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Dr Jill Haszard

BSc, MSc, BBiomedSc, PhD, PGDip(Biostats)
Jill Haszard Photo2015

Tel: +64 3 479 7559
Room: Science II 6c1
Email
jill.haszard@otago.ac.nz

Senior Research Fellow (Biostatistician)

Jill works in the Division of Sciences as a biostatistician. She collaborates with health researchers across the Division but is housed in the Department of Human Nutrition. She has qualifications in maths and biostatistics and also holds a PhD in Human Nutrition and Medicine. She currently co-supervises all Master of Dietetic students as principal investigator of the SuNDiAL project – a nationwide survey of diet, nutrition, and lifestyle.

Jill also works part-time in the Centre for Biostatistics (Division of Health Sciences).

Current PhD students

  • Melanie Dubyk Intuitive eating in mid-age women in a nationwide prospective survey: A mixed-methods approach
  • Claudia Leong Microbiota and diet in infants and young children
  • Evelyn Mete Physiological effects of processed wholegrain foods in healthy adults
  • Alex Lubransky Metabolic effects of short and long term consumption of Zespri kiwifruit
  • Chaya Ranasinghe Micronutrient status of female adolescents consuming vegetarian and omnivorous diets
  • Caleb Robinson Whole grains, Fibre and Health: Carbohydrate digestibility and the microbiome

Recent PhD graduates

  • Sue MacDonell The nutritional status of New Zealand adults living in residential aged-care
  • Rebecca Harding A regional and nationwide perspective on the relationship between sleep disordered breathing and academic performance in New Zealand children
  • Aly Diana Adequacy of micronutrient intakes and status of breastfed Indonesian infants fed traditional complementary foods in Sumedang District, West Java: a longitudinal study
  • Pouya Saeedi Dietary patterns, physical fitness, and markers of cardiovascular health in 9-11 year-old Dunedin children

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Publications

Houghton, L. A., Trilok-Kumar, G., McIntosh, D., Haszard, J. J., Harper, M. J., Reid, M., … Bailey, K., & Gibson, R. S. (2019). Multiple micronutrient status and predictors of anemia in young children aged 12-23 months living in New Delhi, India. PLoS ONE, 14(2), e0209564. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0209564

Taylor, R. W., Haszard, J. J., Farmer, V. L., Richards, R., Te Morenga, L., Meredith-Jones, K., & Mann, J. I. (2019). Do differences in compositional time use explain ethnic variation in the prevalence of obesity in children? Analyses using 24-hour accelerometry. International Journal of Obesity & Related Metabolic Disorders. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1038/s41366-019-0377-1

Houghton, L. A., Brown, R. C., Beaumont, S., Jennings, S., Bailey, K. B., Haszard, J. J., … Daniels, L., & Gibson, R. S. (2019). Micronutrient status differs among Maasai and Kamba preschoolers participating in a supplementary feeding program in Southern Kenya. Maternal & Child Nutrition. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/mcn.12805

Haszard, J. J., Diana, A., Daniels, L., Houghton, L. A., & Gibson, R. S. (2019). Development of a nutrient quality score for the complementary diets of Indonesian infants and relationships with linear growth and stunting: a longitudinal analysis. British Journal of Nutrition. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1017/S0007114519000813

Haszard, J. J., Russell, C. G., Byrne, R. A., Taylor, R. W., & Campbell, K. J. (2019). Early maternal feeding practices: Associations with overweight later in childhood. Appetite, 132, 91-96. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2018.10.008

Journal - Research Article

Houghton, L. A., Trilok-Kumar, G., McIntosh, D., Haszard, J. J., Harper, M. J., Reid, M., … Bailey, K., & Gibson, R. S. (2019). Multiple micronutrient status and predictors of anemia in young children aged 12-23 months living in New Delhi, India. PLoS ONE, 14(2), e0209564. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0209564

Haszard, J. J., Russell, C. G., Byrne, R. A., Taylor, R. W., & Campbell, K. J. (2019). Early maternal feeding practices: Associations with overweight later in childhood. Appetite, 132, 91-96. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2018.10.008

