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Dr Mavis Duncanson

Contact Details

Phone
+64 3 479 8338
Email
mavis.duncanson@otago.ac.nz
Position
Senior Lecturer/ Clinical Epidemiologist
Department
Department of Women's and Children's Health (Dunedin)
Qualifications
MB ChB MPH PhD GCUT
Research summary
Children’s health

Research

Mavis Duncanson is a public health physician with interest and experience in child population health. In her current position as clinical epidemiologist with the New Zealand Child and Youth Epidemiology Service (NZCYES) she contributes to the provision of up to date and accurate information of the health of children and young people to each district health board in New Zealand as well as to the Ministry of Health. In collaboration between NZCYES and other organisations. Mavis also contributes to the annual Child Poverty Monitor. She has worked previously in the Office of the Children’s Commissioner providing evidence-based policy advice on issues of health and well-being, and while living in Sydney contributed to analysis of data for the New South Wales Child Death Review and facilitated consultation on a child injury prevention strategy for New South Wales.

Publications

Pugh, M., Bowden, N., Kokaua, J., Dawson, P., & Duncanson, M. (2023). Health outcomes of children in state care in Aotearoa New Zealand. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 59(7), 895-900. doi: 10.1111/jpc.16409

Taylor, A., Duncanson, M., Mitchelson, B., Nuthall, G., Voss, L., Walls, T., … Best, E. J. (2023). Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in New Zealand children. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 42(7), e232-e234. doi: 10.1097/inf.0000000000003933

Oben, G., Duncanson, M., Adams, J., & Satyanand, T. (2023). State of child health: Acute rheumatic fever in Aotearoa New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 53(5), 631-640. doi: 10.1080/03036758.2022.2113102

Oben, G., Crengle, S., Kokaua, J., & Duncanson, M. (2023). Deprivation trends in potentially avoidable medical hospitalisations of under-25-year-old Māori and non-Māori non-Pacific in Aotearoa New Zealand: A 20-year perspective. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 53(5), 641-655. doi: 10.1080/03036758.2022.2109691

Macaulay, G. C., Simpson, J., Parnell, W., & Duncanson, M. (2023). Food insecurity as experienced by New Zealand women and their children. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 53(5), 553-569. doi: 10.1080/03036758.2022.2088574

Macaulay, G. C., Simpson, J., Parnell, W., & Duncanson, M. (2023). Food insecurity as experienced by New Zealand women and their children. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 53(5), 553-569. doi: 10.1080/03036758.2022.2088574

Journal - Research Article

Oben, G., Crengle, S., Kokaua, J., & Duncanson, M. (2023). Deprivation trends in potentially avoidable medical hospitalisations of under-25-year-old Māori and non-Māori non-Pacific in Aotearoa New Zealand: A 20-year perspective. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 53(5), 641-655. doi: 10.1080/03036758.2022.2109691

Journal - Research Article

Oben, G., Duncanson, M., Adams, J., & Satyanand, T. (2023). State of child health: Acute rheumatic fever in Aotearoa New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 53(5), 631-640. doi: 10.1080/03036758.2022.2113102

Journal - Research Article

Pugh, M., Bowden, N., Kokaua, J., Dawson, P., & Duncanson, M. (2023). Health outcomes of children in state care in Aotearoa New Zealand. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 59(7), 895-900. doi: 10.1111/jpc.16409

Journal - Research Article

Taylor, A., Duncanson, M., Mitchelson, B., Nuthall, G., Voss, L., Walls, T., … Best, E. J. (2023). Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in New Zealand children. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 42(7), e232-e234. doi: 10.1097/inf.0000000000003933

Journal - Research Article

Gilmour, L. S., Best, E. J., Duncanson, M. J., Wheeler, B. J., Sherwood, J., Thirkell, C. E., & Walls, T. (2022). High incidence of congenital syphilis in New Zealand: A New Zealand Pediatric Surveillance Unit study. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 41(1), 66-71. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000003233

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Oben, G., Crengle, S., Kokaua, J., & Duncanson, M. (2022). Trends in deprivation in hospitalisations of Indigenous children and young people in Aotearoa New Zealand. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 58, 1345-1351. doi: 10.1111/jpc.15979

Journal - Research Article

Duncanson, M., Wheeler, B. J., Jelleyman, T., Dalziel, S. R., & McIntyre, P. (2021). Delayed access to care and late presentations in children during the COVID-19 pandemic New Zealand-wide lockdown: A New Zealand Paediatric Surveillance Unit study. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 57, 1600-1604. doi: 10.1111/jpc.15551

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Duncanson, M., Chang, W. Y.-C., Frost, F. J., Muller, T. B., & Weinstein, P. (2003). Ubiquitous risk factor exposure and high prevalence of antibodies to Cryptosporidium parvum in two New Zealand communities. Applied Environmental Science & Public Health, 1(2), 111-117.

Journal - Research Article

Laugesen, M., Duncanson, M., Fraser, T., McClellan, V., Linehan, B., & Shirley, R. (2003). Hand rolling cigarette papers as the reference point for regulating cigarette fire safety. Tobacco Control, 12, 406-410.

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Duncanson, M., Woodward, A., & Reid, P. (2002). Socioeconomic deprivation and fatal unintentional domestic fire incidents in New Zealand 1993-1998. Fire Safety Journal, 37, 165-179.

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Duncanson, M., Russell, N., Weinstein, P., Baker, M. G., Woodward, A., & Skelly, C. (2000). Rates of notified cryptosporidiosis and quality of drinking-water supplies in Aotearoa New Zealand. Water Research, 34(15), 3804-3812.

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Duncanson, M., Woodward, A., Langley, J., Clements, M., Harris, R., & Reid, P. (2000). Domestic fire injuries treated in New Zealand hospitals 1988-1995. New Zealand Medical Journal, 113, 245-247.

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Duncanson, M., Woodward, A., Reid, P., & Langley, J. D. (2000). Unintentional house fire deaths in New Zealand 1991-1998. New Zealand Public Health Report, 7, 31-33.

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Duncanson, M., Andersen, K. M., Gill, A., & Kypri, K. (1999). International smoke detector legistlation. Injury Prevention, 5, 254-255.

Journal - Research Article

Duncanson, M. (2018). [Review of the book Children in crisis: Ethnographic studies in international contexts]. Children's Geographies, 16(2), 208-209. doi: 10.1080/14733285.2017.1284642

Journal - Research Other

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