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Otago Medical School staff profiles

Dr John Mottershead

PositionClinical Senior Lecturer
DepartmentDepartment of Medicine (DSM)
QualificationsBM BCh BA(Oxon) FRCP FRACP
Research summaryMultiple sclerosis and medical education.
ClinicalGeneral neurology and multiple sclerosis.

Research

I have previous research experience with imaging aspects of MS and am currently involved in MS clinical trials. I am also interested in medical education, particularly student concepts of history-taking.

Publications

Robinson, C., Cutfield, N., Mottershead, J., Sharples, K., Richards, R., Kingan, J., … Zhang, Z. (2018). Media reporting of health interventions in New Zealand: A retrospective analysis. Internal Medicine Journal. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/imj.13936

Winser, S., Smith, C. M., Hale, L. A., Claydon, L. S., Whitney, S. L., Klatt, B., Mottershead, J., … Heyman, R. (2017). Psychometric properties of a core set of measures of balance for people with cerebellar ataxia secondary to multiple sclerosis. Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 98(2), 270-276. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2016.07.023

Ranta, A., Tiwari, P., Mottershead, J., Abernethy, D., Simpson, M., Brickell, K., … Frith, R. (2015). New Zealand's neurologist workforce: A pragmatic analysis of demand, supply and future projections. New Zealand Medical Journal, 128(1419). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Winser, S., Smith, C. M., Hale, L. A., Claydon, L. S., Whitney, S., Klatt, B., Mottershead, J., … Heyman, R. (2014). Balance assessment in multiple sclerosis and cerebellar ataxia: Rationale, protocol and demographic data. Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation International, 1(5), 6.

Mechelli, R., Umeton, R., Policano, C., Annibali, V., Coarelli, G., Ricigliano, V. A. G., … International Multiple Sclerosis Genetics Consortium, Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium 2, … including Mason, D., Mottershead, J., & Ristori, G. (2013). A “candidate-interactome” aggregate analysis of genome-wide association data in multiple sclerosis. PLoS ONE, 8(5), e63300. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0063300

Journal - Research Article

Robinson, C., Cutfield, N., Mottershead, J., Sharples, K., Richards, R., Kingan, J., … Zhang, Z. (2018). Media reporting of health interventions in New Zealand: A retrospective analysis. Internal Medicine Journal. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/imj.13936

Winser, S., Smith, C. M., Hale, L. A., Claydon, L. S., Whitney, S. L., Klatt, B., Mottershead, J., … Heyman, R. (2017). Psychometric properties of a core set of measures of balance for people with cerebellar ataxia secondary to multiple sclerosis. Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 98(2), 270-276. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2016.07.023

Ranta, A., Tiwari, P., Mottershead, J., Abernethy, D., Simpson, M., Brickell, K., … Frith, R. (2015). New Zealand's neurologist workforce: A pragmatic analysis of demand, supply and future projections. New Zealand Medical Journal, 128(1419). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Winser, S., Smith, C. M., Hale, L. A., Claydon, L. S., Whitney, S., Klatt, B., Mottershead, J., … Heyman, R. (2014). Balance assessment in multiple sclerosis and cerebellar ataxia: Rationale, protocol and demographic data. Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation International, 1(5), 6.

Mechelli, R., Umeton, R., Policano, C., Annibali, V., Coarelli, G., Ricigliano, V. A. G., … International Multiple Sclerosis Genetics Consortium, Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium 2, … including Mason, D., Mottershead, J., & Ristori, G. (2013). A “candidate-interactome” aggregate analysis of genome-wide association data in multiple sclerosis. PLoS ONE, 8(5), e63300. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0063300

International Multiple Sclerosis Genetics Consortium, and the Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium 2, including Mason, D., & Mottershead, J. (2011). Genetic risk and a primary role for cell-mediated immune mechanisms in multiple sclerosis. Nature, 476, 214-219. doi: 10.1038/nature10251

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