News

The latest news from the Wellington Faculty of Health, including its two schools and research centre.

  • Staff welcoming a new dean

    Mihi whakatau for new Dean

    A mihi whakatau was held this week for the new Dean of Health, Professor Markus Melloh. In a particularly meaningful gesture, Markus was presented with a piece of the Berlin wall by Poukairangi Māori Clive Aspin, along with a special stone from Hauraki, to symbolise where he is from and where he has come to.

  • Separate stroke and heart attack risk predictors necessary

    A study involving Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington’s Dr Denise Taylor and led by Associate Professor Susan Wells from the University of Auckland calls for separate stroke and heart attack risk predictors to improve understanding of those at risk.

  • Aotearoa’s maternity system found to privilege whiteness

    A study undertaken as part of Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington’s Whānau Manaaki research programme shows that evidence-based medical care is systematically advantaging and privileging outcomes for some women within Aotearoa New Zealand’s maternity system.