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Dr Fiona Langridge

PhD
Dr Fiona Langridge

Research Field

Social and Community Health

Location

University of Auckland

Fiona is a child health researcher, clinician and advocate. She has experience in global health for children, specifically the Pacific. She is currently a research fellow for Cure Kids working on projects related to Pacific child health including Covid-19, Acute Respiratory Infection, Rheumatic Heart Disease in Fiji

Fiona is a child health researcher, clinician and advocate. She has experience in global health for children, specifically the Pacific. She is currently a research fellow for Cure Kids working on projects related to Pacific child health including Covid-19, Acute Respiratory Infection, Rheumatic Heart Disease in Fiji. She has previously been a research fellow for New Zealand’s contemporary longitudinal study Growing Up in New Zealand and has also worked as a paediatric physiotherapist and developmental coordinator with children and communities in Aotearoa, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Her PhD thesis investigated the health of primary school children in Tonga. Out of this work she has been involved in child protection advocacy in Tonga. Other research projects she is involved in include: Climate change and mental wellbeing - impacts on Pacific peoples, Infantcare practise in the Pacific and Neurodevelopmental outcomes related to alcohol exposure in the Growing Up in New Zealand study. Her areas of expertise are: global child health, Pacific child health, community engagement, resilience and wellbeing in children, child protection.

Dr Fiona Langridge

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