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Authored Book - Research

Barnett, R., Moon, G., Pearce, J., Thompson, L., & Twigg, L. (2016). Smoking geographies: Space, place and tobacco. Wiley-Blackwell.

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Authored Book - Other

Sheerin, I. (2014). The feel of the steel (Kindle ed.). New Zealand: Ian Sheerin, 267p.

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Edited Book - Research

Armstrong, L., & Abel, G. (Eds.). (2020). Sex work and the New Zealand model: Decriminalisation and social change. Bristol, UK: Bristol University Press, 244p. doi: 10.2307/j.ctv1453kvn

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Chapter in Book - Research

Abel, G., & Healy, C. (2021). Sex worker-led provision of services in New Zealand: Optimising health and safety in a decriminalised context. In S. M. Goldenberg, R. Morgan Thomas, A. Forbes & S. Baral (Eds.), Sex work, health, and human rights: Global inequities, challenges, and opportunities for action. (pp. 175-188). Cham, Switzerland: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-64171-9_10

Walker, L., & Curl, A. (2021). Social and distributional impact assessment in transport policy. In R. Vickerman (Ed.), International encyclopedia of transportation: (Vol. 6): Transport policy and planning. (pp. 361-367). Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-08-102671-7.10773-0

Abel, G. (2020). Contested space: Street-based sex workers and community engagement. In L. Armstrong & G. Abel (Eds.), Sex work and the New Zealand model: Decriminalisation and social change. (pp. 199-221). Bristol, UK: Bristol University Press. doi: 10.2307/j.ctv1453kvn.15

Armstrong, L., & Abel, G. (2020). Introduction. In L. Armstrong & G. Abel (Eds.), Sex work and the New Zealand model: Decriminalisation and social change. (pp. 1-16). Bristol, UK: Bristol University Press. doi: 10.2307/j.ctv1453kvn.6

Armstrong, L., Abel, G., & Roguski, M. (2020). Fear of trafficking or implicit prejudice? Migrant sex workers and the impacts of Section 19. In L. Armstrong & G. Abel (Eds.), Sex work and the New Zealand model: Decriminalisation and social change. (pp. 113-134). Bristol, UK: Bristol University Press. doi: 10.2307/j.ctv1453kvn.11

Costantini, A., Thomopoulos, N., Steibel, F., Curl, A., Lugano, G., & Kováčiková, T. (2020). Autonomous vehicles in a GDPR era: An international comparison. In Advances in transport policy and planning. Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/bs.atpp.2020.02.005

Clark, J., & Curl, A. (2019). Transport, urban regeneration and health. In I. Vojnovic, A. L. Pearson, G. Asiki, G. DeVerteuil & A. Allen (Eds.), Handbook of global urban health. (pp. 643-661). New York, NY: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781315465456

Curl, A., & Clark, J. (2019). Health, wellbeing and quality of life. In I. Docherty & J. Shaw (Eds.), Transport matters. (pp. 177-204). Bristol, UK: Policy Press.

Zhuravsky, L. (2019). When disaster strikes. In E. Hollnagel, J. Braithwaite & R. L. Wears (Eds.), Delivering resilient health care. (pp. 199-209). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Abel, G. (2018). Decriminalisation and social justice: A public health perspective on sex work. In S. A. FitzGerald & K. McGarry (Eds.), Realising justice for sex workers: An agenda for change. (pp. 123-140). London, UK: Rowman & Littlefield International.

Abel, G. (2017). In search of a fair and free society: The regulation of sex work in New Zealand. In E. Ward & G. Wylie (Eds.), Feminism, prostitution and the state: The politics of neo-abolitionism. (pp. 140-154). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

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Journal - Research Article

Bidwell, S., Kennedy, L., Burke, M., Collier, L., & Hudson, B. (2022). Continuing professional development in the COVID-19 era: Evolution of the Pegasus Health Small Group model. Journal of Primary Health Care. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1071/HC21145

Brinson, D., Ward, C., Ford, C., & Begg, A. (2022). Smokefree and vapefree streets: High levels of support from tourists, residents and businesses, implications for tourist-destination communities in New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal, 135(1559), 73-84. Retrieved from

Crossin, R., Cleland, L., Beautrais, A., Witt, K., & Boden, J. M. (2022). Acute alcohol use and suicide deaths: An analysis of New Zealand coronial data from 2007-2020. New Zealand Medical Journal, 135(1558), 65-78. Retrieved from

Curl, A., Annear, M., Keeling, S., & Hackett, G. (2022). Building back better: Do post-earthquake neighborhoods promote active aging? A long-term audit analysis in Christchurch, New Zealand. Journal of Aging & Environment. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/26892618.2022.2071373

Dixon, R., Abel, G., & Burrows, L. (2022). A case for connecting school-based health education in Aotearoa New Zealand to critical health literacy. Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/25742981.2022.2082310

Gage, R., Chambers, T., Smith, M., McKerchar, C., Puloka, V., Pearson, A., Kawachi, I., & Signal, L. (2022). Children's perspectives on the wicked problem of child poverty in Aotearoa New Zealand: A wearable camera study. New Zealand Medical Journal, 135(1559), 95-111. Retrieved from

Gibson, H., Curl, A., & Thompson, L. (2022). Blurred boundaries: E-scooter riders’ and pedestrians’ experiences of sharing space. Mobilities, 17(1), 69-84. doi: 10.1080/17450101.2021.1967097

Graham, F., Boland, P., Jones, B., Wallace, S., Taylor, W., Desha, L., Maggo, J., McKerchar, C., & Grainger, R. (2022). Stakeholder perspectives of the sociotechnical requirements of a telehealth wheelchair assessment service in Aotearoa/New Zealand: A qualitative analysis. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/1440-1630.12790

Hobbs, M., Ahuriri-Driscoll, A., Kingham, S., Wiki, J., Marek, L., Dionisio, M. R., Curl, A., … Mackenbach, J. D. (2022). A city profile of Ōtautahi Christchurch [City profile]. Cities, 121, 103481. doi: 10.1016/j.cities.2021.103481

McKerchar, C., Gage, R., Smith, M., Lacey, C., Abel, G., Ni Mhurchu, C., & Signal, L. (2022). Children’s community nutrition environment, food and drink purchases and consumption on journeys between home and school: A wearable camera study. Nutrients, 14, 1995. doi: 10.3390/nu14101995

Miles, H., Apeldoorn, B., McKerchar, C., Curl, A., & Crossin, R. (2022). Describing and characterising on-demand delivery of unhealthy commodities in New Zealand. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/1753-6405.13230

