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Tania HuriaSenior Lecturer

BA(Cant) BNS(Chch Poly IT) MPH(Otago) RCpN

Email tania.huria@otago.ac.nz

Teaching

  • 709 Hauora Māori
  • 705 Health Promotion
  • 4th Year Convenor
  • Hauora Māori Convenor, Master of Nursing Science (MNSc) program

Research Interests

  • Hauora Māori – Māori Health
  • Hauora Wahine Māori
  • Māori Nursing Networks/historical and contemporary

Professional Activities

  • Registered Nurse

Background

  • Tania is Ngai Tahu and Ngati Mutunga O Wharekauri.
  • She has worked as a Registered Nurse and as the Clinical Co-ordinator in a Wahine Ora service.
  • Tania has a strong interest in Wahine Māori health and whanau ora.

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Publications

Pitama, S., Beckert, L., Huria, T., Palmer, S., Melbourne-Wilcox, M., Patu, M., Lacey, C., & Wilkinson, T. J. (2019). The role of social accountable medical education in addressing health inequity in Aotearoa New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/03036758.2019.1659379

Huria, T., Palmer, S., Beckert, L., Williman, J., & Pitama, S. (2018). Inequity in dialysis related practices and outcomes in Aotearoa/New Zealand: A Kaupapa Māori analysis. International Journal for Equity in Health, 17, 27. doi: 10.1186/s12939-018-0737-9

Jones, R., Crowshoe, L., Reid, P., Calam, B., Curtis, E., Green, M., Huria, T., … Lacey, C., … Pitama, S., … Ewen, S. (2018). Educating for indigenous health equity: An international consensus statement. Academic Medicine. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1097/acm.0000000000002476

Pitama, S. G., Palmer, S. C., Huria, T., Lacey, C., & Wilkinson, T. (2018). Implementation and impact of indigenous health curricula: A systematic review. Medical Education. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/medu.13613

Al-Busaidi, I. S., Huria, T., Pitama, S., & Lacey, C. (2018). Māori Indigenous Health Framework in action: Addressing ethnic disparaties in healthcare. New Zealand Medical Journal, 131(1470), 89-93. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Chapter in Book - Research

Huria, T., Lacey, C., Melbourne-Wilcox, M., & Pitama, S. (2017). Keynote presentation: Externalising a complicated situation: Teaching racism in an indigenous curriculum: A case study. In O. Mazel & C. Ryan (Eds.), Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education LIME Good practice case studies (Vol. 4). (pp. 12-17). Melbourne, Australia: University of Melbourne.

Huria, T., Lacey, C., & Pitama, S. (2013). Friends with benefits: Should Indigenous medical educators involve the Indigenous community in Indigenous medical education? In C. Edmonds (Ed.), Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education LIME Good practice case studies (Vol. 2). (pp. 35-38). Melbourne, Australia: Onemda VicHealth Koori Health Unit, University of Melbourne.

Huria, T. (2012). Hauora Māori: Introduction to Clinical Immersed Learning. In C. Lochert (Ed.), Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education LIME Good practice case studies. (pp. 39-41). Melbourne, Australia: Onemda VicHealth Koori Health Unit, University of Melbourne.

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Journal - Research Article

Pitama, S., Beckert, L., Huria, T., Palmer, S., Melbourne-Wilcox, M., Patu, M., Lacey, C., & Wilkinson, T. J. (2019). The role of social accountable medical education in addressing health inequity in Aotearoa New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/03036758.2019.1659379

Huria, T., Palmer, S., Beckert, L., Williman, J., & Pitama, S. (2018). Inequity in dialysis related practices and outcomes in Aotearoa/New Zealand: A Kaupapa Māori analysis. International Journal for Equity in Health, 17, 27. doi: 10.1186/s12939-018-0737-9

Jones, R., Crowshoe, L., Reid, P., Calam, B., Curtis, E., Green, M., Huria, T., … Lacey, C., … Pitama, S., … Ewen, S. (2018). Educating for indigenous health equity: An international consensus statement. Academic Medicine. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1097/acm.0000000000002476

Pitama, S. G., Bennett, S. T., Waitoki, W., Haitana, T. N., Valentine, H., Pahina, J., … Beckert, L., Palmer, S. C., Huria, T. M., Lacey, C. J., & McLachlan, A. (2017). A proposed hauora Māori clinical guide for psychologists: Using the Hui Process and Meihana Model in clinical assessment and formulation. New Zealand Journal of Psychology, 46(3), 7-19.