Haszard, J. J., Diana, A., Daniels, L., Houghton, L. A., & Gibson, R. S. (2019). Development of a nutrient quality score for the complementary diets of Indonesian infants and relationships with linear growth and stunting: a longitudinal analysis. British Journal of Nutrition. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1017/S0007114519000813

Houghton, L. A., Brown, R. C., Beaumont, S., Jennings, S., Bailey, K. B., Haszard, J. J., … Daniels, L., & Gibson, R. S. (2019). Micronutrient status differs among Maasai and Kamba preschoolers participating in a supplementary feeding program in Southern Kenya. Maternal & Child Nutrition. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/mcn.12805

Taylor, R. W., Haszard, J. J., Farmer, V. L., Richards, R., Te Morenga, L., Meredith-Jones, K., & Mann, J. I. (2019). Do differences in compositional time use explain ethnic variation in the prevalence of obesity in children? Analyses using 24-hour accelerometry. International Journal of Obesity & Related Metabolic Disorders. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1038/s41366-019-0377-1

Diana, A., Purnamasari, D. M., Rahmannia, S., Luftimas, D. E., Haszard, J. J., Gibson, R. S., & Houghton, L. A. (2019). Multimicronutrient biomarkers are related to anemia during infancy in Indonesia: A repeated cross sectional study. Current Developments in Nutrition. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1093/cdn/nzz022

Meredith-Jones, K., Haszard, J., Stanger, N., & Taylor, R. (2018). Precision of DXA-derived visceral fat measurements in a large sample of adults of varying body size. Obesity, 26(3), 505-512. doi: 10.1002/oby.22108

White, S. J., Carran, E. L., Reynolds, A. N., Haszard, J. J., & Venn, B. J. (2018). The effects of apples and apple juice on acute plasma uric acid concentration: A randomised controlled trial. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 107(2), 165-172. doi: 10.1093/ajcn/nqx059

Meredith-Jones, K., Haszard, J., Moir, C., Heath, A.-L., Lawrence, J., Galland, B., Taylor, B., Gray, A., Sayers, R., & Taylor, R. (2018). Physical activity and inactivity trajectories associated with body composition in pre-schoolers. International Journal of Obesity, 42, 1621-1630. doi: 10.1038/s41366-018-0058-5

Leong, C., Taylor, R. W., Haszard, J. J., Fleming, E. A., Tannock, G. W., Szymlek-Gay, E. A., … Carter, H., … Heath, A.-L. M. (2018). Relative validity and reproducibility of a food frequency questionnaire to assess nutrients and food groups of relevance to the gut microbiota in young children. Nutrients, 10(11), 1627. doi: 10.3390/nu10111627

Taylor, R. W., Haszard, J. J., Meredith-Jones, K. A., Galland, B. C., Heath, A.-L. M., Lawrence, J., Gray, A. R., Sayers, R., Hanna, M., & Taylor, B. J. (2018). 24-h movement behaviors from infancy to preschool: Cross-sectional and longitudinal relationships with body composition and bone health. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition & Physical Activity, 15, 118. doi: 10.1186/s12966-018-0753-6

Kendall, F. E., Marchand, O., Haszard, J. J., & Venn, B. J. (2018). The comparative effect on satiety and subsequent energy intake of ingesting sucrose or isomaltulose sweetened trifle: A randomized crossover trial. Nutrients, 10(10), 1504. doi: 10.3390/nu10101504

Morison, B. J., Heath, A.-L. M., Haszard, J. J., Hein, K., Fleming, E. A., Daniels, L., Erickson, E. W., Fangupo, L. J., Wheeler, B. J., Taylor, B. J., & Taylor, R. W. (2018). Impact of a modified version of baby-led weaning on dietary variety and food preferences in infants. Nutrients, 10, 1092. doi: 10.3390/nu10081092

Russell, C. G., Haszard, J. J., Taylor, R. W., Heath, A.-L. M., Taylor, B., & Campbell, K. J. (2018). Parental feeding practices associated with children's eating and weight: What are parents of toddlers and preschool children doing? Appetite, 128, 120-128. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2018.05.145

