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Professor Ross A Lawrenson

Professor of Population Health

Qualifications: MBBS; MD; DRCOG; Dip.Comm Health(Otago);FP Cert; DHMSA; FAFPHM; FFPH;FRCGP



Epidemiology, General Practice, Cancer, diabetes, primary care, public health,

Recent Publications

  • Lawrenson, R., Town, I., Strasser, R., Strasser, S., McKimm, J., Tapsell, R., & Murray, N. (2017). The proposal for a third medical school in New Zealand: A community-engaged graduate entry medical program. New Zealand Medical Journal, 130(1453), 63-70. Open Access version:

  • O'Shea, C., McClintock, J., & Lawrenson, R. (2017). The prevalence of diabetic foot disease in the Waikato region. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 129, 79-85. doi:10.1016/j.diabres.2017.04.020

  • Lawrenson, R., Lao, C., Campbell, I., Harvey, V., Brown, C., Seneviratne, S., . . . Kuper-Hommel, M. (2017). The use of trastuzumab in New Zealand women with breast cancer. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology. doi:10.1111/ajco.12766 Open Access version:

  • Lao, C., Edlin, R., Rouse, P., Brown, C., Holmes, M., Gilling, P., & Lawrenson, R. (2017). The cost-effectiveness of active surveillance compared to watchful waiting and radical prostatectomy for low risk localised prostate cancer. BMC Cancer. doi:10.1186/s12885-017-3522-z Open Access version:

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Contact Details

Name  Extn.  Username  Room  Department
Lawrenson, Prof Ross 6458 rlawrens K.3.09 National Institute Demographic Economic
Lawrenson, Prof Ross 6458 rlawrens K.3.09 Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor

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