CPHR Presentations
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PRESENTATIONS BY CPHR TEAM

Teratology Society 56th Annual Meeting, San Antonio, 25-29 June 2016. Abstract 27 Platform Session 4. Birth Defects Research Part A (BDRA), 2016; 106(5): 398.

Andrea 't MannetjeProfessor Barry BormanAmanda EngLis Ellison-LoschmannProfessor Jeroen DouwesProfessor Neil Pearce. Hair Dye Use and the Risk of Congenital Malformations. Results from a New Zealand Birth Defects Case-Control Study.

Global Cancer Occurrence, Causes, and Avenues to Prevention Conference (IARC), 7-10 June 2016, Lyon, France.

Amanda EngAndrea 't Mannetje,  Fiona McKenzie,  Dr Mona Jeffreys,  Riz FirestoneProfessor Neil PearceLis Ellison-Loschmann. Occupational risk factors for breast cancer: Findings from the New Zealand Breast Cancer Study.(Poster). PDF icon link icon

30th International Papillomavirus Conference, 17-21 Sep 2015, Lisbon, Portugal.

Karen Page,  Anna Matheson,  Naomi BrewerAmanda EngMarine CorbinLis Ellison-Loschmann. Sociodemographic factors related to HPV vaccination coverage- A New Zealand case study. (Poster)

Public Health Association Conference, 7-9 Sep 2015, Dunedin, NZ.

Caroline Fyfe. CPHR Online: A tool for visualising public health data.

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Public Health Association Conference, 7-9 Sep 2015, Dunedin, NZ.

Caroline FyfeProfessor Barry Borman,  Guy Scott,  S Birks. A cost effectiveness analysis of community water fluoridation in New Zealand. (Poster).

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Public Health Association Conference, 7-9 Sep 2015, Dunedin, NZ.

Caroline FyfeProfessor Barry Borman,  Guy Scott,  S Birks. Is Community Water Fluoridation (CWF) a cost effective public health intervention? PDF icon link icon

31st International Congress on Occupational Health, 31 May -5 June 2015, Seoul, Korea.

Dave McLeanProfessor Jeroen Douwes,  Dr Christine van Dalen,  Soo ChengMathangi (Mathu) ShanthakumarProfessor Neil Pearce. Occupational respiratory disease in New Zealand sawmill workers: a longitudinal study. PDF icon link icon

2014 World Cancer Congress, 3-6 Dec 2014, Melbourne, Australia.

Tania Slater,  Anna Matheson,  Lis Ellison-Loschmann. Cancer patients, families, community and hospice views of hospice care. Asia Pac J Clin Oncol, 2014; 10(S9): 582: (abstract). PDF icon link icon

International Pacific Health Research Conference. 3-5 November 2014, Auckland, NZ.

Riz Firestone,  Professor Keawe Kaholokula,  Te Kani Kingi,  Rozanne Kruger,  Bernard Breier,  Professor Barry BormanLis Ellison-Loschmann. Reflections from the 'Chewing the facts on fat: What does that say about me!' study. PDF icon link icon

CANTERBURY REBUILD OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH SEMINAR, The 7th meeting of PROHM (Practitioners and Researchers Occupational Health Meeting) between the Centre for Public Health Research and the Labour Group of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment; Christchurch, August 2013.

Professor Jeroen Douwes. Solutions to respiratory hazards in the workplace. PDF icon link icon

VIIIth IEA Eastern Mediterranean Region Scientific Meeting, Beirut, Lebanon, November, 2010.

Professor Neil Pearce. Epidemiology in a changing world.

New Zealand Ergonomics Conference, Nelson, November 2010.

Baiduri Widanarko,  Stephen Legg,  Mark Stevenson,  Jason Devereux,  Amanda EngAndrea 't MannetjeSoo ChengProfessor Jeroen DouwesLis Ellison-LoschmannDave McLeanProfessor Neil Pearce. Work-related risk factors associated with nmusculoskeletal symptoms among New Zealand workers.

XX Annual Meeting of the Australasian Epidemiological Association, Sydney, September 2010.

Naomi BrewerProfessor Barry Borman,  Diana Sarfati,  Dr Mona Jeffreys,  Associate Professor Steven T Fleming,  Soo ChengProfessor Neil Pearce. Does comorbidity explain the ethnic inequalities in cervical cancer survival in New Zealand? Australasian Epidemiologist 2010; 17: 33-34 (abstract).

Kerry Cheung,  Dave McLeanKC WongProfessor Jeroen Douwes. Wood dust and formaldehyde exposure and its determinants in the joinery and furniture manufacturing industry in New Zealand. Australasian Epidemiologist 2010; 17: 46 (abstract).

Dr Milena Maule,  Professor Neil Pearce. Application of multiple imputation for correction of misclassification of smoking status in the association between smoking and lung cancer: a Bayesian approach. Australasian Epidemiologist 2010; 17: 53-54 (abstract).

Amanda EngAndrea 't MannetjeProfessor Jeroen DouwesLis Ellison-LoschmannDave McLeanProfessor Neil Pearce. Gender differences in occupational exposure patterns. Australasian Epidemiologist 2010; 17: 50-51 (abstract).

Professor Neil Pearce,  Paolo Vineis. Heritability and genes in GWAS research. Australasian Epidemiologist 2010; 17: 25 (abstract).

School of Population Health, Auckland, September, 2010.

Professor Neil Pearce. The analysis of variance and the analysis of causes: Genetics, race, ethnicity, obesity, exercise, energy intake, and why you shouldn't use stepwise regression.

Australia and New Zealand Society for Occupational Medicine (ANZSOM), Wellington, September, 2010.

Wellington School of Medicine, Wellington, September, 2010.

Professor Neil Pearce. The analysis of variance and the analysis of causes: Genetics, race, ethnicity, obesity, exercise, energy intake, and why you shouldn't use stepwise regression.

New Zealand Meat Industry Association Industry Health and Safety Committee Meeting, Wellington, September 2010.

Dave McLean. Cancer in meat workers: identifying the causal exposures.

New Zealand Occupational Health Nurses Association – New Zealand Institute of Safety Management Annual Conference, New Plymouth, September 2010.

Dave McLeanAndrea 't MannetjeDr Evan DrysonDr Chris Walls,  Fiona McKenzie,  Dr Milena Maule,  Soo Cheng,  Professor Chris Cunningham,  Hans Kromhout,  Paolo Boffetta,  Aaron Blair,  Professor Neil Pearce. Occupation and Lung Cancer: Results from a New Zealand Cancer-Registry based Case-Control Study.

International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE) Annual Conference, Seoul, Korea, August, 2010.

Professor Barry BormanAssociate Professor Deborah Read. 2,4,5-T and birth defects in New Zealand.

Northern Employers and Manufacturers Association 14th Annual Occupational Health and Safety Conference, Auckland, 22 July 2010.

Dave McLean. Occupational cancers: About 30-40% of work-related deaths are thought to be due to occupational cancer.

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, May, 2010.

Professor Neil Pearce. Methodology for epidemiological studies in the 21st century.

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, March, 2010.

Professor Neil Pearce. The analysis of variance and the analysis of causes: issues at the interface between epidemiology and biostatistics.

International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France, March, 2010.

Professor Neil Pearce. Environmental Cancer Epidemiology: the importance of international collaborative studies.

Joint Scientific Meeting of the IEA Western Pacific Region and the Japanese Epidemiological Association, Koshigaya, Japan, January, 2010.

Naomi BrewerProfessor Neil Pearce,  Dr Mona Jeffreys,  Professor Barry BormanLis Ellison-Loschmann. Does screening history explain the ethnic differences in cervical cancer in New Zealand? J Epidemiol 2010; 20: S51 (abstract).

