Mr Avinesh Pillai

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Senior Research Fellow
Doctoral Candidate - Doctor of Philosophy

Biography

Avinesh attended Auckland University for his MSc (in Statistics). He then started work at the National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) in Sydney as a medical statistician and later joined the George Institute for International Health in Sydney in 2007. He moved back to Auckland and joined the Department of Statistics in 2011.

Research | Current

Avinesh's research interests include longitudinal data methods and statistical computing.

Responsibilities

Avinesh is a consultant within the Department of Statistics Statistical Consulting Centre.

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Committees/Professional groups/Services

  • Accredited statistician, Statistical Society of Australia

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Lai, H. K., Camargo, C. A., Woodward, A., Hobbs, M., Pillai, A., Morton, S. M., & Grant, C. C. (2019). Long-term exposure to neighborhood smoke from household heating and risk of respiratory and dermatological prescription medications-Growing Up in New Zealand child cohort study. Allergy, 74 (2), 391-395. 10.1111/all.13615
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/46027
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Cameron Grant, Susan Morton, Hakkan Lai, Alistair Woodward, Mark Hobbs, Carlos Camargo
  • Teh, R., Kerse, N., Waters, D. L., Hale, L., Pillai, A., Leilua, E., ... Maxted, E. (2019). Study protocol of a randomised controlled trial to examine the impact of a complex intervention in pre-frail older adults. Aging Clinical and Experimental Research10.1007/s40520-018-1106-7
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Martin Connolly, Ruth Teh, Ngaire Kerse, Richard Edlin
  • Gerritsen, S., Wall, C., Grant, C. C., Teixeira, J., Marchioni, D., Pillai, A., ... Castro, T. G. (2018). Infant feeding index among the Growing up in New Zealand cohort: Adherence to the national food and nutrition guidelines. Paper presented at 2018 Conference of the Nutrition Society, Auckland, New Zealand. 28 November - 30 November 2018. Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Teresa Gontijo de Castro, Cameron Grant, Susan Morton
  • Gerritsen, S., Wall, C., Grant, C. C., Teixeira, J., Marchioni, D., Pillai, A., ... Castro, T. G. (2018). Inequalities in infant feeding practices among the Growing Up in New Zealand cohort. Paper presented at 2018 Conference of the NZ Nutrition Society, Auckland, New Zealand. 28 November - 30 November 2018. Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Teresa Gontijo de Castro, Cameron Grant, Susan Morton
  • Hobbs, M. R., Atatoa Carr, P., Fa'alili-Fidow J, Pillai, A., Morton, S. M. B., & Grant, C. C. (2018). How differing methods of ascribing ethnicity and socio-economic status affect risk estimates for hospitalisation with infectious disease. Epidemiology and infection, 1-9. 10.1017/s0950268818002935
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Mark Hobbs, Susan Morton, Cameron Grant
  • Castro, T. G., Gerrisen, S., Wall, C., Grant, C., Teixeira, J. A., Marchioni, D. M., ... Morton, S. (2018). Infant feeding in New Zealand: Adhrence to food and nutrition guidelines among the growing up in New Zealand cohort. Wellington, New Zealand: Ministry of Social Development. Related URL.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/45396
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Teresa Gontijo de Castro, Cameron Grant, Susan Morton
  • Lauti, M., Kularatna, M., Pillai, A., Hill, A. G., & MacCormick, A. D. (2018). A Randomised Trial of Text Message Support for Reducing Weight Regain Following Sleeve Gastrectomy. Obesity surgery, 28 (8), 2178-2186. 10.1007/s11695-018-3176-1
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/42359
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Andrew MacCormick, Andrew Hill
  • Jameson, M. B., Arendse, M., Pillai, A., Warren, J., Lolohea, S., & van Dalen, R. (2018). Final analysis of a randomized placebo-controlled double-blind phase II trial of perioperative cimetidine (CIM) in early colorectal cancer (CRC). JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY. (pp. 2). 10.1200/JCO.2018.36.15_suppl.e15678
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Michael Jameson

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SCIENCE CENTRE 303
Level 2, Room 303-203
38 PRINCES ST
Auckland 1010
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Level 3, Room 391
38 PRINCES ST
AUCKLAND CENTRAL
AUCKLAND 1010
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