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Our staff

For staff contact details please refer to the University of Otago directory

Head of Department

Deputy Head of Department

Academic Staff

Professional Practice Fellows/Teaching Fellows

External Teaching Staff

  • Dr Phil Blyth Senior Lecturer
  • Professor Greg Jones Contracted Professor

Research Only Staff

  • Dr Daniela Aldabe Postdoctoral Fellow with Woodley Group
  • Dr Alana Alexander Postdoctoral Fellow with Gemmell Group
  • Dr Caroline Ancel Assistant Research Fellow with Anderson Group
  • Mrs Sarala Basnet Assistant Research Fellow with Reynolds Group
  • Mrs Nicola Batchelor Research Technician with Pankhurst Group
  • Dr Donna Bond Assistant Research Fellow with Hore Group
  • Dr Tamsin Braisher Assistant Research Fellow with Gemmell Group
  • Dr Rosemary Brown Research Fellow with Grattan Group
  • Miss Stella Cameron Assistant Research Fellow with Parr-Brownlie Group
  • Ms Nicola Collie Assistant Research Fellow with Liu Group
  • Dr Catherine Collins Postdoctoral Fellow with Matisoo-Smith Group
  • Dr Hugh Cross Scientific Officer - Bioinformatics
  • Dr Rob Day Research Fellow with Gemmell Group
  • Dr Caroline Decourt Postdoctoral Fellow with Anderson Group
  • Dr Lyvianne Decourtye Postdoctoral Fellow with Wilson Group
  • Dr Eddy Dowle Postdoctoral Fellow with Gemmell Group
  • Dr Nicolas Dussex Research Fellow with Knapp Group
  • Dr Maggie Evans Postdoctoral Fellow with Anderson Group
  • Miss Sara Ferreira Research Technician with Gemmell Group
  • Mrs Jane Fitzgerald Scientific Officer with Reynolds Group
  • Dr Natasha Flack Postdoctoral Fellow with Nicholson Group
  • Dr Teodora Georgescu Postdoctoral Fellow with Grattan Group
  • Dr Kelly Glendining Research Fellow with Jasoni Group
  • Dr Anna Gosling Postdoctoral Fellow with Matisoo-Smith Group
  • Miss Emma Gowing Research Technician with Clarkson Group
  • Mr Jason Gray Assistant Research Fellow with Reynolds Group
  • Ms Diane Guevremont Scientific Officer with Williams Group
  • Dr Laura Gumy Research Fellow
  • Mrs Megan Inglis Research Technician with Anderson Group
  • Gert-Jan Jeunen Postdoctoral Fellow with Knapp Group
  • Dr Rena Jing Scientific Officer with Liu Group
  • Ms Olga Kardailsky Research Technician with Matisoo-Smith Group
  • Ms Annabel Kean Research Assistant with Reynolds Group
  • Mr Zin Khant Aung Assistant Research Fellow with Grattan Group
  • Mr Prash Khwaounjoo Postdoctoral Fellow with Cakmak Group
  • Dr Rebecca Kinaston Research Fellow
  • Dr Charlotte King Postdoctoral Fellow with Halcrow Group
  • Ms Pene Knowles Research Technician with Grattan Group
  • Dr Ilona Kokay Senior Research Fellow with Grattan Group
  • Dr Sharon Ladyman Research Fellow with Grattan Group
  • Dr Melanie Laird Postdoctoral Fellow with Hore Group
  • Dr Mariana Leriche Vazquez Assistant Research Fellow with Reynolds Group
  • Dr Gabriella Ma Assistant Research Fellow with Zhang Group
  • Dr Natalie Matheson Assistant Research Fellow with Reynolds Group
  • Dr Michael Meier Postdoctoral Fellow with Wilson Group
  • Dr Melanie Miller Postdoctoral Fellow with Halcrow Group
  • Dr Holly Phillipps Postdoctoral Fellow with Grattan Group
  • Ms Christy Rand Research Technician with Stanton Group
  • Dr Chris Rawle Research Fellow with Stanton Group
  • Dr Karen Reader Research Fellow
  • Dr Mohammed Rizwan Research Fellow with Grattan Group
  • Dr Margaret Ryan Senior Research Fellow with Williams Group
  • Mrs Sarah Safavi Research Assistant with Hammer Group
  • Dr Steve Seo Postdoctoral Fellow with Oorschot Group
  • Dr Rachel Sizemore Assistant Research Fellow with Oorschot Group
  • Dr Kristina Smiley Postdoctoral Fellow with Grattan Group
  • Dr Kelby Smith-Han Postdoctoral Fellow with Nicholson Group
  • Ms Rose Smither Assistant Research Fellow with Parr-Brownlie Group
  • Ms Annie Sohler Assistant Research Fellow with Halcrow Group
  • Dr Jo-Ann Stanton Senior Research Fellow
  • Miss Rhiannon Stubbs Research Assistant with Clarkson Group
  • Dr Helen Taylor Research Fellow with Gemmell Group
  • Miss Mariana Te Pou Assistant Research Fellow with Parr-Brownlie Group
  • Leighton Thomas Assistant Research Fellow with Knapp Group
  • Dr Erica Todd Research Fellow with Gemmell Group
  • Mr Jackson Treece Research Technician with Stanton Group
  • Dr Nico Vautrelle Assistant Research Fellow with Reynolds Group
  • Dr Mick Watt Research Fellow with Forster Group
  • Dr Joe Yip Scientific Officer with Bunn Group
  • Ms Sylvia Zellhuber-McMillan Research Technician with Reader Group
  • Miss Ute Zellhuber-McMillan Research Assistant with Clarkson Group
  • Mr Johann Zwirner Assistant Research Fellow with Hammer Group

