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Jeannine Stairmand, Department of Public Health

Jeannine Stairmand imageLecturer/ Research Fellow

Teaches PUBH743 Health Promotion Programme Planning and Evaluation

Contact details 

Tel 64 4 385 5541 ext 5793
Fax 64 4 389 5319
Email jeannine.stairmand@otago.ac.nz

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.

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Publications

Davies, C., Timu-Parata, C., Stairmand, J., Robson, B., Kvalsvig, A., Lum, D., & Signal, V. (2022). A kia ora, a wave and a smile: An urban marae-led response to COVID-19, a case study in manaakitanga. International Journal for Equity in Health, 21, 70. doi: 10.1186/s12939-022-01667-8

Gurney, J., McLeod, M., Stanley, J., Sarfati, D., Campbell, D., Davies, C., Dennett, E., … Ongley, D., Robson, B., Rumball-Smith, J., Signal, V., Stairmand, J., Thomas, C., & Koea, J. (2021). Disparities in post-operative mortality between Māori and non-indigenous ethnic groups in New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal, 134(1542), 15-28. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Signal, V., McLeod, M., Stanley, J., Stairmand, J., Sukumaran, N., Thompson, D.-M., Henderson, K., Davies, C., Krebs, J., Dowell, A., Grainger, R., & Sarfati, D. (2020). A mobile- and web-based health intervention program for diabetes and prediabetes self-management (BetaMe/Melon): Process evaluation following a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 22(12), e19150. doi: 10.2196/19150

Stubbe, M., Hilder, J., McBain, L., Stairmand, J., Dunlop, A., Tester, R., & Morris, C. (2020). We need to talk about polypharmacy: Optimising medication use for older adults [Symposium: From words to action: Engaging patients in communication about medicines]. Proceedings of the International Conference on Communication in Healthcare (ICCH) Online. (pp. 94). Retrieved from https://www.each.eu

McLeod, M., Stanley, J., Signal, V., Stairmand, J., Thompson, D., Henderson, K., Davies, C., Krebs, J., Dowell, A., Grainger, R., & Sarfati, D. (2020). Impact of a comprehensive digital health programme on HbA1c and weight after 12 months for people with diabetes and prediabetes: A randomised controlled trial. Diabetologia, 63, 2559-2570. doi: 10.1007/s00125-020-05261-x

Dew, K., Cunningham, C., Davies, C., Tavite, H., Stairmand, J., Sarfati, D., & Signal, L. (2017). Māori-centered research and ethnomethodology: Cancer inequities and research by and for indigenous peoples. In SAGE research methods: Cases part 2. SAGE. doi: 10.4135/9781526409218

Chapter in Book - Research

Walton, M., Tu'itahi, S., Stairmand, J., & Neely, E. (2015). Settings-based health promotion. In L. Signal & M. Ratima (Eds.), Promoting health in Aotearoa New Zealand. (pp. 241-263). Dunedin, New Zealand: Otago University Press.

Chapter in Book - Research

Davies, C., Timu-Parata, C., Stairmand, J., Robson, B., Kvalsvig, A., Lum, D., & Signal, V. (2022). A kia ora, a wave and a smile: An urban marae-led response to COVID-19, a case study in manaakitanga. International Journal for Equity in Health, 21, 70. doi: 10.1186/s12939-022-01667-8

Journal - Research Article

Gurney, J., McLeod, M., Stanley, J., Sarfati, D., Campbell, D., Davies, C., Dennett, E., … Ongley, D., Robson, B., Rumball-Smith, J., Signal, V., Stairmand, J., Thomas, C., & Koea, J. (2021). Disparities in post-operative mortality between Māori and non-indigenous ethnic groups in New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal, 134(1542), 15-28. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Article

McLeod, M., Stanley, J., Signal, V., Stairmand, J., Thompson, D., Henderson, K., Davies, C., Krebs, J., Dowell, A., Grainger, R., & Sarfati, D. (2020). Impact of a comprehensive digital health programme on HbA1c and weight after 12 months for people with diabetes and prediabetes: A randomised controlled trial. Diabetologia, 63, 2559-2570. doi: 10.1007/s00125-020-05261-x

Journal - Research Article

Signal, V., McLeod, M., Stanley, J., Stairmand, J., Sukumaran, N., Thompson, D.-M., Henderson, K., Davies, C., Krebs, J., Dowell, A., Grainger, R., & Sarfati, D. (2020). A mobile- and web-based health intervention program for diabetes and prediabetes self-management (BetaMe/Melon): Process evaluation following a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 22(12), e19150. doi: 10.2196/19150

Journal - Research Article

Dew, K., Barton, J., Stairmand, J., Sarfati, D., & Signal, L. (2019). Ascertaining patients’ understandings of their condition: A conversation analysis of contradictory norms in cancer specialist consultations. Health Sociology Review, 28(3), 229-244. doi: 10.1080/14461242.2019.1633945

Journal - Research Article

Millar, E., Gurney, J., Stanley, J., Stairmand, J., Davies, C., Semper, K., Dowell, A., Lawrenson, R., Mangin, D., & Sarfati, D. (2019). Pill for this and a pill for that: A cross-sectional survey of use and understanding of medication among adults with multimorbidity. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 38(2), 91-97. doi: 10.1111/ajag.12606

Journal - Research Article

Dew, K., Signal, L., Stairmand, J., Simpson, A., & Sarfati, D. (2018). Cancer care decision-making and treatment consent: An observational study of patients’ and clinicians’ rights. Journal of Sociology, 55(1), 161-178. doi: 10.1177/1440783318773880

