School of Medicine


We deliver the faculty’s undergraduate Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery(MBChB), facilitate and encourage clinical and applied research, and develop and deliver postgraduate programmes across the school’s clinical areas.

  • New regional rural doctor training for Whakatane
    18 January 2017
    The first fifth year medical students in a new Regional-Rural Programme will soon be working at Whakatane Hospital and in local GP rooms.
  • New gene therapy hope for spinal injuries
    17 January 2017
    A new gene therapy that may restore some movement function to people with recent spinal cord injuries is the focus for spinal cord injury researcher, Jarred Griffin.
  • Brainy obsession leads to knighthood
    04 January 2017
    Distinguished Professor Sir Richard Faull's nearly 40 year research obsession with the anatomy of the human brain has led to ground-breaking discoveries that have revolutionised the understanding and treatment of brain disease.
  • Mental health experience leads to Supreme Award
    19 December 2016
    Supreme Award winner at the annual Attitude Awards this year was mental health awareness advocate and University of Auckland professional teaching fellow, Debra Lampshire.
  • Better nutrition information for GPs
    19 December 2016
    Improving the quality of nutrition information available to general practitioners for their patients, is the focus of a study funded by a new research fellowship.