School of Population Health


Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care research

  • Director of Research: Associate Professor Stephen Buetow
  • Head of Department: Professor Felicity Goodyear-Smith

The department undertakes and disseminates collaborative research involving a wide variety of study designs and bridging clinical and social sciences. This research focuses on five programme areas:

  • Prevention and Management of Non-Communicable Diseases (Prof Bruce Arroll, A/Prof Raina Elley, Prof Felicity Goodyear-Smith, Dr John Kennelly, et al)
  • Quality and Safety in Health Care (Associate Professor Stephen Buetow)
  • Professional Development (Goodfellow Unit)
  • Immunisation Research and Vaccinology (Dr Helen Petousis-Harris)
  • Improving Health of Older People (Professor Ngaire Kerse)

An annual report documents recently completed and ongoing projects.