Dr Chris McKinlay

PhD, MBChB, BHB, DipProfEthics, FRACP, CCPU

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Senior Lecturer - Neonatal

Biography

Dr McKinlay graduated in Medicine from The University of Auckland and completed general paediatric training in Auckland, followed by subspecialist training in neonatology in Melbourne. His PhD, undertaken at the Liggins Institute, investigated the long-term effects of repeat antenatal glucocorticoid treatment for preterm birth on risk of cardiovascular and metabolic disease. He combines clinical neonatology with perinatal research, focusing on interventions to improve long-term metabolic, respiratory and neurocogntive function in at-risk infants. He joined the Liggins Institute in 2014 and was jointly appointed to the Department of Paediatrics in 2015.

Research | Current

Antenatal glucocorticoids, maternal obesity, gestational diabetes, fetal growth restriction, neonatal glycaemia, early origins of respiratory disease, methods in neurodevelopmental and cardiovascular risk assessment in infants and children

Teaching | Current

Clinical methods in neonatology, neonatal resuscitation, neonatal medicine, neonatal simulation

 

Postgraduate supervision

Supervision of masters and doctoral students

Distinctions/Honours

Top Publication by an Emerging Researcher, School of Medicine, University of Auckland, 2015

Geoffrey Thorburn Visiting lecturer, Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand, 2015

Best Doctoral Thesis, University of Auckland, 2013

PhD Student Research Award, Society for Pediatric Research (USA), 2011

Isaacs Medical Research Fellowship, Auckland Medical Research Foundation, 2007

Responsibilities

Neonatal consultant, Kidz First Neonatal Care, Counties Manukau Health

Maternal & Perinatal Central Coordinating Researh Hub, Liggins Institute (Chair)

 

 

 

Areas of expertise

Antenatal glucocorticoids, neonatal hypoglycaemia, assesment of body composition and cadiometabolic function, neurodevelopmental assessment

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

Contact details

Alternative contact

+64274725099

Primary location

M&HS BUILDING 505 - Bldg 505
Level 2, Room 201
85 PARK RD
GRAFTON
AUCKLAND 1023
New Zealand

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