Taylor, J. E., McLean, R., Samaranayaka, A., & Connolly, M. J. (2022). How does driving anxiety relate to the health and quality of life of older drivers? Journal of Applied Gerontology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/07334648211072540

van der Vlugt, A.-L., Curl, A., & Scheiner, J. (2022). The influence of travel attitudes on perceived walking accessibility and walking behaviour. Travel Behaviour & Society, 27, 47-56. doi: 10.1016/j.tbs.2021.11.002

Watkins, L., Gage, R., Smith, M., McKerchar, C., Aitken, R., & Signal, L. (2022). An objective assessment of children's exposure to brand marketing in New Zealand (Kids'Cam): A cross-sectional study. Lancet Planetary Health. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/S2542-5196(21)00290-4

Weinhold, C., Abel, G., & Thompson, L. (2022). “They wouldn't get away with it at McDonalds”: Decriminalization, work, and disciplinary power in New Zealand brothels. Gender, Work & Organization. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/gwao.12893

Abel, G. (2021). “You’re selling a brand”: Marketing commercial sex online. Sexualities. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/13634607211056189

Abel, G., & Ludeke, M. (2021). Brothels as sites of third-party exploitation? Decriminalisation and sex workers’ employment rights. Social Sciences, 10, 3. doi: 10.3390/socsci10010003

Abel, G., & Ludeke, M. (2021). Business like any other? New Zealand’s brothel industry post-decriminalisation. Culture, Health & Sexuality. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/13691058.2021.1942553

Aham-Chiabuotu, C. B., Abel, G., & Thompson, L. (2021). 'Men don't have patience': Sexuality, pleasure and danger in displacement settings in Northcentral Nigeria. Global Public Health, 16(5), 801-813. doi: 10.1080/17441692.2019.1690539

Boden, J. M., Crossin, R., Cook, S., Martin, G., Foulds, J. A., & Newton-Howes, G. (2021). Parenting and home environment in childhood and adolescence and alcohol use disorder in adulthood. Journal of Adolescent Health, 69, 329-334. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2020.12.136

Butchard, M., Kerr, A. J., Grey, C., Wu, B., & Hider, P. (2021). Nationwide dispensing of cardioprotective medications during the first year following acute coronary syndrome (ANZACS-QI 56). New Zealand Medical Journal, 134(1531), 36-54. Retrieved from

Chia, Y. C., Islam, M. A., Hider, P., Woon, P. Y., Johan, M. F., Hassan, R., & Ramli, M. (2021). The prevalence of TET2 gene mutations in patients with BCR-ABL-negative myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN): A systematic review and meta-analysis. Cancers, 13(12), 3078. doi: 10.3390/cancers13123078

Choi, K., Giridharan, N., Cartmell, A., Lum, D., Signal, L., Puloka, V., Crossin, R., Gray, L., Davies, C., Baker, M., & Kvalsvig, A. (2021). Life during lockdown: A qualitative study of low-income New Zealanders' experience during the COVID-19 pandemic. New Zealand Medical Journal, 134(1538), 52-67. Retrieved from

Crossin, R. (2021). Exploring the link between adolescent inhalant misuse and suicidal behaviour: A behavioural toxicology perspective. Neurotoxicology & Teratology, 88, 107038. doi: 10.1016/

Crossin, R., Cleland, L., McLeod, G. F. H., Beautrais, A., Witt, K., & Boden, J. M. (2021). The association between alcohol use disorder and suicidal ideation in a New Zealand birth cohort. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/00048674211064183

Dick, A. L. W., Zhao, Q., Crossin, R., Baker-Andresen, D., Li, X., Edson, J., … Duncan, J. R. (2021). Adolescent chronic intermittent toluene inhalation dynamically regulates the transcriptome and neuronal methylome within the rat medial prefrontal cortex. Addiction Biology, 26(3), e12937. doi: 10.1111/adb.12937

Dietze, P., Crossin, R., Scott, D., Smith, K., Wilson, J., Burgess, S., … Cantwell, K. (2021). Coding and classification of heroin overdose calls by MPDS dispatch software: Implications for bystander response with naloxone. Resuscitation, 159, 13-18. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2020.12.001

Dixon, R., Abel, G., & Burrows, L. (2021). Putting assemblage to work to explore pedagogical practices in health education in Aotearoa New Zealand. Health Education, 121(2), 174-188. doi: 10.1108/HE-05-2020-0034

Eichler, N., Thornley, C., Swadi, T., Devine, T., McElnay, C., Sherwood, J., … Brunton, C., … Freeman, J., Berger, S., … Geoghegan, J. L. (2021). Transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome Coronavirus 2 during border quarantine and air travel, New Zealand (Aotearoa). Emerging Infectious Diseases, 27(5), 1274-1278. doi: 10.3201/eid2705.210514

Gage, R., Girling-Butcher, M., Joe, E., Smith, M., Ni Mhurchu, C., McKerchar, C., Puloka, V., McLean, R., & Signal, L. (2021). The frequency and context of snacking among children: An objective analysis using wearable cameras. Nutrients, 13, 103. doi: 10.3390/nu13010103

Hapuku, A., McKerchar, C., & Thompson, L. (2021). Tū manawa ora, tū manawa toa. MAI Journal, 10(2), 169-179. doi: 10.20507/MAIJournal.2021.10.2.10

Hartley, M., Curl, A., Crossin, R., & McKerchar, C. (2021). Access to primary care services using public transport in Ōtautahi Christchurch. New Zealand Medical Journal, 134(1546), 59-69. Retrieved from

Joyce, L. R., Richardson, S. K., McCombie, A., Hamilton, G. J., & Ardagh, M. W. (2021). Mental health presentations to Christchurch Hospital Emergency Department during COVID-19 lockdown. Emergency Medicine Australasia, 33, 324-330. doi: 10.1111/1742-6723.13667

Kerr, J. A., Mavoa, S., Schroers, R.-D., Eagleson, S., Exeter, D. J., Watkins, A., & Thornton, L. (2021). Measuring area-level disadvantage in Australia: development of a locally sensitive indicator. Australian Population Studies, 5(2), 15-28. doi: 10.37970/aps.v5i2.90

McKerchar, C., Lacey, C., Abel, G., & Signal, L. (2021). Ensuring the right to food for indigenous children: A case study of stakeholder perspectives on policy options to ensure the rights of tamariki Māori to healthy food. International Journal for Equity in Health, 20, 67. doi: 10.1186/s12939-021-01407-4

McLeod, G. F. H., Cleland, L., Welch, J., Spittlehouse, J. K., Fenton, A., Boden, J. M., & Horwood, L. J. (2021). Menopause status and climacteric symptoms in a birth cohort of mid-life New Zealand women. Climacteric. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/13697137.2021.1948005

Richards, J., Chambers, T., Hales, S., Joy, M., Radu, T., Woodward, A., Humphrey, A., Randal, E., & Baker, M. G. (2021). Nitrate contamination in drinking water and colorectal cancer: Exposure assessment and estimated health burden in New Zealand. Environmental Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2021.112322

