Associate Professor Teuila Percival
Assoc. Prof Percival is a Director of Moana Research, an independent research foundation in Auckland and a Consultant Paediatrician at Kidz First. Previously she was Head of Pacific Health and Senior Lecturer at the School of Population Health at the University of Auckland.
She has specific expertise in respiratory and rheumatic heart disease in young children, and her research has encompassed maternal and child health, climate change and health, child obesity, health systems and informatics.
Assoc. Prof Percival has worked in both New Zealand and throughout the Pacific region in both clinical and research roles.
She is Vice-President of the Pasifika Medical Association, Chair of Fale Futures Trust, Chair of South Seas Healthcare, a trustee of Ta Pasifika Primary Health Organisation, and serves on a number of government health advisory groups. Assoc. Prof Percival was awarded a Queen’s Service Order medal in 2010, and in 2023, she received a King's Birthday Honours as Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to health and the Pacific community.
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