Bianca Claas,  Lis Ellison-Loschmann,  Dr Mona Jeffreys. Self-reported oral health and access to dental care among pregnant women in Wellington J Epidemiol 2010; 20: S86 (abstract).

Dave McLeanAndrea 't MannetjeDr Evan DrysonDr Chris Walls,  Fiona McKenzie,  Dr Milena Maule,  Soo Cheng,  Professor Chris Cunningham,  Hans Kromhout,  Aaron Blair,  Professor Neil Pearce. Case-control study of high risk occupations for lung cancer in New Zealand J Epidemiol 2010; 20: S64 (abstract).

Amanda EngAndrea 't MannetjeProfessor Jeroen DouwesLis Ellison-LoschmannDave McLeanProfessor Neil Pearce. Occupational risk factors for chronic bronchitis and asthma in New Zealand J Epidemiol 2010; 20: S85 (abstract).

Fiona McKenzie,  Dr Mona Jeffreys,  Alexander Ives. Are there socio-economic inequalities in survival from screen-detected breast cancer? Epidemiol 2010; 20: S57 (abstract).

Professor Neil Pearce. Epidemiology in a changing world. J Epidemiol 2010; 20: S33 (abstract).

63rd Annual Meeting of the American Epilepsy Society, Boston, MA, USA, December, 2009.

Associate Professor Wendyl D'Souza,  H Roberts,  Terence O'Brien,  Professor Neil Pearce,  Mark Cook. The prevalence and distribution of the idiopathic generalized epilepsies and their seizures in Tasmania, Australia. Epilepsia 2009; 50: 421 (abstract).

Workshop on health equity in the Asia-Pacific region, Taipei, Taiwan, December, 2009.

Professor Don Matheson. Australian and New Zealand approaches to health equity.

Association of Salaried Medical Specialists, Wellington, December, 2009.

Professor Don Matheson. How the New Zealand health system compares with other countries.

Joint Cancer Council Australia and ACTU Forum on Cancer and the Australian Workplace, Canberra, December, 2009.

Dave McLeanAndrea 't MannetjeDr Evan DrysonDr Chris WallsSoo Cheng,  Fiona McKenzie,  Professor Neil Pearce. The burden of occupational cancer in New Zealand: 10 years of research at the Centre for Public Health Research.

Imperial College, London, United Kingdom, November, 2009.

Professor Neil Pearce. Environmental epidemiology in a changing world.

Bocconi University, Milan, November, 2009.

Professor Don Matheson,  Anna Matheson. The social determinants of health and universal health coverage.

ISAAC Symposium, University of Yucatan, Merida, Mexico, November, 2009.

Professor Neil Pearce. Asthma genetics, and the environment.

RNZCGP Annual Scientific Conference, Wellington October, 2009.

Dr Christine van Dalen,  Elizabeth Harding,  Jill Parkin,  Professor Neil PearceSoo ChengProfessor Jeroen Douwes. BMI and asthma in New Zealand adolescents.

Dr Christine van Dalen,  Elizabeth HardingProfessor Neil Pearce. Assessment of asthma control in primary care.

XXXIII Congress of the Italian Association of Epidemiology, Modena, Italy, October, 2009.

Professor Neil Pearce. The importance of international collaborations: the example of ISAAC.

Inaugural Professorial Public Lecture, Massey University, Wellington, October, 2009.

Professor Jeroen Douwes. Prevention of allergies and asthma – lessons from the farm environment.

Australasian Sleep Association 21st Annual Scientific Meeting, Melbourne, Australia October, 2009.

Sarah Jay,  Phillipa Gander,  Amanda EngAndrea 't MannetjeSoo ChengProfessor Jeroen DouwesLis Ellison-LoschmannDave McLeanProfessor Neil Pearce. Hazard prevalence in the workplace and the potential health implications for New Zealanders who do not work the standard work week: a preliminary study.

Fiji Food Summit, Suva, Fiji, October, 2009.

Professor Don Matheson. The benefits of a regional approach and a Pacific declaration on Food Security.

Public Health Association of New Zealand Annual Conference, Dunedin, September, 2009.

Professor Neil Pearce. Epidemiology and public health in a changing world.

Professor Neil Pearce. The future of public health in New Zealand.

International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE) Annual Conference, Dublin, September, 2009.

Professor Barry Borman,  Dr Paul White,  Ian Gear. A spatial case-control study of birth defects and exposure to spraying Bacillus thuringiensis var. kurstaki (Btk) for painted apple moth Teia anartoides, Walker in New Zealand.

X2009 The Sixth International Conference on the Science and Practice of Exposure Assessment in Occupational Epidemiology and Hygiene. August 17-20 2009, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA.

Martie van Tongeren,  Lesley Richardson,  Anne Sleeuwenhoek,  R Lakhani,  Arqueza J Figuerola,  Rodrigo Villegas,  Timo Kauppinen,  Nils Plato,  Geza Benke,  Martine Hours,  Dave McLean,  Louise Nadon,  Florence Samkange-Zeeb,  Marie-Elise Parent,  Siegal Sadetzki,  Brigitte Schlehofer,  Jack Siemiatycki,  Elisabeth Cardis,  Avital Jarus-Hakak. Chemical exposure assessment in the INTEROCC study.

12th International Symposium on Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics, Durban, South Africa, August, 2009.

Professor Neil Pearce. Research at the interface between human and veterinary epidemiology in occupational and environmental health.

XIX Annual Meeting of the Australasian Epidemiological Association, Dunedin, August, 2009.

Naomi BrewerProfessor Neil Pearce,  Dr Mona Jeffreys,  Professor Barry BormanLis Ellison-Loschmann. Does screening history explain the ethnic differences in stage at diagnosis of cervical cancer? Australasian Epidemiologist 2009; 16.2: 34 (abstract).

Soo Cheng,  Stan Abbott,  Professor Jeroen Douwes. Association of microbial contamination in drinking water with asthma, allergy and gastrointestinal illness. Australasian Epidemiologist 2009; 16.2: 43 (abstract).

Andrea 't Mannetje,  Dr Milena Maule,  Dr Evan DrysonDave McLeanDr Chris Walls,  Fiona McKenzie,  Soo ChengProfessor Neil Pearce. Occupational risk factors for lung cancer in New Zealand: preliminary results of a case-control study. Australasian Epidemiologist 2009; 16.2: 33-34 (abstract).

Amanda EngLis Ellison-LoschmannAndrea 't MannetjeProfessor Jeroen DouwesDave McLeanProfessor Neil Pearce. Ethnic differences in occupational exposure patterns. Australasian Epidemiologist 2009; 16.2: 67 (abstract).

Erin Holmes,  Craig Wright,  Professor Neil PearceProfessor Barry Borman. Occupational mortality in New Zealand males 2001-2005. Australasian Epidemiologist 2009; 16.2: 67 (abstract).

Anna Matheson. Complexity and feedback: the influence of context on the effectiveness of community-based interventions to reduce health inequalities. Australasian Epidemiologist 2009; 16.2: 73 (abstract).

Dave McLeanCollin Brooks,  Tania Slater,  Soo ChengProfessor Jeroen Douwes. Exposure to wood dust, bacterial endotoxin and fungal glucan in New Zealand sawmill workers: effects on respiratory symptoms. Australasian Epidemiologist 2009; 16.2: 66 (abstract).

Dr Christine van Dalen,  Elizabeth Harding,  Jill Parkin,  Professor Neil PearceSoo ChengProfessor Jeroen Douwes. BMI and asthma in New Zealand adolescents. Australasian Epidemiologist 2009; 16.2: 49 (abstract).

King Saud University, College of Medicine, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, July, 2009.

Professor Neil Pearce. What causes asthma?

Symposium to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the MSc in epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom, July, 2009.

Professor Neil Pearce. Epidemiology in a changing world.

28th International Epilepsy Congress, Budapest, Hungary, June, 2009.