Roberts, E. R., Hider, P. N., Wells, J. M., & Beasley, S. W. (2021). The frequency and effects of distractions in operating theatres. ANZ Journal of Surgery. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/ans.16799

Stones, A. L., & Herst, P. M. (2021). Review of the Accident Compensation Corporation's radiation therapy injury claims. 1 July 2009-30 June 2019. New Zealand Medical Journal, 134(1543), 113-122. Retrieved from

Thompson, L., Bidwell, S., & Seaton, P. (2021). The COVID-19 pandemic: Analysing nursing risk, care and careerscapes. Nursing Inquiry, e12468. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/nin.12468

Thompson, L., Dowell, A., Hilder, J., Macdonald, L., Stubbe, M., & Alchin, J. (2021). How do patients and General Practitioners talk about pain and negotiate empathy in consultations? A direct observational study. Health & Social Care in the Community, 29(5), e153-e162. doi: 10.1111/hsc.13259

Tweed, M., Desrosiers, J., & Wilkinson, T. J. (2021). Randomised controlled trial of students access to resources in an examination. Medical Education, 55, 951-960. doi: 10.1111/medu.14534

Watkins, A., Curl, A., Mavoa, S., Tomintz, M., Todd, V., & Dicker, B. (2021). A socio-spatial analysis of pedestrian falls in Aotearoa New Zealand. Social Science & Medicine, 288, 113212. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2020.113212

Wilson, G., Currie, O., Bidwell, S., Saeed, B., Dowell, A., Halim, A. A., Toop, L., Richardson, A., Savage, R., & Hudson, B. (2021). Empty waiting rooms: The New Zealand general practice experience with telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic. New Zealand Medical Journal, 134(1538), 89-101. Retrieved from

Wilson, G., Windner, Z., Bidwell, S., Currie, O., Dowell, A., Halim, A. A., Toop, L., Savage, R., Ranaweera, U., Beadel, H., & Hudson, B. (2021). 'Here to stay': Changes to prescribing medication in general practice during the COVID-19 pandemic in New Zealand. Journal of Primary Health Care, 13(3), 222-230. doi: 10.1071/hc21035

Wilson, G., Windner, Z., Bidwell, S., Dowell, A., Toop, L., Savage, R., & Hudson, B. (2021). Navigating the health system during COVID-19: Primary care perspectives on delayed patient care. New Zealand Medical Journal, 134(1546), 17-27. Retrieved from

Arunogiri, S., Moayeri, F., Crossin, R., Killian, J. J., Smith, K., Scott, D., & Lubman, D. I. (2020). Trends in gamma-hydroxybutyrate-related harms based on ambulance attendances from 2012 to 2018 in Victoria, Australia. Addiction, 115(3), 473-479. doi: 10.1111/add.14848

Beaglehole, B., Moor, S., Zhang, T., Hamilton, G. J., Mulder, R. T., Boden, J. M., Frampton, C. M. A., & Bell, C. J. (2020). Impact of the Canterbury earthquakes on dispensing of psychiatric medication for children and adolescents: Longitudinal quantitative study. British Journal of Psychiatry, 216(3), 151-155. doi: 10.1192/bjp.2019.273

Benoit, C., Maurice, R., Abel, G., Smith, A., Jansson, M., Healey, P., & Magnuson, D. (2020). 'I dodged the stigma bullet': Canadian sex workers' situated responses to occupational stigma. Culture, Health & Sexuality, 22(1), 81-95. doi: 10.1080/13691058.2019.1576226

Borlase, N., Melzer, T. R., Eggleston, M. J. F., Darling, K. A., & Rucklidge, J. J. (2020). Resting-state networks and neurometabolites in children with ADHD after 10 weeks of treatment with micronutrients: Results of a randomised placebo-controlled trial. Nutritional Neuroscience, 23(11), 876-886. doi: 10.1080/1028415x.2019.1574329

Crossin, R., & Arunogiri, S. (2020). Harms associated with inhalant misuse in adolescent females: A review of the pre-clinical and clinical evidence. Drug & Alcohol Dependence, 216, 108232. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2020.108232

Curl, A., & Fitt, H. (2020). Same same, but different? Cycling and e-scootering in a rapidly changing urban transport landscape. New Zealand Geographer, 76, 194-206. doi: 10.1111/nzg.12271

Curl, A., Fitt, H., & Tomintz, M. (2020). Experiences of the built environment, falls and fear of falling outdoors among older adults: An exploratory study and future directions. International Journal of Environmental Research & Public Health, 17(4), 1224. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17041224

Fitt, H., & Curl, A. (2020). The early days of shared micromobility: A social practices approach. Journal of Transport Geography, 86, 102779. doi: 10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2020.102779

Grigg, J., Killian, J. J., Matthews, S., Scott, D., Arunogiri, S., Manning, V., … Crossin, R., … Lubman, D. I. (2020). The impact of legislation on acute synthetic cannabinoid harms resulting in ambulance attendance. International Journal of Drug Policy, 79, 102720. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2020.102720

Hawley, G., Macmillan, A., Field, A., Hodgson, R., Witten, K., Kearns, R. A., & McKerchar, C. (2020). The normative influence of adults on youth access: Challenges and opportunities in the context of shifts away from car-dependence. Journal of Transport & Health, 16, 100841. doi: 10.1016/j.jth.2020.100841

Innes, C. R. H., Williman, J. A., Simcock, B. J., Hider, P., Sage, M., Dempster-Rivett, K., … Sykes, P. H. (2020). Impact of human papillomavirus vaccination on rates of abnormal cervical cytology and histology in young New Zealand women. New Zealand Medical Journal, 133(1508), 72-84. Retrieved from

Jeffs, E., Williman, J., Brunton, C., Gullam, J., & Walls, T. (2020). Pregnant women's knowledge of, and adherence to, New Zealand Food Safety in Pregnancy guidelines. New Zealand Medical Journal, 133(1525), 41-52. Retrieved from

Jeffs, E., Williman, J., Brunton, C., Gullam, J., & Walls, T. (2020). The epidemiology of listeriosis in pregnant women and children in New Zealand from 1997 to 2016: An observational study. BMC Public Health, 20, 116. doi: 10.1186/s12889-020-8221-z

Kingham, S., Curl, A., & Banwell, K. (2020). Streets for transport and health: The opportunity of a temporary road closure for neighbourhood connection, activity and wellbeing. Journal of Transport & Health, 18, 100872. doi: 10.1016/j.jth.2020.100872

McKerchar, C., King, P., Lacey, C., Abel, G., & Signal, L. (2020). Rights-based approaches to improving food availability for tamariki Māori: A narrative literature review and theory-based synthesis. MAI Journal, 9(3), 237-248. doi: 10.20507/MAIJournal.2020.9.3.6

