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Dr Ravi Reddy PhD

Senior Lecturer Occupational Health and Safety

Doctoral Supervisor
School of Health Sciences

Ravi Reddy has 20 years of field and academic experience working as an Environmental Health Officer and in various research positions. His doctoral research focussed on occupational health interventions related to noise control and hearing loss prevention. His research interests lie in community health outcomes, occupational health and safety and understanding at-risk and vulnerable group needs. Ravi has experience working in the Pacific and welcomes research collaboration and masters/doctoral research supervision related to Pacific health and migrant health.  


Contact details

  • Ph: +64 9 2136910
    Location: L3, SNW
    Campus: Albany


  • Doctor of Philosophy - University of Auckland (2015)

Certifications and Registrations

  • Licence, Supervisor, Massey University

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Occupational health & safety

Access to health services

Migrant and minority health

Workplace health promotion

Research Opportunities

  • PhD/Masters  (01/06/2020) I am keen to hear from prospective students who wish to undertake research in the following fields: 1. Occupational health & safety; 2. Community health; 3. Migrant & minority health


Health and Well-being

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (111705): Health Promotion (111712): Medical And Health Sciences (110000): Public Health and Health Services (111700)


Occupational health & safety

Community health

Health promotion

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 2 0

Current Projects

Project Title: Development of a community focused palliative care service model

Date Range: 2020 - 2021

Funding Body: Health Research Council of New Zealand

Project Team:

Teaching and Supervision

Courses Coordinated

  • 251.271 Occupational Health and Safety I
  • 251.374 Project in Occupational Health and Safety
  • 251.731 Advanced Occupational Safety and Health

Graduate Supervision Statement


  • Eranthi LK (Phd): Evaluation of a hearing conservation intervention. (co-supervisor). University of Auckland
  • Ilaisaane Maafi (MHSc): Hearing conservation programme for Pasifika university students. (co-supervisor). University of Auckland
  • Mohammed Omar (MAud): Hearing-health outcomes among the Somali community in NZ. (co-supervisor). University of Auckland. 
  • Helen Boseley (MAud): Occupational hearing loss in South Waikato District. (co-supervisor). University of Auckland. 



  • Prabhjot Kainth (MAud): Noise exposure and attitudes to hearing loss among Sikh minority community in NZ. (main supervisor). University of Auckland.


  • Jay Patel (MAud): Noise Exposure and Noise Induced Hearing Loss in Musicians (co-supervisor). University of Auckland.


  • Stephanie Louisa Calvert (MAud): Investigation of Factors Influencing the Uptake of Hearing-Health Services (co-supervisor). University of Auckland.
  • Dunja Vajsakovic (BSc Hons): Revising and improving the Hearing Aid Selection profile.  Measuring patients’ attitudes towards hearing aids and the factors governing them (co-supervisor). University of Auckland.
  • Ilaisaane Mafi (Summer studentship): Noise exposure among Pasifika university students in NZ (main supervisor). University of Auckland.


  • Alice Lindeman (MAud): Hearing Protection Use in New Zealand Hunters: Exploring Motivation and Masculinity (co-supervisor). University of Auckland.
  • Chehanya Janelle O’Flaherty (MAud): The Effect of Fitting the Right Hearing Protection Device: An Intervention Study (co-supervisor). University of Auckland.


  • Latasi Koro (Summer studentship): Perceptions and attitudes of Pasifika University students towards noise exposure caused by nightclub attendance (main supervisor). University of Auckland.

Dr Ravi Reddy is available for Masters and Doctorial supervision.

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