Gordon is part of the Biostatistical Consulting Service team at the University of Otago, Wellington, which provides statistical consulting to health researchers. Within the Health Inequalities Research programme, he was involved in the Differential Colon Cancer Survival by Ethnicity in New Zealand project and also works with Te Rōpū Rangahau Hauora a Eru Pōmare on several research projects, including Unequal Treatment: The Role of Health Services.
Gordon's concerns include discrimination and inequalities, which are reflected in his health research.
Darlow, B., Brown, M., McKinlay, E., Gray, L., Purdie, G., & Pullon, S. (2023). Influence of a rural interprofessional education placement on the rural health workforce: Working in primary care, rural settings, and with Māori [Short research report]. Journal of Primary Health Care, 15(1), 78-83. doi: 10.1071/hc22136
Darlow, B., Brown, M., McKinlay, E., Gray, L., Purdie, G., & Pullon, S. (2022). The Longitudinal Interprofessional study: Impact of pre-registration interprofessional education on the attitudes and skills of health professionals during their early careers. Proceedings of the New Zealand Primary Care Research Colloquium. (pp. 2-3). Retrieved from https://www.auckland.ac.nz/en/fmhs/about-the-faculty/soph/sections-departments-centres/general-practice-and-primary-health-care/research-interests.html
Darlow, B., Brown, M., McKinlay, E., Gray, L., Purdie, G., Pullon, S., the Longitudinal Interprofessional Study Group, including Beckingsale, L., Foster Page, L., Gallagher, P., Handley, J., Herkt, J., Kuperus, L., McHugh, P., Meldrum, A., Skinner, M., Schwass, R., Weaver, J., Wilson, C., & Windle, J. (2022). Longitudinal impact of preregistration interprofessional education on the attitudes and skills of health professionals during their early careers: A non-randomised trial with 4-year outcomes. BMJ Open, 12, e060066. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-060066
Paterson, C., Kilmister, E. J., Brasch, H. D., Bockett, N., Patel, J., Paterson, E., Purdie, G., … Tan, S. T. (2021). Cell populations expressing stemness-associated markers in lung adenocarcinoma. Life, 11, 1106. doi: 10.3390/life11101106
Thomas, S., Bennett, J., Jack, S., Oliver, J., Purdie, G., Upton, A., & Baker, M. G. (2021). Descriptive analysis of group A Streptococcus in skin swabs and acute rheumatic fever, Auckland, New Zealand, 2010–2016. Lancet Regional Health: Western Pacific, 8, 100101. doi: 10.1016/j.lanwpc.2021.100101