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Bridget Robson, Department of Public Health

BA, DPH

Bridget_Robson

Associate Dean Māori; Director TRRHAEP; Senior Research Fellow

Contact details 

Tel 64 4 918 5784
Fax 64 4 389 5319
Email bridget.robson@otago.ac.nz

Research interests and activities 

Bridget (Ngāti Raukawa) is the director of Te Rōpū Rangahau Hauora a Eru Pōmare at the University of Otago, Wellington. Her research interests are in the areas of social and economic determinants of health, inequitable treatment in the health system, the impact of racism on health, and the development of kaupapa Māori epidemiology.

Bridget is the Principal Investigator of Unequal Treatment: The Role of Health Services. She is also involved in the Mauri Tangata project on unemployment and health, several projects on Māori cancer outcomes, and she is active in providing Tackling Inequalities workshops for the health sector. Bridget was also an author on Hauora: Standards of Health III.