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Dr Gabrielle McDonald

Contact Details

Email
gabrielle.mcdonald@otago.ac.nz
Position
Senior Research Fellow, and Clinical Leader NZ Mortality Review Data Group
Qualifications
MB ChB DCH PGDipOMG MPH(dist)
Research summary
Mortality in children and young people

Research

I am employed as the Clinical Leader of the NZ Mortality Review Data Group. My research to date has been in the public health arena, in the areas of injury prevention, ethics, and child and youth health.

Publications

Fortune, S., Hetrick, S., Sharma, V., McDonald, G., Scott, K. M., Mulder, R. T., & Hobbs, L. (2022). Multisite sentinel surveillance of self-harm in New Zealand: Protocol for an observational study. BMJ Open, 12, e054604. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-054604

MacFarlane, M. E., Thompson, J. M. D., Wilson, J., Lawton, B., Taylor, B., Elder, D. E., Baker, N., McDonald, G. K., … Mitchell, E. A. (2022). Infant sleep hazards and the risk of sudden unexpected death in infancy (SUDI). Journal of Pediatrics, 245, 56-64. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2022.01.044

Goh, J., Fortune, S., & McDonald, G. (2021). Suicide among Asian young people aged under 25 years in Aotearoa New Zealand: Different methods warrant different preventive initiatives. New Zealand Medical Journal, 134(1542), 84-91. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Battin, M. R., van den Boom, J., Oben, G., & McDonald, G. (2021). Shoulder dystocia, umbilical cord blood gases and neonatal encephalopathy [Short communication]. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 61, 604-606. doi: 10.1111/ajo.13351

MacFarlane, M., Mitchell, E. A., Thompson, J. M. D., Lawton, B., Zuccollo, J., Elder, D., Taylor, B., McDonald, G., … Fleming, P. (2018). Smoking in pregnancy a key factor for sudden infant death among Māori. Acta Paediatrica, 107(11), 1924-1931. doi: 10.1111/apa.14431

National Ethics Advisory Committee, including Moore, A., Fougere, G., Ardagh, M., Findlay, M., Paul, C., Richardson, A., & McDonald, G. (2009). Ethical guidelines for intervention studies. Wellington, New Zealand: Ministry of Health, 37p.

Authored Book - Research

National Ethics Advisory Committee, including Moore, A., Ardagh, M., Paul, C., & McDonald, G. (2008). Ethics of intervention studies: Discussion document and draft ethical guidelines for intervention studies. Wellington, New Zealand: Ministry of Health, 91p.

Authored Book - Research

MacFarlane, M. E., Thompson, J. M. D., Wilson, J., Lawton, B., Taylor, B., Elder, D. E., Baker, N., McDonald, G. K., … Mitchell, E. A. (2022). Infant sleep hazards and the risk of sudden unexpected death in infancy (SUDI). Journal of Pediatrics, 245, 56-64. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2022.01.044

Journal - Research Article

Goh, J., Fortune, S., & McDonald, G. (2021). Suicide among Asian young people aged under 25 years in Aotearoa New Zealand: Different methods warrant different preventive initiatives. New Zealand Medical Journal, 134(1542), 84-91. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Article

MacFarlane, M., Mitchell, E. A., Thompson, J. M. D., Lawton, B., Zuccollo, J., Elder, D., Taylor, B., McDonald, G., … Fleming, P. (2018). Smoking in pregnancy a key factor for sudden infant death among Māori. Acta Paediatrica, 107(11), 1924-1931. doi: 10.1111/apa.14431

Journal - Research Article

Craig, E., Kerr, N., & McDonald, G. (2017). Coding paediatric outpatient data to provide health planners with information on children with chronic conditions and disabilities. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 53(3), 283-290. doi: 10.1111/jpc.13365

Journal - Research Article

Mitchell, E. A., Thompson, J. M. D., Zuccollo, J., MacFarlane, M., Taylor, B., Elder, D., … Baker, N., McDonald, G., Lawton, B., … Fleming, P. (2017). The combination of bed sharing and maternal smoking leads to a greatly increased risk of sudden unexpected death in infancy: The New Zealand SUDI Nationwide Case Control Study. New Zealand Medical Journal, 130(1456), 52-64. Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Article

Hayman, R. M., McDonald, G., Baker, N. J. d. C., Mitchell, E. A., & Dalziel, S. R. (2015). Infant suffocation in place of sleep: New Zealand national data 2002-2009. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 100(7), 610-614. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2014-306961

Journal - Research Article

McDonald, G., Davie, G., & Langley, J. (2009). Validity of police-reported information on injury severity for those hospitalized from motor vehicle traffic crashes. Traffic Injury Prevention, 10(2), 184-190. doi: 10.1080/15389580802593699

Journal - Research Article

Fortune, S., Hetrick, S., Sharma, V., McDonald, G., Scott, K. M., Mulder, R. T., & Hobbs, L. (2022). Multisite sentinel surveillance of self-harm in New Zealand: Protocol for an observational study. BMJ Open, 12, e054604. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-054604

Journal - Research Other

Battin, M. R., van den Boom, J., Oben, G., & McDonald, G. (2021). Shoulder dystocia, umbilical cord blood gases and neonatal encephalopathy [Short communication]. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 61, 604-606. doi: 10.1111/ajo.13351

Journal - Research Other

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