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Our people in the Burden of Disease Epidemiology, Equity & Cost-Effectiveness Programme (BODE³)

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University of Otago, Wellington

Bode3 group photo May 2019
From Left to right: Cristina Cleghorn, Anja Mizdrak, Kendra Telfer, Lani Teddy, Nick Wilson, Courtney Steele, Anna Davies, Amanda Jones, Muhammad Irfan (Photo in May 2019)
Insert: Tony Blakely, Nhung Nghiem, June Atkinson

Other organisations

  • Professor Cliona Ni Mhurchu (BODE3 Executive Team)

Current Students 

Former Students & Post-docs


  • Ministry of Health - Burden of Disease Study
  • University of Melbourne (where Professor Blakely has a professorial position and there are shared interests in league table development; the Python platform for modelling; tobacco modelling; and cardiovascular disease modelling)
  • University of Auckland – particularly with dietary interventions (Professor Cliona Ni Mhurchu is on the BODE3 Executive)
  • ASPIRE 2025 who conduct research around NZ’s Smokefree 2025 Goal (Prof Wilson is a member of ASPIRE)
  • Oxford University, UK – for model comparisons, cardiovascular disease modelling and ongoing collaborations with Prof Philip Clarke, Associate Professor Pete Scarborough and Dr Linda Cobiac
  • Hāpai te Hauora – particularly in terms of Hāpai’s National Tobacco Control Advocacy Service (BODE3 has a MoU with Hāpai)
  • DHBs with shared specific projects: Counties Manuka DHB, Waitemata DHB
  • PHARMAC – given shared interest in diabetes modelling
  • Cancer Council of New South Wales, Australia – with a shared interest in tobacco control modelling (via Professor Karen Canfell)
  • University of Queensland, Australia – with a shared interest in e-cigarette modelling (via Associate Professor Coral Gartner)
  • Associate Professor Haxby Abbott - University of Otago (for a joint HRC Project involving economic analyses of improved osteoarthritis management)

Programme Advisory Group Members 

  • Ashley Bloomfield
  • John Childs
  • Peter Crampton
  • Bronwyn Croxson
  • Richard Edwards
  • Jackie Fawcett
  • Peter Guthrie
  • Kevin Moffatt
  • Jan Pearson
  • Bridie Richardson
  • Bridget Robson
  • Andrew Simpson
  • Vladimir Stevanovic
  • Ricarda Vandervorst
  • Deborah Woodley