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Jeannine Stairmand imageSenior Lecturer / Research Fellow

Teaches PUBH743 Health Promotion Programme Planning and Evaluation

Contact details

Tel +64 4 385 5541 ext 5793
Fax +64 4 389 5319

Research interests and activities

Jeannine Stairmand (Ngati Porou) is a Research Fellow in the Cancer and Chronic Conditions (C3) research group, working on the C3 Qualitative Study: Cancer care journeys and clinical decision making, of which Professor Louise Signal is the Principal Investigator. Jeannine, is a nurse with a Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health who has worked in the Māori and public health fields for the past 20 years. Her interest in cancer stems from her work in Māori health, public health and health promotion, particularly breast and cervical screening.

Jeannine's research interests include Māori health, cancer and health promotion and prevention. Jeannine undertakes community service activities and is a ministerial appointment to the National Kaitiaki Group. She is also the co-convenor and lecturer of the Certificate in Health Promotion, Department of Public Health.


Keenan, N. F., Davis, S., Andersen, E., Aitchison, S. G., Ali, S., Stairmand, J., Stanley, J., & Sadleir, L. G. (2024). Ethnic disparities in epilepsy: A population-based study of Māori and non-Māori-non-Pasifika children with epilepsy. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 60(Suppl. 2), (pp. 7). doi: 10.1111/jpc.4_16543 Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Lawrenson, R., Lao, C., Stanley, J., Kuper-Hommel, M., Campbell, I., Krebs, J., Sika-Paotonu, D., … Stairmand, J., & Gurney, J. (2024). Does diabetes affect systematic treatments for breast cancer? Proceedings of the 47th New Zealand Society for the Study of Diabetes (NZSSD) Annual Scientific Meeting. P1. Retrieved from Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Buckthought, L., Stairmand, J., & Garland, R. (2024). Mā te Whakarongo: A qualitative study exploring the impact of middle ear disease on New Zealand Māori. New Zealand Medical Journal/Te ara tika o te hauora hapori, 137(1588), 57-66. Retrieved from Journal - Research Article

Stairmand, J., Jones, R., Findlay, N., Aitken, J., & Robson, B. (2023). Media discourse analysis: Exploring medical students’ future contribution to anti-racism and re-Indigenisation by deepening understanding of colonisation, marginalisation and racism. In J. Boys, S. Cubillo, L. Bandler & S. Bellingham (Eds.), Proceedings of the Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education Network Conference: LIME Connection X: Decolonising Education: Through Critique to Transformative Learning and Teaching. (pp. 41). Melbourne, Australia: University of Melbourne. Retrieved from Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Hilder, J., McBain, L., Stubbe, M., Stairmand, J., Morris, C., & Dunlop, A. (2023). We need to talk about polypharmacy: A qualitative study of medication reviews with older adults. Proceedings of the New Zealand Primary Health Care, General Practice & Rural Health Research Symposium. (pp. 9). Retrieved from Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

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