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Philip PattemoreAssociate Professor


Tel 64 3 372 6756


  • Associate Professor of Paediatrics, University of Otago, Christchurch
  • Convenor, 5th year Paediatric Attachment, University of Otago, Christchurch
  • Co-ordinator, Paediatric Respiratory Services, Christchurch Hospital Paediatric representative, Curriculum Committee, University of Otago, Christchurch


  • Convenor, Respiratory Committee, Paediatric Society
  • Paediatric Examiner, Examinations Committee, RACP
  • Member Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand
  • Paediatric Society spokesperson, Smokefree Coalition NZ
  • Member, Steering committee, Boehringer-Ingelheim Annual Respiratory Workshop
  • Editorial Advisory Board, New Ethicals Magazine

Clinical Interests

  • Paediatric Respiratory Medicine
  • Asthma
  • Cystic Fibrosis

Teaching Interests

  • Paediatric Respiratory Medicine
  • Paediatric Clinical Methods
  • Congenital heart disease

Research Interests

  • Epidemiology of asthma and bronchial hyperresponsiveness
  • Natural history of asthma
  • Viral infections as triggers of asthma attacks
  • Asthma management
  • Risks to children of environmental tobacco smoke
  • Cystic fibrosis lung disease: infection and oxidative damage


Lai, K., Satia, I., Song, W.-J., Wang, G., Niimi, A., Pattemore, P., … Chung, K. F. (2023). Cough and cough hypersensitivity as treatable traits of asthma. Lancet Respiratory Medicine, 11, 650-662. doi: 10.1016/S2213-2600(23)00187-X Journal - Research Article

Cox, J., Wamamili, B., & Pattemore, P. (2023). Vaping in Aotearoa New Zealand teens remains problematic: Stronger regulations and education warranted. New Zealand Medical Journal/Te ara tika o te hauora hapori, 136(1574), 98-100. Retrieved from Journal - Research Other

Ali, H., Douwes, J., Burmanje, J., Gokhale, P., Crane, J., Pattemore, P., Stanley, T., Keenan, J., & Brooks, C. (2023). Sputum inflammatory, neural, and remodeling mediators in eosinophilic and noneosinophilic asthma. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, 130, 776-783. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2023.03.015 Journal - Research Article

Ali, H., Brooks, C., Tzeng, Y.-C., Crane, J., Beasley, R., Gibson, P., Pattemore, P., Stanley, T., Pearce, N., & Douwes, J. (2023). Heart rate variability as a marker of autonomic nervous system activity in young people with eosinophilic and non-eosinophilic asthma. Journal of Asthma, 60(3), 534-542. doi: 10.1080/02770903.2022.2070763 Journal - Research Article

Nicolaou, A., Moore, A., Wamamili, B., Walls, T., & Pattemore, P. (2022). E-cigarette use patterns, brand preference and knowledge about vaping among teenagers (13-16 years) and parents of children attending Christchurch Hospital. New Zealand Medical Journal, 135(1561), 94-101. Retrieved from Journal - Research Article

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