Journal - Research Article

Millar, E., Stanley, J., Gurney, J., Stairmand, J., Davies, C., Semper, K., Dowell, A., … Sarfati, D. (2018). Effect of multimorbidity on health service utilisation and health care experiences. Journal of Primary Health Care, 10(1), 44-53. doi: 10.1071/HC17074

Journal - Research Article

Stairmand, J., Gurney, J., Stanley, J., Millar, E., Davies, C., Semper, K., Dowell, A., Mangin, D., Lawrenson, R., & Sarfati, D. (2018). The impact of multimorbidity on people's lives: A cross-sectional survey. New Zealand Medical Journal, 131(1477), 78-90. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Article

Signal, L., Semper, K., Stairmand, J., Davies, C., Millar, E., Dowell, T., … Mangin, D., & Sarfati, D. (2017). A walking stick in one hand and a chainsaw in the other: Patients’ perspectives of living with multimorbidity. New Zealand Medical Journal, 130(1455), 65-76. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Article

Dew, K., Signal, L., Davies, C., Tavite, H., Hooper, C., Sarfati, D., Stairmand, J., & Cunningham, C. (2015). Dissonant roles: The experience of Māori in cancer care. Social Science & Medicine, 138, 144-151. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.06.008

Journal - Research Article

Dew, K., Stubbe, M., Signal, L., Stairmand, J., Dennett, E., Koea, J., Simpson, A., Sarfati, D., … Holdaway, M. (2015). Cancer care decision making in multidisciplinary meetings. Qualitative Health Research, 25(3), 397-407. doi: 10.1177/1049732314553010

Journal - Research Article

Stairmand, J., Signal, L., Sarfati, D., Jackson, C., Batten, L., Holdaway, M., & Cunningham, C. (2015). Consideration of comorbidity in treatment decision making in multidisciplinary cancer team meetings: A systematic review. Annals of Oncology, 26, 1325-1332. doi: 10.1093/annonc/mdv025

Journal - Research Article

Turner, G., Bagshaw, S. N., Best, D., Coney, S., Cox, B., Fa'Asisila, M., … Stairmand, J., & Whata, N. (1998). Recommendations for cervical screening 1997. New Zealand Medical Journal, 111, 94-98.

Journal - Research Article

Sarfati, D., McLeod, M., Stanley, J., Signal, V., Stairmand, J., Krebs, J., Dowell, A., Leung, W., Davies, C., & Grainger, R. (2018). BetaMe: Impact of a comprehensive digital health programme on HbA1c and weight at 12 months for people with diabetes and pre-diabetes: Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials, 19, 161. doi: 10.1186/s13063-018-2528-4

Journal - Research Other

Stubbe, M., Hilder, J., McBain, L., Stairmand, J., Dunlop, A., Tester, R., & Morris, C. (2020). We need to talk about polypharmacy: Optimising medication use for older adults [Symposium: From words to action: Engaging patients in communication about medicines]. Proceedings of the International Conference on Communication in Healthcare (ICCH) Online. (pp. 94). Retrieved from https://www.each.eu

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Yeates, J., Robson, B., & Stairmand, J. (2019). 'Kia mou ki te aka matua': Māori language teaching in a medical school. In C. Ryan (Ed.), Proceedings of the 8th Biennial Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education (LIME) Network LIME Connection: Pouhine Poutama: Embedding Indigenous Health Education. (pp. 80). Melbourne, Australia: The University of Melbourne. Retrieved from https://www.limeconnection.net.au/program/

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Stairmand, J., Signal, L., Semper, K., Davies, C., Millar, E., Dowell, T., … Mangin, D., & Sarfati, D. (2017). A walking stick and a chainsaw: Patients' perspectives of living with multimorbidity. Proceedings of the 15th World Congress on Public Health. Retrieved from https://wcph2017.entegyapp.com/Page/28/511/26/1459

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Signal, L., Dew, K., Stairmand, J., Sarfati, D., & Cunningham, C. (2014). The role of comorbidity in cancer care decision-making in multidisciplinary teams. Proceedings of the New Zealand Population Health Congress: Connecting Communities, Policy and Science. (pp. 300). Retrieved from http://www.pophealthcongress.org.nz/nzphc14/programme/programme

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Stairmand, J. (2014). Cancer has its own language: An exploration of communication in specialist cancer treatment consultations between patients/whanau and clinicians. Proceedings of the New Zealand Population Health Congress: Connecting Communities, Policy and Science. (pp. 19). Retrieved from http://www.pophealthcongress.org.nz/nzphc14/programme/programme

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Signal, L., Dew, K., Stairmand, J., Sarfati, D., & Cunningham, C. (2013). The role of comorbidity in cancer care decision-making in multidisciplinary teams. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 9(Suppl. 3), (pp. 96). doi: 10.1111/ajco.12144

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Stairmand, J. (2016, April). "Doctor, you’re the expert": Factors influencing treatment decision-making in cancer consultations with Māori patients/whānau? Verbal presentation at the World Indigenous Cancer Conference, Brisbane, Australia.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Stairmand, J. (2014, December). Patient care treatment consultations: Do they contribute to inequities of cancer treatment and outcomes? Verbal presentation at the World Cancer Congress: Joining Forces: Accelerating Progress, Melbourne, Australia.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Smith, M., Stairmand, J., & Stubbe, M. (2018, June). Behind the scenes in qualitative research. Panel discussion, Department of Public Health Seminar, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand. [Department Seminar (University of Otago)].

Other Research Output

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