McKerchar, C., Smith, M., Gage, R., Williman, J., Abel, G., Lacey, C., Ni Mhurchu, C., & Signal, L. (2020). Kids in a candy store: An objective analysis of children's interactions with food in convenience stores. Nutrients, 12(7), 2143. doi: 10.3390/nu12072143

McKerchar, C., Smith, M., Stanley, J., Barr, M., Chambers, T., Abel, G., Lacey, C., Gage, R., … Signal, L. (2020). Food store environment examination: FoodSee: A new method to study the food store environment using wearable cameras. Global Health Promotion, 27(3), 73-81. doi: 10.1177/1757975919859575

Nielson, S., Crossin, R., Middleton, M., Lam, T., Wilson, J., Scott, D., … Lubman, D. (2020). Comparing rates and characteristics of ambulance attendances related to extramedical use of pharmaceutical opioids in Victoria, Australia from 2013 to 2018. Addiction, 115, 1075-1087. doi: 10.1111/add.14896

Otero Valera, L., Le Pogam, M.-A., Metcalfe, A., Kristensen, P. K., Hider, P., Patel, A., … Gini, R. (2020). Empowering knowledge generation through international data network: The IMeCCHI-DATANETWORK. International Journal of Population Data Science, 5(1), 05. doi: 10.23889/ijpds.v5i1.1125

Rahman, M. L., Pocock, T., Moore, A., & Mandic, S. (2020). Active transport to school and school neighbourhood built environment across urbanisation settings in Otago, New Zealand. International Journal of Environmental Research & Public Health, 17, 9013. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17239013

Saw, K. S., Robertson, J., Walsh, M., Hider, P., Rodgers, M., Booth, M., … Koea, J. (2020). Treatment of gastric adenocarcinoma at a New Zealand centre: Meeting the challenges of a low volume country. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 90, 81-85. doi: 10.1111/ans.15543

Signal, L. N., Edwards, R., Gage, R., Jackson, N., McKerchar, C., & Sarfati, D. (2020). The state of cancer prevention in Aotearoa New Zealand: Slow progress requires political leadership and investment for health and equity. Journal of Cancer Policy, 23, 100212. doi: 10.1016/j.jcpo.2019.100212

Thompson, L., Ioteba, N., & Chambers, S. (2020). Leprosy in kiribati: The lived experience. Leprosy Review, 91, 353-366. doi: 10.47276/lr.91.4.353

Wilson, J., Lam, T., Scott, D., Crossin, R., Matthews, S., Smith, K., … Nielsen, S. (2020). 'Extreme personal stress' and 'a lot of pain': Exploring the physical, mental and social contexts of extramedical pharmaceutical opioid use in Australian paramedic case descriptions. Drug & Alcohol Review, 39, 870-878. doi: 10.1111/dar.13118

Beavis, B. S., McKerchar, C., Maaka, J., & Mainvil, L. A. (2019). Exploration of Māori household experiences of food insecurity. Nutrition & Dietetics, 76, 344-352. doi: 10.1111/1747-0080.12477

Curl, A., & Mason, P. (2019). Neighbourhood perceptions and older adults’ wellbeing: Does walking explain the relationship in deprived urban communities? Transportation Research Part A, 123, 119-129. doi: 10.1016/j.tra.2018.11.008

Fitt, H., Curl, A., Dionisio, M. R., Ahuriri-Driscoll, A., & Pawson, E. (2019). Considering the wellbeing implications for an ageing population of a transition to automated vehicles. Research in Transportation Business & Management, 30, 100382. doi: 10.1016/j.rtbm.2019.100382

Jeffs, E., Williman, J., Martin, N., Brunton, C., & Walls, T. (2019). The epidemiology of Campylobacter gastroenteritis in New Zealand children and the effect of the Campylobacter Strategy: A 20 year observational study. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 38(6), 569-576. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000002228

Jeffs, E., Williman, J., Martin, N., Brunton, C., & Walls, T. (2019). The epidemiology of non-viral gastroenteritis in New Zealand children from 1997 to 2015: An observational study. BMC Public Health, 19(1), 18. doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-6229-4

Kearns, A., Whitley, E., & Curl, A. (2019). Occupant behaviour as a fourth driver of fuel poverty (aka warmth & energy deprivation). Energy Policy, 129, 1143-1155. doi: 10.1016/j.enpol.2019.03.023

MacLeod, M. A., Curl, A., & Kearns, A. (2019). Understanding the prevalence and drivers of food bank use: Evidence from deprived communities in Glasgow. Social Policy & Society, 18(1), 67-86. doi: 10.1017/S1474746418000064

Parthan, S. R., Milke, M. W., & Sheerin, I. (2019). Solid waste management cost function analysis in industrialising cities: Lessons from the healthcare sector. Journal of Development Policy & Practice, 4(2), 145-165. doi: 10.1177/2455133319862406

Rapsey, C. M., Wells, J. E., Bharat, M. C., Glantz, M., Kessler, R. C., & Scott, K. M. (2019). Transitions through stages of alcohol use, use disorder and remission: Findings from Te Rau Hinengaro, The New Zealand Mental Health Survey. Alcohol & Alcoholism, 54(1), 87-96. doi: 10.1093/alcalc/agy069

Stamp, L. K., Chapman, P., Hudson, B., Frampton, C., Hamilton, G., & Judd, A. (2019). The challenges of managing gout in primary care: Results of a best-practice audit. Australian Journal of General Practice, 48(9), 631-637. doi: 10.31128/AJGP-04-19-4909

van der Vlugt, A.-L., Curl, A., & Wittowsky, D. (2019). What about the people? Developing measures of perceived accessibility from case studies in Germany and the UK. Applied Mobilities, 4(2), 142-162. doi: 10.1080/23800127.2019.1573450

Abel, G., & Thompson, L. (2018). "I don't want to look like an AIDS victim": A New Zealand case study of facial lipoatrophy. Health & Social Care in the Community, 26(1), 41-47. doi: 10.1111/hsc.12459

Green, J. K., Gardiner, S. J., Clarke, S. L., Thompson, L., Metcalf, S. C. L., & Chambers, S. T. (2018). Antimicrobial stewardship practice in New Zealand's rural hospitals. New Zealand Medical Journal, 131(1481), 16-26. Retrieved from

Hider, P., Dempster-Rivett, K., Williman, J., Dempster-Rivett, M., Sadler, L., McLeod, M., Miller, A., & Sykes, P. (2018). A review of cervical cancer occurrences in New Zealand 2008–2012. New Zealand Medical Journal, 131(1472), 53-63. Retrieved from