Huria, T., Palmer, S., Beckert, L., Lacey, C., & Pitama, S. (2017). Indigenous health: Designing a clinical orientation program valued by learners. BMC Medical Education, 17, 180. doi: 10.1186/s12909-017-1019-8

Whalley, G. A., Pitama, S., Troughton, R. W., Doughty, R. N., Gamble, G. D., Gillies, T., Wells, J. E., Faatoese, A., Huria, T., Richards, M., & Cameron, V. A. (2015). Higher prevalence of left ventricular hypertrophy in two Māori cohorts: Findings from the Hauora Manawa/Community Heart Study. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 39(1), 26-31. doi: 10.1111/1753-6405.12300

Huria, T., Cuddy, J., Lacey, C., & Pitama, S. (2014). Working with racism: A qualitative study of the perspectives of Māori (indigenous peoples of Aotearoa New Zealand) registered nurses on a global phenomenon. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 25(4), 364-372. doi: 10.1177/1043659614523991

Cameron, V. A., Faatoese, A. F., Gillies, M. W., Robertson, P. J., Huria, T. M., Doughty, R. N., Whalley, G. A., … Richards, M. A., Troughton, R. W., Tikao-Mason, K. N., Wells, E. J., Sheerin, I. G., & Pitama, S. G. (2012). A cohort study comparing cardiovascular risk factors in rural Māori, urban Māori and non-Māori communities in New Zealand. BMJ Open, 2(3), e000799. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2011-000799

Pitama, S., Cave, T., Huria, T., Lacey, C., Cuddy, J., & Frizelle, F. (2012). Exploring Maori health worker perspectives on colorectal screening. New Zealand Medical Journal, 125(1356). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Pitama, S., Wells, J. E., Faatoese, A., Tikao-Mason, K., Robertson, P., Huria, T., Gillies, T., … Whalley, G., Troughton, R., Sheerin, I., Richards, M., & Cameron, V. A. (2011). A Kaupapa Māori approach to a community cohort study of heart disease in New Zealand. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 35(3), 249-255. doi: 10.1111/j.1753-6405.2011.00702.x

Faatoese, A. F., Pitama, S. G., Gillies, T. W., Robertson, P. J., Huria, T. M., Tikao-Mason, K. N., … Whalley, G. A., Richards, A. M., Troughton, R. W., Sheerin, I. G., Wells, J. E., & Cameron, V. A. (2011). Community screening for cardiovascular risk factors and levels of treatment in a rural Māori cohort. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 35(6), 517-523. doi: 10.1111/j.1753-6405.2011.00777.x

Pitama, S., Ahuriri-Driscoll, A., Huria, T., Lacey, C., & Robertson, P. (2011). The value of te reo in primary care. Journal of Primary Health Care, 3(2), 123-127.

Jones, R., Pitama, S., Huria, T., Poole, P., McKimm, J., Pinnock, R., & Reid, P. (2010). Medical education to improve Māori health. New Zealand Medical Journal, 123(1316). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/123-1316/4166/content.pdf

Pitama, S., Robertson, P., Cram, F., Gillies, M., Huria, T., & Dallas-Katoa, W. (2007). Meihana model: A clinical assessment framework. New Zealand Journal of Psychology, 36(3), 118-125.

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Journal - Research Other

Pitama, S. G., Palmer, S. C., Huria, T., Lacey, C., & Wilkinson, T. (2018). Implementation and impact of indigenous health curricula: A systematic review. Medical Education. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/medu.13613

Al-Busaidi, I. S., Huria, T., Pitama, S., & Lacey, C. (2018). Māori Indigenous Health Framework in action: Addressing ethnic disparaties in healthcare. New Zealand Medical Journal, 131(1470), 89-93. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Pitama, S., Lacey, C., & Huria, T. (2015). Sudden unexpected death in infancy (SUDI) in New Zealand: Discussion over the last 5 years and where to from here? New Zealand Medical Journal, 128(1413). Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Pitama, S., Huria, T., & Lacey, C. (2014). Improving Māori health through clinical assessment: Waikare o te Waka o Meihana. New Zealand Medical Journal, 127(1393). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Sheerin, I., Pitama, S., Wells, J. E., Faatoese, A., Richards, M., Troughton, R., Tikao-Mason, K., Huria, T., Robertson, P., Gillies, M., … Whalley, G., & Cameron, V. (2012). Loose tobacco, ethnicity, income and rurality. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 36(3), 291-292. doi: 10.1111/j.1753-6405.2012.00873.x

Lacey, C., Huria, T., Beckert, L., Gillies, M., & Pitama, S. (2011). The Hui Process: A framework to enhance the doctor–patient relationship with Māori [Viewpoint]. New Zealand Medical Journal, 124(1347). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/124-1347/5003/content.pdf

Pitama, S., Cameron, V., Huria, T., Tikao-Mason, K., Faatoese, A., & Whalley, G. (2011). Adjusting protocols in clinical research: Finding the point of cultural/clinical fusion. Journal of Primary Health Care, 3(1), 72-73.

