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Otago Medical School staff profiles

Dr Antoinette Righarts

PositionResearch Fellow
DepartmentDepartment of Preventive and Social Medicine
QualificationsBSc MSc(Epidemiology) PhD(Public Health)
Research summaryInfectious Disease Epidemiology

Research

  • Epidemiology of sexually transmitted infections
  • Sexual health
  • Chlamydia and infertility
  • Antenatal infectious disease (particularly syphilis and HIV)
  • Infertility and resolution of infertility
  • Pelvic pain

Publications

Righarts, A., Osborne, L., Connor, J., & Gillett, W. (2018). The prevalence and potential determinants of dysmenorrhoea and other pelvic pain in women: A prospective study. BJOG. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.15247

Righarts, A., Dickson, N. P., Parkin, L., & Gillett, W. R. (2017). Ovulation monitoring and fertility knowledge: Their relationship to fertility experience in a cross-sectional study. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 57(4), 412-419. doi: 10.1111/ajo.12606

Righarts, A. A., Gray, A., Dickson, N. P., Parkin, L., & Gillett, W. R. (2017). Resolution of infertility and number of children: 1386 couples followed for a median of 13 years. Human Reproduction, 32(10), 2042-2048. doi: 10.1093/humrep/dex271

Righarts, A. A., Morgan, J., Horner, P. J., Wills, G. S., McClure, M. O., & Dickson, N. P. (2017). Chlamydia trachomatis incidence using self-reports and serology by gender, age period, and sexual behavior in a birth cohort. Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 44(6), 344-350. doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000605

Dickson, N. P., Righarts, A., van Roode, T., Cameron, C., & Connor, J. (2016). Do reports of age and circumstances of first intercourse differ in a birth cohort when asked seventeen years apart? Journal of Sex Research, 53(3), 321-330. doi: 10.1080/00224499.2015.1058891

Journal - Research Article

Righarts, A., Osborne, L., Connor, J., & Gillett, W. (2018). The prevalence and potential determinants of dysmenorrhoea and other pelvic pain in women: A prospective study. BJOG. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.15247

Righarts, A., Dickson, N. P., Parkin, L., & Gillett, W. R. (2017). Ovulation monitoring and fertility knowledge: Their relationship to fertility experience in a cross-sectional study. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 57(4), 412-419. doi: 10.1111/ajo.12606

Righarts, A. A., Morgan, J., Horner, P. J., Wills, G. S., McClure, M. O., & Dickson, N. P. (2017). Chlamydia trachomatis incidence using self-reports and serology by gender, age period, and sexual behavior in a birth cohort. Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 44(6), 344-350. doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000605

Righarts, A. A., Gray, A., Dickson, N. P., Parkin, L., & Gillett, W. R. (2017). Resolution of infertility and number of children: 1386 couples followed for a median of 13 years. Human Reproduction, 32(10), 2042-2048. doi: 10.1093/humrep/dex271

Dickson, N. P., Righarts, A., van Roode, T., Cameron, C., & Connor, J. (2016). Do reports of age and circumstances of first intercourse differ in a birth cohort when asked seventeen years apart? Journal of Sex Research, 53(3), 321-330. doi: 10.1080/00224499.2015.1058891

Menon, S., Stansfield, S. H., Walsh, M., Hope, E., Isaia, L., Righarts, A. A., … Hill, P. C., & Huston, W. M. (2016). Sero-epidemiological assessment of Chlamydia trachomatis infection and sub-fertility in Samoan women. BMC Infectious Diseases, 16, 175. doi: 10.1186/s12879-016-1508-0

Horner, P. J., Wills, G. S., Righarts, A., Vieira, S., Kounali, D., Samuel, D., … Dickson, N. P., & McClure, M. O. (2016). Chlamydia trachomatis Pgp3 antibody persists and correlates with self-reported infection and behavioural risks in a blinded cohort study. PLoS ONE, 11(3), e0151497. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0151497

Walsh, M. S., Hope, E., Isaia, L., Righarts, A., Niupulusu, T., Temese, S. V. A., … Edwards, C., Wernick, M., … Hill, P. C. (2015). Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis infection in Samoan women aged 18 to 29 and assessment of possible risk factors: A community-based study. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, 109, 245-251. doi: 10.1093/trstmh/trv014

Righarts, A., Dickson, N. P., Parkin, L., & Gillett, W. R. (2015). Infertility and outcomes for infertile women in Otago and Southland. New Zealand Medical Journal, 128(1425). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

van Roode, T., Dickson, N. P., Righarts, A. A., & Gillett, W. R. (2015). Cumulative incidence of infertility in a New Zealand birth cohort to age 38 by sex and the relationship with family formation. Fertility & Sterility, 103(4), 1053-1058. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2014.12.121

Dickson, N., Righarts, A., van Roode, T., Paul, C., Taylor, J., & Cunningham, A. L. (2014). HSV-2 incidence by sex over four age periods to age 38 in a birth cohort. Sexually Transmitted Infections, 90, 243-245. doi: 10.1136/sextrans-2013-051235

Suaalii-Sauni, T., Aiavao, F., Faafeu-Hope, E., Sopoaga, T., Paul, C., Righarts, A., McCool, J., Kirifi-Alai, N., Hill, P., & Fuatai, F. (2011). Strengthening health research capacity from within Samoa. Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health, 23(1), 100-109. doi: 10.1177/1010539510390782

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