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Dr Hamish Jamieson

Hamish JamiesonGeriatrician

BMedSci MB ChB (Otago) PhD(Sydney) FRACP

Email hamish.jamieson@cdhb.health.nz

Department of Medicine
University of Otago, Christchurch
P.O. Box 4345
Christchurch
New Zealand

Dr Hamish Jamieson is a medical specialist in Older Persons Health and is the clinical leader of the Big Data and Better Ageing Research Group.

Dr Jamieson has an interest in using big data to improve patient outcomes and identify unmet areas of need.

He is currently lead investigator on a number of projects funded by the Ageing Well National Science Challenge and Health Research Council.

Current Roles

  • Senior Lecturer in Medicine
  • Medical Specialist in Health Care of Older People (Geriatrician) Burwood Hospital

Research Interests

  • Ageing
  • Human longevity
  • Translational research (ensuring clinical findings are translated into improved clinical management of older people
  • interRAI
  • Healthy ageing and ageing well
  • Analysing big data to identify opportunities to improve care for older people

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Publications

Bala, S. S., Jamieson, H. A., Nishtala, P. S., & Braund, R. (2021). Theoretical reduction in the anticholinergic burden in older adults with dementia in New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal, 134(1537), (pp. 109). Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Jamieson, H. (2021, May). Reliability and validity of a frailty score from a standardised national assessment. Keynote presentation at the Asia Pacific Virtual Symposium on Sarcopenia and Frailty Research, [Online].

Gee, S., Bullmore, I., Cheung, G., Bergler, U., & Jamieson, H. (2021). It's about who they are and what they can do: Māori perspectives on frailty in later life. New Zealand Medical Journal, 134(1535), 17-24. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Cheung, G., Gee, S., Jamieson, H., & Berger, U. (2021). What is frailty? Perspectives from Chinese clinicians and older immigrants in New Zealand. Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s10823-021-09424-0

McLay, L., Jamieson, H. A., France, K. G., & Schluter, P. J. (2021). Loneliness and social isolation is associated with sleep problems among older community dwelling women and men with complex needs. Scientific Reports, 11(1), 4877. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-83778-w

Jamieson, H. A., Dobbs, B. R., Day, W. A., Rogers, G. W. T., & Fraser, R. (2001). The liver sieve in diabetes: Are the ultrastructural changes similar to those seen in alcoholism? In E. Wisse, D. L. Knook, R. De Zanger & M. P. J. Arthur (Eds.), Cells of the hepatic sinusoid (vol. 8). (pp. 123-124). Netherlands: The Kupffer Cell Foundation.

Chapter in Book - Research

Jamieson, H. A., Day, W. A., Dobbs, B. R., Rogers, G. W. T., & Fraser, R. (1999). Is the fatty liver of diabetes like that of alcohol related to an increased porosity of the liver sieve? In E. Wisse, D. L. Knook, R. deZanger & R. Fraser (Eds.), Cells of Hepatic Sinusoid Volume 7. (pp. 96-98). Leiden: The Kupffer Cell Foundation.

Chapter in Book - Research

Cheung, G., Gee, S., Jamieson, H., & Berger, U. (2021). What is frailty? Perspectives from Chinese clinicians and older immigrants in New Zealand. Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s10823-021-09424-0

Journal - Research Article

Gee, S., Bullmore, I., Cheung, G., Bergler, U., & Jamieson, H. (2021). It's about who they are and what they can do: Māori perspectives on frailty in later life. New Zealand Medical Journal, 134(1535), 17-24. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Article

McLay, L., Jamieson, H. A., France, K. G., & Schluter, P. J. (2021). Loneliness and social isolation is associated with sleep problems among older community dwelling women and men with complex needs. Scientific Reports, 11(1), 4877. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-83778-w

Journal - Research Article

Abey-Nesbit, R., Peel, N. M., Matthews, H., Hubbard, R. E., Nishtala, P. S., Bergler, U., Deely, J. M., Pickering, J. W., Schluter, P. J., & Jamieson, H. A. (2020). Frailty of Māori, Pasifika, and non-Māori/non-Pasifika older people in New Zealand: A national population study of older people referred for home care services. Journals of Gerontology Series A, glaa265. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1093/gerona/glaa265

Journal - Research Article

Bloomfield, K., Wu, Z., Tatton, A., Calvert, C., Peel, N., Hubbard, R., Jamieson, H., Hikaka, J., … Connolly, M. J. (2020). An interRAI-derived frailty index is associated with prior hospitalisations in older adults residing in retirement villages. Australasian Journal on Ageing. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/ajag.12863

