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Pathology Article of the Year

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Wednesday 15 March 2023

Professor Brett Delahunt has won the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia’s Article of the Year award for 2022.

Better targeted prediabetes care needed

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Friday 24 February 2023

A more targeted approach to the screening and treatment of prediabetes is likely to be more effective at preventing type 2 diabetes and to reduce strain on primary health care sector resources, according to researchers at the University of Otago, Wellington.

Honour recognises advocacy for equity, social justice and anti-racism

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Monday 23 January 2023

Taking Otago’s distance-learning Certificate in Health Promotion in 1996 helped create the foundations of a career in public health for Dr Heather Came-Friar, who was named a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit (MNZM) for services to Māori, education and health in the New Year Honours.

Improving type 1 diabetes control in Pasifika children

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Friday 6 January 2023

Dr Isaiah Immanuel is conducting a one-year study, funded by Research for Children Aotearoa, to discover why Pasifika youth with type 1 diabetes are experiencing problems maintaining good control of their disease.

Focusing on LGBTIQ+ homelessness

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Friday 6 January 2023

As a young campaigner on social justice and LGBTIQ+ rights, Dr Brodie Fraser has found working as a researcher in the Department of Public Health a perfect mix of their academic and activist interests.