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Hayley Denison is a Research Officer at Massey University's Centre for Public Health Research. She is involved in a wide range of public health research, and employs both quantitative and qualitative research methods in her work. Hayley has a particular interest in sexual health, and completed her PhD in sexually tansmitted infection testing behaviours in 2017 at Victoria University of Wellington. Prior to moving to New Zealand, Hayley worked for the University of Southampton in the UK from 2007 to 2013 on a longitudinal birth cohort study.
Hayley's main area of research interest is sexual health, with a particular interest in healthcare-seeking behaviour for sexually transmitted infection testing. Hayley has a broad background in public health research, and is currently working on projects related to occupational health, cardiovascular disease, ethnic inequalities, as well as sexual health. Hayley uses both quantitative and qualitative research methods, and has experience of longitudinal cohort studies, cross-sectional fieldwork studies, and analysing large datasets of routinely collected data (e.g. New Zealand’s Integrated Data Infrastructure (IDI)).
Health and Well-being
Field of research codes
Clinical Sciences (110300): Epidemiology (111706): Infectious Diseases (110309): Medical And Health Sciences (110000): Public Health and Health Services (111700)
public health; epidemiology; sexual health; sexually transmitted infections; infectios diseases; qualitative; cohort studies; systematic review