skin color and self-reported skin sensitivity to sun exposure. Photochemistry and Photobiology, 87(5), 1173-1178.
  • Reeder, A. I. (2011). Non-melanoma skin cancer. [Comment Letter]. New Zealand Medical Journal, 124(1329), 99-100.
  • Richards, R., Murdoch, L., Reeder, A. I., & Amun, Q. (2011). Political activity for physical activity: health advocacy for active transport. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 8, 52.
  • Horsburgh-McLeod, G. F., Gray, A. R., Reeder, A. I., & McGee, R. (2010). Applying Item Response Theory (IRT) to a suntan attitude scale. Australasian Epidemiologist, 17(1), 40-46.
  • Horsburgh-McLeod, G. F., Gray, A. R., Reeder, A. I., & McGee, R. (2010). Sunburn in a New Zealand Urban Population, 1994-2006. Australasian Epidemiologist, 17(1), 40-46.
  • Reeder, A. I., Hammond, V. A., & Gray, A. R. (2010). Questionnaire items to assess skin color and erythemal sensitivity: Reliability, validity, and “the dark shift”. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, 19(5), 1167-1173.
  • McCool JP, Reeder AI, Robinson EM, Petrie KJ, Gorman DF. (2009). Outdoor workers’ perceptions of the risks of excess sun-exposure. Journal of Occupational Health, 51(5): 404-411.
  • Reeder AI, Jopson JA, Gray A. (2009). Baseline survey of sun protection policies and practices in primary school settings in New Zealand. Health Education Research, 24(5): 778-787.
  • Hammond VA, Reeder AI, Gray AR. (2009). Patterns of real-time occupational ultraviolet radiation exposure among a sample of outdoor workers in New Zealand. Public Health, 123(2): 182-187.
  • Sneyd MJ, Cox B, Reeder AI, Richardson, A. (2008). European melanoma incidence: a response to Professor Shaw's melanoma editorial. New Zealand Medical Journal; 121(1285): 141-142.
  • Wright C, Reeder A, Gray A, Cox B. (2008). Child sun protection: Sun-related attitudes mediate the association between children's knowledge and behaviours. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health; 44(12): 692-698.
  • Dobbinson S, Wakefield M, Hill D, Girgis A, Aitken JF, Beckmann K, Reeder AI, Herd N, Fairthorne A, Bowles KA. (2008). Prevalence and determinants of Australian adolescents' and adults' weekend sun protection and sunburn, summer 2003-2004. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology; 59(4): 602-614.
  • Richardson A, Fletcher L, Sneyd MJ, Cox B, Reeder AI. (2008). The incidence and thickness of cutaneous malignant melanoma in New Zealand 1994–2004. New Zealand Medical Journal, 121(1279).
  • Jopson JA, Reeder AI. (2008). An audit of Yellow Pages telephone directory listings of indoor tanning facilities in New Zealand, 1992-2006. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health; 32(4): 372-376.
  • Hammond V, Reeder AI, Gray AR, Bell ML. (2008). Are workers or their workplaces the key to occupational sun protection? Health Promotion Journal of Australia; 19(2): 97-101.
  • Wright C, Reeder A, Bodeker G, Gray A, Cox B. (2007). Solar ultraviolet exposure, concurrent activities and sun-protective practices among primary schoolchildren. Photochemistry and Photobiology;83(3): 749-758.
  • Wright CY & Reeder AI. (2005). Youth Solar Ultraviolet Radiation Exposure, Concurrent Activities and Sun Protective Practices: A Review. Photochemistry and Photobiology 81(6):1331-1342.
  • Richards R, Reeder AI, Bulliard J-L. (2004). Fine forecasts: encouraging the media to include ultraviolet radiation information in summertime weather forecasts. Health Education Research 19(6):677-685.
  • McGee RO, Reeder AI, Williams SM, Bandaranayake DM, Tan AH. (2002). Observations of summer sun protection among children in New Zealand: 1998-2000. New Zealand Medical Journal 115(1149):103-106.
  • Richards R, McGee R, Knight RG. (2001). Sunburn and sun protection amongst New Zealand adolescents over a summer weekend. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health 25(4):352-354.
  • Richards R, McGee R, Knight RG. (2001). Sun protection practices, knowledge and attitudes to tan among New Zealand adolescents, 1991-1997. New Zealand Medical Journal 11(1132):229-31.
  • Bulliard J-L & Reeder AI. (2001). Getting the message across: Sun protection information in media weather reports in New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal 114(1126):67-70.
  • Reeder AI, McAllister S, Bulliard J-L R. (2000). Child sun protection in New Zealand: Parental views and societal responsibilities. Health Promotion Journal of Australia 10(3):217-223.
  • Morris JM, Bandaranayake DM, McGee RO. (1998). Children's understanding of sun protection behaviours: a comparative analysis. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 34(3):254-259.
  • Morris JM, McGee RO & Bandaranayake DM. (1998). Sun protection behaviours and the predictors of sunburn in young children. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 34(6):557-562.
  • Douglass HM, McGee RO, Williams, SM. (1998). Are young adults checking their skin for melanoma? Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 22(5):562-567.
  • Elwood JM & Jopson J. (1997). Melanoma and sun exposure: An overview of published studies. International Journal of Cancer;73(2):198-203.
  • Douglass HM, McGee RO, Williams SM. (1997). Sun behaviour and perceptions of risk for melanoma among 21-year-old New Zealanders. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 21(3):329-334.
  • McGee RO, Williams SM, Glasgow H. (1997). Sunburn and sun protection among young children. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 33(3):234-237.
  • Morris J & Elwood J. (1996). Sun exposure modification programmes and their evaluation: a review of the literature. Health Promotion International;11(4):321-332.
  • McGee RO, Williams SMM, Cox B, Elwood JM, Bulliard J-LRR. (1995). A community survey of sun exposure, sunburn and sun protection. New Zealand Medical Journal 108:508-510.
  • McGee R, Elwood M, Williams S, Lowry F. (1994). Who comes to skin checks? New Zealand Medical Journal; 107(972): 58-60. McGee R, Elwood M, Sneyd MJ, Williams S, Tilyard M. (1994). The recognition and management of melanoma and other skin lesions by general practitioners in New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal; 107:287-290.
  • McGee R & Williams S. (1992). Adolescence and sun protection. New Zealand Medical Journal;105(843): 401-3.

