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Dr Ravi Reddy PhD

Senior Lecturer Occupational Health and Safety

School of Health Sciences

Professional

Contact details

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

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy - University of Auckland (2015)

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

Thematics

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)

Keywords

Occupational health & safety

Community health

Health promotion

Research Outputs

Journal

Welch, D., Ma, E., & Reddy, R. (2019). Hearing-health intervention for nightclub staff. Health Education Journal. 78(3), 273-287
[Journal article]Authored by: Reddy, R.
Reddy, R., Welch, D., Lima, I., Thorne, P., & Nosa, V. (2019). Identifying hearing care access barriers among older Pacific Island people in New Zealand: A qualitative study. BMJ Open. 9(8)
[Journal article]Authored by: Reddy, R.
Reddy, R., Welch, D., Ameratunga, S., & Thorne, P. (2017). An ecological approach to hearing-health promotion in workplaces. International Journal of Audiology. 56(5), 316-327
[Journal article]Authored by: Reddy, R.
Welch, D., Reddy, R., Hand, J., & Devine, IM. (2016). Educating teenagers about hearing health by training them to educate children. International Journal of Audiology. 55(9), 499-506
[Journal article]Authored by: Reddy, R.
Reddy, R., Welch, D., Ameratunga, S., & Thorne, P. (2014). Development of the hearing protection assessment (HPA-2) questionnaire. Occupational Medicine. 64(3), 198-205
[Journal article]Authored by: Reddy, R.
Reddy, R., Kafoa, B., Wainiqolo, I., Kool, B., Gentles, D., McCaig, E., . . . Ameratunga, S. (2013). Workplace injuries in Fiji: A population-based study (TRIP 7). Occupational Medicine. 63(4), 284-286
[Journal article]Authored by: Reddy, R.
Peiris-John, R., Kafoa, B., Wainiqolo, I., Reddy, RK., Mccaig, E., & Ameratunga, SN. (2013). Population-based characteristics of fatal and hospital admissions for poisoning in Fiji: TRIP Project-11. Injury Prevention. 19(5), 355-357
[Journal article]Authored by: Reddy, R.
Reddy, RK., Welch, D., Thorne, P., & Ameratunga, S. (2012). Hearing protection use in manufacturing workers: A qualitative study. Noise and Health. 14(59), 202-209
[Journal article]Authored by: Reddy, R.

Conference

Reddy, R. (2019, February). A Multi-Level Approach to Improve and Promote Hearing Health Care Among Underserved Populations. Presented at 2nd Sound Hearing 2030 World Congress. Bali, Indonesia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Reddy, R.
Reddy, R. (2018). Uptake of hearing-health services among older people of Pacific Island ethnicity in New Zealand. Presented at 1st World Congress on Migration, Ethnicity, Race and Health. Edinburgh, UK.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Reddy, R.
Reddy, R. (2018). Cultural influences on hearing care services among ethnic minority older people in New Zealand. Presented at 34th World Congress of Audiology. Cape Town, South Africa.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Reddy, R.
Reddy, R. (2016). An ecological approach to understand & promote hearing protection behaviour in workplaces. Presented at National hearing Conservation Association (NHCA) Conference
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Reddy, R.
Reddy, R. (2016). Hearing-health promotion in the Pacific: Collaboration for research and programme implementation. Presented at Pacific Islands Health Research Symposium. Suva, Fiji.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Reddy, R.
Reddy, R., & Welch, D. (2016, March). A successful workplace behaviour change programme from the US. Presented at European Hearing Conservation Conference. Manchester, UK.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Reddy, R.
Reddy, R. (2015). Hearing conservation in workplaces. Presented at Audiology Spring Symposium. Auckland, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Reddy, R.
Reddy, R. (2014). The effectiveness of a NIHL prevention programme – A pilot study. Poster session presented at the meeting of National hearing Conservation Association (NHCA) Conference
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Reddy, R.
Meinke, D., Welch, D., & Reddy, R.(Workshop): The Ecology of Hearing Loss Prevention: Training Adults about NIHL.. . Las Vegas, US
[Conference Other]Authored by: Reddy, R.Contributed to by: Reddy, R.
Reddy, R., Welch, D., Thorne, P., & Ameratunga, S. (2014). Effectiveness of a workplace hearing loss prevention training intervention - ‘A pilot study'.. Presented at Wellbeing at Work Conference. Copanhagen, Denmark.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Reddy, R.
Thorne, PR., Coad, G., Reddy, R., & Welch, D.Noise-Induced Hearing Loss and strategies for its prevention in the New Zealand population: The Kiwi connection. Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics. 1939-800X.
[Conference]Authored by: Reddy, R.
Reddy, R., & Welch, D. (2011). Factors influencing workers' behaviour towards hearing protection. Presented at 2th Asia-Oceania Otolaryngology Congress. Auckland, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Reddy, R.
Reddy, R. (2011). Noise induced hearing loss in the Pacific Islands: health promotion through research. Presented at Pacific Islands Health Research Symposium. Nadi, Fiji.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Reddy, R.
Reddy, R. (2011). Hearing protection use in manufacturing workers-a qualitative study. Presented at Occupational Health & Safety Group (OHSIG) Conference. Wellington, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Reddy, R.

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

CURRENT:

  • 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. 

COMPLETED:

2020

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

2019

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

2018

  • 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.

2017

  • 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.

2016

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

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