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I am a social and health researcher and evaluator, with a PhD in critical health psychology. I maintain an active, competitively funded research programe in the area of gender, sexuality and health, and contribute to the SHORE & Whariki Research Centre’s wider public health research programme.
I have conducted research funded by a number of agencies, including: Ministry of Health, NZ AIDS Foundation, Health Workforce New Zealand, Health Promotion Agency, Fire and Emergency New Zealand, Rule Foundation, NZ Society for the Study of Diabetes, Counties Manukau DHB, Hawke’s Bay DHB, Auckland City, Waitakere City Council.
Gay and bisexual men's health and wellbeing.
Health and wellbeing of marganlised and vulnerable groups.
Qualitative health and social science research.
21st Century Citizenship, Health and Well-being
Field of research codes
Aged Health Care (111702):
Gender Psychology (170105):
Health and Community Services (111708): Health Promotion (111712): Medical And Health Sciences (110000): Mental Health (111714):
Psychology (170100): Psychology And Cognitive Sciences (170000): Psychology not elsewhere classified (170199):
Public Health and Health Services (111700): Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified (111799):
Social and Community Psychology (170113):
Studies In Human Society (160000)
Gay and bisexual men's health.
Critical health psychology.
Current doctoral supervision:
2017- DHSc, Tania Wilson, Auckland University of Technology [co-supervisor with Prof Denise Wilson]
2018- PhD, Sara Napier, Auckland University of Technology [co-supervisor with A/Prof Stephen Neville, Dr Lynne Taylor]
2015-2016: MPhil in Nursing (1st class honours), Sara Napier, Auckland University of Technology [co-supervisor with A/Prof Stephen Neville]