20100721MANU AO (2010-21) - Dr Elisabeth Ellison‐Loschmann

Seminar Topic: Best outcomes for cancer in Māori Dr Ellison‐Loschmann of Te Atiawa, Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Toa Rangatira and Ngāti Raukawa is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Public Health Research at Massey University Epidemiology/Māori Health. Lis is a nurse and a midwife who completed a PhD in epidemiology at the Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University in 2004. She recently completed a Health Research Council (HRC) of New Zealand post‐doctoral fellowship for cancer epidemiology in Māori. Lis is currently heading four cancer studies: (a) a study of determinants of inequalities in breast cancer survival; (b) a case‐control study of risk factors for stomach cancer in Māori; (c) a linkage study examining ethnic, socioeconomic and urban/rural differences in cervical cancer survival and; (d) a collaborative study with Te Whānau o Waipareira Trust and Kokiri Marae Māori health providers to develop an integrated framework across primary, secondary, tertiary and palliative cancer care services.