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Polly Atatoa Carr

Associate Professor, University of Waikato

Public health physician specialising in improving population health and equity with expertise in:
Translational research to ensure that research findings inform the development of policy and programmes to improve population health and equity;
Longitudinal epidemiological analysis of the developmental pathways that lead to health and wellbeing and equity across the life course;
Vulnerable populations;
Ethnicity data collection, analysis and interpretation;
Māori and Pacific health and wellbeing;
The broader determinants of health;
Research ethics and the relationship between community and research practise.


  • –present
    Associate Professor, University of Waikato