Williams Erickson, L., Taylor, R. W., Haszard, J. J., Fleming, E. A., Daniels, L., Morison, B. J., Leong, C., Fangupo, L. J., Wheeler, B. J., Taylor, B. J., Te Morenga, L., McLean, R. M., & Heath, A.-L. M. (2018). Impact of a modified version of baby-led weaning on infant food and nutrient intakes: The BLISS randomized controlled trial. Nutrients, 10(6), 740. doi: 10.3390/nu10060740

Fu, X., Conlon, C. A., Haszard, J. J., Beck, K. L., von Hurst, P. R., Taylor, R. W., & Heath, A.-L. M. (2018). Food fussiness and early feeding characteristics of infants following Baby-Led Weaning and traditional spoon-feeding in New Zealand: An internet survey. Appetite, 130, 110-116. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2018.07.033

MacDonell, S. O., Miller, J. C., Harper, M. J., Reid, M. R., Haszard, J. J., Gibson, R. S., & Houghton, L. A. (2018). A comparison of methods for adjusting biomarkers of iron, zinc, and selenium status for the effect of inflammation in an older population: A case for interleukin 6. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1093/ajcn/nqy052

Galland, B. C., Short, M. A., Terrill, P., Rigney, G., Haszard, J. J., Coussens, S., … Biggs, S. N. (2018). Establishing normal values for pediatric nighttime sleep measured by actigraphy: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Sleep, zsy017. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1093/sleep/zsy017

McKenzie, B. L., Edmonds, L., Thomson, R., Haszard, J. J., & Houghton, L. A. (2018). Nutrition practices and predictors of postnatal growth in preterm infants during hospitalization: A longitudinal study. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition, 66(2), 312-317. doi: 10.1097/mpg.0000000000001747

Leong, C., Haszard, J. J., Lawley, B., Otal, A., Taylor, R. W., Szymlek-Gay, E. A., Fleming, E. A., Daniels, L., Fangupo, L. J., Tannock, G. W., & Heath, A.-L. M. (2018). Mediation analysis as a means of identifying dietary components that affect the fecal microbiota of infants weaned by modified baby-led, compared to traditional, approaches. Applied & Environmental Microbiology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1128/aem.00914-18

Daniels, L., Taylor, R. W., Williams, S. M., Gibson, R. S., Fleming, E. A., Wheeler, B. J., Taylor, B. J., Haszard, J. J., & Heath, A.-L. M. (2018). Impact of a modified version of baby-led weaning of iron intake and status: A randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-019036

Lubransky, A., Monro, J., Mishra, S., Yu, H., Haszard, J. J., & Venn, B. J. (2018). Postprandial glycaemic, hormonal and satiety responses to rice and kiwifruit preloads in Chinese adults: A randomised controlled crossover trial. Nutrients, 10(8), 1110. doi: 10.3390/nu10081110

Saeedi, P., Black, K. E., Haszard, J. J., Skeaff, S., Stoner, L., Davidson, B., Harrex, H. A. L., Meredith-Jones, K., Quigg, R., … Skidmore, P. M. L. (2018). Dietary patterns, cardiorespiratory and muscular fitness in 9-11-year-old children from Dunedin, New Zealand. Nutrients, 10, 887. doi: 10.3390/nu10070887

Harrex, H. A. L., Skeaff, S. A., Black, K. E., Davison, B. K., Haszard, J. J., Meredith-Jones, K., Quigg, R., Saeedi, P., … Skidmore, P. M. L. (2018). Sleep timing is associated with diet and physical activity levels in 9-11-year-old children from Dunedin, New Zealand: The PEDALS study. Journal of Sleep Research, 27(4), e12634. doi: 10.1111/jsr.12634

Mete, E. M., Perry, T. L., Haszard, J. J., Homer, A. R., Fenemor, S. P., Rehrer, N. J., Skeaff, C. M., & Peddie, M. C. (2018). Interrupting prolonged sitting with regular activity breaks does not acutely influence appetite: A randomised controlled trial. Nutrients, 10(2), 125. doi: 10.3390/nu10020125