Associate Professor Wendyl D'Souza,  H Roberts,  Jim Stankovich,  Terence O'Brien,  Mark Cook,  Professor Neil Pearce. The prevalence and distribution of the idiopathic generalized epilepsies and their seizures in Tasmania, Australia. Epilepsia 2009; 50: 25-26 (abstract).

New Zealand Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting. Martinborough, May, 2009.

Baiduri Widanarko,  Stephen Legg,  Mark Stevenson,  Jason Devereux,  Amanda EngAndrea 't MannetjeSoo ChengProfessor Jeroen DouwesLis Ellison-LoschmannDave McLeanProfessor Neil Pearce. Prevalence of low back pain in relation to age, gender and occupation amongst New Zealand employees.

New Zealand Specialist Asthma Meeting. Auckland, February, 2009.

Professor Jeroen Douwes. Effects of the environment on the TH2 pathway.

Centre de Recerca en Epidemiologia Ambientale (CREAL), Barcelona, December 2008.

Professor Neil Pearce. Getting unstuck in environmental and occupational cancer research.

New Zealand Council of Trade Unions (NZCTU), Wellington, December 2008.

Amanda Eng. Self-reported occupational exposures in the New Zealand workforce.

Dave McLean. Building Research in Occupational Health in New Zealand (BROHNZ).

62nd Annual Meeting of the American Epilepsy Society, Seattle, WA, December 2008.

Associate Professor Wendyl D'Souza,  Dr Mona Jeffreys,  Mark Cook. Marked ethnic disparities in hospitalizations for seizures/epilepsy between indigenous and non-indigenous Australians from 1998-2004.

National Centre for Epidemiology and Public Health (NCEPH) 20th Anniversary Symposium, Canberra, Australia, November, 2008.

National Centre for Epidemiology and Public Health (NCEPH) 20th Anniversary Symposium, Canberra, Australia, November, 2008.

Professor Neil Pearce. Occupational health and safety.

Annual Scientific Meeting of NZ Section of Urological Society, Palmerston North, October, 2008.

Professor Neil Pearce. Epidemiology of bladder cancer in New Zealand.

Wellington School of Medicine, Wellington, October, 2008.

Anna Matheson. "Treating" communities for health inequalities: complexity matters.

Medical Postgraduate Seminar, Casablanca, Morocco, October, 2008.

Professor Neil Pearce. Environmental causes of asthma.

XVIII International Epidemiological Association World Congress of Epidemiology, Porto Alegre, Brazil, September, 2008.

Naomi Brewer,  Craig Wright,  Noemie Travier,  Professor Chris Cunningham,  John Hornell,  Professor Neil Pearce,  Dr Mona Jeffreys. A New Zealand linkage study examining the associations between glycosylated haemoglobin concentration and mortality.

Naomi Brewer,  Dr Mona Jeffreys,  Dr Paul White,  Lis Ellison-LoschmannProfessor Neil Pearce. Cervical cancer survival in New Zealand.

Lis Ellison-Loschmann,  E Plana,  Professor Neil Pearce,  P Burney,  Manolis Kogevinas,  J Anto,  J Sunyer. Clustering of risk factors and socioeconomic status in the European Union Respiratory Health Survey.

Amanda EngAndrea 't MannetjeProfessor Jeroen DouwesLis Ellison-LoschmannDave McLean,  Phillipa Gander,  Bill Glass,  Ian Laird,  Stephen Legg,  Professor Neil Pearce. Occupational risk factors for asthma in the New Zealand population.

Fiona McKenzie,  Lis Ellison-LoschmannProfessor Neil Pearce. Ethnic inequalities: lifestyle risk factors and breast cancer survival.

Fiona McKenzie,  Dr Mona Jeffreys,  Andrea 't MannetjeProfessor Neil Pearce. Prognostic factors in women with breast cancer: inequalities by ethnicity and socioeconomic position in New Zealand.

Professor Neil Pearce. Epidemiology in a changing world.

Professor Neil Pearce. The International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC).

Australian System for Monitoring Asthma Occupational Asthma Workshop, Canberra, August, 2008.

Professor Jeroen Douwes. Occupational asthma.

20th International Conference on Epidemiology in Occupational Health, San Jose, Costa Rica, June, 2008.

Dave McLeanAmanda EngDr Evan DrysonDr Chris WallsKC WongSoo ChengAndrea 't MannetjeLis Ellison-Loschmann,  Tania Slater,  Dr Phil ShoemackProfessor Neil Pearce. Morbidity in former sawmill workers exposed to pentachlorophenol (PCP): a cross-sectional study in New Zealand.

Sawmill Workers Against Poisoning (SWAP), Whakatane, May, 2008.

Dave McLeanProfessor Neil Pearce. Health outcomes in former New Zealand timber workers exposed to pentachlorophenol (PCP).

Wellington School of Medicine, Wellington, March, 2008.

Professor Neil Pearce. Corporate influences on epidemiology.

European Respiratory Society, Leuven, Belgium, March 2008.

Professor Jeroen Douwes. Storms, floods, damp indoor environments and respiratory morbidity.

European Respiratory Society, Leuven, Belgium, March 2008.

Professor Jeroen Douwes. Storms, floods, damp indoor environments and respiratory morbidity.

9th South East Asia Regional Scientific Meeting of the International Epidemiological Association, Dhaka, Bangladesh, February, 2008.

Professor Neil Pearce. Epidemiology in a changing world.

Wellington School of Medicine and Auckland Medical School, February, 2008.

Professor Jeroen Douwes. Leaky buildings: what do we know about the health effects.

Wellington Occupational Medicine Interest Group, Wellington, February, 2008.

Dave McLean. Exposure assessment in occupational epidemiology.

School of Public Health Symposium: Charting a Course: exploring directions in public health, Alberta, Canada, November, 2007.

Fortune Sithole,  Professor Jeroen Douwes,  Igor Burstyn,  Paul Veugelers. Body mass index and childhood asthma: a linear association?

22nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Epilepsy Society of Australia, Adelaide, November, 2007.

Associate Professor Wendyl D'Souza,  Dr Mona Jeffreys,  Mark Cook. Marked ethnic disparities in hospitalisations for seizures/epilepsy between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians from 1998-2004.

Centre de Recerca en Epidemiologia Ambientale (CREAL), Barcelona, October, 2007.

Professor Neil Pearce. Environmental epidemiology: survival challenges at the interface between science and policy.

Australasian Epidemiological Association (NZ Branch) Annual Workshop, Epidemiological thinking: current ideas in and about epidemiology, Christchurch, October, 2007.

Professor Neil Pearce. The rise and rise of corporate epidemiology and the narrowing of epidemiology's vision.

Assessorato Regionale Territorio e Ambiente, Palermo, Sicily, October, 2007.

Professor Neil Pearce. Studi epidemiologici sulla popolazione residente in aree ad elevato rischio di crisi ambientale in Sicilia (Epidemiological studies of populations living in areas at high environmental risk in Sicily).

19th International Conference on Epidemiology in Occupational Health, Banff, Alberta, Canada, October, 2007.

Dave McLean,  Tania Slater,  Soo ChengProfessor Neil PearceProfessor Jeroen Douwes. Respiratory effects of exposure to pine dust in New Zealand sawmill workers.

Dave McLeanAmanda EngDr Chris WallsDr Evan Dryson,  Joe Harawira,  Collin BrooksAndrea 't MannetjeMichelle (Shelley) GrayDr Phil ShoemackProfessor Neil Pearce. Serum dioxin levels in former sawmill workers 20 years after exposure to pentachlorophenol (PCP) ceased.

Andrea 't MannetjeDr Evan DrysonDr Chris WallsDave McLean,  Fiona McKenzie,  Dr Milena Maule,  Soo Cheng,  Professor Chris Cunningham,  Professor Neil Pearce. High risk occupations for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma in New Zealand: a case-control study.