Januel, J.-M., Romano, P. S., Couris, C. M., Hider, P., Quan, H., Colin, C., … and for the International Methodology Consortium for Coded Health Information (IMECCHI). (2018). Clinical and health system determinants of venous thromboembolism event rates after hip arthroplasty: An international comparison. Medical Care, 56(10), 862-869. doi: 10.1097/mlr.0000000000000959

Moon, G., Barnett, R., Pearce, J., Thompson, L., & Twigg, L. (2018). The tobacco endgame: The neglected role of place and environment. Health & Place, 53, 271-278. doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2018.06.012

Ng, J., Andrew, P., Muir, P., Greene, M., Mohan, S., Knight, J., Hider, P., … Bramley, D. (2018). Feasibility and reliability of clinical coding surveillance for the routine monitoring of adverse drug events in New Zealand hospitals. New Zealand Medical Journal, 131(1484), 46-60. Retrieved from

Thompson, L., & Coveney, J. (2018). Human vulnerabilities, transgression and pleasure. Critical Public Health, 28(1), 118-128. doi: 10.1080/09581596.2017.1309356

Walls, T., Cho, V., Martin, N., Williman, J., & Brunton, C. (2018). Vaccine impact on long-term trends in invasive bacterial disease in New Zealand children. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 37(10), 1041-1047. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000002071

Wylie, N., Hider, P., Armstrong, D., Rajkomar, K., Srinivasa, S., Rodgers, M., … Koea, J. (2018). From scratch: Developing a hepatic resection service for metastatic colorectal cancer. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 88(5), E377-E381. doi: 10.1111/ans.13848

Wylie, N., Hider, P., Armstrong, D., Srinivasa, S., Rodgers, M., Brown, A., & Koea, J. (2018). The volume, cost and outcomes of pancreatic resection in a regional centre in New Zealand. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 88(12), 1258-1262. doi: 10.1111/ans.13984

Yuan, L., Hider, P., Walsh, M., Srinivasa, S., Rodgers, M., Booth, M., … Koea, J. (2018). Oesophagectomy at a New Zealand regional centre: Where to now? ANZ Journal of Surgery, 88, 1269-1273. doi: 10.1111/ans.14563

Abel, G., & Wahab, S. (2017). “Build a friendship with them”: The discourse of “at-risk” as a barrier to relationship building between young people who trade sex and social workers. Child & Family Social Work, 22(4), 1391-1398. doi: 10.1111/cfs.12357

Aham-Chiabuotu, C. B., & Aja, G. N. (2017). “There is no moral they can teach us”: Adolescents' perspectives on school-based sexuality education in a semiurban, southwestern district in Nigeria. American Journal of Sexuality Education, 12(2), 1-22. doi: 10.1080/15546128.2017.1280442

Brinsdon, A., Abel, G., & Desrosiers, J. (2017). "I'm taking control": How people living with HIV/AIDS manage stigma in health interactions. AIDS Care, 29(2), 185-188. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2016.1204420

Calder, K., Begg, A., Thompson, L., Williams, D., Bidwell, S., & Brosnahan, N. (2017). Education setting-based health promotion in New Zealand: evaluating the wellbeing and vitality in education (WAVE) programme. Health Promotion International, 34(2), 236-247. doi: 10.1093/heapro/dax076

Christie, C., Bidwell, S., Copeland, A., & Hudson, B. (2017). Self-care of Canterbury general practitioners, nurse practitioners, practice nurses and community pharmacists. Journal of Primary Health Care, 9(4), 286-291. doi: 10.1071/HC17034

Ergler, C. R., Lovell, S., Watkins, A., Milligan, C., Thompson, L., Exeter, D. J., & Kearns, R. (2017). Looking back and moving forward: Health geography in Aotearoa and beyond. New Zealand Geographer, 73(3), 205-217. doi: 10.1111/nzg.12169

Khashram, M., Williman, J. A., Hider, P. N., Jones, G. T., & Roake, J. A. (2017). Management of modifiable vascular risk factors improves late survival following abdominal aortic aneurysm repair? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Annals of Vascular Surgery, 39, 301-311. doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2016.07.066

Lennon, D., Anderson, P., Kerdemelidis, M., Farrell, E., Crengle Mahi, S., Percival, T., … Stewart, J. (2017). First presentation acute rheumatic fever is preventable in a community setting: A school-based intervention. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 36(12), 1113-1118. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000001581

Marshall, J. R., Buchwald, P. L., Gandhi, J., Schultz, J. K., Hider, P. N., Frizelle, F. A., & Eglinton, T. W. (2017). Laparoscopic lavage in the management of Hinchey grade III diverticulitis: A systematic review. Annals of Surgery, 265(4), 670-676. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002005

Sweetman, B. (2017). The judicial system and sex work in New Zealand. Women's Studies Journal, 31(2), 61-68. Retrieved from

The Polaris Observatory HCV Collaborators, including Brunton, C. R., & Stedman, C. (2017). Global prevalence and genotype distribution of hepatitis C virus infection in 2015: A modelling study. Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology, 2(3), 161-176. doi: 10.1016/S2468-1253(16)30181-9

Desrosiers, J., Wilkinson, T., Abel, G., & Pitama, S. (2016). Curricular initiatives that enhance student knowledge and perceptions of sexual and gender minority groups: A critical interpretive synthesis. Canadian Medical Education Journal, 7(2), e121-e138.

Hider, P., Frampton, C., Theis, J.-C., Wilson, L., & Rothwell, A. (2016). Perioperative mortality in New Zealand related to hip and knee replacement surgery: Comparing administrative and registry data. New Zealand Medical Journal, 129(1432), 33-40. Retrieved from

Jeffery, M., Hickey, B. E., Hider, P. N., & See, A. M. (2016). Follow-up strategies for patients treated for non-metastatic colorectal cancer (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 11, CD002200. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD002200.pub3

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

MacLachlan, C., Shipton, E. A., & Wells, J. E. (2016). The cold pressor test as a predictor of prolonged postoperative pain: A prospective cohort study. Pain & Therapy, 5, 203-213. doi: 10.1007/s40122-016-0056-z

Morris, C., Macdonald, L., Stubbe, M., & Dowell, A. (2016). "It's complicated": Talking about gout medicines in primary care consultations: A qualitative study. BMC Family Practice, 17(1), 114. doi: 10.1186/s12875-016-0515-y

Peek, K. N., Khashram, M., Wells, J. E., & Roake, J. A. (2016). The costs of elective and emergency abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: A comparative single centre study. New Zealand Medical Journal, 129(1433), 55-65. Retrieved from

Thompson, L., & Abel, G. (2016). The work of negotiating HIV as a chronic condition: A qualitative analysis. AIDS Care, 28(12), 1571-1576. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2016.1191615

