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Research Fellow Olivia Currie

MBChB, DCH (University of Otago), PGDipGP, FRNZCGP

Olivia joined the Department of General Practice as a GPEP2 Research Fellow in 2012, evaluating electronic prescription data for a pharmacovigilance study.

Outside the department, Olivia is a permanent locum at Hillmed Health.

She is also a mother to a very chatty toddler.

Research Interests

Her research interests include:

  • Pharmacovigilance
  • Polypharmacy
  • Patient Portal
  • Analyses of Electronic Medical Data
  • The General Practice Model of Care


Wilson, G., Windner, Z., Bidwell, S., Currie, O., Dowell, A., Halim, A. A., Toop, L., Savage, R., Ranaweera, U., Beadel, H., & Hudson, B. (2021). 'Here to stay': Changes to prescribing medication in general practice during the COVID-19 pandemic in New Zealand. Journal of Primary Health Care, 13(3), 222-230. doi: 10.1071/hc21035

Wilson, G., Currie, O., Bidwell, S., Saeed, B., Dowell, A., Halim, A. A., Toop, L., Richardson, A., Savage, R., & Hudson, B. (2021). Empty waiting rooms: The New Zealand general practice experience with telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic. New Zealand Medical Journal, 134(1538), 89-101. Retrieved from

Hall, K. H., Doolan-Noble, F., McKinlay, E., Currie, O., Gray, B., Gray, L., Richard, L., Stubbe, M., & Jaye, C. (2020). Ethics and equity in the time of coronavirus. Journal of Primary Health Care, 12(2), 102-106. doi: 10.1071/HCv12n2_ED2

Currie, O., Williman, J., Mangin, D., McKinnon-Gee, B., & Bridgford, P. (2019). Comparative risk of new-onset diabetes following commencement of antipsychotics in New Zealand: A population-based clustered multiple baseline time series design. BMJ Open, 9(2), e022984. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022984

Currie, O., Mangin, D., & Williman, J. (2017). What do GPs care about when it comes to pharmacoepidemiology? Proceedings of the Primary Health Care and General Practice Research Weekend. Retrieved from

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