Wellington Occupational Medicine Interest Group, Petone, October, 2007

Dave McLean. Epidemiology in occupational health research.

PHI-Pacific Health Joint Analytical Workshop, Wellington, October, 2007.

Sunia FoliakiProfessor Neil Pearce. Asthma in the Pacific.

European Respiratory Society, Stockholm, Sweden, September, 2007

Professor Jeroen Douwes. Epidemiology of eosinophilic and non-eosinophilic asthma.

Joint Scientific meetings of the Australasian Epidemiological Association and the Epidemiological Association Western Pacific Region, Hobart, Australia, August, 2007.

Naomi Brewer,  Dr Mona Jeffreys,  Professor Neil Pearce. Cervical cancer survival in New Zealand. Australasian Epidemiologist 2007; 14.3: 82 (abstract).

Angus Cook,  Professor Neil Pearce,  Alistair Woodward. Cell phones and brain tumours: a New Zealand case-control study. Australasian Epidemiologist 2007; 14.3: 25 (abstract).

Professor Jeroen Douwes,  Noemie Travier,  K Huang,  Soo Cheng,  J McKenzie,  Professor Graham Le Gros,  Erika von Mutius,  Professor Neil Pearce. Lifelong farm exposure may strongly reduce the risk of asthma in adults. Australasian Epidemiologist 2007; 14.3: 94 (abstract).

Lis Ellison-Loschmann,  Yolanda Benavente,  Professor Jeroen Douwes,  Enric Buendia,  Rebecca Font,  Tomás Álvaro,  Manolis Kogevinas,  Silvia de Sanjosé. Immunoglobulin IgE levels and risk of lymphoma in a case-control study in Spain. Australasian Epidemiologist 2007; 14.3: 84 (abstract).

Amanda EngAndrea 't MannetjeProfessor Neil Pearce. Childhood socioeconomic status and mortality from stroke and ischaemic heart disease in New Zealand. Australasian Epidemiologist 2007; 14.3: 79 (abstract).

Michelle (Shelley) GrayLis Ellison-LoschmannProfessor Neil Pearce. What works when interviewing Maori. Australasian Epidemiologist 2007; 14.3: 50 (abstract).

Dave McLeanAndrea 't MannetjeSoo Cheng,  Tania Slater,  Professor Neil Pearce. Mortality in a cohort of former New Zealand sawmill workers. Australasian Epidemiologist 2007; 14.3: 91 (abstract).

Professor Neil Pearce,  M Innes Asher,  Professor David Strachan,  and the ISAAC Steering Committee. Making an impact on asthma through international collaboration: The International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC). Australasian Epidemiologist 2007; 14.3: 23-24 (abstract).

Dr Lorenzo Richiardi,  Iacopo Baussano,  Loredana Vizzini,  Riz FirestoneProfessor Jeroen DouwesProfessor Neil Pearce,  Franco Merletti. Feasibility of recruiting a birth cohort through the Web: the experience of the NINFEA cohort. Australasian Epidemiologist 2007; 14.3: 48 (abstract).

Andrea 't MannetjeAmanda EngProfessor Neil Pearce. Farming, growing up on a farm, and the risk of hematologic cancer: a mortality study from New Zealand. Australasian Epidemiologist 2007; 14.3: 86 (abstract).

Andrea 't MannetjeDr Evan DrysonDr Chris WallsDave McLean,  Fiona McKenzie,  Dr Milena Maule,  Soo Cheng,  Professor Chris Cunningham,  Professor Neil Pearce. High risk occupations for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in New Zealand: case-control study. Australasian Epidemiologist 2007; 14.3: 25 (abstract).

National Diabetes Epidemiology Workshop, Ministry of Health, Wellington, August, 2007.

Professor Neil Pearce. How do we decide the best methodology for estimating diabetes prevalence?

Bronwyn White,  Nick Chamberlain,  Dr Mona Jeffreys. Undiagnosed diabetes in Northland.

Craig Wright,  Erin Holmes. Estimates of undiagnosed diabetes using HbA1c scores from the Hepatitis Foundation Screening Survey 2000

University of Turin, Italy, August 2007.

Naomi Brewer. Cervical cancer in New Zealand.

Australian and New Zealand Association of Occupational Medicine (ANZSOM) Annual Conference, Queenstown, August, 2007

Dave McLean. Overview of recent occupational health research in New Zealand.

Royal New Zealand College of General Practice Annual meeting, Rotorua, July, 2007.

Dr Christine van Dalen,  H Harding,  T Naing,  Professor Neil Pearce. Spirometric testing for airflow obstruction in young adult asthmatics.

27th International Epilepsy Congress, Singapore, July 2007.

Associate Professor Wendyl D'Souza,  S Quinn,  J Fryer,  B Taylor,  D Ficker,  Terence O'Brien,  Professor Neil Pearce,  Mark Cook. High prevalence of treated epilepsy in the elderly has implications for future health prevention and treatment. Epilepsia 2007; 48 (suppl 7): 59 (abstract).

University of Turin, Italy, June 2007.

Andrea 't Mannetje. Agriculture and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: evidence from New Zealand.

National Cancer Institute, Distinguished Lecture Series in Occupational and Environmental Cancer, Washington, DC, May, 2007.

Professor Neil Pearce. Methodological issues in cancer epidemiology: ecosystems, populations, cells, and molecules.

Professor Neil Pearce. Time-related factors in occupational cancer cohort studies.

Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologists Annual Scientific Meeting, Alice Springs, May, 2007.

Associate Professor Wendyl D'Souza,  S Quinn,  J Fryer,  B Taylor,  D Ficker,  Terence O'Brien,  Professor Neil Pearce,  Mark Cook. High prevalence of treated epilepsy in the elderly has implications for future health prevention and service delivery in Australia.

Associate Professor Wendyl D'Souza,  Dr Mona Jeffreys,  Mark Cook. Marked ethnic disparities in hospitalisations for seizures/epilepsy between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians from 1998-2004.

2nd International Congress on "Prediabetes and the Metabolic Syndrome, Barcelona, Spain, April 2007.

Noemie Travier,  Dr Mona Jeffreys,  Naomi Brewer,  Craig Wright,  Professor Chris Cunningham,  John Hornell,  Professor Neil Pearce. Association between glycosylated hemoglobin and cancer risk: A New Zealand linkage study.

Public Health Intelligence, Ministry of Health, Wellington, April, 2007.

Wellington School of Medicine, Wellington, March, 2007.

Annual Scientific Meeting of the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand, Auckland, March 2007.

Professor Jeroen Douwes. Epidemiology of non-eosinophilic asthma.

Malaghan Institute of Medical Research, Wellington, February, 2007.

Professor Neil Pearce. What causes asthma?

Postgraduate Seminar, Medical School, University of Santiago de Chile, November, 2006.

Professor Neil Pearce. Asthma, genetics, and the environment.

Geohealth2006, Nelson, November, 2006.

Professor Neil Pearce. International comparisons of asthma.

Tu Kotahi Maori Asthma trust Training Day, Kokiri Marae, Seaview, October, 2006.

Professor Neil Pearce,  B Fox. The Maori Asthma Review and the Wairarapa Maori Asthma Project.

European Respiratory Society Annual Congress, Munich, Germany, September 2006.

Dr Christine van Dalen,  Professor Jeroen DouwesProfessor Neil PearceSoo ChengElizabeth Harding,  Revathy Senthilmohan,  Anthony Kettle. Inflammatory cell activation in eosinophilic and non-eosinophilic asthma. Eur Respir J, in press (abstract).

Professor Jeroen Douwes. Farming and asthma - is continued exposure required to maintain optimal protection?

International Conference on Environmental Epidemiology & Exposure (ISEE/ISEA), Paris, France, September 2006.

