Professor Ross A Lawrenson
Professor of Population Health
Qualifications: MBBS; MD; DRCOG; Dip.Comm Health(Otago);FP Cert; DHMSA; FAFPHM; FFPH;FRCGP
Personal Website: www.waikato.ac.nz/go/medicalresearch
Ross is Professor of Population Health at the University of Waikato and Medical Research & Strategy and Funding, Waikato District Health Board. He is a Board member of Rural General Practitioner Network and Pharmac.
Ross was originally a General Practitioner in Wairoa before moving to the Waikato where he trained as a public health physician.
From 2005 he worked for the University of Auckland before joining the University of Waikato in 2016. His research has been on improving health care outcomes through primary care. He has undertaken research in diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer – publishing more than 150 papers
Epidemiology, General Practice, Cancer, diabetes, primary care, public health, medical research, medicine, lung cancer, breast cancer, colorectal cancer, HRC,
Lawrenson, R., Moosa, S., Blackmore, T., Chepulis, L. M., Keenan, R., Kidd, J., . . . Weller, D. (2018). Using e-referral data to identify delays in diagnosis of colorectal cancer. In General Practice and Primary Care Research Conference. Conference held at Hanmer Springs, New Zealand.
Whitehead, J., Pearson, A. L., Lawrenson, R., & Atatoa-Carr, P. (2018). Framework for examining the spatial equity and sustainability of general practitioner services. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 26(5), 336-341. doi:10.1111/ajr.12471
Lawrenson, R. (2018). Impact of diabetes on outcomes of women with breast cancer. In New Zealand Society for the Study of Diabetes Annual Meeting.
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: https://hdl.handle.net/10289/11887
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