Pitama, S., Huria, T., Beckert, L., & Lacey, C. (2011). Assessing the assessment: Cultural competence and understandings of pain [Editorial]. New Zealand Medical Journal, 124(1328). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/124-1328/4499/content.pdf

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Full paper

Pitama, S., Cameron, V., Huria, T., Gillies, M., Whalley, G., Doughty, R., Richards, M., Faatoese, A., Tikao-Mason, K., & Robertson, P. (2010). Hauora Manawa/Heart Health: The Community Heart Study. In R. Taonui (Ed.), Proceedings of Ngā Kete a Rēhua Inaugural Māori Research Symposium Te Waipounamu. (pp. 156-163). Christchurch, New Zealand: Aotahi School of Māori and Indigenous Studies, University of Canterbury. [Full Paper]

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Pitama, S., Williman, J., Dean, J., Beckert, L., Lacey, C., & Huria, T. (2018). Evaluation of a cultural competence and clinical skills joint session. Proceedings of the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) Conference. (pp. 441). Retrieved from https://www.amee.org/

Pitama, S., Huria, T., Lacey, C., & Dean, J. (2017). How to integrate Indigenous health competencies and clinical skills into a learning session. Proceedings of the Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education Conference: LIME Connection VII: The Future of Indigenous Health Education: Leadership, Collaboration, Curriculum. (pp. 74-75). Retrieved from http://www.limenetwork.net.au

Tweed, M., Pitama, S., Huria, T., & Lacey, C. (2017). Improving MCQs: New formats and style tips. Proceedings of the Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education Conference: LIME Connection VII: The Future of Indigenous Health Education: Leadership, Collaboration, Curriculum. (pp. 48-49). Retrieved from http://www.limenetwork.net.au

Huria, T., Palmer, S., Beckert, L., Williman, J., & Pitama, S. (2017). Mortality outcomes for Māori and non-Māori after commencing renal replacement therapy in Aotearoa/New Zealand: A Kaupapa Māori approach. Nephrology, 22(Suppl. 3), (pp. 47). doi: 10.1111/nep.13104

Huria, T. (2015). Externalising a complicated situation: Teaching racism in an Indigenous curriculum: A case study. Proceedings of the Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education Conference: LIME Connection VI: Knowledge Systems, Social Justice and Racism in Health Professional Education. (pp. 59-60). Retrieved from http://www.limenetwork.net.au/

Pitama, S., Dean, J., Moore, M., Katene, H., Cuddy, J., Lacey, C., & Huria, T. (2015). Application of hauora Māori and clinical skills in a simulated clinical setting. Proceedings of the Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education Conference: LIME Connection VI: Knowledge Systems, Social Justice and Racism in Health Professional Education. (pp. 84-85). Retrieved from http://www.limenetwork.net.au/

Lacey, C., Pitama, S., & Huria, T. (2015). What can be learnt from using Indigenous patient logbooks in medical education? Proceedings of the Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education Conference: LIME Connection VI: Knowledge Systems, Social Justice and Racism in Health Professional Education. (pp. 110). Retrieved from http://www.limenetwork.net.au/

Pitama, S., Huria, T., & Lacey, C. (2014). An indigenous OSCE: Do we need it? Proceedings of the 16th Ottawa Conference and the 12th Canadian Conference on Medical Education: Transforming Healthcare through Excellence in Assessment and Evaluation. Retrieved from http://www.ottawaconference.org/

Lacey, C., Huria, T., & Pitama, S. (2014). Evaluation of a student led clinic providing free health checks to an indigenous community as a method of learning indigenous cultural competency skills. Proceedings of the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) Conference: Excellence in Education. (pp. 156). Retrieved from http://www.amee.org/conferences/amee-2014

McKercher, C., Chan, H. W., Clayton, P. A., McDonald, S., Palmer, S., Huria, T., & Jose, M. D. (2014). Dialysis outcomes of older Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians and New Zealanders. Australasian Epidemiologist, 21(3), (pp. 83-84). [Abstract]

Huria, T., Beckert, L., Lacey, C., & Pitama, S. (2013). Moving beyond the cultural visit: Six years of evaluation of a marae based clinical introductory course. Proceedings of the Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education Conference: LIME Connection V: Re-imagining Indigenous Health Education: Harnessing Energy, Implementing Evidence, Creating Change. (pp. 45). Retrieved from http://www.limenetwork.net.au/

Pitama, S., Huria, T., & Lacey, C. (2013). A framework for mapping indigenous health curriculum within a medical school. Proceedings of the Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education Conference: LIME Connection V: Re-imagining Indigenous Health Education: Harnessing Energy, Implementing Evidence, Creating Change. (pp. 67-68). Retrieved from http://www.limenetwork.net.au/

