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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

Matheson, AG., Walton, M., Gray, R., Lindberg, K., Shanthakumar, M., Fyfe, C., . . . Borman, B. (2017). Evaluating a community-based public health intervention using a complex systems approach. Journal of Public Health. In press, 1-8
[Journal article]Authored by: Borman, B., Gray, R., Matheson, A., Shanthakumar, M., Walton, M.
Quilter, M., Hodges, L., von Hurst, P., Borman, B., & Coad, J. (2017). Male Sexual Function in New Zealand: A Population-Based Cross-Sectional Survey of the Prevalence of Erectile Dysfunction in Men Aged 40–70 Years. Journal of Sexual Medicine. 14(7), 928-936
[Journal article]Authored by: Borman, B., Coad, J., Hodges, L.
Swinburn, B., Vandevijvere, S., Woodward, A., Hornblow, A., Richardson, A., Burlingame, B., . . . Blakely, T. (2017). Proposed new industry code on unhealthy food marketing to children and young people: will it make a difference?. The New Zealand medical journal. 130(1450), 94-101
[Journal article]Authored by: Borman, B., Breier, B., Burlingame, B., Casswell, S., Coad, J., Douwes, J., Kruger, M., Kruger, R., Potter, J.
Mason, K., & Borman, B. (2016). Burden of disease from second-hand smoke exposure in New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal. 129(1432), 16-25
[Journal article]Authored by: Borman, B., Mason, K.
'T Mannetje, AM., Borman, B., Eng, AJ., Ellison-Loschmann, L., Douwes, JE., & Pearce, N. (2016). Hair Dye Use and the Risk of Congenital Malformations: Results from a New Zealand Birth Defects Case-Control Study. BIRTH DEFECTS RESEARCH PART A-CLINICAL AND MOLECULAR TERATOLOGY. 106(5), 398-398
[Journal article]Authored by: Borman, B., Douwes, J., Ellison-Loschmann, E., Eng, A., 't Mannetje, A.
Tupai-Firestone, R., Tuisano, H., Manukia, M., Kaholokula, K., Foliaki, S., Kingi, TK., . . . Ellison-Loschmann, L. (2016). Understanding Pasifika youth and the obesogenic environment, Auckland and Wellington, New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal. 129(1434), 23-35
[Journal article]Authored by: Borman, B., Breier, B., Ellison-Loschmann, E., Firestone, R., Foliaki, S., Kruger, R.
Lim, TH., Gane, E., Moyes, C., Borman, B., & Cunningham, C. (2016). HBsAg loss in a New Zealand community study with 28-year follow-up: rates, predictors and long-term outcomes. Hepatology International. 10(5), 829-837
[Journal article]Authored by: Borman, B., Cunningham, C.
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.
Fyfe, C., Borman, B., Scott, G., & Birks, S. (2015). A cost effectiveness analysis of community water fluoridation in New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal. 128(1427), 38-46
[Journal article]Authored by: Borman, B.
Fountain, JS., Borman, B., Marsters, HT., Read, DA., & Reith, DM. (2015). Deaths involving antipsychotic medications in New Zealand. CLINICAL TOXICOLOGY. 53(7), 693-694
[Journal article]Authored by: Borman, B., Read, D.
Fountain, JS., Borman, B., Marsters, HT., Read, DA., & Reith, DM. (2015). Decline in carbon monoxide poisoning deaths in New Zealand. CLINICAL TOXICOLOGY. 53(7), 697-697
[Journal article]Authored by: Borman, B., Read, D.
Fountain, JS., Borman, B., Marsters, HT., Read, DA., & Reith, DM. (2015). Deaths involving sedative-hypnotic medications in New Zealand. CLINICAL TOXICOLOGY. 53(7), 695-695
[Journal article]Authored by: Borman, B., Read, D.
Lim, TH., Gane, E., Moyes, C., Borman, B., & Cunningham, C. (2015). Serological and clinical outcomes of horizontally transmitted chronic hepatitis B infection in New Zealand Ma¯ori: Results from a 28-year follow-up study. Gut. 64(6), 966-972
[Journal article]Authored by: Borman, B., Cunningham, C.
Firestone, R., Matheson, A., Borman, B., Howe, LD., & Ellison-Loschmann, L. (2015). New Zealand. , 20-39
[Journal article]Authored by: Borman, B., Ellison-Loschmann, E., Firestone, R.
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.
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.
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.
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 Retrieved from http://ije.oxfordjournals.org/content/39/1/156.long
[Journal article]Authored by: Borman, B., Brewer, N., Ellison-Loschmann, E.
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.
Read, D., Wright, C., Weinstein, P., & Borman, B. (2007). Cancer incidence and mortality in a New Zealand community potentially exposed to 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin from 2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid manufacture. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 31(1), 13-18
[Journal article]Authored by: Borman, B., Read, D.
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.
Hirunwatthanakul, P., Le Grow, S., Borman, B., & Kanagasingam, Y.The Prevalence of Visual Impairment among Older Persons in a Rural Area of Northeast Thailand. British Journal of Ophathalmology.
[Journal article]Authored by: Borman, B.

Book

Ellison-Loschmann, EAM., Firestone, R., Matheson, A., Borman, B., & Howe, LD. (2015). New Zealand. In P. Kennedy, & N. Kodate (Eds.) Maternity Services and Policy in an International Context. Risk, Citizenship and Welfare Regimes. : Routledge
[Chapter]Authored by: Borman, B., Ellison-Loschmann, E., Firestone, R.
Firestone, RT., matheson, A., Borman, B., Howe, LD., & Ellison-Loschmann, L. (2015). Maternal Health Services in New Zealand. In Maternity Services and Policy in an International Context Risk, Citizenship and Welfare Regimes. : Routledge
[Chapter]Authored by: Borman, B., Firestone, R., Matheson, A.
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.

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.

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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