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Rebecca is an applied social researcher with experience in government work and health promotion research and evaluation. She recently completed a mixed-methods PhD in public health at the University of Otago, looking at the concept of informed choice as it applies to young adults taking up smoking. Rebecca is currently working on the evaluation of the Healthy Families NZ initiative.
Public health, health promotion, disease prevention, health communication and messaging, social science, community interventions, social determinants of health, equity, complex systems, health literacy, cultural models of health and wellbeing, political discourse about health and responsibility, migration and settlement, evaluation of health-promoting initiatives.
Health and Well-being
Field of research codes
Anthropology (160100): Applied Sociology, Program Evaluation and Social Impact Assessment (160801):
Health Promotion (111712): Medical And Health Sciences (110000): Preventive Medicine (111716): Public Health and Health Services (111700): Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified (111799):
Social and Cultural Anthropology (160104): Sociological Methodology and Research Methods (160807): Sociology (160800): Studies In Human Society (160000)
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