Journal - Research Article

Jamieson, H. A., Abey-Nesbit, R., & Pickering, J. W. (2020). Effect of capacity to undertake instrumental activities of daily living on entry to aged residential care in older people with heart failure. Frontiers in Medicine, 7, 386. doi: 10.3389/fmed.2020.00386

Journal - Research Article

Jamieson, H., Abey-Nesbit, R., Nishtala, P. S., Allore, H., Han, L., Deely, J. M., & Pickering, J. W. (2020). Predictors of residential care admission in community-dwelling older people with dementia. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 21(11), 1665-1670. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2020.04.021

Journal - Research Article

Martinez-Ruiz, A., Huang, Y., Gee, S., Jamieson, H., & Cheung, G. (2020). Individual risk factors for possible undetected dementia amongst community-dwelling older people in New Zealand. Dementia, 19(3), 750-765. doi: 10.1177/1471301218786277

Journal - Research Article

Pickering, J. W., Abey-Nesbit, R., Allore, H., & Jamieson, H. (2020). Development and validation of multivariable mortality risk-prediction models in older people undergoing an interRAI home-care assessment (RiskOP). EClinicalMedicine. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.eclinm.2020.100614

Journal - Research Article

Schluter, P. J., Askew, D. A., Jamieson, H. A., & Arnold, E. P. (2020). Urinary and fecal incontinence are independently associated with falls risk among older women and men with complex needs: A national population study. Neurourology & Urodynamics, 39, 945-953. doi: 10.1002/nau.24266

Journal - Research Article

Schluter, P. J., Askew, D. A., McKelvey, V. A., Jamieson, H. A., & Lee, M. (2020). Oral health among older adults with complex needs living in the community and in aged residential care facilities within New Zealand. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2020.06.041

Journal - Research Article

Abey-Nesbit, R., Schluter, P. J., Wilkinson, T., Thwaites, J. H., Berry, S. D., & Jamieson, H. A. (2019). Risk factors for hip fracture in New Zealand older adults seeking home care services: A national population cross-sectional study. BMC Geriatrics, 19, 93. doi: 10.1186/s12877-019-1107-1

Journal - Research Article

Bala, S. S., Jamieson, H. A., & Nishtala, P. S. (2019). Determinants of prescribing potentially inappropriate medications in a nationwide cohort of community dwellers with dementia receiving a comprehensive geriatric assessment. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 34, 153-161. doi: 10.1002/gps.5004

Journal - Research Article

Bala, S. S., Jamieson, H. A., & Nishtala, P. S. (2019). Factors associated with inappropriate prescribing among older adults with complex care needs who have undergone the interRAI assessment. Current Medical Research & Opinion, 35(5), 917-923. doi: 10.1080/03007995.2018.1543185

Journal - Research Article

Beere, P., Keeling, S., & Jamieson, H. (2019). Ageing, loneliness, and the geographic distribution of New Zealand's interRAI-HC cohort. Social Science & Medicine, 227, 84-92. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2018.08.002

Journal - Research Article

Gee, S. B., Cheung, G., Bergler, U., & Jamieson, H. (2019). “There’s more to frail than that”: Older New Zealanders and health professionals talk about frailty. Journal of Aging Research, 2019, 2573239. doi: 10.1155/2019/2573239

Journal - Research Article

Jamieson, H. A., Nishtala, P. S., Scrase, R., Deely, J. M., Abey-Nesbit, R., Hilmer, S. N., … Lacey, C. J., & Schluter, P. (2019). Drug Burden Index and its association with hip fracture among older adults: A national population-based study. Journals of Gerontology Series A, 74(7), 1127-1133. doi: 10.1093/gerona/gly176

Journal - Research Article

Jamieson, H., Abey-Nesbit, R., Bergler, U., Keeling, S., Schluter, P. J., Scrase, R., & Lacey, C. (2019). Evaluating the influence of social factors on aged residential care admission in a national home care assessment database of older adults. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 20, 1419-1424. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2019.02.005

Journal - Research Article

Lacey, C., Manuel, J., Schluter, P. J., Porter, R. J., Pitama, S., & Jamieson, H. A. (2019). Sociodemographic, environmental characteristics and comorbidities of older adults with schizophrenia who access community health service support: A national cross-sectional study. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 53(6), 570-580. doi: 10.1177/0004867419828480

Journal - Research Article

McAuliffe, M. J., Schluter, P. J., & Jamieson, H. A. (2019). An epidemiological profile of communication disability among older adults with complex needs: A national cross-sectional study. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 21(6), 537-546. doi: 10.1080/17549507.2018.1495763

Journal - Research Article

Nishtala, P. S., Jamieson, H. A., Hanger, H. C., Chyou, T.-y., & Hilmer, S. N. (2019). Examining the risks of major bleeding events in older people using antithrombotics. Cardiovascular Drugs & Therapy, 33, 323-329. doi: 10.1007/s10557-019-06867-z