Letters published in scientific journals

  • McLeod, G. F., Reeder, A. I., Gray, A. R., & McGee, R. (2016). Predictors of sunburn among a NZ urban population in a cross-sectional survey series (1999 to 2006) [Letter to the Editor]. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 40(3), 290-291. doi:10.1111/1753-6405.12526
  • Reeder, A.I. (2011). Non-melanoma skin cancer. [Comment Letter]. New Zealand Medical Journal, 124(1329), 99-100.

Book chapters

  • Elwood, J.M. & Jopson, J. (1997). The role of different types of sun exposure in the aetiology of cutaneous melanoma. In J.J. Grob, R.S. Stern, R.M. MacKie and M.A. Weinstock (Eds.) Epidemiology, Causes and Prevention of Skin Diseases (pp. 50-62). Oxford, Blackwell Science Ltd.
  • Elwood, J.M. & Morris, J.M. (1996). Evaluation of programmes to modify sun exposure. In R.M. MacKie (Ed.). Primary and secondary prevention of malignant melanoma pigment cell (pp. 111-127). Basel, Karger, Vol 11.

Theses

  • McLeod, G. (2012, January 21). Sunburn in a New Zealand population, 1994-2006. A thesis accepted for Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD), University of Otago, Dunedin.
  • Hammond, V. (2007, December 21). Occupational solar ultraviolet radiation exposure among New Zealand outdoor workers. A thesis submitted for the degree of Master of Public Health, University of Otago, Dunedin.
  • Wright, C.Y. (2007, January 29). UVR exposure of New Zealand school children. A thesis submitted for Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD), University of Otago, Dunedin.
  • Kime, N.H. (2003, June 2). Sun protection information in summer weather reports: perceptions and practices. A thesis submitted for the degree of Master of Science in Health Promotion, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK.
  • Baker, A. (2002, December). “An adolescent cover-up story”. An insight into adolescent sun protection in New Zealand. A thesis submitted for the degree of Master of Public Health, University of Otago, Dunedin.
  • Richards, R. (1999, May 19). Sun protection, and sun-related attitudes and knowledge among New Zealand adolescents. A thesis submitted for the degree of Master of Science, University of Otago, Dunedin.

