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Research Highlights

Research Symposium

For the latest information about the 2022 symposium and to view presentations from previous events refer to our Research Symposium page.

Publication Highlights

Affiliation to Waitematā DHB by author or research locality.

Recent Grant Successes for Waitematā DHB Staff

Waitematā DHB welcomes collaboration with external researchers. Direct all grant enquiries to research@waitematadhb.govt.nz .

HRC and Te Aho o Te Kahu Equitable Cancer Outcomes (2021)
Professor Sue Crengle: Lung cancer screening: Testing ethnicity weighting for risk prediction in Māori  (36mths, $1,936,535)

HRC and Te Aho o Te Kahu Equitable Cancer Outcomes (2021)
Dr Georgina McPherson: Māori and Pacific women’s pre-diagnostic experiences of uterine cancer  (12mths, $261,413)

HRC Health Delivery Research Activation Grant (2021) 
Professor Jonathan Koea: Te Matahourua: Charting the course of Rongoa and medical collaboration (3mths, $29,910)

HRC Project Grant (2021)
Professor Sue Crengle (with University of Auckland): Optimising lung cancer screening for Māori: comparing invitation processes  (36mths, $1,190,000)

HRC Health Delivery Research Activation Grant (2021)
Dr Jamie-Lee Rahiri: Te Piringa Kotuku  (12 months, $29,967)

HRC Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases programme (2021)
Professor Sue Crengle (with University of Auckland): Optimising lung cancer screening for Māori: comparing invitation processes   (36mths, $1,959,509)

HRC Māori Health Knowledge Translation Grant (2021)
Ms Joanna Hikaka (with University of Auckland): Upholding the right of Māori older adults to control their medicines journey (6mths, $5,000.00)

ACC-HRC Achieving Equity for Ageing Māori  (2020)
Ms Joanna Hikaka (with University of Auckland): Whaioranga te Pā Harakeke – Iwi-driven injury prevention and recovery for Māori ($1,421,318)

HRC Achieving Equitable Access to Medicines 
 (2020)

Ms Joanna Hikaka (with Ngā Kaitiaki o Te Puna Rongoā o Aotearoa): Te Puna Rongoā : Achieving medicines access equity for Māori - Pharmacists' role  ($217,942)

HRC Health Delivery Research Activation Grant (2020)
Ms Joanna Hikaka: Access pathways to residential aged care for Māori and non-Māori (8mths, $28,656)

HRC Project Grant (2020)
Dr Janak de Zoysa: ACHIEVE Study New Zealand (60mths, $1,061,052)

Lottery Health Research Equipment Fund (2019)
Dr Michal Kluger & Monica Skarin: Midodrine to prevent Orthostatic Intolerance after Hip and Knee Joint Replacements ($34,288))

Auckland Medical Research Foundation Project Grant (2019)
Dr Michal Kluger: Midodrine to prevent Orthostatic Intolerance after Hip and Knee Joint Replacements (24mths, $159,132)

Auckland Medical Research Foundation (2019)
Dr Elizabeth Berryman: Oral presentation of research and keynote on digital health at the International Conference of Digital Health, Houston, Texas ($2,855)

HRC Breast Cancer Register 2018 Partnership
Dr Karen Bartholomew: Gaps in the provision of radiotherapy for early breast cancer (12mths, $64,984)

HRC Feasibility Study (2018)
Assoc. Professor Jonathan Koea: Bridging rongoā Māori healing & medical health treatment collaboration (24mths, $219,375)

HRC Feasibility Study (2018)
Dr Michal Kluger: STRIDE - Steroids To Reduce the Impact on DElirium (18mths, $249,840)

HRC Emerging Researcher First Grant (2018)
Dr David Rice (with AUT): Anti-depressants for osteoarthritis pain: Can we predict treatment efficacy?  (24mths, $247,098)

HRC Māori Health Research Knowledge Translation Grant (2017)
Assoc. Professor Jonathan Koea: Developing a collaboration between rongoā Māori and western medicine ($5,000, 6 months)

HRC Pacific Health Research PhD Scholarship (2017)
Mrs Georgina McPherson, (with AUT), Pacific women navigating colposcopy services ($49,957, 24 months)