Journal - Research Article

Schluter, P. J., McAuliffe, M. J., Askew, D. A., & Jamieson, H. A. (2019). Hearing ability is not a risk factor for admission to aged residential care of older persons in New Zealand. Scientific Reports, 9, 17272. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-53457-y

Journal - Research Article

Burn, R., Hubbard, R. E., Scrase, R. J., Abey-Nesbit, R. K., Peel, N. M., Schluter, P. J., & Jamieson, H. A. (2018). A frailty index derived from a standardized comprehensive geriatric assessment predicts mortality and aged residential care admission. BMC Geriatrics, 18, 319. doi: 10.1186/s12877-018-1016-8

Journal - Research Article

Jamieson, H. A., Gibson, H. M., Abey-Nesbit, R., Ahuriri-Driscoll, A., Keeling, S., & Schluter, P. J. (2018). Profile of ethnicity, living arrangements and loneliness amongst older adults in Aotearoa New Zealand: A national cross-sectional study. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 37(1), 68-73. doi: 10.1111/ajag.12496

Journal - Research Article

Jamieson, H. A., Nishtala, P. S., Scrase, R., Deely, J. M., Abey-Nesbit, R., Connolly, M. J., … Schluter, P. J. (2018). Drug burden and its association with falls among older adults in New Zealand: A national population cross-sectional study. Drugs & Aging, 35(1), 73-81. doi: 10.1007/s40266-017-0511-5

Journal - Research Article

Jordan, J., Crowe, M., Gillon, D., McCall, C., Frampton, C., & Jamieson, H. (2018). Reduced pain reports with increasing cognitive impairment in older persons in New Zealand. American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias, 33(7), 463-470. doi: 10.1177/1533317518772685

Journal - Research Article

Schluter, P. J., Arnold, E. P., & Jamieson, H. A. (2018). Falls and hip fractures associated with urinary incontinence among older men and women with complex needs: A national population study. Neurourology & Urodynamics, 37(4), 1336-1343. doi: 10.1002/nau.23442

Journal - Research Article

Crowe, M., Jordan, J., Gillon, D., McCall, C., Frampton, C., & Jamieson, H. (2017). The prevalence of pain and its relationship to falls, fatigue and depression in a cohort of older people living in the community. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 73(11), 2642-2651. doi: 10.1111/jan.13328

Journal - Research Article

Jamieson, H. A., Schluter, P. J., Pyun, J., Arnold, T., Scrase, R., Nisbet-Abey, R., Mor, V., Deely, J. M., & Gray, L. (2017). Fecal incontinence is associated with mortality among older adults with complex needs: An observational cohort study. American Journal of Gastroenterology, 112, 1431-1437. doi: 10.1038/ajg.2017.200

Journal - Research Article

Narayan, S. W., Jamieson, H. A., & Nishtala, P. S. (2017). Evaluation of the national minimum data set for neurological conditions in older adults. Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry & Neurology, 30(6), 331-336. doi: 10.1177/0891988717732154

Journal - Research Article

Schluter, P. J., Lacey, C., Porter, R. J., & Jamieson, H. A. (2017). An epidemiological profile of bipolar disorder among older adults with complex needs: A national cross-sectional study. Bipolar Disorders, 19(5), 375-385. doi: 10.1111/bdi.12511

Journal - Research Article

Schluter, P. J., Ward, C., Arnold, E. P., Scrase, R., & Jamieson, H. A. (2017). Urinary incontinence, but not fecal incontinence, is a risk factor for admission to aged residential care of older persons in New Zealand. Neurourology & Urodynamics, 36(6), 1588-1595. doi: 10.1002/nau.23160

Journal - Research Article

Nishtala, P. S., Gnjidic, D., Jamieson, H. A., Hanger, H. C., Kaluarachchi, C., & Hilmer, S. N. (2016). ‘Real-world’ haemorrhagic rates for warfarin and dabigatran using population-level data in New Zealand. International Journal of Cardiology, 203, 746-752. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.11.067

Journal - Research Article

Schluter, P. J., Ahuriri-Driscoll, A., Anderson, T. J., Beere, P., Brown, J., Dalrymple-Alford, J., … Gillon, D. A., … Keeling, S., … Lacey, C., … Millar, N., Mor, V., & Jamieson, H. A. (2016). Comprehensive clinical assessment of home-based older persons within New Zealand: An epidemiological profile of a national cross-section. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 40(4), 349-355. doi: 10.1111/1753-6405.12525