Reports

  • McNoe, B. Iosua, E. and Reeder, A.I. (2016). Interventions to prevent skin cancer by reducing exposure to ultraviolet radiation. An updated review (2011-July 2016). A report commissioned by the Health Promotion Agency. Cancer Society Social and Behavioural Research Unit, University of Otago.
  • McCool, J. P., & Reeder, A. I. (2014). "You've just got to harden up": Outdoor workers' perceptions of the risks of sun exposure [Technical Report No. UR23]. Dunedin, New Zealand: Cancer Society Social & Behavioural Research Unit, Department of Preventive & Social Medicine, University of Otago. (21p).
  • Jopson, J. A. & Reeder, A. I. (2011). SunSmart voices: Results from site visits to 22 primary schools throughout New Zealand. A report to the Cancer Society of New Zealand Inc, March. (56p).
  • Jopson, J. A. & Reeder, A. I. (2011). Helping NZ primary schools to protect students against excess sun exposure. A report to the Cancer Society of New Zealand Inc, March. (41p).
  • Amun, Q. (2009). A systematic review on the use of the Munsell Soil Color Charts® to assess skin colour in humans: Search strategy, results and discussion. March. (23p).
  • Jopson, J. A. & Reeder, A. I. (2007). An audit of Yellow Pages telephone directory listings of indoor tanning facilities in New Zealand, 1992-2006. A report to the Cancer Society of New Zealand Inc., December. (19p).
  • Wright, C. Y., Reeder, A. I., Gray. A. & Cox, B. (2007). Solar ultraviolet radiation exposure of New Zealand schoolchildren. A report to the Cancer Society of New Zealand Inc., April. (123p).
  • Reeder, A. I. & Jopson, J. A. (2006). Sun protection policies & practices of NZ Territorial Authorities: A summary. A summary of the Technical report to the SunSmart Partnership: Cancer Society of NZ Inc. & Health Sponsorship Council, November. (12p).
  • Reeder, A. I. & Jopson, J. A. (2006). Sun proteciton policies & practices of NZ Territorial Authorities. Technical report to the SunSmart Partnership: Cancer Society of NZ Inc. & Health Sponsorship Council, September. (79p + appendices).
  • McCool, J., Meechan, G. & Reeder, A. I. (2006). A systematic review of interventions in outdoor occupational settings to reduce the risk of skin cancer. Final report prepared for the Cancer Society of New Zealand (Wellington Division) Inc. on behalf of Auckland UniServices Ltd., August. (39p).
  • Jopson, J. A & Reeder, A. I. (2006). Are NZ Primary Schools SunSmart? A Baseline study prior to the implementation of the National SunSmart Schools Accreditation Programme. A report to the Cancer Society of New Zealand, August. (36p + appendices).
  • Reeder, A. I. & Henry, G. (2005). The 2006 Triennial Sun Survey: Recommendations for procedures, questionnaire design, & data management. A report to the Health Sponsorship Council, 9 November. (8p).
  • Wright, C. (2005). General observations made during The Sun Study ‘SunSmart in NZ’ Workshop. Report prepared for Wendy Fulton, Cancer Society of New Zealand, June. (9p).
  • McCool, J., Petrie, K., Gorman, D. & Reeder, A. I. (2004). Non-melanoma skin cancer: outdoor workers’ perceptions of risk and sun protection use. Final report prepared for the Cancer Society of New Zealand (Wellington Division) Inc. Department of Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, December. (40p + appendices).
  • Reeder, A. I. (2004). Report to the Skin Cancer Control Steering Committee to inform development of the Skin Cancer Control Programme Plan 2005. Health Sponsorship Council Board Room, Wellington, July. (44p).
  • Jopson, J. A. & Reeder, A. I. (2004). Sun protection in New Zealand secondary schools: obstacles and opportunities. (Report). Social & Behavioural Research in Cancer Group, Department of Preventive & Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, June. (42p + appendices).
  • McCool, J., Gorman, D., Petrie, K., Reeder, A. I. & De Silva, K. (2003). Outdoor workers’ perceptions of the risk of developing non-melanoma skin cancer. Progress report prepared for the Wellington Division of the Cancer Society of New Zealand Inc. Health Psychology, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland. (7p).
  • Kime, N. H. & Reeder, A. I. (2002). Sun Protection Information In Summer Weather Reports: Perceptions and Practices. (Technical Report MR6).
  • Commissioned by Cancer Society of New Zealand & the Health Sponsorship Council. Social and Behavioural Research in Cancer Group, Dunedin School of Medicine. (29p+ appendices).
  • Reeder, A. I. (2001). Skin Cancer Prevention in New Zealand: A Report to Help Guide Future SunSmart Programme Directions. Commissioned by Cancer Society & Health Sponsorship Council Joint Working Group. Social & Behavioural Research in Cancer Group, Dunedin School of Medicine. 68p.
  • Reeder, A. I. (2001). Results from the Maori respondents included in the national survey of awareness, understanding & response to sun protection messages in media weather reports. A report to the National Health Promotion Committee, Cancer Society of New Zealand. Social & Behavioural Research in Cancer Group, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, March. (12p + appendices).
  • Reeder, A. I. (2000). SunSmart Research. A report prepared for the Health Sponsorship Council, 6 June. (8p).
  • Reeder, A. I. & Richards, R. (1999). Summer sun protection: An observational study of children with their adult caregivers at Hawkes Bay beaches, 1998-99. Commissioned by Public Health Unit, Health Care Hawkes Bay. Social and Behavioural Research in Cancer Group, Dunedin.
  • Morris, J. & Elwood, M. (1995). How effective are sun exposure modification programmes? Social & Behavioural Research in Cancer Group / Hugh Adam Cancer Epidemiology Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, May.