Lacey, C., Armstrong, J., Huria, T., & Pitama, S. (2013). Evaluation of an online module integrating schizophrenia and indigenous health in Aotearoa. Proceedings of the Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education Conference: LIME Connection V: Re-imagining Indigenous Health Education: Harnessing Energy, Implementing Evidence, Creating Change. (pp. 57). Retrieved from http://www.limenetwork.net.au/

Pitama, S., Huria, T., & Lacey, C. (2013). The indigenous health curriculum as a model for social accountability. Proceedings of the Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education Conference: LIME Connection V: Re-imagining Indigenous Health Education: Harnessing Energy, Implementing Evidence, Creating Change. (pp. 63). Retrieved from http://www.limenetwork.net.au/

Huria, T., Pitama, S., & Lacey, C. (2012). Friends with benefits: Should medical educators involve the community in medical education? Proceedings of the International Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) Conference. (pp. 283-284). Retrieved from http://www.amee.org/index.asp

Faatoese, A., Pitama, S., Wells, J. E., Tikao-Mason, K., Robertson, P., Huria, T., Gillies, T., … Troughton, R., Sheerin, I., Richards, M., & Cameron, V. A. (2012). A Māori approach to a community-based study of heart health among Māori and non-Māori communities: Baseline findings in the Hauora Manawa/Community Heart Study. In C. Matthewson, M. Taumoepeau, G. Burnett & I. Iati (Eds.), Proceedings of the Pacific Postgraduate Symposium: Pacific Voices IX. (pp. 17). Dunedin, New Zealand: Pacific Islands Centre, University of Otago. [Abstract]

Lacey, C., Yee, A., Huria, T., & Pitama, S. (2011). Hui process: Evaluation of a method of Indigenous cultural competency at a student led Indigenous health clinic. Proceedings of the Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education Conference: LIME Connection IV: Medical Education for Indigenous Health: Building the Evidence Base. (pp. 45-46). Retrieved from http://www.limenetwork.net.au/content/post-conference-report-2011

Cameron, V., Faatoese, A., Gillies, M., Robertson, P., Huria, T., Doughty, R., Whalley, G., Richards, M., Troughton, R., Tikao-Mason, K., Sheerin, I., Wells, E., & Pitama, S. (2011). How to successfully undertake genetics research in partnership with indigenous Maori communities. Internal Medicine Journal. 41(Suppl. 2), (pp. 4). doi: 10.1111/j.1445-5994.2011.02486.x

Pitama, S., Huria, T., & Lacey, C. (2011). Measuring learning outcomes in Indigenous health: What is working? Proceedings of the Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education Conference: LIME Connection IV: Medical Education for Indigenous Health: Building the Evidence Base. (pp. 82). Retrieved from http://www.limenetwork.net.au/content/post-conference-report-2011

Huria, T., Lacey, C., & Pitama, S. (2011). Friends with benefits: Should community play with us? Proceedings of the Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education Conference: LIME Connection IV: Medical Education for Indigenous Health: Building the Evidence Base. (pp. 76-77). Retrieved from http://www.limenetwork.net.au/content/post-conference-report-2011

Faatoese, A., Pitama, S., Gillies, M., Robertson, P., Huria, T., Doughty, R., Whalley, G., Richards, M., Troughton, R., Wells, E., Sheerin, I., & Cameron, V. (2010). A comparison of metabolic risk profiles among rural and urban maori in New Zealand. Heart, Lung & Circulation, 19(Suppl. 2), (pp. S254). doi: 10.1016/j.hlc.2010.06.622

Lacey, C., Huria, T., Robertson, P., & Pitama, S. (2009). Development of a Hauora Māori pocket reference guide for medical students. Proceedings of the Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education (LIME) Connection III Conference: Advancing Indigenous Health: Workforce Innovations. (pp. 47). LIME. Retrieved from http://www.limenetwork.net.au/content/conference-program-and-report

Huria, T., Lacey, C., Robertson, P., & Pitama, S. (2009). Up the Hauora river with a Māori patient and a medicial student: Lessons learnt in the development of a Māori patient Short Case Assessment. Proceedings of the Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education (LIME) Connection III Conference: Advancing Indigenous Health: Workforce Innovations. (pp. 38-39). LIME. Retrieved from http://www.limenetwork.net.au/content/conference-program-and-report

Robertson, P., Pitama, S., & Huria, T. (2007). Conversion through immersion? Proceedings of the Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education (LIME) Connection II Conference: Cultures across the Indigenous Health Spectrum: Achieving better outcomes. LIME. Retrieved from http://www.limenetwork.net.au/content/presentation-abstracts

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