Thomson, J., Seers, K., Frampton, C., Hider, P., & Moor, S. (2016). Sequential population study of the impact of earthquakes on the emotional and behavioural well-being of 4-year-olds in Canterbury, New Zealand. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 52(1), 18-24. doi: 10.1111/jpc.12988

Wahab, S., & Abel, G. (2016). The Prostitution Reform Act (2003) and social work in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Affilia, 31(4), 418-433. doi: 10.1177/0886109916647764

Ariyaratnam, R., Palmqvist, C. L., Hider, P., Laing, G. L., Stupart, D., Wilson, L., … Gruen, R. L. (2015). Toward a standard approach to measurement and reporting of perioperative mortality rate as a global indicator for surgery. Surgery, 158(1), 17-26. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2015.03.024

Bhana, N., Thompson, L., Alchin, J., & Thompson, B. (2015). Patient expectations for chronic pain management. Journal of Primary Health Care, 7(2), 130-136. doi: 10.1071/HC15130

Bidwell, S., & Thompson, L. (2015). GPs, community pharmacists and shifting professional boundaries. New Zealand Medical Journal, 128(1414). Retrieved from

Bidwell, S., & Thompson, L. (2015). Place invaders: Identity, place attachment and possum control in the South Island West Coast of New Zealand. New Zealand Geographer, 71(2), 81-90. doi: 10.1111/nzg.12083

Gane, E., Kershenobich, D., Seguin-Devaux, C., Kristiansen, P., Aho, I., Dalgard, O., … Brunton, C. R., … Stedman, C., … Estes, C. (2015). Strategies to manage hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection disease burden: Volume 2. Journal of Viral Hepatitis, 22(Suppl. 1), 46-73. doi: 10.1111/jvh.12352

Hatzakis, A., Chulanov, V., Gadano, A. C., Bergin, C., Ben-Ari, Z., Mossong, J., … Brunton, C. R., … Stedman, C., … Razavi, H. (2015). The present and future disease burden of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections with today's treatment paradigm: Volume 2. Journal of Viral Hepatitis, 22(Suppl. 1), 26-45. doi: 10.1111/jvh.12351

Hider, P., Wilson, L., Rose, J., Weiser, T. G., Gruen, R., & Bickler, S. W. (2015). The role of facility-based surgical services in addressing the national burden of disease in New Zealand: An index of surgical incidence based on country-specific disease prevalence. Surgery, 158(1), 44-54. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2015.04.005

MacLachlan, C., Shipton, E. A., & Wells, J. E. (2015). Perioperative pain correlates and prolonged postoperative pain predictors: Demographic and psychometric questionnaires. Pain & Therapy, 4(1), 119-133. doi: 10.1007/s40122-015-0037-7

McKerchar, C., Bowers, S., Heta, C., Signal, L., & Matoe, L. (2015). Enhancing Māori food security using traditional kai. Global Health Promotion, 22(3), 15-24. doi: 10.1177/1757975914543573

Meriluoto, L., Webb, R., Masselot, A., Morrish, S., & Abel, G. (2015). Safety in the New Zealand sex industry. New Zealand Economic Papers, 49(3), 296-317. doi: 10.1080/00779954.2015.1041548

Milne, B. J., Parker, K., McLay, J., von Randow, M., Lay-Yee, R., Hider, P., Cumming, J., & Davis, P. (2015). Primary health care access and ambulatory sensitive hospitalizations in New Zealand. Journal of Ambulatory Care Management, 38(2), 178-187. doi: 10.1097/jac.0000000000000057

Rose, J., Weiser, T. G., Hider, P., Wilson, L., Gruen, R. L., & Bickler, S. W. (2015). Estimated need for surgery worldwide based on prevalence of diseases: A modelling strategy for the WHO Global Health Estimate. Lancet Global Health, 3(Suppl. 2), S13-S20. doi: 10.1016/s2214-109x(15)70087-2

Saraswat, V., Norris, S., de Kneft, R. J., Sanchez Avila, J. F., Sonderup, M., Zuckerman, E., … Stedman, C., … Brunton, C. R., … Gower, E. (2015). Historical epidemiology of hepatitis C virus (HCV) in select countries: Volume 2. Journal of Viral Hepatitis, 22(Suppl. 1), 6-25. doi: 10.1111/jvh.12350

Sheerin, I., Green, T., Sarfati, D., & Cox, B. (2015). Projected costs of colorectal cancer treatment in New Zealand in the absence of population screening. New Zealand Medical Journal, 128(1408). Retrieved from

Simcock, B., Narayan, K., Drummond, E., Bernshaw, D., Wells, E., & Hicks, R. J. (2015). The role of positron emission tomography/computed tomography in planning radiotherapy in endometrial cancer. International Journal of Gynecological Cancer, 25(4), 645-649. doi: 10.1097/igc.0000000000000393

Thompson, L. (2015). Leaving the stethoscope behind: Public health doctors and identity work. Critical Public Health, 25(1), 89-100. doi: 10.1080/09581596.2014.894241

Thompson, L., & Bidwell, S. (2015). Space, time, and emotion in the community pharmacy. Health & Place, 34, 251-256. doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2015.06.003

Wells, J. E., & McGee, M. A. (2015). Past year alcohol consumption patterns, alcohol problems and alcohol-related diagnoses in the New Zealand Mental Health Survey. Journal of Addiction & Prevention, 3(1), 11. doi: 10.13188/2330-2178.1000019

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

Williams, D., Garbutt, B., & Peters, J. (2015). Core public health functions for New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal, 128(1418). Retrieved from

Abel, G. (2014). Sex workers’ utilisation of health services in a decriminalised environment. New Zealand Medical Journal, 127(1390). Retrieved from

Abel, G. M. (2014). A decade of decriminalization: Sex work 'down under' but not underground. Criminology & Criminal Justice, 14(5), 580-592. doi: 10.1177/1748895814523024

Allen, C. L., Hooper, G. J., Oram, B. J., & Wells, J. E. (2014). Does computer-assisted total knee arthroplasty improve the overall component position and patient function? International Orthopaedics, 38(2), 251-257. doi: 10.1007/s00264-013-1996-0

Andrade, L. H., Alonso, J., Mneimneh, Z., Wells, J. E., Al-Hamzawi, A., Borges, G., … Kessler, R. C. (2014). Barriers to mental health treatment: Results from the WHO World Mental Health surveys. Psychological Medicine, 44(6), 1303-1317. doi: 10.1017/S0033291713001943

Bartholomew, N., Brunton, C., Mitchell, P., Williamson, J., & Gilpin, B. (2014). A waterborne outbreak of campylobacteriosis in the South Island of New Zealand due to a failure to implement a multi-barrier approach. Journal of Water & Health, 12(3), 555-563. doi: 10.2166/wh.2014.155