Conference presentations in published proceedings

  • Gage, R., Signal, L., Leung, W., Stanley, J., Reeder, T., & Mackay, C. (2016). No hat, no play? An objective evaluation of sun-safety practices in New Zealand primary and intermediate schools. Proceedings of the 3rd Aotearoa New Zealand Childhood Studies Colloquium: Children and Childhoods: Agency, Participation and Contribution. (pp. 8-9). Retrieved from https://www.ivvy.com/event/A1ZAMK/.
  • Reeder, A. (2015). Action to address melanoma risk: Interventions for the primary prevention of skin cancer: CDC ‘Guide to Community Preventive Services’ systematic review of evidence of effectiveness [Extended abstract]. Proceedings of the New Zealand Melanoma Summit. Retrieved from http://www.researchreview.co.nz/nz/Clinical-Area/General-Medicine/Dermatology/Melanoma-Summit-Expert-Forum.aspx
  • Reeder, A., McNoe, B., & Iosua, E. (2015). New Zealand secondary schools' sun protection policies and practices: A 2014 baseline to inform advocacy and programme development. Proceedings of the 12th Behavioural Research in Cancer Control (BRCC) Conference: 'Bridging the Gap' between research evidence, and practice and policy. (pp. 72). Retrieved from http://www.cancercouncil.com.au/BRCC2015/
  • Polak, M. A., Conner, T. S., Houghton, L. A., & Reeder, A. I. (2014). Vitamin D and mental wellbeing. Proceedings of the UV Radiation: Effects of Human Health and the Environment Workshop. Retrieved from https://www.niwa.co.nz/atmosphere/uv-ozone/uv-science-workshops/2014-uv-workshop
  • Reeder, A. I., McLeod, G. F. H., Gray, A. R., & McGee, R. (2014). Have attitudes towards sun-tanning changed among the NZ population since 1994? Proceedings of the UV Radiation: Effects of Human Health and the Environment Workshop. Retrieved from https://www.niwa.co.nz/atmosphere/uv-ozone/uv-science-workshops/2014-uv-workshop
  • Scragg, R., Stewart, A., McKenzie, R., Reeder, A., Liley, B., & Allen, M. (2014). Association between sun exposure and serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 levels. Proceedings of the NIWA UV Workshop. Retrieved from http://www.niwa.co.nz/atmosphere/uv-ozone/uv-science-workshops/2014-uv-workshop