McIntosh, N. D., Love, T. D., Haszard, J. J., Osborne, H. R., & Black, K. E. (2018). β-hydroxy β-methylbutyrate (HMB) supplementation effects on body mass and performance in elite male rugby union players. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research, 32(1), 19-26. doi: 10.1519/jsc.0000000000001695

Keown, M. K., Skeaff, C. M., Perry, T. L., Haszard, J. J., & Peddie, M. C. (2018). Device measured sedentary behaviour patterns in office based university employees. Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1097/jom.0000000000001467

Choukri, M. A., Conner, T. S., Haszard, J. J., Harper, M. J., & Houghton, L. A. (2018). Effect of vitamin D supplementation on depressive symptoms and psychological wellbeing in healthy adult women: A double-blind randomised controlled clinical trial. Journal of Nutritional Science, 7, e23. doi: 10.1017/jns.2018.14

Davison, B., Saeedi, P., Black, K., Harrex, H., Haszard, J., Meredith-Jones, K., Quigg, R., Skeaff, S., … Skidmore, P. (2017). The association between parent diet quality and child dietary patterns in nine- to eleven-year-old children from Dunedin, New Zealand. Nutrients, 9(5), 483. doi: 10.3390/nu9050483

Diana, A., Haszard, J. J., Purnamasari, D. M., Nurulazmi, I., Luftimas, D. E., Rahmania, S., … Gibson, R. S., & Houghton, L. (2017). Iron, zinc, vitamin A and selenium status in a cohort of Indonesian infants after adjusting for inflammation using several different approaches. British Journal of Nutrition, 118(10), 830-839. doi: 10.1017/S0007114517002860

Diana, A., Mallard, S. R., Haszard, J. J., Purnamasari, D. M., Nurulazmi, I., Herliani, P. D., … Gibson, R. S., & Houghton, L. (2017). Consumption of fortified infant foods reduces dietary diversity but has a positive effect on subsequent growth in infants from Sumedang district, Indonesia. PLoS ONE, 12(4), e0175952. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0175952

Wong, J. E., Haszard, J. J., Howe, A. S., Parnell, W. R., & Skidmore, P. M. L. (2017). Development of a healthy dietary habits index for New Zealand adults. Nutrients, 9(5), 454. doi: 10.3390/nu9050454

Kibblewhite, R., Nettleton, A., McLean, R., Haszard, J., Fleming, E., Kruimer, D., & Te Morenga, L. (2017). Estimating free and added sugar intakes in New Zealand. Nutrients, 9(12), 1292. doi: 10.3390/nu9121292

Jeffs, E., Haszard, J. J., Sharp, B., Gullam, J., & Paterson, H. (2016). Pregnant women lack accurate knowledge of their BMI and recommended gestational weight gain. New Zealand Medical Journal, 129(1439), 37-45. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Carran, E. L., White, S. J., Reynolds, A. N., Haszard, J. J., & Venn, B. J. (2016). Acute effect of fructose intake from sugar-sweetened beverages on plasma uric acid: A randomised controlled trial. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 70, 1034-1038. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2016.112

Morison, B. J., Taylor, R. W., Haszard, J. J., Schramm, C. J., Williams Erickson, L., Fangupo, L. J., Fleming, E. A., … Heath, A.-L. M. (2016). How different are baby-led weaning and conventional complementary feeding? A cross-sectional study of infants aged 6-8 months. BMJ Open, 6(5), e010665. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010665

Wheeler, B. J., Taylor, B. J., Herbison, P., Haszard, J. J., Mekhail, A., Jones, S., Harper, M. J., & Houghton, L. A. (2016). High-dose monthly maternal cholecalciferol supplementation during breastfeeding affects maternal and infant vitamin D status at 5 months postpartum: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Nutrition, 146(10), 1999-2006. doi: 10.3945/jn.116.236679

