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Jonathan WillimanResearch Fellow

BSc(Hons) PhD PGDip

Email jonathan.williman@otago.ac.nz
Tel 64 364 3606

Department of Population Health
University of Otago, Christchurch
P.O. Box 4345
Christchurch 8140

Background

Dr Jonathan Williman has focused his research and professional career on developing population-based health innovations, protecting public health, and reducing health inequalities.

He has first-hand experience in conducting a diversity of research including laboratory studies, surveillance and epidemiological studies, and clinical trials.

Jonathan completed a PhD in Immunology (Otago) before taking up a position as a Health Information Analyst with the Population and Environmental Health Group at the Institute of Environmental Science.

In 2009 he was appointed a Research Fellow within the Addictions Program at the National Institute of Health Innovation, University of Auckland.

Jonathan joined the University of Otago, Christchurch, as a consultant biostatistician in 2012.

Research Interests

  • Population Health Interventions
  • Clinical Trials

Professional activities

  • Member of the New Zealand Statistical Association
  • Member of the Australasian Epidemiological Association

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Publications

Hudson, B., Williman, J. A., Stamp, L. K., Alchin, J. S., Hooper, G. J., Mangin, D., Thompson, B. F., & Toop, L. (2015). Nortriptyline in knee osteoarthritis (NortIKA Study): Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials, 16, 448. doi: 10.1186/s13063-015-0961-1

Khashram, M., Williman, J. A., Hider, P. N., Jones, G. T., & Roake, J. A. (2016). Systematic review and meta-analysis of factors influencing survival following abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. European Journal of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery, 51(2), 203-215. doi: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2015.09.007

Foulds, J. A., Adamson, S. J., Boden, J. M., Williman, J. A., & Mulder, R. T. (2015). Depression in patients with alcohol use disorders: Systematic review and meta-analysis of outcomes for independent and substance-induced disorders. Journal of Affective Disorders, 185, 47-59. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2015.06.024

Snell, D. L., Surgenor, L. J., Hay-Smith, E. J. C., Williman, J., & Siegert, R. J. (2015). The contribution of psychological factors to recovery after mild traumatic brain injury: Is cluster analysis a useful approach? Brain Injury, 29(3), 291-299. doi: 10.3109/02699052.2014.976594

Bullen, C., Howe, C., Laugesen, M., McRobbie, H., Parag, V., Williman, J., & Walker, N. (2013). Electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation: A randomised controlled trial. Lancet, 382(9905), 1629-1637. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)61842-5

Journal - Research Article

Hughes, R. C. E., Williman, J. A., & Gullam, J. E. (2018). Antenatal haemoglobin A1c centiles: Does one size fit all? Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 58(4), 411-416. doi: 10.1111/ajo.12738

Shipton, E. E., Shipton, A. J., Williman, J. A., & Shipton, E. A. (2017). Deaths from opioid overdosing: Implications of coroners' inquest reports 2008-2012 and annual rise in opioid prescription rates: A population-based cohort study. Pain & Therapy, 6(2), 203-215. doi: 10.1007/s40122-017-0080-7

Nanayakkara, W. S., Gearry, R. B., Muir, J. G., O'Brien, L., Wilkinson, T. J., Williman, J. A., & Skidmore, P. M. L. (2017). Gastrointestinal symptoms and FODMAP intake of aged-care residents from Christchurch, New Zealand. Nutrients, 9(10), 1083. doi: 10.3390/nu9101083

Khashram, M., Hider, P. N., Williman, J. A., Jones, G. T., & Roake, J. A. (2016). Does the diameter of abdominal aortic aneurysm influence late survival following abdominal aortic aneurysm repair? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Vascular, 24(6), 658-667. doi: 10.1177/1708538116650580

Khashram, M., Williman, J. A., Hider, P. N., Jones, G. T., & Roake, J. A. (2016). Systematic review and meta-analysis of factors influencing survival following abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. European Journal of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery, 51(2), 203-215. doi: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2015.09.007

Snell, D. L., Surgenor, L. J., Hay-Smith, E. J. C., Williman, J., & Siegert, R. J. (2015). The contribution of psychological factors to recovery after mild traumatic brain injury: Is cluster analysis a useful approach? Brain Injury, 29(3), 291-299. doi: 10.3109/02699052.2014.976594

Pons, T., Shipton, E. A., Williman, J., & Mulder, R. T. (2015). Potential risk factors for the onset of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type 1: A systematic literature review. Anesthesiology Research & Practice, 2015, 956539.

