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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

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

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. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2020.04.021

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

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

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. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2020.03.027

Chapter in Book - Research

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.

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.

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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

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

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

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. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2020.04.021

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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Journal - Research Other

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. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2020.03.027

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

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Bala, S., Jamieson, H., Nishtala, P. S., & Braund, R. (2019). Validated guidelines for pharmacological alternatives to currently prescribed medications with anticholinergic properties in older adults with dementia. Proceedings of the 5th Pharmacoepidemiology Research Network Symposium. Retrieved from https://www.otago.ac.nz/pharmacoepidemiology

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

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

Bala, S., Nishtala, P., & Jamieson, H. (2018). Predictors of inappropriate prescribing among older adults with complex care needs who have undergone the interRAI assessment. Proceedings of the 4th Pharmacoepidemiology Research Network Symposium. (pp. 28-29). Retrieved from https://www.otago.ac.nz/pharmacoepidemiology

Jamieson, H., Bergler, U., Abey-Nesbit, R., Schluter, P., & Scrase, R. (2018). The influence of social factors on admission to aged residential care facilities in New Zealand. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 37(Suppl. 2), (pp. 44). doi: 10.1111/ajag.12550

Jamieson, H., Common, K., Scrase, R., & Gullery, C. (2017). The interRai CHESS score and health outcomes. Proceedings of the Inaugural Global Acute Care Excellence Forum. (pp. 66). Retrieved from http://event.icebergevents.com.au/ace-forum2017

Jamieson, H., Scrase, R., Burns, R., Abey, R., Hubbard, R., & Schluter, P. (2017). Frailty in home based older adults in New Zealand. Proceedings of the Inaugural Global Acute Care Excellence Forum. (pp. 65). Retrieved from http://event.icebergevents.com.au/ace-forum2017

Beere, P., Jamieson, H., & Keeling, S. (2017). Geographic distribution of New Zealand's interRai cohort. Proceedings of the Inaugural Global Acute Care Excellence Forum. (pp. 42). Retrieved from http://event.icebergevents.com.au/ace-forum2017

Jamieson, H. (2017). New Zealand interRai data. Proceedings of the Inaugural Global Acute Care Excellence Forum. (pp. 45). Retrieved from http://event.icebergevents.com.au/ace-forum2017

Jordan, J., Crowe, M., Gillon, D., McCall, C., & Jamieson, H. (2017). Pain in older New Zealanders using the interRai-HC. Proceedings of the Inaugural Global Acute Care Excellence Forum. (pp. 43). Retrieved from http://event.icebergevents.com.au/ace-forum2017

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