Lis Ellison-Loschmann,  Manolis Kogevinas,  J Sunyer,  E Plana,  Professor Neil Pearce,  J Zock,  D Jarvis,  J Anto. Socioeconomic status, asthma and bronchitis in a large community-based study. Epidemiol 2006; 17: S209 (abstract).

XVI Annual Meeting of the Australasian Epidemiological Association, Melbourne, Australia, September, 2006

Naomi Brewer,  E Banbury,  Fiona McKenzie,  Dr Mona Jeffreys. EA comparison of cervical screening performance indicators used in New Zealand and internationally. Australasian Epidemiologist 2006; 13.3: 71 (abstract).

Naomi Brewer,  Dr Mona Jeffreys,  Professor Neil Pearce. Estimates of the population-attributable fractions of major risk factors for cancer in New Zealand. Australasian Epidemiologist 2006; 13.3: 70 (abstract).

Professor Jeroen DouwesSoo Cheng,  Noemie Travier,  Catherine Cohet,  A Niesink,  J McKenzie,  Professor Chris Cunningham,  Professor Graham Le Gros,  Erika von Mutius,  Professor Neil Pearce. Farm exposure in utero may protect against asthma, hay fever and eczema: a cross-sectional study in New Zealand. Australasian Epidemiologist 2006; 13.3: 31 (abstract).

Professor Jeroen Douwes,  Noemie Travier,  Soo ChengProfessor Neil Pearce. Early and current paracetamol use is a risk factor for asthma? A cross-sectional study in rural New Zealand children. Australasian Epidemiologist 2006; 13.3: 90 (abstract).

Professor Jeroen DouwesProfessor Neil Pearce,  Dr Christine van Dalen,  Elizabeth Harding,  Peter Gibson,  Associate Professor Jodie Simpson,  Angela Zacharasiewicz,  J Harper,  Professor Graham Le Gros. Airway inflammation in childhood asthma: the contribution of non-allergic mechanisms. Australasian Epidemiologist 2006; 13.3: 32 (abstract).

Amanda EngAndrea 't MannetjeProfessor Jeroen DouwesLis Ellison-Loschmann,  Phillipa Gander,  Bill Glass,  Ian Laird,  Stephen Legg,  Dave McLeanProfessor Neil Pearce. Occupational risk factors for asthma in the New Zealand population. Australasian Epidemiologist 2006; 13.3: 33 (abstract).

Fiona McKenzie,  Dr Mona Jeffreys,  Professor Neil Pearce. Breast cancer characteristics by ethnicity and deprivation index - preliminary results. Australasian Epidemiologist 2006; 13.3: 69 (abstract).

Dave McLean,  Hayden Bennett,  Amanda EngProfessor Neil PearceProfessor Jeroen Douwes. Occupational exposures to organic dust and bacterial endotoxin in the New Zealand poultry processing industry. Australasian Epidemiologist 2006; 13.3: 33 (abstract).

Professor Neil Pearce. Observational epidemiology vs clinical trials: do we want to ask the wrong questions and answer them well, or to ask the right questions and answer them badly? Australasian Epidemiologist 2006; 13.3: 18 (abstract).

Andrea 't MannetjeAmanda EngProfessor Jeroen DouwesLis Ellison-Loschmann,  Phillipa Gander,  Bill Glass,  Ian Laird,  Stephen Legg,  Dave McLeanProfessor Neil Pearce. Determinants of participation in an occupational health survey in New Zealand. Australasian Epidemiologist 2006; 13.3: 106 (abstract).

Noemie Travier,  Soo Cheng,  K Huang,  Professor Neil PearceProfessor Jeroen Douwes. Obesity and asthma in children and adults: a cross-sectional study in rural New Zealanders. Australasian Epidemiologist 2006; 13.3: 88 (abstract).

Second Annual Newcastle Asthma Meeting, Newcastle, Australia, September 2006.

Professor Jeroen Douwes. Asthma and the hygiene hypothesis - are we too clean?

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Triangle Research Park, North Carolina, USA, September, 2006.

Professor Jeroen Douwes. How important is timing of exposure in protecting against asthma? A study in New Zealand farming families?

Center for Environmental Medicine, Asthma and Lung Biology, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA, September, 2006.

Professor Jeroen Douwes. How important is timing of exposure in protecting against asthma? A study in New Zealand farming families?

International Agricultural Cohort Consortium Meeting, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland, USA, September, 2006.

Professor Jeroen Douwes. Farming, allergies and asthma.

National Institute for Occupational Health, Oslo, Norway, USA, September, 2006.

Professor Jeroen Douwes. Does farming prevent asthma?

28th ICOH International Congress on Occupational Health, Milan, Italy, June 2006.

Dave McLean,  Hayden Bennett,  Amanda EngProfessor Neil PearceProfessor Jeroen Douwes. High dust and bacterial endotoxin exposures in poultry processing - a respiratory health risk?

Department of Sociology, University of Auckland, May 2006.

Professor Neil Pearce. Epidemiology as a population science.

American Association for Cancer Research, Washington, DC, April, 2006.

Silvia de Sanjosé,  Lis Ellison-Loschmann,  Yolanda Benavente,  Enric Buendia,  Rebecca Font,  Professor Jeroen DouwesProfessor Neil Pearce,  Manolis Kogevinas,  Wendy Cozen. Immunoglobulin E levels prior to treatment and risk of lymphomas in a case-control study in Spain.

Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada, March 2006.

Professor Jeroen Douwes. Asthma and the hygiene hypothesis - are we too clean?

4th Annual Scientific Conference of the Australasian Society for Behavioural Health and Medicine (ASBHM), Auckland, New Zealand, February 2006.

Professor Jeroen Douwes. The global epidemiology of childhood asthma.

10th Congress of the Asian Pacific Society of Respirology, 1st Joint Congress of the Asian Pacific Society of Respirology & American College of Chest Physicians, Guangzhou, China, November, 2005

Professor Neil Pearce. Global time trends in asthma.

School of Population Health, University of Auckland, November 2005.

Dioxin.

Royal Society of New Zealand, Dunedin, November, 2006.

Professor Neil Pearce. What causes asthma?

XV Annual Meeting of the Australasian Epidemiological Association, Newcastle, Australia, October, 2005

Juthika Badkar,  Dr Mona Jeffreys. Trends in cancer incidence and mortality in Asian New Zealanders. Australasian Epidemiologist 2005; 12: 59 (abstract).

Naomi Brewer,  Dr Mona Jeffreys,  Noemie Travier,  Craig Wright,  Professor Chris Cunningham,  John Hornell,  Professor Neil Pearce. A New Zealand linkage study examining the association between glycosylated haemoglobin concentration, mortality and hospital usage. Australasian Epidemiologist 2005; 12: 21 (abstract).

Dr Mona Jeffreys,  Vladimir Stevanovic,  Diana Sarfati,  Dr Martin Tobias,  Chris Lewis,  Professor Neil Pearce,  Tony Blakely. Socioeconomic inequalities in cancer survival in New Zealand. Australasian Epidemiologist 2005; 12: 60 (abstract).

Dr Mona Jeffreys,  Noemie Travier,  Craig Wright,  Naomi Brewer,  Professor Chris Cunningham,  John Hornell,  Professor Neil Pearce. The burden of undiagnosed diabetes in New Zealand. Australasian Epidemiologist 2005; 12: 21 (abstract).

Fiona McKenzie,  Dr Evan DrysonDave McLeanAndrea 't MannetjeSoo ChengDr Chris WallsProfessor Neil Pearce. Occupation and bladder cancer: a New Zealand Cancer Registry-based case-control study. Australasian Epidemiologist 2005; 12: 62 (abstract).

