Professor Ross A Lawrenson
Professor of Population Health
Qualifications: MBBS; MD; DRCOG; Dip.Comm Health(Otago);FP Cert; DHMSA; FAFPHM; FFPH;FRCGP
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,
Rolleston, A., Cassim, G. S., Kidd, J., Lawrenson, R., Keenan, R., & Hokowhitu, B. (2020). Seeing the unseen: Evidence of Kaupapa Māori health interventions. AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples. doi:10.1177/1177180120919166
Lawrenson, R., Lao, C., Jacobson, G., Seneviratne, S., Scott, N., Sarfati, D., . . . Campbell, I. (2019). Outcomes in different ethnic groups of New Zealand patients with screen-detected vs. non-screen-detected breast cancer. Journal of Medical Screening. doi:10.1177/0969141319844801 Open Access version: https://hdl.handle.net/10289/12586
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
Lawrenson, R., Lao, C., Brown, L., Chepulis, L., Cassim, G., Rolleston, A., . . . Kidd, J. (2019). Improving early access to lung cancer diagnosis for rural Māori communities. Poster session presented at the meeting of Cancer Care at a Crossroads Conference. Conference held at Te Papa, Wellington, New Zealand.
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