Leong, S. L., Gray, A., Haszard, J., & Horwath, C. (2016). Weight-control methods, 3-year weight change, and eating behaviors: A prospective nationwide study of middle-aged New Zealand women. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics, 116, 1276-1284. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2016.02.021

Harington, K., Smeele, R., Van Loon, F., Yuan, J., Haszard, J. J., Drewer, A., & Venn, B. J. (2016). Desire for sweet taste unchanged after eating: Evidence of a dessert mentality? Journal of the American College of Nutrition, 35(6), 581-586. doi: 10.1080/07315724.2015.1117956

Richardson, A. C., Heath, A.-L. M., Haszard, J. J., Polak, M. A., Houghton, L. A., & Conner, T. S. (2015). Higher body iron is associated with greater depression symptoms among young adult men but not women: Observational data from the Daily Life Study. Nutrients, 7, 6055-6072. doi: 10.3390/nu7085270

Taylor, R. W., Brown, D. A., Meredith-Jones, K., Dawson, A. M., Haszard, J. J., & Williams, S. M. (2015). Wanting to and doing So: Parental intent to change weight does not translate into behavior. Journal of Child & Adolescent Behavior, 3(1), 183. doi: 10.4172/2375-4494.1000183

Taylor, R. W., Williams, S. M., Dawson, A. M., Haszard, J. J., & Brown, D. A. (2015). Parental motivation to change body weight in young overweight children. Public Health Nutrition, 18(10), 1807-1814. doi: 10.1017/S1368980014002171

Haszard, J. J., Skidmore, P. M. L., Williams, S. M., & Taylor, R. W. (2015). Associations between parental feeding practices, problem food behaviours and dietary intake in New Zealand overweight children aged 4-8 years. Public Health Nutrition, 18(6), 1036-1043. doi: 10.1017/S1368980014001256

Taylor, R. W., Cox, A., Knight, L., Brown, D. A., Meredith-Jones, K., Haszard, J. J., Dawson, A. M., Taylor, B. J., & Williams, S. M. (2015). A tailored family-based obesity intervention: A randomized trial. Pediatrics, 136(2), 281-289. doi: 10.1542/peds.2015-0595

Dawson, A. M., Brown, D. A., Cox, A., Williams, S. M., Treacy, L., Haszard, J., Meredith-Jones, K., Hargreaves, E., Taylor, B. J., Ross, J., & Taylor, R. W. (2014). Using motivational interviewing for weight feedback to parents of young children. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 50(6), 461-470. doi: 10.1111/jpc.12518

Walker, N., Love, T. D., Baker, D. F., Healey, P. B., Haszard, J., Edwards, A. S., & Black, K. E. (2014). Knowledge and attitudes to vitamin D and sun exposure in elite New Zealand athletes: A cross-sectional study. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, 11, 47. doi: 10.1186/s12970-014-0047-6

Haszard, J. J., Williams, S. M., Dawson, A. M., Skidmore, P. M. L., & Taylor, R. W. (2013). Factor analysis of the Comprehensive Feeding Practices Questionnaire in a large sample of children. Appetite, 62, 110-118. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2012.11.017

Taylor, R. W., Brown, D., Dawson, A. M., Haszard, J., Cox, A., Rose, E. A., Taylor, B. J., Meredith-Jones, K., Treacy, L., Ross, J., & Williams, S. M. (2010). Motivational interviewing for screening and feedback and encouraging lifestyle changes to reduce relative weight in 4-8 year old children: Design of the MInT study. BMC Public Health, 10, 271. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-10-271

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Journal - Professional & Other Non-Research Articles

Taylor, R. W., Heath, A.-L. M., & Haszard, J. J. (2018). A baby-led approach to complementary feeding: Reply. JAMA Pediatrics, 172(2), 197-198. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2017.4683

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Haszard, J., Meredith-Jones, K., Williams, S., & Taylor, R. (2018). Analysing compositional time-use date in paediatrics populations. Proceedings of the Australasian Applied Statistics (AASC) Conference. (pp. 60). Retrieved from https://www.aasc.nz/

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