Dave McLeanDr Evan DrysonAndrea 't MannetjeSoo ChengDr Chris Walls,  Fiona McKenzie,  Professor Neil Pearce. Occupation and Leukaemia: preliminary results from a New Zealand cancer registry-based case-control study. Australasian Epidemiologist 2005; 12: 52 (abstract).

Professor Neil Pearce,  Nadia Aït-Khaled,  Richard Beasley,  Javier Mallol,  U Keil,  E Mitchell,  C Robertson,  and the ISAAC Phase Three Study Group. Worldwide trends in the prevalence of asthma symptoms: Phase III of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC). Australasian Epidemiologist 2005; 12: 22 (abstract).

Professor Neil Pearce,  Dr Mona Jeffreys,  Naomi Brewer. Socioeconomic inequalities in cancer in Australia and New Zealand. Australasian Epidemiologist 2005; 12: 34 (abstract).

Andrea 't MannetjeDr Evan DrysonDave McLeanDr Chris Walls,  Fiona McKenzie,  Soo ChengProfessor Neil Pearce. Occupational risk factors for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma in New Zealand. Preliminary results of a case-control study. Australasian Epidemiologist 2005; 12: 52 (abstract).

Noemie Travier,  Dr Mona Jeffreys,  Naomi Brewer,  Craig Wright,  Professor Chris Cunningham,  John Hornell,  Professor Neil Pearce. Association between glycylated haemoglobin and cancer risk: a New Zealand linkage study. Australasian Epidemiologist 2005; 12: 31 (abstract).

17th Annual Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Cape Town, South Africa, September 2005.

Claudia Galassi,  Enrica Migliore,  Professor Neil PearceProfessor Jeroen Douwes,  Massimiliano Bugiani,  G Galletti,  A Russo,  Giovannino Ciccone,  and SIDRIA-2 Collaborative Group. Prevalence of asthma in migrant and non-migrant children in Italy.

Enrica Migliore,  Giovanna Berti,  Claudia Galassi,  Francesco Forastiere,  Professor Neil Pearce,  Giovanni Viegi,  Giovannino Ciccone,  and SIDRIA-2 Collaborative Group. Car and truck truck traffic and adverse effects on respiratory health in childhood: the results of a large Italian multicentre survey (Sidria 2). Epidemiol 2005; 16: S142 (abstract).

17th EPICOH Congress on Epidemiology in Occupational health, Bergen, Norway, September 2005.

Professor Jeroen DouwesProfessor Neil Pearce. Can exposure to microbial agents reverse allergic immune responses?

Dave McLean,  M Prause,  Wouter Fransman,  Noemie Travier,  Professor Jeroen DouwesProfessor Neil Pearce. Formaldehyde exposure and respiratory symptoms in New Zealand plywood mill workers.

Andrea 't MannetjeProfessor Neil Pearce. Bladder cancer risk in sales workers: artefact or cause for concern?

17th World Congress of Epidemiology, Bangkok, Thailand, August 2005.

Professor Neil Pearce,  Nadia Aït-Khaled,  Richard Beasley,  Javier Mallol,  U Keil,  E Mitchell,  C Robertson,  and the ISAAC Phase Three Study Group. Worldwide trends in the prevalence of asthma symptoms: Phase III of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC).

AEA Workshop Epidemiology and Child Health, Wellington, New Zealand, July 2005.

Dr Mona Jeffreys,  B Galobardes,  George Davey Smith,  Peter McCarron. Long term outcomes of childhood deprivation.

Professor Neil Pearce. Genetics, race, ethnicity and health.

Istituo Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy, June 2005.

Professor Neil Pearce. Epidemiology as a population science.

Mid-Winter Dialogues, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand, June 2005.

Dr Mona Jeffreys,  Vladimir Stevanovic,  Dr Martin Tobias,  Chris Lewis,  Lis Ellison-LoschmannProfessor Neil Pearce,  Tony Blakely. Ethnic Inequalities in Cancer Survival in New Zealand.

Municipal Institute of Medical Reseach (IMIM), Barcelona, Spain, May 2005.

Professor Neil Pearce. Why is asthma prevalence (no longer) increasing?

Studi Italiani sui Disturbi Respiratori nell' Infanzia (SIDRIA), Annual Meeting, Rome, Italy, May 2005.

Professor Neil Pearce. Preliminary findings from ISAAC Phase III.

University of Turin, Italy, May 2005.

Lis Ellison-Loschmann. Asthma in Maori in Aotearoa/New Zealand.

University of Turin, Turin, Italy, April 2005.

Professor Neil Pearce. Why is asthma prevalence (no longer) increasing?

Osservatorio Epidemiologico Regionale, Roma, Italy, April 2005.

Professor Neil Pearce. Why is asthma prevalence (no longer) increasing?

Italian Epidemiology Association Annual Meeting, Taranto, Italy, April 2005.

Professor Neil Pearce. Methodological aspects in environmental epidemiology.

Cancer Treatment Working Party, New Zealand, March 2005.

Dr Mona Jeffreys,  Vladimir Stevanovic,  Dr Martin Tobias,  Chris Lewis,  Lis Ellison-LoschmannProfessor Neil Pearce,  Tony Blakely. Ethnic Inequalities in Cancer Survival in New Zealand.

University of Milan, Milan, Italy, March 2005.

Professor Neil Pearce. Why is asthma prevalence (no longer) increasing?

University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom, March 2005.

Professor Neil Pearce. Why is asthma prevalence (no longer) increasing?

BreastScreen Aotearoa Advisory Group, New Zealand, February 2005.

Dr Mona Jeffreys,  Vladimir Stevanovic,  Dr Martin Tobias,  Chris Lewis,  Lis Ellison-LoschmannProfessor Neil Pearce,  Tony Blakely. Ethnic Inequalities in Cancer Survival in New Zealand.

University of Turin, Italy, February 2005.

Professor Neil Pearce. Analysis of time-related variables.

Epilepsy Society of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting, Sydney, November 2004

Associate Professor Wendyl D'Souza,  J Fryer,  Terence O'Brien,  D Ficker,  B Taylor,  Professor Neil Pearce,  Mark Cook,  T Dwyer. The Tasmanian Epilepsy Register: a representative community cohort of treated epilepsy.

Postgraduate Symposium, Tongan Medical Association and International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC), Nuku'alofa, Tonga, November 2004

Sunia Foliaki,  T Fakakovikaetau. The Tonga asthma self-management project.

16th EPICOH Congress on Epidemiology in Occupational health, Melbourne, Australia, October 2004

Professor Jeroen DouwesDave McLean,  Tania Slater,  Noemie Travier,  Soo ChengProfessor Neil Pearce. Occupational asthma in New Zealand pine processing saw mill workers: a case-control study. Occup Environ Med 2004; 61: e34 (abstract).

Professor Jeroen DouwesProfessor Neil Pearce. How useful are induced sputum and exhaled breath condensate methods in epidemiological studies of occupational asthma? Occup Environ Med 2004; 61: e25 (abstract).

Professor Jeroen Douwes. Does farming prevent allergies and asthma? Occup Environ Med 2004; 61: e54 (abstract).

Andrea 't MannetjeDave McLeanSoo Cheng,  Paolo Boffetta,  Didier Colin,  Professor Neil Pearce. Mortality in New Zealand workers exposed to phenoxy herbicides and dioxins. Occup Environ Med 2004; 61: e28 (abstract).

Andrea 't MannetjeDave McLeanProfessor Neil Pearce. The New Zealand Job-Exposure-Matrix (NZJEM). JEM. Occup Environ Med 2004; 61: e31 (abstract).

Andrea 't MannetjeProfessor Neil Pearce. Quantitative estimates of work-related death, disease and injury in New Zealand. Occup Environ Med 2004; 61: e49 (abstract).

Professor Neil PearceDr Evan DrysonDr Chris WallsAndrea 't MannetjeDave McLean. Surveillance of occupational cancer in New Zealand. Occup Environ Med 2004; 61: e35 (abstract).

