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Ms Louise Delany

PositionSenior Lecturer
DepartmentDepartment of Public Health (UOW)
QualificationsMasters in Law
Research summaryPublic health

Research

Louise has worked in the health sector for most of her working life (mostly at the Ministry of Health) with a focus on public health as well as mental health. She has a masters in law, specialising in international law. Interests include public policy, public health, law, public health law, international/global health, and public health ethics. In public health Louise has focused primarily on the law and ethics of communicable disease, pandemic and emergency issues; in addition to noncommunicable disease challenges arising from tobacco and alcohol, all of which have international and globalised dimensions. Radiation law, as well as the law and ethics of gambling, are developing interests.

Publications

Delany, L., Signal, L., & Thomson, G. (2018). International trade and investment law: A new framework for public health and the common good [Debate]. BMC Public Health, 18, 602. doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-5486-6

Delany, L., Thomson, G., Wilson, N., & Edwards, R. (2016). Key design features of a new smokefree law to help achieve the Smokefree Aotearoa New Zealand 2025 goal. New Zealand Medical Journal, 129(1439), 68-76. Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Delany, L., Ratima, M., & Morgaine, K. C. (2015). Ethics and health promotion. In L. Signal & M. Ratima (Eds.), Promoting health in Aotearoa New Zealand. (pp. 121-145). Dunedin, New Zealand: Otago University Press.

Delany, L. (2015). Overview of public health law in New Zealand. In P. D. G. Skegg & R. Paterson (Eds.), Health law in New Zealand. (pp. 773-784). Wellington, New Zealand: Thomson Reuters.

Delany, L. (2015). Public health law and products. In P. D. G. Skegg & R. Paterson (Eds.), Health law in New Zealand. (pp. 867-899). Wellington, New Zealand: Thomson Reuters.

Chapter in Book - Research

Delany, L., Ratima, M., & Morgaine, K. C. (2015). Ethics and health promotion. In L. Signal & M. Ratima (Eds.), Promoting health in Aotearoa New Zealand. (pp. 121-145). Dunedin, New Zealand: Otago University Press.

Delany, L. (2015). Public health law and products. In P. D. G. Skegg & R. Paterson (Eds.), Health law in New Zealand. (pp. 867-899). Wellington, New Zealand: Thomson Reuters.

Delany, L. (2015). Overview of public health law in New Zealand. In P. D. G. Skegg & R. Paterson (Eds.), Health law in New Zealand. (pp. 773-784). Wellington, New Zealand: Thomson Reuters.

Delany, L. (2015). Public health law and places. In P. D. G. Skegg & R. Paterson (Eds.), Health law in New Zealand. (pp. 823-866). Wellington, New Zealand: Thomson Reuters.

Delany, L. (2015). Public health law and people: Infectious disease, emergencies, immunisation and screening. In P. D. G. Skegg & R. Paterson (Eds.), Health law in New Zealand. (pp. 785-822). Wellington, New Zealand: Thomson Reuters.

Delany, L. (2012). Ethics and indigeneity in responding to pandemic influenza: Māori values in New Zealand's emergency planning. In C. Enemark & M. J. Selgelid (Eds.), Ethics and security aspects of infectious disease control: Interdisciplinary perspectives. (pp. 179-200). Farnham, UK: Ashgate.

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Journal - Research Other

Delany, L., Signal, L., & Thomson, G. (2018). International trade and investment law: A new framework for public health and the common good [Debate]. BMC Public Health, 18, 602. doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-5486-6

Delany, L., Thomson, G., Wilson, N., & Edwards, R. (2016). Key design features of a new smokefree law to help achieve the Smokefree Aotearoa New Zealand 2025 goal. New Zealand Medical Journal, 129(1439), 68-76. Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Delany, L. (2014). Wanted: Genuine health and social equity. Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand, 20(7), 20-21.

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