Dr Bridget Kool

PhD, MPH, BHSc (Nursing), RGON

Research | Current

Research interests

  • Injury epidemiology
  • Falls
  • Cutting and Piercing injury
  • Home injury
  • TBI
  • Child maltreatment
  • Trauma outcomes

Teaching | Current

POPLHLTH709 Evidence for Best Practice

Committees/Professional groups/Services

NZ President Australasian Epidemiological Society

Member of the Editorial Board for the Australian and NZ Journal of Public Health

Member of the Major Trauma National Clinical Network

Member of Statistics NZ Serious Injury Information Working Group

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Stengel, D., Mauffrey, C., Civil, I., Gray, A. C., Roberts, C., Pape, H.-C., ... Giannoudis, P. (2017). Recruitment rates in orthopaedic trauma trials: Zen or the art of riding dead horses. Injury, 48 (8), 1719-1721. 10.1016/j.injury.2017.07.028
  • Berry, S., Carr, P. A., Kool, B., Mohal, J., Morton, S., & Grant, C. (2017). Housing tenure as a focus for reducing inequalities in the home safety environment: evidence from Growing Up in New Zealand. Australian and New Zealand journal of public health10.1111/1753-6405.12695
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Susan Morton, Cameron Grant, Sarah Berry
  • Jones, P. G., Kool, B., Dalziel, S., Shepherd, M., Le Fevre, J., Harper, A., ... Reid, P. (2017). Time to cranial computerised tomography for acute traumatic brain injury in paediatric patients: Effect of the shorter stays in emergency departments target in New Zealand. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 53 (7), 685-690. 10.1111/jpc.13519
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/34814
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Elana Curtis, Susan Wells, Papaarangi Reid, Shanthi Ameratunga
  • Kool, B., Wise, M. R., Peiris-John, R., Sadler, L., Mahony, F., & Wells, S. (2017). Is the delivery of a quality improvement education programme in obstetrics and gynaecology for final year medical students feasible and still effective in a shortened time frame?. BMC medical education, 17 (1)10.1186/s12909-017-0927-y
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Roshini Peiris-John, Susan Wells
  • Kool, B., Lilley, R., & Davie, G. (2017). Prehospital injury deaths: The missing link. Injury, 48 (5), 973-974. 10.1016/j.injury.2017.03.001
  • Lilley, R., Kool, B., Davie, G., de Graaf, B., Ameratunga, S. N., Reid, P., ... Branas, C. C. (2017). Preventable injury deaths: identifying opportunities to improve timeliness and reach of emergency healthcare services in New Zealand. Injury prevention : journal of the International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention10.1136/injuryprev-2016-042304
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Shanthi Ameratunga, Ian Civil, Papaarangi Reid
  • Ameratunga, S., Kool, B., Sharpe, S., Reid, P., Lee, A., Civil, I., ... Whittaker, R. (2017). Effectiveness of the YourCall™ text message intervention to reduce harmful drinking in patients discharged from trauma wards: protocol for a randomised controlled trial. BMC public health, 17 (1)10.1186/s12889-016-3967-z
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/33160
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Arier Lee, Shanthi Ameratunga, Papaarangi Reid, Ian Civil
  • Kukkady, S., Kool, B., Emma, S., Nosa, V., & McCool, J. (2017). The prevalence of diabetis mellitus and retinopathy among Pacific peoples residing in South Auckland, New Zealand. Integrative Obesity and Diabetes, 3 (1).10.15761/IOD.1000167
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/34432
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Judith McCool

Contact details

Primary location

TAMAKI BUILDING 730 - Bldg 730
Level 3, Room 355
TAMAKI CAMPUS GATE 1, 261 MORRIN RD
ST JOHNS
AUCKLAND 1072
New Zealand