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,
Cassim, S., Chepulis, L., Keenan, R., Kidd, J., Firth, M., & Lawrenson, R. (2019). Patient and carer perceived barriers to early presentation and diagnosis of lung cancer: A systematic review 11 Medical and Health Sciences 1117 Public Health and Health Services 11 Medical and Health Sciences 1112 Oncology and Carcinogenesis. BMC Cancer, 19(1). doi:10.1186/s12885-018-5169-9 Open Access version: https://hdl.handle.net/10289/12325
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
Lawrenson, R. (2018). Impact of diabetes on outcomes of women with breast cancer. In New Zealand Society for the Study of Diabetes Annual Meeting.
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.
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