Conference presentations

  • McNoe, B., Reeder, A.I. (2016). Face Value: a skin cancer primary prevention intervention among adolescents. Verbal presentation at the Department of Preventive and Social Medicine In-House convention, Dunedin, New Zealand, 21 June.
  • Reeder, T. (2014, February). Have attitudes towards sun tanning changed among the NZ population since 1994? Verbal presentation at the Department of Preventive and Social Medicine In-House Convention, Dunedin, New Zealand
  • Reeder, T., Reid, I., Scragg, R., & Lucas, R. (2014, April). UV, vitamin D, and health. Panel discussion at the UV Radiation: Effects of Human Health and the Environment Workshop, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Reeder, T. (2014, April). Chair for Session 6 and Panellist for Session 8 Discussion on UV, vitamin D and health at 2014 UV Workshop, UV Radiation: Effects on Human Health and the Environment (2014), Heritage Hotel, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Sandford L, Reeder AI. SunSmart schools in New Zealand: From research into practice. 11th Behavioural Research in Cancer Control Conference, Adelaide, Australia. 8 May 2013.
  • Reeder AI, McCool J, Gray A. Workplace culture and support for occupational sun protection - a quantitative study of 1,061 workers from nine occupational groups. 11th Behavioural Research in Cancer Control Conference, Adelaide, Australia. 8 May 2013.
  • Reeder AI. Primary prevention interventions for skin cancer by reducing harmful UVR exposure. Melanoma Summit NZ 2013, Wellington, NZ. 5 April 2013.
  • Sandford L, Reeder AI. Shade in New Zealand schools. Melanoma Summit NZ 2013, Wellington, NZ. 5 April 2013.
  • Polak M, Conner T, Reeder T, Houghton L. Time in the sun and vitamin D in Dunedin. Oral presentation at the 46th Annual Conference of the Nutrition Society of New Zealand, Auckland, NZ, 22-23 November 2012.
  • Reeder AI. What mix of interventions / strategies are effective in school and early childhood settings? The 1st International Conference on UV and Skin Cancer Prevention, Copenhagen, Denmark, 4 May 2011.
  • Reeder AI, Jopson J, Gray A. Evaluating the New Zealand SunSmart Schools Accreditation Programme. The 1st International Conference on UV and Skin Cancer Prevention, Copenhagen, Denmark, 4 May 2011.
  • Reeder AI, Jopson J, Gray A. Advice given by general practitioners about sun exposure and vitamin D. The 1st International Conference on UV and Skin Cancer Prevention, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2 May 2011.
  • Sandford L, Jopson J. SunSmarts schools 5 years on. What have we learned? Where are we going? Australian Health Promotion Association (AHPA) 20th National Conference, Cairns, Australia, 10-13 April 2011 (poster).
  • Reeder AI, Jopson J, Gray A. Sun exposure & vitamin D: preliminary results from a survey of NZ GPs. Melanoma Summit 2011., Wellington, NZ. 11 March 2011.
  • Reeder AI, Hammond VA, Gray A. ‘The Dark Shift’- implications for skin cancer prevention. Melanoma Summit, Wellington, NZ, 11 March 2011.
  • Jopson J, Reeder AI, Gray A. Sun Protection in NZ Primary Schools: a closer look. Public Health Association Conference 2010, Turangawaiwai, NZ. 22-24 September 2010.
  • Jopson J, Reeder AI, Gray A. Vitamin D Status, Dunedin Sample 2008-2009, preliminary findings. NIWA “UV Radiation and its Effects: an update (2010)” Conference, Copthorne Hotel, Queenstown, NZ. 7-9 April, 2010. (poster).
  • Reeder AI, Jopson J, Gray A. Factors associated with body coverage and personal UV radiation dose: preliminary findings. NIWA “UV Radiation and its Effects: an update (2010)” Conference, Copthorne Hotel, Queenstown, NZ. 7-9 April, 2010.
  • Jopson J, Reeder A. The NZ SunSmart Schools Accreditation Programme. Public Health Association Conference, University of Otago, Dunedin, NZ. 1-4 September 2009.
  • Galtry J, Reeder A. Revising the ‘Risks and Benefits of Sun Exposure in New Zealand’ Position Statement 2008: A Balancing Exercise. Public Health Association Conference, University of Otago, Dunedin, NZ. 1-4 September 2009.
  • Horsburgh-McLeod G, Reeder AI, McGee R, Gray A. Sunburn in a New Zealand Urban Population, 1994-2006. Poster presented at the AEA Annual Scientific Meeting 2009, August, Otago University, Dunedin, NZ, Australian Epidemiologist, 2009; 16(2):44.
  • Horsburgh-McLeod GF, Reeder AI, McGee R, Gray AR. Sunburn in the New Zealand population, 1994-2006. 12th World Congress on Cancer of the Skin 2009, Tel Aviv, Israel. 3-6 May 2009. (poster).
  • Reeder AI. Vitamin D: reconciling the cancer risks – social and behavioural perspectives. (Invited Speaker) The Evolving Status of Vitamin D. Scientific Education Symposium, Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists, Clinical Education Centre, Auckland City Hospital, New Zealand. 25 November 2008.
  • Reeder AI. Primary prevention of skin cancers: factors that influence sun protective behaviours. (Invited Speaker) Presented at the Melanoma Summit, Holiday Inn, Wellington, New Zealand; 14 November 2008.
  • Jopson J, Reeder AI. An audit of the solaria / indoor tanning industry in New Zealand. Presented at The 9th Behavioural Research in Cancer Control Conference, Melbourne; 9-11 April 2008.
  • Henry-McLeod G, Reeder AI, McGee R, Gray A. Sunburn in the New Zealand population, 1994-2006: Incidence, site distribution and related outdoor activities. Presented at The 9th Behavioural Research in Cancer Control Conference, Melbourne; 9-11 April 2008.
  • Hammond V, Reeder AI, Gray A. Patterns of real-time occupational ultraviolet radiation exposure among a sample of outdoor workers in New Zealand population. Presented at The 9th Behavioural Research in Cancer Control Conference, Melbourne; 9-11 April 2008.
  • Henry-McLeod GF, Gray A, Reeder AI, McGee R. (2007). Application of Item Response Theory (IRT) to a ProTan scale. Presented at The 8th Annual Scientific Meeting of the AEA, Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia; 27-29 August.
