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Prof Barry Borman PhD, MA

Associate Director/Professor in Epidemiology

Centre for Public Health Research

Professional

Qualifications

  • PhD - University of Otago (1987)
  • MA (1972)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

epidemioloigy

biostatistics

environmental health

birth defects epidemiology

public health

health surveillance

health surveillance

Thematics

Health and Well-being

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Biostatistics (010402):
Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (111705): Epidemiology (111706): Health Information Systems (incl. Surveillance) (111711): Maori Health (111713):
Mathematical Sciences (010000):
Medical And Health Sciences (110000): Paediatrics (111403): Paediatrics and Reproductive Medicine (111400): Public Health and Health Services (111700):
Statistics (010400)

Keywords

epidemiology

biostatistics

environmental health

birth defects

perinatal epidemiology

health surveillance

cluster investigations

public health

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 4 16

Completed Projects

Project Title: Indicators for surveillance of occupational disease

Development of a robust set of indicators feasible and valid for the monitoring of occupational disease in NZ.
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Date Range: 2009 - 2011

Funding Body: Health Research Council of New Zealand

Project Team:

Research Outputs

Journal

t Mannetje, A., Eng, A., Walls, C., Dryson, E., McLean, D., Kogevinas, M., . . . Pearce, N. (2016). Serum concentrations of chlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, furans and PCBs, among former phenoxy herbicide production workers and firefighters in New Zealand. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health. 89(2), 307-318
[Journal article]Authored by: Borman, B., Brooks, C., Cheng, S., Eng, A., McLean, D., 't Mannetje, A.
Briggs, D., Mason, K., & Borman, B. (2015). Rapid assessment of environmental health impacts for policy support: The example of road transport in New Zealand. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 13(1)
[Journal article]Authored by: Borman, B., Mason, K.
Borman, B., & Mason, K. (2015). Lies, damned lies and graphs. New Zealand Medical Journal. 128(1410), 79-80
[Journal article]Authored by: Borman, B.
Borman, B., & Poynter, M. (2014). When enough is not enough: Folic acid fortification in New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal. 127(1399), 83-84
[Journal article]Authored by: Borman, B.
Lim, TH., Gane, E., Moyes, C., Borman, B., & Cunningham, C. (2014). Serological and clinical outcomes of horizontally transmitted chronic hepatitis B infection in New Zealand Māori: Results from a 28-year follow-up study. Gut.
[Journal article]Authored by: Borman, B., Cunningham, C.
Tisch, C., Pearson, AL., Kingham, S., Borman, B., & Briggs, D. (2014). Environmental health indicators: A review of initiatives worldwide. Management of Environmental Quality. 25(4), 446-466
[Journal article]Authored by: Borman, B.
Vink, WD., McKenzie, JS., Cogger, N., Borman, B., & Muellner, P. (2013). Building a foundation for 'one health': An education strategy for enhancing and sustaining national and regional capacity in endemic and emerging zoonotic disease management. Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology. 366, 185-205
[Journal article]Authored by: Borman, B., Cogger, N., McKenzie, J.
Borman, B., & Fyfe, C. (2013). Fluoride and children's IQ. New Zealand Medical Journal. 126(1375)
[Journal article]Authored by: Borman, B.
Hirunwatthanakul, P., LaGrow, S., Borman, B., & Kanagasingam, Y. (2013). The impact of self-reported visual disability on quality of life among older persons in a rural area of Northeast Thailand: A follow-up study. International Journal of Social Science Studies. 1(1), 47-53 Retrieved from http://redfame.com/journal/index.php/ijsss/article/view/20
[Journal article]Authored by: Borman, B., LaGrow, S.
Elwood, M., & Borman, B. (2012). Increases in disease in Malayan war veterans' children may be misleading. New Zealand Medical Journal. 125(1367), 1-2
