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PRESENTATIONS BY CPHR TEAM 2009

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.