Administration and Finance Staff

  • Miss Julia Dixon Undergraduate Administrator
  • Ms Aven Drayson Administrator Client Services
  • Karen Grant Client Services Administrator
  • Mrs Joanna Isaacs Lead Administrator Client Services
  • Anna Johnson Client Services Administrator
  • Ms Theresa Lee Finance Administrator
  • Ms Kathryn McClea Administrative Assistant (Transitional)
  • Mrs Annette McCormack Administrator Client Services
  • Mrs Dot Scott Postgraduate Administrator
  • Ms Lilly Yu Finance Associate

Teaching and Research Support Staff

  • Dr Louisa Baillie Anatomical Model Fabricator
  • Miss Marlene Black Plastinator/Prosector
  • Mr Brynley Crosado Prosector
  • Ms Carol Dunstone Technical Manager
  • Ms Djuna Elkan Prosector
  • Ms Lorryn Fisher Departmental Research Technician
  • Mr Brian Fitzpatrick Physical Resource Manager
  • Mr Michael Gillies Cleaner
  • Mr Mark Gould Health and Safety Officer
  • Miss Rachel Kinnaird Gross Anatomy Manager (On leave)
  • Mr Keppel Kooman Purchasing Officer (Supply Chain)
  • Ms Rachna Luthra Anatomy Museum Assistant
  • Mr Ross Marshall-Seeley Scientific Officer - eLearning
  • Ms Kathryn McClea Body Bequest Liaison Officer
  • Mr Robbie McPhee Illustrator/Graphic Artist
  • Mr Tim Moser Teaching Laboratory Technician
  • Ms Fieke Neuman Teaching Laboratory Manager
  • Mr Evan Roberts Storeperson (Supply Chain)
  • Mrs Liane Sim Teaching Laboratory Technician
  • Mr Chris Smith Museum Curator
  • Miss Ellie Stevens Gross Anatomy Manager
  • Ms Sharon White Dissecting Room Technician
  • Mr Alex Witherow General Assistant

IT Staff

  • Mr Tim Anstey IT Support Technician
  • Mr Wim Gillis IT Developer/Systems Administrator
  • Mrs Sue Hammond IT Administrator
  • Mr Ross Marshall-Seeley IT Manager (Transitional)
  • Mr Tony Vink IT Support Technician

Research Support Services Staff

  • Mrs Joanne Gillum Manager, Genetic Analysis Services
  • Miss Julia Jenkins Laboratory Coordinator, Behavioural Phenotyping Unit
  • Mr Saeed Sharif Sequencing Technician, Genetic Analysis Services

Emeriti

  • Professor David Green Emeritus Professor

Honorary Staff

  • Dr Peter Hurst Honorary Senior Lecturer
  • Dr Jennifer Juengel Honorary Senior Research Fellow
  • Mr John McEwan Honorary Fellow
  • Dr Phil Peplow Honorary Senior Lecturer
  • Assoc. Prof. Nancy Tayles Honorary Associate Professor
  • Professor Jeff Wickens Honorary Professor

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