[Journal article]Authored by: Borman, B.
Brewer, N., Zugna, D., Daniel, R., Borman, B., Pearce, N., & Richiardi, L. (2012). Which factors account for the ethnic inequalities in stage at diagnosis and cervical cancer survival in New Zealand?. Cancer Epidemiology. 36(4)
[Journal article]Authored by: Borman, B., Brewer, N.
Brewer, N., Zugna, D., Daniel, R., Borman, B., Pearce, N., & Richiardi, L. (2012). Which factors account for the ethnic inequalities in stage at diagnosis and cervical cancer survival in New Zealand?. Cancer Epidemiology.
[Journal article]Authored by: Borman, B., Brewer, N.
Brewer, N., Pearce, N., Day, P., & Borman, B. (2012). Travel time and distance to health care only partially account for the ethnic inequalities in cervical cancer stage at diagnosis and mortality in New Zealand. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 36(4), 335-342
[Journal article]Authored by: Borman, B., Brewer, N.
Foliaki, S., Best, D., Akau'ola, S., Cheng, S., Borman, B., & Pearce, N. (2011). Cancer incidence in four pacific countries: Tonga, Fiji Islands, Cook Islands and Niue.. Pacific health dialog. 17(1), 21-32
[Journal article]Authored by: Borman, B., Foliaki, S.
Holmes, E., Davies, A., Wright, C., Pearce, N., & Borman, B. (2011). Mortality rates according to occupation in New Zealand males: 2001-2005. The New Zealand Medical Journal. 124(1328), 1-13 Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/abstract.php?id=4507
[Journal article]Authored by: Borman, B.
Ahn, MJ., Frederikson, L., Borman, B., & Bednarek, R. (2011). Eye health in New Zealand: A study of public knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to eye health and disease. Health Education. 111(2), 147-155
[Journal article]Authored by: Borman, B.
Holmes, E., Davies, A., Wright, C., Pearce, N., & Borman, B. (2011). Mortality rates according to occupation in New Zealand males: 2001-2005. New Zealand Medical Journal. 124(1328), 16-28
[Journal article]Authored by: Borman, B.
Brewer, N., Borman, B., Sarfati, D., Jeffreys, M., Fleming, ST., Cheng, S., . . . Pearce, N. (2011). Does comorbidity explain the ethnic inequalities in cervical cancer survival in New Zealand? A retrospective cohort study. BMC Cancer. 11
[Journal article]Authored by: Borman, B., Brewer, N.
O'Brien, I., Britton, E., Sarfati, D., Naylor, W., Borman, B., Ellison-Loschmann, L., . . . Atkinson, C. (2010). The voice of experience: Results from cancer control New Zealand's first national cancer care survey. New Zealand Medical Journal. 123(1325), 10-19
[Journal article]Authored by: Borman, B., Ellison-Loschmann, E.
Brewer, N., Pearce, N., Jeffreys, M., Borman, B., & Ellison-Loschmann, L. (2010). Does screening history explain the ethnic differences in stage at diagnosis of cervical cancer in New Zealand?. International Journal of Epidemiology. 39(1), 156-165
[Journal article]Authored by: Borman, B., Brewer, N., Ellison-Loschmann, E.
Botto, LD., Robert-Gnansia, E., Siffel, C., Harris, J., Borman, B., & Mastroiacovo, P. (2006). Fostering international collaboration in birth defects research and prevention: A perspective from the international clearinghouse for birth defects surveillance and research. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH. 96(5), 774-780
[Journal article]Authored by: Borman, B.
Botto, LD., Robert-Gnansia, E., Siffel, C., Harris, J., Borman, B., & Mastroiacovo, P. (2006). Fostering international collaboration in birth defects research and prevention: A perspective from the International Clearinghouse for Birth Defects Surveillance and Research. American Journal of Public Health. 96(5), 774-780
[Journal article]Authored by: Borman, B.
BORMAN, B. (1975). SOME MORBID VARIATIONS WITHIN NEW-ZEALAND. NEW ZEALAND MEDICAL JOURNAL. 81(538), 396-396
[Journal article]Authored by: Borman, B.

Book

Hirunwatthanaku, P., La Grow, SL., Borman, B., & Kanagasingam, Y. (2012). The impact of visual impairment on quality of life among older persons in a rural area of Northeast Thailand. In Thailand: Economic, Political and Social Issues.. (pp. 57 - 71).
[Chapter]Authored by: Borman, B., LaGrow, S.

