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Rethinking health care for long-term illnesses

It is not uncommon for people suffering from long-term health conditions to be affected by more than one serious illness. Many of these people are also socio-economically disadvantaged and contend with chaotic lives alongside their chronic health problems. In a multiple case study, Dr Helen Francis, who graduated with her Doctor of Philosophy from Massey […]

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Dr Max Berry’s Neonatal Research

What’s the reason musician Stevie Wonder is blind? He was given too much oxygen when he was born six weeks early. Research has shown how to do this safely now, so who are the forward thinking doctors doing this kind of research these days? Who is innovating the care we give and provide to pre-term […]

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Academic with a Prescription for Change

Associate Professor Rachael Walker – an expert in renal care.A newly appointed associate professor in EIT’s School of Nursing, Rachael Walker is as focused as ever on boosting health outcomes and reducing inequities for the people of Hawke’s Bay and beyond. Born and raised in Wairoa, Rachael has been a driving force in this region’s […]

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New Research for 2016

The Hawke’s Bay Medical Research Foundation made grants of up to $30,000 for the 2016 year. Jacqueline Benschop What is the role of the environment in the transmission of pathogenic Leptospira. Amount $8,000 Andi Crawford  Doctorate of Philosophy in Psychology: Executive functioning, social cognition and adaptive behaviour in children with Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. Amount […]

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New Research for 2015

Lyn Wiffin:  ‘Physical Healthcare of People with Mental Illness:  The role of The Community Health Nurse.Ms Norshuhaidah bt Mohn Jamaludin:  Phenotypic and molecular characterization of Neisseria gonorhoeae with reduced susceptibility to ceftiazone in N.Z.Rebecca Lucas-Roxburgh: ‘Human Papillomavirus associated oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma.Jacqueline Benschop:  Persistent-leptospirosis symptoms (PLS) in-N.Z.Associate Prof. Rachel Forrest:  Fighting for Maori Health.  The […]

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New research for 2014

NEW RESEARCH FOR 2014Bernice Gabriel:  Research.. ‘An analysis of the mechanisms of change in families participating in the Fostering Security Training Programme for caregivers. Amount $10,000.Dr Emma Merry:  Research.. ‘What are the barriers and enabling factors affecting motivation to teach in the clinical environment of Intensive Care in N.Z. $3,000.Studentship Funding 2014.Andi Crawford: Research.. Doctorate […]

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Funding approved for 2014

The following research was approved for 2014:Bernice Gabriel:  Research:  ‘An analysis of the mechanisms of change in families participating in the Fostering Security Training Programme for Caregivers’  Amount $10,000.Dr Emma Merry:  Research: ‘What are the barriers and enabling factors affecting motivation to teach in the clinical environment of Intensive Care in N.Z. Amount $3,000.Studentship funding […]

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Mid-Year Studentships 2013 $5,000

Executive Functioning, Social Cognition and Adaptive Functioning in children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum. (Andi Crawford)Analysis of the mechanism of change in families participating in the Fostering Security training programme for caregivers. (Bernice Gabriel) 

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Leading The Way With Research Funding In The Bay

The Hawkes Bay Medical Research Foundation has made grants to the total value of $30,000  for medical research in this year’s funding round.Each recipient applied to the Foundation and a scientific committee then decided, through a rigorous process, the merits of each application.Each application was judged on health significance, scientific merit, design and methods, expertise, the […]

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