  • Jopson JA & Reeder AI. (2006). A baseline study prior to implementation of a New Zealand primary schools’ National SunSmart Accreditation Program. Presented at: The 8th Biennial Behavioural Research in Cancer Control Conference: Fortitude Valley, Queensland, Australia, 27-29 September.
  • Reeder AI & Jopson JA. (2006). What is New Zealand local government doing about sun protection policies and practices? Presented at: The 8th Biennial Behavioural Research in Cancer Control Conference: Fortitude Valley, Queensland, Australia, 27-29 September.
  • Henry GFM, Gray A, Reeder AI, McGee R. (2006). Attitude towards suntanning in a New Zealand urban population 1994-2006. Presented at: The 8th Biennial Behavioural Research in Cancer Control Conference: Fortitude Valley, Queensland, Australia, 27-29 September.
  • Wright, CY, Reeder AI, Bodeker G, Gray A. (2006). (A): Youth solar UV radiation exposure: A review. (B): Factors influencing UV exposure of New Zealand primary schoolchildren, based on personal UV dosimetry. Abstracts of the 33rd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Photobiology, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. 8-12 July 2006. (WAM-3c, page 67).
  • Wright C, Bodeker G, Reeder A. (2006). UV exposure of New Zealand school children. In: UV Radiation and its effects - an update 2006. Royal Society of New Zealand, Wellington, Miscellaneous series 68: 74-75; Dunedin, New Zealand, 19-21 April.
  • Jopson JA & Reeder AI. (2006). How SunSmart are NZ primary schools? In: UV Radiation and its effects - an update 2006. Royal Society of New Zealand, Wellington, Miscellaneous series 68: 76-77; Dunedin, New Zealand, 19-21 April.
  • Henry GFM, Reeder AI, Gray A. (2006). Attitude changes towards suntanning, 1994-2003. In: UV Radiation and its effects - an update 2006. Royal Society of New Zealand, Wellington, Miscellaneous series 68: 78-79; Dunedin, New Zealand, 19-21 April.
  • Reeder AI & Jopson JA. (2006). Territorial Authorities' sun protection policies and practices in New Zealand. In: UV Radiation and its effects - an update 2006. Royal Society of New Zealand, Wellington, Miscellaneous series 68: 72-73; Dunedin, New Zealand, 19-21 April.
  • Wright C, Reeder AI, Bodeker G, Allen M, McKenzie R. (2005.) Linking real-time solar ultraviolet radiation exposure with the social and physical environment, activities, knowledge and attitudes of New Zealand school children. Poster presented at the 6th World Congress on Melanoma, Vancouver, Canada, 6-10 September.
  • Reeder AI & Jopson JA. (2005). Sun protection policies and practices of NZ territorial authorities: Rationale and preliminary findings. Oral presentation at the Public Health Association of New Zealand Conference, Wellington, July.
  • McCool J, Gorman D, Petrie K, Reeder AI. (2004). Outdoor workers’ perceptions of risk of developing non-melanoma skin cancer. Poster presented at: Eighth International Congress of Behavioural Medicine, August 25-28, Mainz, Germany.
  • Jopson JA & Reeder AI. (2004). Secondary school sun protection policies, practices and curriculum content. Public Health Association Conference, Christchurch, July.
  • Wright C, Martin A, Bodeker G, McKenzie R, Reeder A. (2004). Real-time measurements of ultraviolet radiation using portable electronic dosimeters. Poster presented at the Non-Ionising Radiation Workshop and Symposium, Seville, Spain, 19-22 May.
  • Reeder AI & Richards R. (2002). Media and public use of the UV index in New Zealand. In: UV Radiation and Its Effects - An Update 2002.
  • R. McKenzie, A. Reisinger, C.Watts (Ed.) The Royal Society of New Zealand, Wellington; Miscellaneous series 60:99-100.
  • Watts C, Reeder AI, Glasgow H. (2002). A Cover-Up Story: The Cancer Society Melanoma Prevention Programme. In: UV Radiation and its Effects - An Update 2002.
  • R. McKenzie, A. Reisinger and C. Watts (Eds.) The Royal Society of New Zealand, Wellington; Miscellaneous series 60:83-85.
  • Reeder AI, Richards R, McGee RO. (2001). Melanoma prevention: The results of educational campaigns in New Zealand 1980-2000. In: Melanoma Research: Abstracts of the Fifth International Conference on Melanoma. WHO Melanoma Programme and e-Oncology, Milan. 11(Supplement 1):s15.
  • Bulliard J-L, Richards R, Reeder AI. (2001). Presentation, awareness, understanding and use of sun protection information in media weather forecasts in New Zealand. In: Melanoma Research: Abstracts of the Fifth International Conference on Melanoma. 11(Supplement 1):s151.
  • Reeder AI, Richards R, Bulliard J-L. (2000). Sun protection messages in media weather forecasts in New Zealand. In:International Journal of Behavioral Medicine: Abstracts Sixth International Congress of Behavioral Medicine , November, 7(supplement 1):222-223. Abstract 34.
  • Reeder AI, Richards R, Hart M. (2000). On the beach: Summer sun protection - An observational study of children with adult caregivers in Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. In: International Journal of Behavioral Medicine: Abstracts Sixth International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, November, 7 (supplement 1):110. Abstract.
  • Richards R, McGee R, Knight R. (2000). New Zealand adolescents’ sun protection, sunburn and attitudes to tanning, 1991 and 1997. Presented at: 6th International Congress of Behavioural Medicine, Brisbane, November.
  • Richards R, McGee R, Knight R. (1999). A survey of adolescents’ sun protection attitudes and behaviours, 1997. Presented at: The Inaugural New Zealand Cancer Conference: Visions of the future, Christchurch, October.
  • Reeder AI & Richards R. (1999). Summer sun protection: An observational study of children with adult caregivers at Hawkes Bay beaches, 1998-9. Presented at: The Inaugural New Zealand Cancer Conference: Visions of the future, Christchurch, October.
  • McGee RO. (1998). Sun exposure and sun protection among New Zealand children. In: UV Radiation and its effects - an update. Royal Society of New Zealand, Wellington, Miscellaneous series 49: 65-66.