Journal - Research Article

Schluter, P. J., Spittlehouse, J. K., Cameron, V. A., Chambers, S., Gearry, R., Jamieson, H. A., Kennedy, M., Lacey, C. J., Murdoch, D. R., Pearson, J., Porter, R. J., Richards, M., Skidmore, P. M. L., Troughton, R., Vierck, E., & Joyce, P. R. (2013). Canterbury Health, Ageing and Life Course (CHALICE) study: Rationale, design and methodology. New Zealand Medical Journal, 126(1375). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Article

Fraser, R., Cogger, V. C., Dobbs, B., Jamieson, H., Warren, A., …, & Le Couteur, D. G. (2012). The liver sieve and atherosclerosis. Pathology, 44(3), 181-186. doi: 10.1097/PAT.0b013e328351bcc8

Journal - Research Article

Pearson, K. J., Baur, J. A., Lewis, K. N., Peshkin, L., Price, N. L., Labinskyy, N., … Jamieson, H. A., … de Cabo, R. (2008). Resveratrol delays age-related deterioration and mimic transcriptional aspects of dietary restriction without extending life span. Cell Metabolism, 8, 157-168. doi: 10.1016/j.cmet.2008.06.011

Journal - Research Article

Cheluvappa, R., Hilmer, S. N., Kwun, S. Y., Jamieson, H. A., O'Reilly, J. N., Muller, M., … Le Couteur, D. G. (2007). The effect of old age on liver oxygenation and the hepatic expression of VEGF and VEGFR2. Experimental Gerontology, 42, 1012-1019. doi: 10.1016/j.exger.2007.06.001

Journal - Research Article

Jamieson, H. A., Cogger, V. C., Twigg, S. M., McLennan, S. V., Warren, A., Cheluvappa, R., … Fraser, R., … Le Couteur, D. G. (2007). Alterations in liver sinusoidal endothelium in a baboon model of type 1 diabetes. Diabetologia, 50, 1969-1976.

Journal - Research Article

Jamieson, H. A., Hilmer, S. N., Cogger, V. C., Warren, A., Cheluvappa, R., Abernethy, D. R., … Fraser, R., … Le Couteur, D. G. (2007). Caloric restriction reduces age-related pseudocapillarization of the hepatic sinusoid. Experimental Gerontology, 42(4), 374-378.

Journal - Research Article

Baur, J. A., Pearson, K. J., Price, N. L., Jamieson, H. A., Lerin, C., Kalra, A., … Sinclair, D. A. (2006). Resveratrol improves health and survival of mice on a high-calorie diet. Nature, 444, 337-342. doi: 10.1038/nature05354

Journal - Research Article

Everitt, A. V., Hilmer, S. N., Brand-Miller, J. C., Jamieson, H. A., Truswell, A. S., Sharma, A. P., … Le Couteur, D. G. (2006). Dietary approaches that delay age-related diseases. Clinical Interventions in Aging, 1(1), 11-31.

Journal - Research Article

López-Lluch, G., Hunt, N., Jones, B., Zhu, M., Jamieson, H., Hilmer, S., … de Cabo, R. (2006). Calorie restriction induces mitochondrial biogenesis and bioenergetic efficiency. PNAS, 103(6), 1736-1773. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0510452103

Journal - Research Article

Nishtala, P. S., Allore, H., Han, L., Jamieson, H. A., Hilmer, S. N., & Chyou, T.-y. (2020). Impact of anticholinergic burden on cognitive performance: A cohort study of community-dwelling older adults. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 21, 1357-1366. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2020.03.027

Journal - Research Other

Nishtala, P. S., & Jamieson, H. A. (2017). New Zealand's interRAI: A resource for examining health outcomes in geriatric pharmacoepidemiology. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 65(4), 876-877. doi: 10.1111/jgs.14778

Journal - Research Other

Bala, S. S., Jamieson, H. A., Nishtala, P. S., & Braund, R. (2021). Theoretical reduction in the anticholinergic burden in older adults with dementia in New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal, 134(1537), (pp. 109). Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Bala, S. S., Jamieson, H. A., Nishtala, P. S., & Braund, R. (2019). Establishing guidelines for alternatives to anticholinergic medications in older adults with dementia. Alzheimer's & Dementia, 15(7, Suppl.), (pp. P1567-P1568). doi: 10.1016/j.jalz.2019.08.175

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Bala, S. S., Jamieson, H. A., Nishtala, P. S., & Braund, R. (2019). Recommendations of pharmacological alternatives for anticholinergic class of medications prescribed to individuals with dementia. Proceedings of the Australasian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists (ASCEPT) and the Population Approach Group of Australia & New Zealand (PAGANZ) Joint Scientific Meeting: Shared Horizons: Optimizing Drug Response to Improve Patient Outcomes. (pp. 8). Retrieved from https://www.asceptasm.com

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

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