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Otago announces Professorial promotions for 2022

Monday, 22 November 2021 10:28am

Twenty-eight University of Otago academics are being promoted to the position of professor this year.

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Māori dished out pills to mask chronic pain, study finds

Friday, 8 October 2021 1:25pm

Māori adults who experience chronic pain are being prescribed painkillers at the expense of best practice treatments and are not being offered referrals to specialists, research from the Māori community health provider, Tu Kotahi Māori Asthma and Research Trust and the University of Otago, Wellington has found.

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$1.74 million for Otago feasibility studies

Friday, 11 June 2021 4:21pm

Dr Joanne Choi’s research will fill holes – in the market and in children’s teeth.

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Inequities facing tāngata whaikaha during COVID-19 raised

Wednesday, 12 May 2021 11:55am

A new University of Otago, Wellington article has shone a light on the risks and difficulties faced by tāngata whaikaha, the disabled Māori community, during COVID-19.

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Trainee intern working for health equality

Monday, 3 May 2021 10:35am

Sophie Papali’i, a trainee intern from Porirua, has a rich heritage which enables her to bring a range of cultural perspectives to the board.

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Trainee intern working for health equality

Monday, 3 May 2021 10:37am

Sophie Papali’i, a trainee intern from Porirua, has a rich heritage which enables her to bring a range of cultural perspectives to the board.

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Medical Student overcomes challenges on path to dream

Thursday, 4 February 2021 10:37am

With her eyes on the future and using her past experience to guide her, medical student Brenetta Pogi has big plans to make a difference to her community.

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