Workshop presentations

  • Reeder AI. SBRU: Current & proposed UVR research. SunSmart Operational Group, CSNZ, Wellington, NZ, 2 July 2009.
  • Reeder AI, Jopson JA. The SunSmart Schools Accreditation Programme (SSAP) evaluation. SunSmart Schools Operational Group, CSNZ, Wellington, NZ, 1 July 2009.
  • Hammond V, Reeder AI, Gray A. Research on Sun Protection and Outdoor Workers. Presented at the Otago Southland Occupational Health Nurses Study Day, Dunedin, NZ, 20 March 2009.
  • Hammond V. Sun exposure & vitamin D status among New Zealand adult. Presented at the CSNZ Health Promoters National Hui in New Plymouth, 22 October 2008.
  • Hammond V, Reeder AI, Gray A. Occupational Solar UVR Exposure among NZ Outdoor Workers. Presented to the Otago Occupational Health Nurses, Dunedin, 14 October 2008.
  • Reeder AI, Galtry J. Sun Protection & Exposure Advice: Background & Current Challenges. Presented at the Forum to review health promotion advice for sun protection & sun exposure in NZ. Portland Hotel, Wellington, 24 September 2008.
  • Reeder AI, Hammond VA. Sun exposure & vitamin D status among New Zealand adult. Presented at the SunSmart Operational Group in Wellington, 19 May 2008.
  • Henry-McLeod G, Reeder AI, McGee R, Gray A. Provisional findings: Sunburn & tanning in the New Zealand population, 1994 - 2006. Presented at the SunSmart Operational Group in Wellington, 19 May 2008.
  • Reeder AI. (2007). Snakes and Ladders: Picking a safe path for UVR and vitamin D health promotion in NZ. Presented at the Round Table on Vitamin D, UVR exposure and health; Wellington, 26 July.
  • Reeder AI. (2007). NZ Research Update since 2004. Skin Cancer Control Steering Group; Wellington, 19 April.
  • Jopson JA & Reeder AI. (2005). SunSmart Schools National Baseline Survey 2005. Cancer Society Health Promotion Workshop, Auckland, November.
  • Reeder AI & Jopson J. (2005). Sun protection policies & practices of Territorial Authorities: rationale & preliminary findings. Cancer Society Health Promotion Workshop, Auckland, November.
  • Reeder AI. (2004). Brief overview: recent, current and forthcoming skin cancer prevention research in New Zealand. Central Regions Sun Safety Workshop. Health Sponsorship Council Boardroom, Wellington, 26 February.
  • Jopson JA & Reeder AI. (2003). Sun protection in secondary schools in New Zealand: obstacles and opportunities. Cancer Society Health Promotion Workshop, Dunedin, November.
  • Reeder AI. (2003). Sun protection research of the Social & Behavioural Research in Cancer Group. Sun Safety Research Workshop, Health Sponsorship Council Boardroom, Wellington, June 12.
  • Reeder AI. (2003). Current commitment to population monitoring of sun protection in New Zealand. Australian Sun Protection Survey meeting, Melbourne, 8 April.

