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Dr Gabrielle McDonald

PositionSenior Research Fellow
DepartmentDepartment of Women's and Children's Health (DSM)
QualificationsMB ChB MPH DCH PGDipOMG DPH
Research summaryMortality 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

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

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

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

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

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., 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.

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.

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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

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

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

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

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

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