Foulds, J. A., Adamson, S. J., Boden, J. M., Williman, J. A., & Mulder, R. T. (2015). Depression in patients with alcohol use disorders: Systematic review and meta-analysis of outcomes for independent and substance-induced disorders. Journal of Affective Disorders, 185, 47-59. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2015.06.024

Bullen, C., Williman, J., Howe, C., Laugesen, M., McRobbie, H., Parag, V., & Walker, N. (2013). Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial of electronic cigarettes versus nicotine patch for smoking cessation. BMC Public Health, 13, 210. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-210

Bullen, C., Howe, C., Laugesen, M., McRobbie, H., Parag, V., Williman, J., & Walker, N. (2013). Electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation: A randomised controlled trial. Lancet, 382(9905), 1629-1637. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)61842-5

Currie, O., Mangin, D., Williman, J., McKinnon-Gee, B., & Bridgford, P. (2013). The comparative risk of new-onset diabetes after prescription of drugs for cardiovascular risk prevention in primary care: A national cohort study. BMJ Open, 3(11), e003475 . doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2013-003475

Adlam, S. B., Perera, S., Lake, R. J., Campbell, D. M., Williman, J. A., & Baker, M. G. (2011). Acute gastrointestinal illness in New Zealand: A community study. Epidemiology & Infection, 139(2), 302-308. doi: 10.1017/s0950268810000932

Williman, J., Young, S., Buchan, G., Slobbe, L., Wilson, M., Pang, P., … Baird, M. (2008). DNA fusion vaccines incorporating IL-23 or RANTES for use in immunization against influenza. Vaccine, 26, 5153-5158. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2008.03.084

Williman, J., Lockhart, E., Slobbe, L., Buchan, G., & Baird, M. (2006). The use of Th1 cytokines, IL-12 and IL-23, to modulate the immune response raised to a DNA vaccine delivered by gene gun. Vaccine, 24, 4471-4474.

Young, S. L., Buchan, G. S., Slobbe, L. J., Williman, J. A., Wilson, M., Ward, V. K., … Baird, M. A. (2004). Novel vaccine formulations to enhance type 1 immune responses. Immunology, 555-563.

Baird, M., Wilson, R., Young, L., Williman, J., Young, S. L., Wilson, M., Slobbe, L., Lockhart, E., & Buchan, G. S. (2004). Bystander help within a polyepitope DNA vaccine improves immune responses to influenza antigens. Scandinavian Journal of Immunology, 60(4), 363-371.

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Journal - Research Other

Hudson, B., Williman, J. A., Stamp, L. K., Alchin, J. S., Hooper, G. J., Mangin, D., Thompson, B. F., & Toop, L. (2015). Nortriptyline in knee osteoarthritis (NortIKA Study): Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials, 16, 448. doi: 10.1186/s13063-015-0961-1

Walker, N., Howe, C., Bullen, C., McRobbie, H., Glover, M., Parag, V., Williman, J., … Barnes, J. (2011). Study protocol for a non-inferiority trial of cytisine versus nicotine replacement therapy in people motivated to stop smoking. BMC Public Health, 11, 880. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-11-880

Williman, J., Fernandes, K., Walker, N., & Bullen, C. (2011). Promotion of nicotine replacement therapy and smoking cessation services at grocery stores [Letter]. New Zealand Medical Journal, 124(1333). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal/124-1333/4643/content.pdf

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