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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

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

Recent Publications

  • Tin Tin, S., Elwood, J. M., Brown, C., Sarfati, D., Campbell, I., Scott, N., . . . Lawrenson, R. (2018). Ethnic disparities in breast cancer survival in New Zealand: Which factors contribute?. BMC Cancer, 18(1), 1-10. doi:10.1186/s12885-017-3797-0

  • Elwood, J. M., Tin Tin, S., Kuper-Hommel, M., Lawrenson, R., & Campbell, I. (2018). Obesity and breast cancer outcomes in chemotherapy patients in New Zealand - a population-based cohort study. BMC Cancer, 18(1), 13 pages. doi:10.1186/s12885-017-3971-4 Open Access version:

  • Millar, E., Stanley, J., Gurney, J., Stairmand, J., Davies, C., Semper, K., . . . Sarfati, D. (2018). Effect of multimorbidity on health service utilisation and health care experiences. Journal of Primary Health Care, 10(1), 44-53. doi:10.1071/HC17074 Open Access version:

  • Lawrenson, R., Lao, C., Harvey, V., Campbell, I., Brown, C., Seneviratne, S., . . . Kuper-Hommel, M. (2017). Trastuzumab improves outcomes of New Zealand women with HER2+ stage I-III breast cancer. In Cancer Research Vol. 77 (pp. 2 pages). Conference held at San Antonio, Texas: American Association for Cancer Research. doi:10.1158/1538-7445.SABCS16-P4-21-28

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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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