Paediatric Society of New Zealand Annual Conference, October 2004

M Innes Asher,  P Ellwood,  Tadd Clayton,  R Mackay,  E Mitchell,  C Moyes,  P Pattemore,  Professor Neil Pearce,  Alistair Stewart,  Julian Crane,  the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) Phase One and Three Study Groups. Is the prevalence of asthma, allergic rhinoconjunctivitis and atopic eczema symptoms in adolescents and children still increasing in New Zealand?

XIV Annual Meeting of the Australasian Epidemiological Association, Adelaide, Australia, October, 2004

Professor Jeroen DouwesDave McLean,  Tania Slater,  Noemie Travier,  Soo ChengProfessor Neil Pearce. Occupational asthma in New Zealand pine processing saw mill workers. Australasian Epidemiologist 2004; 11.3; 39 (abstract).

Michelle (Shelley) GrayLis Ellison-Loschmann. Factors affecting asthma severity in Maori adolescents. Australasian Epidemiologist 2004; 11.3; 59 (abstract).

Dr Mona Jeffreys,  Vladimir Stevanovic,  Dr Martin Tobias,  Chris Lewis,  Lis Ellison-LoschmannProfessor Neil Pearce. Ethnic differences in cancer survival in New Zealand. Australasian Epidemiologist 2004; 11.3; 19 (abstract).

Andrea 't MannetjeDave McLeanSoo Cheng,  Paolo Boffetta,  Didier Colin,  Professor Neil Pearce. Mortality in New Zealand workers exposed to phenoxy herbicides and dioxins. Australasian Epidemiologist 2004; 11.3; 38-9 (abstract).

Professor Neil Pearce. Epidemiology in uncertain times.

Dr Christine van Dalen,  Elizabeth Harding,  Jill Parkin,  Professor Neil Pearce,  K Blakey,  Professor Jeroen Douwes. Lung function and asthma medication use in a group of Wellington adolescents. Australasian Epidemiologist 2004; 11.3; 20 (abstract).

Beijing International Forum for Epilepsy, Beijing, China, October 2004

Associate Professor Wendyl D'Souza. The epidemiology of epilepsy: revisited in a representative community-based population in Tasmania, Australia

Third Conference on Epidemiological Longitudinal Studies in Europe (CELSE-3), Bristol September 24, 2004

Dr Mona Jeffreys. Life course weight patterns and adult onset diabetes: the Glasgow Alumni Cohort.

Australian and New Zealand Society of Occupational Medicine Annual Conference, Christchurch, September 2004

Dr Evan Dryson. The OSH Cancer Study - an update.

Dr Evan Dryson. NOHSAC - the future of occupational health and safety in New Zealand.

Dave McLean. Cancer in meat workers.

Rising Stars of Health Research. Parliament Buildings, Wellington, September 2004

Lis Ellison-Loschmann. Asthma in Maori.

Massey University School of People, Environment and Planning, Palmerston North, September 2004

Professor Neil Pearce. The social determinants of asthma.

Australian Society for Microbiology and the Australasian Mycological Society joint Scientific Meeting, Sydney, Australia, September 2004

Indoor fungi, exposure assessment and non-allergic respiratory disease: progress and prospects.

NZ Council for Educational Research, Wellington, August, 2004

Professor Neil Pearce. Issues and challenges of research into socioeconomic differences in health.

Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners Annual Conference, Wellington, July 2004

Ate Moala,  A Manu,  A Allan-Moeataua . Knowledge and attitudes towards tuberculosis among Pacific peoples.

Dr Christine van Dalen,  Elizabeth Harding,  Jill Parkin,  Professor Neil Pearce,  K Blakey,  Soo ChengProfessor Jeroen Douwes. Lung function and asthma medication use in a group of Wellington adolescents.

2nd International Breast Densitometry Workshop, San Francisco, June 2004.

Dr Mona Jeffreys. Body size across the lifecourse and adult mammographic appearance using conventional and novel techniques(SMF): a historical cohort study.

International Conference X2004: Exposure assessment in a changing environment. Utrecht, The Netherlands, June 2004.

Joseph Bowman,  D Conover,  Dave McLean,  Louise Nadon,  Paolo Vecchia,  Isabelle Deltour,  Elisabeth Cardis. Methods of assessing occupational exposures to electric and magnetic fields for the INTERPHONE study of mobile phones and cancers of the head. Arbo Wetenschap 2004; suppl 2; 8-2 (abstract).

Andrea 't Mannetje,  Joelle Fevotte,  Tony Fletcher,  Paul Brennan,  Paolo Boffetta. Dealing with uncertainty in expert assessment of occupational exposures. Experiences from a multicentre case-control study. Arbo Wetenschap 2004; suppl 2; 11 (abstract).

Andrea 't MannetjeDave McLeanProfessor Neil Pearce. The development of a job-exposure-matrix for New Zealand. Arbo Wetenschap 2004; suppl 2; 38 (abstract).

Environmental Sciences and Research (ESR), Kenepuru, May 2004.

Professor Jeroen Douwes. Does endotoxin exposure protect against allergies and asthma?.

Department of Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, March 2004.

Professor Neil Pearce. Why is asthma prevalence increasing?

Ministry of Health, Tonga, March, 2004.

Professor Neil Pearce. Beta agonists and asthma deaths.

School of Psychology, Massey University, Palmerston North, March 2004.

Professor Neil Pearce. Epidemiology and public health in the 21st century.

International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France, February 2004.

Dave McLean. Mortality and cancer incidence in New Zealand meat workers.

Professor Neil Pearce. Clues to NHL aetiology from epidemiologic studies of asthma.

University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil, February 2004.

Professor Neil Pearce. Epidemiologic studies of asthma in children.

University of Bahia, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, February 2004.

Professor Neil Pearce. Why is asthma prevalence increasing?

Postgraduate Seminar, Kenya Medical Research Institute, November, 2003.

Professor Neil Pearce. Lessons from ISAAC.

Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, Sydney, Australia, October 2003.

Professor Jeroen Douwes. Early indoor microbial exposure lowers the risk of asthma: the PIAMA birth cohort study.

XIII Annual Meeting of the Australasian Epidemiological Association, Perth, Australia, September 2003.

Rochelle Berry,  Dave McLeanProfessor Neil PearceDr Evan DrysonDr Chris Walls. Registry-based case-control study of occupational cancer in adult New Zealanders. Australasian Epidemiologist 2003; 10: 58 (abstract).

Catherine Cohet,  Soo Cheng,  Claire MacDonald,  Michael Baker,  Professor Jeroen DouwesProfessor Neil Pearce. Infections, medication use and asthma in childhood. Australasian Epidemiologist 2003; 10: 55-56 (abstract).

Lis Ellison-Loschmann,  Robert King,  Professor Neil Pearce. Regional variations in asthma hospitalisations among Maori and non-Maori. Australasian Epidemiologist 2003; 10: 55 (abstract).

Sunia Foliaki,  Sandy Kildegaard Nielsen,  Bengt Björkstén,  Erika von Mutius,  Soo ChengProfessor Neil Pearce,  and the ISAAC Phase One Study Group. Antibiotic sales and the prevalence of symptoms of asthma, rhinitis and eczema: The International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC). Australasian Epidemiologist 2003; 10: 56 (abstract).

Elizabeth HardingProfessor Jeroen Douwes,  Peter Gibson,  Associate Professor Jodie Simpson,  Dr Christine van Dalen,  Jill Parkin,  Professor Graham Le Gros,  Catherine Cohet,  Professor Neil Pearce. How feasible is sputum induction for assessing airway inflammation in children? Australasian Epidemiologist 2003; 10: 55 (abstract).

