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Anna Ferguson, Department of Public Health

BDS

Research Assistant HePPRU

Contact details 

Tel 021 050 4513
Email: anna.ferguson@otago.ac.nz

Research interests and activities 

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Publications

van Kuijk, M., Smith, M. B., Ferguson, C. A., Kerse, N. M., Teh, R., Gribben, B., & Thomson, W. M. (2021). Dentition and nutritional status of aged New Zealanders living in aged residential care. Oral Diseases, 27, 370-377. doi: 10.1111/odi.13536

Thomson, W. M., Ferguson, C. A., Janssens, B. E., Kerse, N. M., Ting, G. S., & Smith, M. B. (2021). Xerostomia and polypharmacy among dependent older New Zealanders: A national survey [Short report]. Age & Ageing, 50, 248-251. doi: 10.1093/ageing/afaa099

Smith, M. B., Ferguson, C. A., & Thomson, W. M. (2020). Public sector oral health service provision for high needs and vulnerable New Zealanders: An executive summary. New Zealand Dental Journal, 116(1), 29-35. [Commentary].

Grainger, R., Townsley, H. R., Ferguson, C. A., Riley, F. E., Langlotz, T., & Taylor, W. J. (2020). Patient and clinician views on an app for rheumatoid arthritis disease monitoring: Function, implementation and implications. International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases, 23, 813-827. doi: 10.1111/1756-185x.13850

Ferguson, C. A., Thomson, W. M., Smith, M. B., Kerse, N., Peri, K., & Gribben, B. (2020). Medication taking in a national sample of dependent older people. Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy, 16, 299-307. doi: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2019.05.010

Smith, M. B., Ferguson, C. A., & Thomson, W. M. (2019). Public sector oral health service provision for high needs and vulnerable New Zealanders. Wellington and Dunedin, New Zealand: Health Promotion and Policy Research Unit and Sir John Walsh Research Institute. 197p. [Technical/Scientific Report].

Working Paper; Discussion Paper; Technical Report

van Kuijk, M., Smith, M. B., Ferguson, C. A., Kerse, N. M., Teh, R., Gribben, B., & Thomson, W. M. (2021). Dentition and nutritional status of aged New Zealanders living in aged residential care. Oral Diseases, 27, 370-377. doi: 10.1111/odi.13536

Journal - Research Article

Ferguson, C. A., Thomson, W. M., Smith, M. B., Kerse, N., Peri, K., & Gribben, B. (2020). Medication taking in a national sample of dependent older people. Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy, 16, 299-307. doi: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2019.05.010

Journal - Research Article

Grainger, R., Townsley, H. R., Ferguson, C. A., Riley, F. E., Langlotz, T., & Taylor, W. J. (2020). Patient and clinician views on an app for rheumatoid arthritis disease monitoring: Function, implementation and implications. International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases, 23, 813-827. doi: 10.1111/1756-185x.13850

Journal - Research Article

Thomson, W. M., Smith, M. B., Ferguson, C. A., Kerse, N. M., Peri, K., & Gribben, B. (2018). Oral status, cognitive function and dependency among New Zealand nursing home residents. Gerodontology, 35(3), 185-191. doi: 10.1111/ger.12337

Journal - Research Article

Thomson, W. M., Ferguson, C. A., Janssens, B. E., Kerse, N. M., Ting, G. S., & Smith, M. B. (2021). Xerostomia and polypharmacy among dependent older New Zealanders: A national survey [Short report]. Age & Ageing, 50, 248-251. doi: 10.1093/ageing/afaa099

Journal - Research Other

Smith, M. B., Ferguson, C. A., & Thomson, W. M. (2020). Public sector oral health service provision for high needs and vulnerable New Zealanders: An executive summary. New Zealand Dental Journal, 116(1), 29-35. [Commentary].

Journal - Research Other

Puloka, V., Smith, M., Ferguson, A., Gage, R., Signal, L., & Baker, M. (2019). Identifying infectious disease hazards in Tongan children's environments using wearable cameras. Proceedings of the Otago Global Health Institute (OGHI) 12th Annual Conference: Global Health in the Era of Climate Change. (pp. 14). Retrieved from https://www.otago.ac.nz/global-health

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Smith, M., Ferguson, C. A., & Thomson, W. M. (2019). Publicly-funded oral health service provision for high needs and vulnerable New Zealanders: A national overview. Proceedings of the 11th Health Services and Policy Research Conference (HSRAANZ): Addressing Health Service Inequities to Improve Health System Performance. Retrieved from www.healthservicesconference.com.au

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Smith, M., Stroud, C., Gibson, C., Low, M., Ferguson, C. A., & Broadbent, J. (2019). 'Not the right place': Non-traumatic dental presentations in NZ's emergency departments. Proceedings of the 11th Health Services and Policy Research Conference (HSRAANZ): Addressing Health Service Inequities to Improve Health System Performance. Retrieved from www.healthservicesconference.com.au

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Thomson, M., Smith, M. B., Ferguson, C. A., Kerse, N., & Gribben, B. J. (2018). Medication use and xerostomia among older New Zealanders: Findings from a national survey. New Zealand Dental Journal, 114(4), (pp. 181-182). [Abstract]

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Ferguson, A., Smith, M., & Clarke, T. (2017). Rethinking and replacing sugar sweetened beverages: An innovative tool to reinstate water in children's environments. Proceedings of the 7th Activity and Nutrition Aotearoa Conference. (pp. 33). Retrieved from https://ana.org.nz

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Puloka, V., Smith, M., Ferguson, A., Gage, R., Signal, L., & Baker, M. (2019, December). Identifying infectious disease hazards in Tongan children's environments: A wearable camera study. Poster session presented at the 5th One Health Aotearoa (OHA) Symposium, Wellington, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Poster Presentation (not in published proceedings)

Grainger, R., Langlotz, T., Sherlaw, F., Ferguson, C. A., & Taylor, W. (2015, September). "Not flying under the radar": A qualitative study exploring usefulness and impact of an app for patient-led management of RA. Verbal presentation at the New Zealand Rheumatology Association Annual Scientific Meeting, Queenstown, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

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