Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

The Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences is committed to improving the health of our local, national and global communities through excellence in teaching, research, service and engagement. As well as being part of New Zealand's leading University in the QS World University Rankings 2017, our QS subject rankings for 2017 also places us 34th in the world for Anatomy and Physiology and 50th for Nursing*.

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    Expanded rural health medical training proposed
    21 March 2017
    A joint initiative intended to solve New Zealand’s chronic shortage of rural health professionals is investigating creation of a new school of rural health.
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    New Rotary Oncology Award winner
    20 March 2017
    Congratulations to Dr Rosalie Stephens for receiving the Ross Craig Oncology Award from the Newmarket Rotary Charitable Foundation earlier this month
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    Too many antibiotics for New Zealand children
    16 March 2017
    Almost all New Zealand children have taken antibiotic medications by the time they are five years of age, according to new research from the University of Auckland’s Centre for Longitudinal Research – He Ara Ki Mua.
  • Diana Lennon
    Global first for rheumatic fever research
    08 March 2017
    The first robust evidence that supports community initiatives to prevent acute rheumatic fever has come from researchers at the University of Auckland.
  • Erna Takazawa
    Erna leads optometry in Samoa
    07 March 2017
    Optometrist, Erna Takazawa, was named the University of Auckland 2017 Young Alumna of the Year for her work developing optometry in Samoa and helping to improve eye care in the Pacific.
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    Distinguished Alumni Award for healthcare leadership and innovation
    02 March 2017
    Dr Lance O’Sullivan is admired for his energetic Māori health advocacy and next week he will be presented with a Distinguished Alumni Award by the University of Auckland for his leadership and innovation.

*Source: www.topuniversities.com