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+64 3 471 4258
Co-Director, Ngāi Tahu Māori Health Research Unit and Professor (Māori Health)
Research summary
Māori health; inequalities research


I am a senior Māori health researcher with a particular focus on health inequities, health services research and quality of care, and youth health. Cardiovascular disease has also been a major focus of my work.


Miller, R., Davie, G., Crengle, S., Whitehead, J., De Graaf, B., & Nixon, G. (2024). Avoiding double counting: the effect of bundling hospital events in administrative datasets for the interpretation of rural-urban differences in Aotearoa New Zealand. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2024.111400 Journal - Research Article

Sise, A., Azzopardi, P., Brown, A., Tewhaiti-Smith, J., Westhead, S., Kurji, J., … Clark, T. C., … Harwood, M., … Crengle, S. (2024). Health and well-being needs of Indigenous adolescents: A protocol for a scoping review of qualitative studies. BMJ Open, 14, e079942. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2023-079942 Journal - Research Other

Parker, K., Bartholomew, K., Schaapveld, T., Steel, G., Fraser, A., Davis, B., … Crengle, S. (2024). Te Oranga Pukahukahu: What implementation factors are important for developing a Māori led approach to lung cancer screening? Respirology, 29(Suppl. 1), TO130. doi: 10.1111/resp.14673 Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Watkins, S., Ward, K., Brown, R., Crengle, S., de Laat, M., Percival, T., … Bloomfield, F. H. (2024). A national health equity qualitative inquiry of critical congenital heart disease. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 60(Suppl. 1), (pp. 36). doi: 10.1111/jpc.16526 Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Manuel, J., Crengle, S., Crowe, M., Lacey, C., Cunningham, R., Clark, M., Petrović-van der Deen, F., Porter, R., & Pitama, S. (2024). Institutional pathways to psychosis for Indigenous Māori: A qualitative exploration of experiences. SSM Qualitative Research in Health, 5, 100435. doi: 10.1016/j.ssmqr.2024.100435 Journal - Research Article

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