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Postgraduate students

PhD candidates

Samuel Ankomah

The Role of Patient-Public Engagement in Health System improvement in Ghana

Supervisor: Professor Sarah Derrett, Dr Adam Fusheini

Email samuel.ankomah@postgrad.otago.ac.nz

Sarah Donald

Prescription medicine use in pregnancy

Supervisors: Associate Professor Lianne Parkin, Dr Simon Horsburgh, Associate Professor Katrina Sharples

Email sarah.donald@otago.ac.nz

Sarah Harrison

Climate change and wellbeing in South Dunedin – a participatory modelling approach

Supervisors: Dr Alex MacMillan, Associate Professor Sophie Bond, Dr Janet Stephenson

Email sarah.harrison@otago.ac.nz

Lis Heath

Preparing for palliative care: New Zealand medical and nursing graduates' preparation, self-efficacy and attitudes towards providing palliative and end of life care

Supervisors: Associate Professor Richard Egan, Dr Jean Ross, Dr Ella Iosua, Professor Rob Walker

Email latli559@student.otago.ac.nz

Rosee Hodgson

Shaping cities for youth: Transport and urban planning to improve young people’s access to education, employment, and training

Supervisors: Dr Alex Macmillan, Associate Professor Tony Moore, Associate Professor Lee Thompson

Email nevro854@student.otago.ac.nz

Salina Iupati

Models of Effective Community Based Specialist Palliative Care (SPC) Services delivery, international experience and the current landscape in New Zealand. Proposed model(s) to meet future demand, perspectives of SPC services

Supervisors: Associate Professor Richard Egan, Associate Professor James Stanley, Professor Rod MacLeod

Email: losa1679@student.otago.ac.nz

Minako Kataoka

New Zealand oral health professionals and nutrition care: needs, competence and barriers

Supervisors: Dr Rachael McLean, Dr Lee Adam and Lauren Ball

Email: minako.kataoka@postgrad.otago.ac.nz

Sajeeka Kurukula

Developing Risk Prediction Models using Machine Learning Approach

Supervisors: Dr Jimmy Zeng, Professor Robin Turner

Email nansa833@student.otago.ac.nz

Bible Lee

Integration transmission of health behaviours: The Next Generation Study, Dunedin, New Zealand

Supervisors: Professor Bob Hancox, Andrew Gray

Email leeso133@student.otago.ac.nz

Georgia McCarty

Hauora Rangatahi Māori: Appropriateness and acceptability of health measures

Supervisors: Associate Professor Emma Wyeth, Professor Sarah Derrett, Associate Professor Trudy Sullivan, Professor Sue Crengle

Email georgia.mccarty@postgrad.otago.ac.nz

Vicky Nelson

Tihei Mauri Ora! An Exploration of Māori Flourishing After Injury

Supervisors: Associate Professor Emma Wyeth, Professor Sarah Derrett, Dr Ariyapala Samaranayaka

Email nelvi706@student.otago.ac.nz

Kelly Radka

A qualitative exploration of the experiences and outcomes of occupationally injured New Zealand migrants

Supervisors: Professor Sarah Derrett, Associate Professor Emma Wyeth and Dr Christina Ergler

Email radke976@student.otago.ac.nz

Jane Taafaki

The lived experience of Tuvaluan migrants navigating the New Zealand healthcare system

Supervisors: Dr Jude Sligo, Associate Professor Rose Richards, Professor Robin Gauld

Email taafakisam@gmail.com

Tri Nisa Widyastuti

Trends, Determinants and Consequences of Overweight and Obesity in Indonesia: A Longitudinal Study

Supervisors: Associate Professor Rachael McLean, Associate Professor Robin Turner, Dr Helen Harcombe

Email widni363@student.otago.ac.nz

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Masters’ students

Shawnee Brausch

Exploring the stories of young Māori wahine and their relationships with alcohol

Supervisors: Associate Professor Emma Wyeth, Dr Richard Egan

Email brash345@student.otago.ac.nz

Nicola Campbell

Disaster preparedness among Emergency Medical Services in Aotearoa: A Qualitative Study

Supervisors: Dr Kate Morgaine and Dr Rebbecca Lilley

Email camni233@student.otago.ac.nz

Emily Coyle

Cultural health navigators for refugees in the Southern health system: A qualitative study

Supervisors: Professor Sarah Derrett, Associate Professor Emma Wyeth, Dr Lauralie Richard

Email coyem668@student.otago.ac.nz

Myo Eindray Cho (Cho)

A qualitative study examining maternal and child health stategies in Myanmar over two decades (2000-2020)

Supervisors: Dr Kate Morgaine, Dr Helen Harcombe, Dr Adam Fusheini

Email choei958@student.otago.ac.nz

Yasmin Hassina Bul Bul

The Mental Health and Wellbeing of First Year Tertiary Pacific Students: (Analysis of First Year Data)

Supervisors: Dr Richard Egan, Professor Tai Sopoaga

Email bulya469@student.otago.ac.nz

Robbie Manning

Community Engagement in the SDHB Primary and Community Care Strategy

Supervisors: Professor Sarah Derrett, Associate Professor Emma Wyeth

Email manro284@student.otago.ac.nz

Matt Radford

Women prescribed opioids before conception and their patterns of use of prescription opioid and non-opioid analgesics before, during and after pregnancy

Supervisors: Dr Lianne Parkin and Dr Sarah Donald

Email radma918@student.otago.ac.nz

Erika Sirisomboonwong

Private choices, public costs: A follow-up study

Supervisors: Dr Erin Penno and Associate Professor Trudy Sullivan

Email sirko554@student.otago.ac.nz

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