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Otago Medical School staff profiles

Professor Alec Ekeroma

PositionHead of Department
DepartmentDepartment of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Women's Health (UOW)
QualificationsMBBS DipObs FRCOG FRANZCOG MBA PhD MInsD
Research summaryCapacity building; Pacific Women's Health; Gestational Diabetes; Obesity; Stillbirths
TeachingTeaching across undergraduate and graduate programmes
Memberships
  • Head of Department, Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Women’s Health
  • Consultant Obstetrician Gynaecologist, Wellington Hospital
  • Founding Professor, School of Medicine, National University of Samoa
  • Head of Secretariat, Pacific Society for Reproductive Health Charitable Trust
ClinicalConsultant at Capital Coast DHB

Research

Professor Alec Ekeroma’s research interests are:

  1. Educational interventions to increase research capacity
  2. Postnatal depression
  3. Stillbirths
  4. Pacific Women’s Health
  5. Obesity
  6. Gestational Diabetes
He is the Editor in Chief of the Pacific Health Dialog and the Pacific Journal of Reproductive Health.