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Dr Polly E Atatoa Carr

Polly Atatoa Carr

Associate Professor

Qualifications: MBChB, MSc, MPH, FNZCPHM

Papers Taught

Research Interests

Public health physician specialising in improving population health and equity with expertise in:

  • Translational research to ensure that research findings inform the development of policy and programmes to improve population health and equity;
  • Longitudinal epidemiological analysis of the developmental pathways that lead to health and wellbeing and equity across the life course;
  • Vulnerable populations;
  • Ethnicity data collection, analysis and interpretation;
  • Māori and Pacific health and wellbeing;
  • The broader determinants of health;
  • Research ethics and the relationship between community and research practise.

Recent Publications

  • Hanson-Manful, P., Whitcombe, A. L., Young, P. G., Atatoa Carr, P. E., Bell, A., Didsbury, A., . . . Moreland, N. J. (2018). The novel Group A Streptococcus antigen SpnA combined with bead-based immunoassay technology improves streptococcal serology for the diagnosis of acute rheumatic fever. Journal of Infection, 76(4), 361-368. doi:10.1016/j.jinf.2017.12.008

  • Rusten, N. F., Peterson, E. R., Underwood, L., Verbiest, M. E. A., Waldie, K. E., Berry, S., . . . Morton, S. M. B. (2018). Psychological distress among resident and nonresident fathers: Findings from New Zealand’s Who Are Today’s Dads? project. Journal of Family Issues, -online, 1-22. doi:10.1177/0192513X18808827

  • Reese, E., Keegan, P., McNaughton, S., Kingi, T., Atatoa Carr, P., Schmidt, J., . . . Morton, S. (2018). Te Reo Māori: indigenous language acquisition in the context of New Zealand English. Journal of Child Language, 45(2), 340-367. doi:10.1017/S0305000917000241

  • 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

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Keywords

Children; Health; Population Studies


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