Calder, K., Bidwell, S., Brunton, C., & Pink, R. (2014). Evaluation of the Canterbury under-18 seasonal influenza vaccination programme. New Zealand Medical Journal, 127(1398). Retrieved from

Foulds, J., Wells, J. E., & Mulder, R. (2014). The association between material living standard and psychological distress: Results from a New Zealand population survey. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 60(8), 766-771. doi: 10.1177/0020764014521394

Gane, E., Stedman, C., Brunton, C., Radke, S., Henderson, C., Estes, C., & Razavi, H. (2014). Impact of improved treatment on disease burden of chronic hepatitis C in New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal, 127(1407). Retrieved from

Glantz, M. D., Medina-Mora, M. E., Petukhova, M., Andrade, L. H., Anthony, J. C., de Girolamo, G., … Wells, J. E., … Kessler, R. C. (2014). Alcohol abuse in developed and developing countries in the World Mental Health Surveys: Socially defined consequences or psychiatric disorder? American Journal on Addictions, 23(2), 145-155. doi: 10.1111/j.1521-0391.2013.12082.x

Hider, P., Parker, K., von Randow, M., Milne, B., Lay-Yee, R., & Davis, P. (2014). Can patient safety indicators monitor medical and surgical care at New Zealand public hospitals? New Zealand Medical Journal, 127(1405). Retrieved from

Priest, P., McKenzie, J. E., Audas, R., Poore, M., Brunton, C., & Reeves, L. (2014). Hand sanitiser provision for reducing illness absences in primary school children: A cluster randomised trial. PLoS Medicine, 11(8), e1001700. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001700

Sharma, P. V., Eglinton, T., Hider, P., & Frizelle, F. (2014). Systematic review and meta-analysis of the role of routine colonic evaluation after radiologically confirmed acute diverticulitis. Annals of Surgery, 259(2), 263-272. doi: 10.1097/sla.0000000000000294

Sheerin, I., Bartholomew, N., & Brunton, C. (2014). Estimated community costs of an outbreak of campylobacteriosis resulting from contamination of a public water supply in Darfield, New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal, 127(1391). Retrieved from

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Journal - Research Other

Ball, J., Crossin, R., Boden, J., Crengle, S., & Edwards, R. (2022). Long-term trends in adolescent alcohol, tobacco and cannabis use and emerging substance use issues in Aotearoa New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/03036758.2022.2060266

Crossin, R., Boden, J. M., Wilkins, C., & Adamson, S. (2022). The New Zealand Illicit Drug Harms Index: How can it inform a health-based approach to drug use? New Zealand Medical Journal, 135(1552), 8-10. Retrieved from

Crossin, R., Cleland, L., Rychert, M., Wilkins, C., & Boden, J. M. (2022). Measuring drug harm in New Zealand: A stocktake of current data sources. New Zealand Medical Journal, 135(1554), 93-104. Retrieved from

Aindow, S., Crossin, R., Toop, L., & Hudson, B. (2021). Managing the misuse potential and risk of psychological harm from gabapentinoids in primary care in New Zealand. Journal of Primary Health Care, 13(4), 302-307. doi: 10.1071/hc21011

Arunogiri, S., Crossin, R., Rizzo, D., Walker, L., Ridley, K., & Gurvich, C. (2021). A systematic review of the effect of ovarian sex hormones on stimulant use in females. Addiction Biology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/adb.13079

Bulik, C. M., Thornton, L. M., Parker, R., Kennedy, H., Baker, J. H., MacDermod, C., … Cleland, L., Miller, A. L., … Jordan, J., Kennedy, M. A., & Martin, N. G. (2021). The Eating Disorders Genetics Initiative (EDGI): Study protocol. BMC Psychiatry, 21(1), 234. doi: 10.1186/s12888-021-03212-3

Verdejo-Garcia, A., & Crossin, R. (2021). Nutritional and metabolic alterations arising from stimulant use: A targeted review of an emerging field. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 120, 303-306. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2020.11.006

Lubman, D. I., Matthews, S., Heilbronn, C., Killian, J. J., Ogeil, R. P., Lloyd, B., … Crossin, R., … Scott, D. (2020). The National Ambulance Surveillance System: A novel method for monitoring acute alcohol, illicit and pharmaceutical drug related-harms using coded Australian ambulance clinical records. PLoS ONE, 15(1), e0228316. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0228316

Murdoch, D., Addidle, M., Andersson, H.-S., Arnold, B., Balm, M., Benschop, J., … Birch, M., … Brunton, C., … Chambers, S., … Dalton, S., … Everts, R., … Freeman, J., French, N., … Hudson, B., … Ikram, R., Jack, S., Kelly, M., Lamont, I., Maze, M. J., … Metcalf, S., … Murton, S., … Pink, R., Pithie, A., … Priest, P., Raymond, N., … Taylor, J., … Upton, A., Ussher, J., Werno, A., & Wiles, S. (2020). Politicians: Please work together to minimise the spread of COVID-19. New Zealand Medical Journal, 133(1511), 7-8. Retrieved from

O'Toole, C., Gage, R., McKerchar, C., Puloka, V., McLean, R., & Signal, L. (2020). Is snacking the new eating norm for New Zealand children? An urgent call for research. New Zealand Medical Journal, 133(1517), 131-132. Retrieved from

Abel, G. (2019). The problem with sex work policies. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 48, 1925-1929. doi: 10.1007/s10508-018-1366-5

Coveney, J., & Thompson, L. (2019). Health care professionals "coming out": A critical dialogue. Ethnologie Française, 176(4), 803-812. doi: 10.3917/ethn.194.0803

Curl, A., & Fitt, H. (2019). Will driverless cars be good for us? Now is the time for public health to act together with urban and transport planning. Journal of Global Health, 9(2), 020303. doi: 10.7189/jogh.09.020303

Abel, G. (2018). Decriminalisation of sex work protects human rights. BMJ, 362, k3630. doi: 10.1136/bmj.k3630

Abel, G. (2018). Sex work is here to stay and decriminalisation improves safety and social justice. BMJ, 361, k2687. doi: 10.1136/bmj.k2687

Desrosiers, J. (2017). Learning about a new kind of cell: Sexual health and service learning in prison. Medical Education, 51(11), 1166-1167. doi: 10.1111/medu.13427

Sheerin, I. (2017). Potential for public health success in tackling the hepatitis C virus epidemic. New Zealand Medical Journal, 130(1467), 73-77. Retrieved from

