Dr Yvonne Anderson

Dr Anderson is a paediatrician based in Taranaki working in clinical practice, and holds posts at the Liggins Institute and University of Auckland.

Dr Anderson is a paediatrician based in Taranaki working in clinical practice, and holds posts as a senior clinical research fellow at the Liggins Institute, and professional teaching fellow, faculty of medical and health sciences, University of Auckland.

She has interests in paediatric obesity, endocrinology and diabetes research, and is actively involved in teaching and supervision. She is principal investigator for a randomised controlled trial called “Whānau Pakari”: a multi-disciplinary intervention programme for children and adolescents with weight issues. Her research is increasingly focussed on working collaboratively to improve mainstream service provision for Māori.



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