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Contact Details

Phone
+64 3 479 9977
Email
sam.carrington@otago.ac.nz
Position
Manupiki Māori me Pūkenga Matua / Associate Dean Māori and Senior Lecturer
Department
Dean's Office (Dentistry)
Iwi affiliation
Te Arawa, Ngāti Whakaue, Ngāti Pikiao, Ngāti Hurungaterangi, Ngāti Rongomai me Ngāti Te Kahu o Ngāti Whakaue
Qualifications
BOH DPH MPH CertHealSci
Research summary
Oral health, hauora Māori, qualitative research, workforce, dental public health
Teaching
Samuel teaches into the Bachelor of Oral Health clinical papers including DEOH202, DEOH203, DEOH302 and DEOH303. He is also the Second Year Coordinator for the Bachelor of Oral Health programme.
Memberships
  • Te Ao Marama – New Zealand Māori Dental Association
  • Te Ohu Pūniho Ora o Aotearoa – New Zealand Oral Health Association
  • Public Health Association of New Zealand
  • Oral Health Clinical Advisory Network (OHCAN)

Research

Samuel (Hāmiora) is the Manupiki Māori / Associate Dean Māori and Pūkenga Matua / Senior Lecturer in Oral Health at Te Kaupeka Pūniho – Faculty of Dentistry.

Samuel is also a registered and practicing oral health therapist and has experience in both the public and private dental sectors in Aotearoa.

Samuel's research interests lie in hauora Māori (particularly oral health), oral health sector workforce, dental public health and advocacy. Samuel joined Te Kaupeka Pūniho as a Professional Practice Fellow and became a Lecturer in 2019. He completed his Master of Public Health, which focused on Māori expert views of antimicrobial resistance using a One Health approach.

Samuel remains committed to Te Ao Mārama's vision of hei oranga niho mo te iwi Māori, good oral health for Māori, for life.

Additional details

Samuel was awarded Oral Health Therapist of the Year in Aotearoa New Zealand in 2018 by the New Zealand Oral Health Association.

Publications

Gunawan, V., Carrington, S. D., Choi, Y. J., & Choi, J. J. E. (2023). Air-polishing technology is an effective alternative chairside method for cleaning dentures. International Journal of Dental Hygiene. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/idh.12735

Sinclair, D. F., Han, H., Martin, M. R., & Carrington, S. D. (2023). Left-handed dominant oral health practitioner narrative literature review: Implications for Aotearoa New Zealand. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Dental & Oral Health Therapy, 11(1), 15-19. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10523/15984

Carrington, S. D., Norris, P., Priest, P., & Wyeth, E. H. (2023). Māori expert views of antimicrobial resistance using a One Health approach: A qualitative study. MAI Journal, 12(2), 170-181. doi: 10.20507/MAIJournal.2023.12.2.1

Chai, X., Noh, G., Beckett, D. M., Broadbent, J. M., Schluter, P. J., & Carrington, S. D. (2023). Awareness and experience of dental care services among students enrolled at two New Zealand universities. New Zealand Dental Journal, 119(1), 49-56.

Edwards, W., Hond, R., Ratima, M., Tamati, A., Treharne, G. J., Hond-Flavell, E., Theodore, R., Carrington, S. D., & Poulton, R. (2023). Tawhiti nui, tawhiti roa: tawhiti tūāuriuri, tawhiti tūāhekeheke: A Māori lifecourse framework and its application to longitudinal research. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 53(4), 429-445. doi: 10.1080/03036758.2022.2113411

Carrington, S. D., Norris, P., Priest, P., & Wyeth, E. H. (2023). Māori expert views of antimicrobial resistance using a One Health approach: A qualitative study. MAI Journal, 12(2), 170-181. doi: 10.20507/MAIJournal.2023.12.2.1

Journal - Research Article

Chai, X., Noh, G., Beckett, D. M., Broadbent, J. M., Schluter, P. J., & Carrington, S. D. (2023). Awareness and experience of dental care services among students enrolled at two New Zealand universities. New Zealand Dental Journal, 119(1), 49-56.

Journal - Research Article

Edwards, W., Hond, R., Ratima, M., Tamati, A., Treharne, G. J., Hond-Flavell, E., Theodore, R., Carrington, S. D., & Poulton, R. (2023). Tawhiti nui, tawhiti roa: tawhiti tūāuriuri, tawhiti tūāhekeheke: A Māori lifecourse framework and its application to longitudinal research. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 53(4), 429-445. doi: 10.1080/03036758.2022.2113411

Journal - Research Article

Gunawan, V., Carrington, S. D., Choi, Y. J., & Choi, J. J. E. (2023). Air-polishing technology is an effective alternative chairside method for cleaning dentures. International Journal of Dental Hygiene. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/idh.12735

Journal - Research Article

Treharne, G. J., Gamble Blakey, A., Graham, K., Carrington, S. D., McLachlan, L. A., Withey-Rila, C., Pearman-Beres, L., & Anderson, L. (2022). Perspectives on expertise in teaching about transgender healthcare: A focus group study with health professional programme teaching staff and transgender community members. International Journal of Transgender Health, 23(3), 334-354. doi: 10.1080/26895269.2020.1870189

Journal - Research Article

Carrington, S. D., Treharne, G. J., & Moffat, S. M. (2020). Job satisfaction and career prospects of Oral Health Therapists in Aotearoa/New Zealand: A research update and call for further research in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Dental & Oral Health Therapy, 8(2), 8-13.

Journal - Research Article

Sinclair, D. F., Han, H., Martin, M. R., & Carrington, S. D. (2023). Left-handed dominant oral health practitioner narrative literature review: Implications for Aotearoa New Zealand. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Dental & Oral Health Therapy, 11(1), 15-19. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10523/15984

Journal - Research Other

Satur, J., & Carrington, S. (2022). Cultural safety in Aotearoa New Zealand and Australia: Why and how for oral health? Australian & New Zealand Journal of Dental & Oral Health Therapy, 10(2), 1, 4-7. [Editorial].

Journal - Research Other

Moffat, S., Carrington, S., & Morgan, M. (2021). Part 1: A brief history of New Zealand's School Dental Service. NZDA News, 204, 25-36.

Journal - Research Other

Moffat, S., Carrington, S., & Morgan, M. (2021). Part 2: The oral health professions in the 21st Century. NZDA News, 204, 37-43.

Journal - Research Other

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