Dr Helen Aspasia Petousis-Harris

BSc, PGDipSc (Distinction), PhD

Biography

Helen is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care and the Director of Research at the Immunisation Advisory Centre. She is involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching on vaccines and vaccination and immunisation related research.

Research | Current

Research interests

  • Vaccines and Vaccination
  • Safety of Vaccines
  • Effectiveness of Vaccines

 

Postgraduate supervision

Supervision of Research Students.

Doctoral Students

Mr Adrian Ludlam. The HPreV Study: Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, awareness, and vaccine acceptability among high-risk New Zealand males.

Ms Jazmine Duque. The Association Between Febrile Illness During Pregnancy and Adverse Outcomes Affecting the Offspring

 

Responsibilities

Director of Immunisation Research and Vaccinology

Areas of expertise

  • General Vaccinology - vaccines and vaccination
  • Vaccine Preventable Diseases - in particular pertussis, human papillomavirus, pneumococcal disease, meningococcal disease
  • Vaccines - acellular pertussis, conjugate pneumococcal vaccines, OMV vaccines, recombinant vaccines
  • Vaccine Safety
  • Vaccine Efficacy and Effectiveness
  • Adressing Vaccine Mythology and Misconceptions

Committees/Professional groups/Services

Convenor of the NZ Safety Expert Advisory Group

Professional Member of The Royal Society of New Zealand

Member, International Society for Vaccines

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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Contact details

Primary location

TAMAKI BUILDING 734 - Bldg 734
Level 3, Room 317
TAMAKI CAMPUS GATE 1, 261 MORRIN RD
ST JOHNS
AUCKLAND 1072
New Zealand

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