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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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Significantly worse outcomes after stroke for rural New Zealanders and Māori, research finds

Friday, 20 November 2020 11:38am

New Zealanders who live outside the major urban centres are significantly more likely to experience adverse long-term health outcomes after a stroke than those managed in urban hospitals, research from the University of Otago, Wellington has found.

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Liley Medal for ground-breaking asthma research

Monday, 16 November 2020 2:48pm

University of Otago researcher Professor Mark Weatherall has been jointly awarded the prestigious Health Research Council’s Liley Medal, awarded annually for outstanding contributions to the health and medical sciences

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Ones to Watch: Gisela Kristono

Monday, 5 October 2020 2:34pm

Even before she came to Otago Gisela Kristono always knew she wanted to help people.