Report

Shanthakumar, M., & Borman, B.(2011). Survey of Low Cost Cosmetics (Lipstick). Centre for Public Health Research, 2011.. Centre for Public Health Research
[Technical Report]Authored by: Borman, B.
Shanthakumar, M., & Borman, B.(2011). Survey of Low Cost Cosmetics (Hair Dye). Centre for Public Health Research, 2011.. Centre for Public Health Research
[Technical Report]Authored by: Borman, B.
Borman, B.(2011). Shanthakumar M, Borman B. Survey of Low Cost Cosmetics (Hair Dye). Centre for Public Health Research, 2011. Shanthakumar M, Borman B. Survey of Low Cost Cosmetics (Lipstick). Centre for Public Health Research, 2011.. : Centre for Public Health Research
[Technical Report]Authored by: Borman, B.
Matheson, DP., Hardie-Boys, N., MacDonald, E., Barnes, C., Carter, M., Clarke, D., . . . Harrison, N. (2011). Evaluation of the child health check initiative and expanding health services delivery initiative. Allen & Clarke.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Borman, B.
Matheson, DP., Hardie-Boys, N., MacDonald, E., Barnes, C., Carter, M., Clarke, D., . . . Harrison, N.(2011). Evaluation of the child health check Initiative and the expanding health service delivery initiative. Canberra: Commonwealth of Austrlia
[Technical Report]Authored by: Borman, B.
Borman, B., Keer, S., & Tisch, C.(2010). Environmental health indicators for New Zealand 2009.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Borman, B.
Borman, B., Read, D., & Shum-Pearce, A.(2009). Evaluation of the Chemical Injury Surveillance System.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Borman, B.
Borman, B., & Read, D.Birth Defects in the Taranaki area.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Borman, B.

Conference

Tien, HL., Gane, EJ., Moyes, CD., Borman, B., & Cunningham, CW.(2012, November). Predictors of serologic and clinical outcomes in early horizontally acquired HBV genotype C and D infection in New Zealand Maori: results of a 28 year longitudinal study. HEPATOLOGY. (pp. 351A - 351A). 0270-9139.
[Conference]Authored by: Borman, B., Cunningham, C.
Brewer, N., Richiardi, L., Borman, B., & Pearce, N. (2011). WHAT FACTORS ACCOUNT FOR THE ETHNIC DISPARITIES IN STAGE AT DIAGNOSIS AND CERVICAL CANCER SURVIVAL IN NEW ZEALAND?. In JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND COMMUNITY HEALTH Vol. 65 (pp. A59 - A59). : B M J PUBLISHING GROUP
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Borman, B.
Borman, B., & Read, D. (2011). 2,4,5-T and Birth Defects in New Zealand. Poster session presented at the meeting of Joint Conference of International-Society-of-Exposure-Science/International-Society-for-Environmental-Epidemiology. Seoul, SOUTH KOREA
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Borman, B., Read, D.
Borman, B., & Read, D. (2010). Birth Defects in the New Plymouth District. Poster session presented at the meeting of International Society for Environmental Epidemiology. South Korea
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Borman, B.
Borman, B., White, P., & Gear, I. (2009). A Spatial Case-Control Study of Birth Defects and Exposure to Spraying Bacillus Thuringiensis Var. Kurstaki (Btk) for Painted Apple Moth Teia Anartoides, Walker in New Zealand. Poster session presented at the meeting of 21st Annual Conference of the International-Society-for-Environmental-Epidemiology. Dublin, IRELAND
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Borman, B.
Read, D., Wright, C., & Borman, B.What is the health significance of elevated serum 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) levels for a New Zealand community?. Poster session presented at the meeting of ISEE/ISEA
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Borman, B.
Read, D., Wright, C., & Borman, B. (2006). What is the health significance of elevated serum 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) levels for a New Zealand community?. Poster session presented at the meeting of ISEE/ISEA 2006 Conference. Paris, FRANCE
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Borman, B., Read, D.

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Supervisor 3 1
CoSupervisor 0 1

Teaching

Teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses in public health, epidemiology, biostatistics, environmental health, and health surveillance. Supervision of masters students and PhD candidates.

Current Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

  • Miha Ua-Cookson - PhD
    Strengthening the Public Health Workforce in Aotearoa Beyond 2025
  • Caroline Fyfe - PhD
    An investigation into the long-term impact of retrofitting home insulation on the health of residents
  • Yuliya Evdokimova - PhD
    A Composite Index for monitoring environmental health of New Zealand

Completed Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

  • 2011 - Naomi Jane Brewer - PhD
    Epidemiological Studies of Cervical Cancer in New Zealand

CoSupervisor of:

  • 2013 - Phatcha Hirunwatthanakul - PhD
    The impact of visual impairment on quality of life among older persons in rural Northeast Thailand

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