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Professor, Kōhatu - Centre for Hauora Māori
MB ChB PhD(Otago) DipObst(Auck) NZCPHM MRNZCGP
Research summary
Public health medicine
CNZM for services to education and health sciences


Peter is Professor of Public Health in Kōhatu, the Centre for Hauora Māori at the University of Otago. He is a specialist in public health medicine. His research is focused on social indicators and social epidemiology, health care policy, and health care organisation and funding.

He has served on numerous advisory panels in a variety of policy areas related to public health, health services, and medical education, and has taught undergraduate and postgraduate courses related to public health, health systems, and health services management.


Sheridan, N., McKree Jansen, R., Harwood, M., Love, T., Kenealy, T., and the Primary Care Models Study Group, including Atmore, C., Crampton, P., Dowell, A., Gauld, R., McBain, L., Stokes, T., & Stubbe, M. (2024). Hauora Māori – Māori health: A right to equal outcomes in primary care. International Journal for Equity in Health, 23, 42. doi: 10.1186/s12939-023-02071-6 Journal - Research Article

Bagg, W., Curtis, E., Eggleton, K. S., Nixon, G., Bristowe, Z., Brunton, P., Hendry, C., … Scarf, D., … Williman, J., … Crampton, P. (2023). Socio-demographic profile of medical students in Aotearoa, New Zealand (2016–2020): A nationwide cross-sectional study. BMJ Open, 13, 073996. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2023-073996 Journal - Research Article

Barham, S., Baxter, J., & Crampton, P. (2023). What is affirmative action in tertiary education? An overview of affirmative action policies in health professional programmes, drawing on experience from Aotearoa and overseas. New Zealand Medical Journal/Te ara tika o te hauora hapori, 136(1577), 76-83. Retrieved from Journal - Research Other

Reidy, J., Matheson, D., Keenan, R., & Crampton, P. (2023). The ownership elephant is becoming a mammoth: A policy focus on ownership is needed to transform Aotearoa New Zealand's health system. New Zealand Medical Journal/Te ara tika o te hauora hapori, 136(1576), 74-81. Retrieved from Journal - Research Other

Issakhany, D., Crampton, P., members of the Medical Deans Inherent Requirements Review Working Group. (2023). Inclusive medical education for students with disabilities: A new guidance document from Medical Deans Australia and New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal/Te ara tika o te hauora hapori, 136(1575), 65-71. Retrieved from Journal - Research Other

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