Dr Hiran Thabrew

Bsc BM FRACP FRANZCP

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Doctoral Candidate - Doctor of Philosophy

Biography

I'm a Child Psychiatrist and Paediatrician at Starship Children's Hospital, Senior Lecturer and Postgraduate Course Coordinator within the Department of Psychological Medicine, and Deputy Director of the Werry Centre for Infant,Child and Adolescent Mental Health.  My research interests include psychological problems experienced by children and young people with long-term physical conditions (chronic illness), eating disorders, autism spectrum disorders, and using technology and eHealth interventions to improve the mental health of all children and young people.

Research | Current

Psychological problems in children and young people with long-term physical conditions (chronic illness)

eHealth interventions

Autism Spectrum Disorders

Eating Disorders

 

Teaching | Current

Undergraduate teaching of medical students

Postgraduate teaching of infant, child and adolescent mental health professionals

Online training for primary and specialist level health professionals

Postgraduate supervision

Nil

Distinctions/Honours

RANZCP Young Investigator Award 2008

Responsibilities

Deputy Director of the Werry Centre for Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Areas of expertise

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Paediatrics

Committees/Professional groups/Services

Coordinator of Teaching in Child Psychiatry, University of Auckland

Coordinator of Postgraduate Certificate in Infant Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Department of Psychological Medicine

Member of the Formal Learning Committee, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

 

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Bowden, N., Thabrew, H., Kokaua, J., Audas, R., Milne, B., Smiler, K., ... Gibb, S. (2020). Autism spectrum disorder/Takiwātanga: An Integrated Data Infrastructure-based approach to autism spectrum disorder research in New Zealand. Autism : the international journal of research and practice10.1177/1362361320939329
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Barry Milne
  • Thabrew, H., Viswanathan, A., Eggleston, M., Moor, S., & Chinn, D. (2020). Consensus or chaos: Survey of prescribing practices of New Zealand child and adolescent psychiatrists for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. RESEARCH IN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS, 7410.1016/j.rasd.2020.101553
  • Thabrew, H., Moor, S., & Eggleston, M. (2020). Same proof, different pudding: comparative views of New Zealand child psychiatrists, child psychologists and child psychotherapists regarding a proposed national child and adolescent research network. Australasian psychiatry : bulletin of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists10.1177/1039856220908178
  • Bowden, N., Gibb, S., Thabrew, H., Kokaua, J., Audas, R., Merry, S., ... Hetrick, S. E. (2020). Case identification of mental health and related problems in children and young people using the New Zealand Integrated Data Infrastructure. BMC medical informatics and decision making, 20 (1)10.1186/s12911-020-1057-8
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/50236
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Sally Merry, Sarah Hetrick
  • Thabrew, H., D'Silva S, Darragh, M., Goldfinch, M., Meads, J., & Goodyear-Smith, F. (2020). Correction: Comparison of YouthCHAT, an Electronic Composite Psychosocial Screener, With a Clinician Interview Assessment for Young People: Randomized Trial. Journal of medical Internet research, 22 (2)10.2196/17339
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/50677
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Felicity Goodyear-Smith, Margot Darragh
  • Thabrew, H., & Goodyear-Smith, F. (2020). Youth version, Case-finding and Help Assessment Tool (YouthCHAT): An electronic, psychosocial screener for young people with long-term physical conditions. Journal of paediatrics and child health, 56 (1), 102-106. 10.1111/jpc.14503
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/50667
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Felicity Goodyear-Smith
  • Thabrew, H., Mairs, R., & Taylor-Davies, G. (2020). Young people's experiences of brief inpatient treatment for anorexia nervosa. Journal of paediatrics and child health, 56 (1), 30-33. 10.1111/jpc.14483
  • Thabrew, H., D'Silva S, Darragh, M., Goldfinch, M., Meads, J., & Goodyear-Smith, F. (2019). Comparison of YouthCHAT, an Electronic Composite Psychosocial Screener, With a Clinician Interview Assessment for Young People: Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of medical Internet research, 21 (12)10.2196/13911
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/50678
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Felicity Goodyear-Smith, Margot Darragh

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Contact details

Alternative contact

021402055

Office hours

Mon -Fri 0830-1700

Primary office location

89 GRAFTON RD - Bldg 534
Level G, Room G02
89-91 GRAFTON RD
GRAFTON
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand

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