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Dr. Ramona Tiatia, Department of Public Health

MA (Applied) Social Science Research; NZHRC Career Pacific Award for Doctoral Scholarship

Ramona_Tiatia_profilePacific Research Fellow; HHRP

Contact Details  

Tel +64 4 385 5541
Fax +64 4 389 5319
Email ramona.tiatia@otago.ac.nz

Research Interests and Activities 

He Kainga Oranga/Healthy Housing Programme

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Publications

Tiatia, R. (2017). BPG Survey [Computer Software]. YKS Group. Retrieved from https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/bpg-survey/id1194689646?mt=8

Sika-Paotonu, D., Tiatia, R., Sung, Y. K., Lander, L., Haira, T., Thornley, C., … Carapetis, J. (2017). The Benzathine Penicillin G (BPG) reformulation preferences study: Towards a new pencillin for rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease. Journal of Immunology, 198(1, Suppl.), 213.2. [Abstract]

Doyle, H., Pierse, N., Tiatia, R., Williamson, D., Baker, M., & Crane, J. (2018). The effect of the oral probiotic Streptococcus salivarius (K12) on Group A streptococcus pharyngitis: A pragmatic trial in schools. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 37(7), 619-623. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000001847

Egan, R., MacLeod, R., Tiatia, R., Wood, S., Mountier, J., & Walker, R. (2014). Spiritual care and kidney disease in NZ: A qualitative study with New Zealand renal specialists. Nephrology, 19(11), 708-713. doi: 10.1111/nep.12323

Howden-Chapman, P., Chisholm, E., Telfar Barnard, L., Viggers, H., O'Sullivan, K., Bennett, J., Bierre, S., Preval, N., Randal, E., Tiatia, R., Ombler, J., Amore, K., Rivera-Muñoz, G., … Davies, C., Aspinall, C., Oliver, J., Baker, M., Keall, M., … Crane, J., & Pierse, N. (2017). Housing, energy and health in resilient cities. In P. Howden-Chapman, L. Early & J. Ombler (Eds.), Cities in New Zealand: Preferences, patterns and possibilities. (pp. 95-106). Wellington, New Zealand: Steele Roberts Aotearoa.

Software

Tiatia, R. (2017). BPG Survey [Computer Software]. YKS Group. Retrieved from https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/bpg-survey/id1194689646?mt=8

Tiatia, R. (2017). PaSSS Survey [Computer Software]. YKS Group. Retrieved from https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/passs-survey/id1291057019?mt=8

Tiatia, R. (2017). YouthApp [Computer Software]. Yun Kong Sung. Retrieved from https://itunes.apple.com/dk/app/youthapp/id1018563438?mt=8

Tiatia, R. (2016). Mahere Papa [Computer Software]. RT & YKS Group. Retrieved from https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/mahere-papa/id1182757664?mt=8

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Working Paper; Discussion Paper; Technical Report

Gordon, S., Davey, S., Waa, A., Tiatia, R., & Waaka, T. (2017). Social inclusion and exclusion, stigma and discrimination, and the experience of mental distress. Auckland, New Zealand: Mental Health Foundation.

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Other Research Output

Sika-Paotonu, D., Tiatia, R. (2017, January). RE: Diversity, relationships and team building–towards powerful research collaboration. Response to Orchestrating a powerful group. Science eLetters. Retrieved from http://science.sciencemag.org/content/352/6283/378/tab-e-letters

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Chapter in Book - Research

Howden-Chapman, P., Chisholm, E., Telfar Barnard, L., Viggers, H., O'Sullivan, K., Bennett, J., Bierre, S., Preval, N., Randal, E., Tiatia, R., Ombler, J., Amore, K., Rivera-Muñoz, G., … Davies, C., Aspinall, C., Oliver, J., Baker, M., Keall, M., … Crane, J., & Pierse, N. (2017). Housing, energy and health in resilient cities. In P. Howden-Chapman, L. Early & J. Ombler (Eds.), Cities in New Zealand: Preferences, patterns and possibilities. (pp. 95-106). Wellington, New Zealand: Steele Roberts Aotearoa.

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Journal - Research Article

Doyle, H., Pierse, N., Tiatia, R., Williamson, D., Baker, M., & Crane, J. (2018). The effect of the oral probiotic Streptococcus salivarius (K12) on Group A streptococcus pharyngitis: A pragmatic trial in schools. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 37(7), 619-623. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000001847

Egan, R., MacLeod, R., Tiatia, R., Wood, S., Mountier, J., & Walker, R. (2014). Spiritual care and kidney disease in NZ: A qualitative study with New Zealand renal specialists. Nephrology, 19(11), 708-713. doi: 10.1111/nep.12323

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Journal - Research Other

Viggers, H., Tiatia, R., & Cunningham, C. (2016). Housing inequalities. The Lens, 2(1), 6-7.

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Sika-Paotonu, D., Tiatia, R., Sung, Y. K., Lander, L., Haira, T., Thornley, C., … Carapetis, J. (2017). The Benzathine Penicillin G (BPG) reformulation preferences study: Towards a new pencillin for rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease. Journal of Immunology, 198(1, Suppl.), 213.2. [Abstract]

Tiatia, R., Sung, Y. K., Howden-Chapman, P., & Brown, D. (2016). A qualitative study to analyse relationships of functional crowding to rheumatic fever using a bespoke designed app on a tablet device. Proceedings of the Health Informatics New Zealand (HiNZ) Conference. (pp. 108-109). Retrieved from http://www.hinz.org.nz/

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Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Tiatia, R. (2015, June). Apulu Tofaga: Deciduous bodies and nestling roosts. Verbal presentation at the 10th European Society for Oceanists (ESFO) Conference: Europe and the Pacific, Brussels, Belgium.

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Awarded Doctoral Degree

Tiatia, R. N. (2014). Family-centred healing at home: A Samoan epistemology of Samoan families' experiences of home dialysis and home detention in Aotearoa/New Zealand (PhD). University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10523/4916

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Awarded Masters Degree

Tiatia, R. N. (2004). Samoan traditional healers, "O le susuga faito'o" (M.A.). Victoria University of Wellington. Retrieved from https://viewer.waireto.victoria.ac.nz/client/viewer/IE921266/details?dps_dvs=1523228670117~570

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