Dr Mona Jeffreys,  Ruth Warren,  David Gunnell,  Peter McCarron,  George Davey Smith. Body mass index in young adulthood and breast cancer risk. Australasian Epidemiologist 2003; 10: 17(abstract).

Dave McLeanSoo ChengProfessor Neil Pearce. Mortality and cancer incidence in meat workers. Australasian Epidemiologist 2003; 10: 27(abstract).

15th Annual Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Perth, Australia, September 2003.

Professor Jeroen Douwes,  Rob van Strien,  Gert Doekes,  Jet Smit,  Marjan Kerkhof,  Jorrit Gerritsen,  R Aalberse,  H Niejens,  Johan de Jongste,  Professor Bert Brunekreef. Early indoor microbial exposure lowers the risk of asthma: the PIAMA birth cohort study. Epidemiol 2003; 14: S46 (abstract).

Andrea 't Mannetje,  Paul Brennan,  David Zaridze,  Neonila Szeszenia-Dabrowska,  Peter Rudnai,  Jolanta Lissowska,  Eleonora Fabianova,  K Youngson,  Dana Mates,  Vladimir Bencko. Occupational exposure to metal compounds and lung cancer: results from a multi-centre case-control study in Central/Eastern Europe and UK. Epidemiol 2003; 14: S25 (abstract).

Airway Research Centre, John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, Australia, September 2003.

Professor Jeroen Douwes. Early indoor microbial exposure lowers the risk of asthma: the PIAMA birth cohort study.

Annual Conference of the Public Health Association of New Zealand, Turangawaewae Marae, Ngaruawahia, July 2003.

Cindy Kiro,  R Barton,  H Johanson,  P Tauroa,  I Hassall,  J Steele. Te hauora o nga tamariki o Whaingaroa: a community case study

Cindy Kiro,  B Langford,  K Ratima. Waiora: the effect of environmental factors on the health of New Zealanders

Malaghan Institute of Medical Research, Wellington, June 2003.

Catherine Cohet. Polymorphisms in the AGT gene and lung cancer risk in non-smokers exposed to second-hand smoke

Australian Association of Neurologists Annual Scientific Meeting, Sydney, Australia, May 2003.

Associate Professor Wendyl D'Souza,  Terence O'Brien,  T Dwyer,  B Taylor,  D Ficker,  Professor Neil Pearce,  Mark Cook. Establishing a community-based epilepsy register in Tasmania

Malaghan Institute of Medical Research, Wellington, April 2003.

Professor Neil PearceDave McLean. Cancer in agricultural workers

Malaghan Institute of Medical Research, Wellington, February 2003.

Professor Jeroen Douwes. Does bacterial endotoxin prevent asthma? Results of the PIAMA birth cohort study

International Symposium on Agricultural Exposures and Cancer, Oxford, United Kingdom, November 2002.

Professor Neil Pearce. Agricultural exposures and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

XII Annual Meeting of the Australasian Epidemiological Association, Wellington, September 2002.

Tony Blakely,  Alistair Woodward,  Professor Neil Pearce,  Clare Salmond,  Cindy Kiro,  Peter Davis,  June Atkinson,  Sunny Collings,  Des O’Dea,  Alison Blaiklock. New Zealand Census-Mortality Study findings for 1991-94: Socio-economic factors and mortality, unemployment and suicide, income inequality and mortality. Australasian Epidemiologist 2002; 9.3: 26 (abstract).

Angus Cook,  Alistair Woodward,  Professor Neil Pearce. Cellular telephone use and incidence trends for brain, head and neck tumours. Australasian Epidemiologist 2002; 9.3: 21 (abstract).

Sunia FoliakiProfessor Neil Pearce,  N Tuuau-Potoi,  L Waqatakirewa,  H Paka,  T Fakakovikaetau. The International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) in the Pacific. Australasian Epidemiologist 2002; 9.3: 34 (abstract).

Wouter Fransman,  Dave McLeanProfessor Jeroen DouwesProfessor Neil Pearce. Respiratory symptoms and occupational exposure in New Zealand plywood mill workers. Australian Epidemiologist, 2002; 9.3: 15 (abstract).

Dave McLean,  Kay Teschke,  Timo Kauppinen,  Aage Andersen,  Paavo Jäppinen,  Irena Szadkowska-Stanczyk,  Professor Neil Pearce,  Bodil Persson,  Alain Bergeret,  Luiz Augusto Facchini,  Reiko Kishi,  Danuta Kielkowski,  Bo Andreassen Rix,  J Sunyer,  Didier Colin,  Manolis Kogevinas,  Paolo Boffetta,  Paul Henneberger. Mortality from cancer of workers exposed to oranochlorines in the pulp and paper industry. Australasian Epidemiologist 2002; 9.3: 15(abstract).

16th EPICOH Congress on Epidemiology in Occupational health, Barcelona, Spain, September 2002.

Wouter Fransman,  Dave McLeanProfessor Jeroen Douwes,  Paul Demers,  Victor Leung,  Professor Neil Pearce. Respiratory symptoms and occupational exposure in New Zealand plywood mill workers. Med Lav 2002; 93: 451 (abstract).

XVI IEA World Congress of Epidemiology, Montreal, Canada, August 2002.

Professor Neil Pearce. International health and international epidemiology.

National Maori Asthma Hui, Wainuiomata Marae, Wainuiomata, August 2002.

Professor Neil Pearce. The Maori Asthma Review

International Sociology Association World Congress, Brisbane, July 2002.

Andrew Sporle,  Professor Neil Pearce,  Peter Davis. The interaction between socio-economic position and ethnicity in health inequality

Lis Ellison-Loschmann. Time trends and regional differences in asthma in Maori

International Scientific Meeting of the International Occupational Hygiene Association, Bergen, Norway, June 2002.

Professor Jeroen Douwes. Bioaerosols: health effects, monitoring and evaluation.

European Respiratory Society Research Seminar on Post Genome Respiratory Epidemiology, Paris, France, January 2002.

Professor Neil Pearce. The impact of recent genetic trends on the performance of epidemiology.

New Zealand/Australia Health Services and Policy Research Conference, Wellington, December 2001

Professor Neil Pearce. Research funding - trends and challenges.

Australasian Epidemiology Association Annual Meeting, Canberra, Australia, November 2000.

Professor Neil Pearce. The future of epidemiology

Grace Neill Memorial Lecture Series Victoria University, Wellington, October 2001.

I Ramsden. Nursing: is there a problem?

Congres sur l'asthme et les Maladies Respiratoires, Noumea, New Caledonia, October 2000.

Professor Neil Pearce. ISAAC in the Pacific

Australasian Epidemiological Association Annual Conference, Sydney, Australia, September 2001.

Peter Bethwaite,  Dave McLean,  Jo Kennedy,  Professor Neil Pearce. Adult-onset acute leukemia and employment in the meat industry: a New Zealand case-control study. Australiasian Epidemiologist 2001; 8.3 :17 (abstract)

Thirteenth conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Garmisch Parlekirchen, Germany, September 2001.

Professor Jeroen DouwesProfessor Neil Pearce,  Dick Heederik. Health effects of endotoxin: An overview.

Pasifika Medical Association Annual Conference, Rarotonga, Cook Islands, July 2001.

Professor Neil Pearce. Asthma in the Pacific

Municipal Health Service, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, June 2001.

Professor Neil Pearce. Why is asthma prevalence increasing?

Professor Neil Pearce. Public Health in the Pacific

Ministry of Health, Wellington, May 2001.

Professor Neil Pearce. The future of epidemiology

New Zealand Nurses Organisation Nursing Research Section conference, March 2001.

Helen Wilson . Partnership and power in Plunket nursing practice.

Symposium on The future of epidemiology. International Epidemiology Association European Regional Meeting, Kaunas, Lithuania, September 2000.

Professor Neil Pearce. Public Health Epidemiology