Public seminars and lectures

  • Reeder, A.I. (2016). Ultra Violet and the Sun-Smart Kid University of Otago Winter Lecture Series. Auckland, 25 Aug.
  • Reeder, A.I. (2016). Ultra Violet and the Sun-Smart Kid University of Otago Winter Lecture Series. Wellington, 24 Aug.
  • Reeder, A.I., & McNoe, B. (2015). Sun protection: Looking for a change. Cancer Society Social and Behavioural Research Unit (SBRU) Symposium: Reducing the Impact of Cancer, Dunedin, 22 September.
  • Jopson, J., & Reeder, A.I. Sunsmart Schools: What? Why? Where to from here? Research Seminar, Department of Preventive & Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago. 14 May 2009.
  • Hammond, V. Predictors of serum vitamin D status among NZ adults. Student Research Seminar, Department of Preventive & Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine. 5 August 2008.
  • Henry-McLeod, G.F., Gray, A., Reeder, A.I., & McGee, R. Sunburn and tanning in the New Zealand population, 1994-2006. Student Research Seminar, Department of Preventive & Social Medicine, University of Otago, 17 June 2008.
  • Hammond, V. Outdoor workers and sun protection: Workplace or worker? Student Research Seminar, Department of Preventive & Social Medicine, University of Otago, 10 July 2007.
  • Henry, G. Attitudes towards suntanning in NZ, 1994-2006 and Application of Item Response Theory (IRT) to a ProTan Scale. Student Research Seminar, Department of Preventive & Social Medicine, University of Otago, 10 July 2007.

Professional publications

  • Reeder, A.I. (2013). Researchers ignite school shade discussion in NZ. Perfect Skin Protection, 2(1).
  • Reeder, A.I. (2010). Balancing the sunshine. Link [Pamphlet from the Otago-Southland Division of the Cancer Society of New Zealand, Dunedin].
  • Hammond, V. (2008). Outdoor workers - How can employers keep staff safe? Health & Safety Magazine, Nov/Dec.
  • Wright. C., Bodeker, G., & Reeder, A.I. (2005). How much UV are New Zealand school children getting? Water and Atmosphere, 13(2), 10-11.
  • Jopson, J., & Reeder, A.I. (2001). Sun safety. New Zealand Pharmacy, 21-24, November.
  • Reeder, A.I., Richards, R., & McGee, R.O. (1999). Skin cancer/melanoma. New Zealand Pharmacy, 19(11), 15-18.

Submissions to government agencies

Media releases

  • McNoe, B. & Reeder, A.I. (2016). Sun protection poor for NZ secondary school students: Otago research. University of Otago media release, 31 March.
  • Reeder, A.I. (2013). NZ outdoor workers poorly protected from the sun: Otago research. Otago University media release, 23 April.
  • Reeder, A.I. (2012). More govt responsibility needed in making schools ‘sun-smarter’. Otago University media release, 18 September.
  • Reeder, A.I. (2012). Many NZ primary schools need to be ‘sun smarter’. Otago research. Otago University media release, 10 February.
  • Reeder, A.I., & Jopson, J.A. (2009). Cancer Society programme to help schools be ‘SunSmart’. CSNZ National Office media release, 15 June.
  • Reeder, A.I, Galtry, J., & St. Clair-Chapman, L. (2009). Outdoor workers exposed to high UV radiation levels. Otago University media release, 25 February.
  • Reeder, A.I., Galtry, J., & St. Clair-Chapman, L. Child sun protection: Attitudes may be the key. Otago University media release, 4 February 2009.
  • Reeder, A.I. Workplace commitment key to sun protection for outdoor workers. Otago University media release, 12 August 2008.
  • Reeder, A.I. Thick melanoma: the problem continues. Otago University media release, 8 August 2008.
  • Reeder, A.I. Large increase in New Zealand sunbed services. Otago University media release, 21 August 2008.
  • Wright, C. New findings on NZ school children’s summer sun exposure. Otago University media release, 21 April 2006.
  • Reeder, A.I. Local government needs to do more sun protection work: Otago cancer prevention expert. Otago University media release, 7 July 2005.
  • Reeder, A.I, & Wright, C. Kiwi kids' time in summer sun to be tracked with hi-tech UV badges. June 24, 2004.
  • Reeder, A.I., & Richards, R. When it rains – it pours, when it shines – it radiates. December 2001.
  • Reeder, A.I., & Richards R. Sun protection information in weather reports helps everyone. December 8, 2000.