Swinburn, B., Vandevijvere, S., on behalf of submitting health professors, including Hornblow, A., Taylor, B., Drummond, B., Murdoch, D., Mangin, D., Sarfati, D., Sellman, D., Sopoaga, F., Thomson, G., Abel, G., Hoek, J., Connor, J., Krebs, J., Mann, J., McCall, J., Broughton, J., Toop, L., Signal, L., Beckert, L., Farella, M., Baker, M., Keall, M., Skeaff, M., Thomson, M., Wilson, N., Chandler, N., Priest, P., Brunton, P., Crampton, P., Gendall, P., Howden-Chapman, P., Taylor, R., Edwards, R., Gauld, R., McGee, R., Mulder, R., Derrett, S., Hales, S., Pullon, S., & Blakely, T. (2017). Proposed new industry code on unhealthy food marketing to children and young people: Will it make a difference? New Zealand Medical Journal, 130(1450), 94-101. Retrieved from

Reid, M., & Pink, R. (2016). Financing the Canterbury Health System post-disaster. New Zealand Medical Journal, 129(1447), 78-83. Retrieved from

Wells, J. E. (2015). Renal replacement therapy associated with lithium nephrotoxicity in Australia. Medical Journal of Australia, 202(1), 6-7. doi: 10.5694/mja14.01216

Wells, J. E., Cross, N. B., Savage, R. L., Parkin, L., Horsburgh, S., & Richardson, A. K. (2015). Renal replacement therapy associated with lithium nephrotoxicity in New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal, 128(1425). Retrieved from

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Journal - Professional & Other Non-Research Articles

Wells, J. E., McGee, M. A., & Beautrais, A. L. (2017). Response to Greaves et al.'s (2017) "The diversity and prevalence of sexual orientation self-labels in a New Zealand national sample". Archives of Sexual Behavior, 46(8), 2207-2208. doi: 10.1007/s10508-017-1047-9

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Curl, A., Watkins, A., McKerchar, C., Exeter, D., & Macmillan, A. (2021). Social impacts of transport mode shifts. Proceedings of the New Zealand Association for Impact Assessment (NZAIA) Conference. Retrieved from

Fitt, H., Curl, A., & Kingham, S. (2021). Mess or mash-up? Are practice architecture, mobility biography, and shared mobility pieces of the same puzzle? Proceedings of the Sociological Association of Aotearoa New Zealand (SAANZ) Conference: Sociology in the 21st Century: Wellbeing, Engagement and Sustainability. (pp. 23). Lincoln, New Zealand: Department of Tourism, Sport and Society, Lincoln University. Retrieved from

Gage, R., Gurtner, M., Signal, L., Keall, M., Smith, M., McKerchar, C., & Howden-Chapman, P. (2021). Children's journey to and from school: An analysis of travel modes, environments and eating behaviours using wearable cameras. Proceedings of the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition & Physical Activity Annual Meeting (ISBNPA XChange): Thinking Independently Together: Let's Dance Around the World. (pp. 50). International Society of Behavioral Nutrition & Physical Activity. Retrieved from

Sutcliffe, O., Crossin, R., & Sellman, J. D. (2021). A citizens' wānanga on alcohol policy in Aotearoa New Zealand. Proceedings of the APSAD Scientific Drug & Alcohol Conference. Retrieved from

Toh, E. A., McKerchar, C., & Hider, P. (2021). Ethnic disparities in prostate cancer care and outcomes between Māori and non-Māori in Aotearoa New Zealand. Proceedings of the Achieving Health Equity from Research Conference [Otago Spotlight Series]. Retrieved from https:/

Curl, A., Watkins, A., & Dares, C. (2020). A participatory approach to making sense of the risk of falls in outdoor spaces. Proceedings of the New Zealand Geographical Society (NZGS) Biennial Conference. (pp. 49-50). Retrieved from

Gage, R., Girling-Butcher, M., Joe, E., Smith, M., McKerchar, C., Puloka, V., & Signal, L. (2020). Big snack: Using wearable cameras to explore children's daily snacking behaviours. Proceedings of the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition & Physical Activity (ISBNPA) XChange. (pp. 270). International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. Retrieved from

Gibson, H., Curl, A., & Thompson, L. (2020). E-scooter riders and pedestrians experiences of sharing space on paths. Proceedings of the New Zealand Geographical Society (NZGS) Biennial Conference. (pp. 91-92). Retrieved from

McKerchar, C., Smith, M., Gage, R., Williman, J., Abel, G., Lacey, C., … Signal, L. (2020). Kids in a candy store: An objective analysis of children's interactions with food in convenience stores. Proceedings of the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition & Physical Activity (ISBNPA) XChange. (pp. 385). International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. Retrieved from

Pocock, T., Moore, A., Molina-García, J., Queralt, A., & Mandic, S. (2020). Assessing the school neighbourhood built environment: Modification of an environmental audit tool and protocol (MAPS Global-SN). Proceedings of the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition & Physical Activity (ISBNPA) XChange. (pp. 278). International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. Retrieved from

Rahman, M. L., Pocock, T., Moore, A., & Mandic, S. (2020). Active transport to school correlates in the objective and perceived school neighbourhood built environment for urban and rural areas in Otago, New Zealand. Proceedings of the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition & Physical Activity (ISBNPA) XChange. (pp. 493). International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. Retrieved from

Watkins, A., Curl, A., Pocock, T., Gilden, J., & Keeling, S. (2020). Assessing the microscale geography of outdoor falls among older adults using virtual audits. Proceedings of the New Zealand Geographical Society (NZGS) Biennial Conference. (pp. 107). Retrieved from

Worters, T., Gage, R., Watkins, L., Aitken, R., Smith, M., McKerchar, C., & Signal, L. (2020). Food marketing and its place in the marketing landscape. Proceedings of the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition & Physical Activity (ISBNPA) XChange. (pp. 418). International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. Retrieved from

Curl, A., Fitt, H., Dionisio-McHugh, R., & Tomintz, M. (2019). Older adults experiences of mobility and falling in urban environments. Proceedings of the 18th International Medical Geography Symposium (IMGS). (pp. 14). Retrieved from

Curl, A., Fitt, H., van der Vlugt, A.-L., Tomintz, M., Dionisio-McHugh, R., & Beere, P. (2019). Older adults’ experiences of mobility and falling in the outdoor environment. In S. Mandic & K. Coppell (Eds.), Proceedings of The Active Living and Environment Symposium (TALES): Linking Transport, Health and Sustainability. (pp. 38). Dunedin, New Zealand: University of Otago. [Abstract]

Dionisio, R., Fitt, H., & Curl, A. (2019). Ageing wellbeing in a time of socio-technical shifts in urban mobilities: A new quest for urban design & planning. Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society with IBG (RGS-IBG) Annual International Conference: Geographies of Trouble / Geographies of Hope. Retrieved from

Dixon, R. (2019). An exploration of senior secondary Health Education in New Zealand: How might learning in the subject contribute to our twenty-first century world? Te Hā o te Takata: Proceedings of the New Zealand Association for Research in Education (NZARE) Conference. DIX19229. Retrieved from