Associate Professor John Michael David Thompson


Areas of expertise

Paediatric Epidemiology


Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy

Cleft Lip and Palate

Small for Gestational age infants

Longitudinal Studies



Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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  • Thompson, J. M., Tanabe, K., Moon, R. Y., Mitchell, E. A., McGarvey, C., Tappin, D., ... Hauck, F. R. (2017). Duration of breastfeeding and risk of SIDS: An individual participant data meta-analysis. Pediatrics, 140 (5)10.1542/peds.2017-1324
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ed Mitchell
  • Dalziel, S. R., Thompson, J. M., Macias, C. G., Fernandes, R. M., Johnson, D. W., Waisman, Y., ... Osmond, M. H. (2013). Predictors of severe H1N1 infection in children presenting within Pediatric Emergency Research Networks (PERN): retrospective case-control study. BMJ, 347
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Stuart Dalziel
  • McCowan, L. M. E., Thompson, J. M. D., Taylor, R. S., North, R. A., Poston, L., Baker, P. N., ... Simpson, N. A. B. (2013). Clinical prediction in early pregnancy of infants small for gestational age by customised birthweight centiles: findings from a healthy nulliparous cohort. PLoS One, 8 (8)10.1371/journal.pone.0070917
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Rennae Taylor, Lesley McCowan
  • Hauck, F. R., Thompson, J. M., Tanabe, K. O., Moon, R. Y., & Vennemann, M. M. (2011). Breastfeeding and Reduced Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: A Meta-analysis. Pediatrics, 128 (1), 103-110. 10.1542/peds.2010-3000
  • Stacey, T., Thompson, J. M., Mitchell, E. A., Ekeroma, A. J., Zuccollo, J. M., & McCowan, L. M. (2011). Association between maternal sleep practices and risk of late stillbirth: a case-control study. BMJ, 34210.1136/bmj.d3403
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Lesley McCowan, Ed Mitchell
  • Thompson, J. M. D., Wall, C., Becroft, D. M. O., Robinson, E., Wild, C. J., & Mitchell, E. A. (2010). Maternal dietary patterns in pregnancy and the association with small-for-gestational-age infants. Br J Nutr, 103 (11), 1665-1673. 10.1017/S0007114509993606
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Clare Wall, Chris Wild, Ed Mitchell
  • Nixon, G. M., Thompson, J. M. D., Han, D. Y., Becroft, D. M., Clark, P. M., Robinson, E., ... Mitchell, E. A. (2008). Short sleep duration in middle childhood: risk factors and consequences. Sleep, 31 (1), 71-78.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ed Mitchell, Chris Wild, Karen Waldie
  • Blair, N. J., Thompson, J. M. D., Black, P. N., Becroft, D. M. O., Clark, P. M., Han, D. Y., ... Mitchell, E. A. (2007). Risk factors for obesity in 7-year-old European children: the Auckland Birthweight Collaborative Study. Arch Dis Child, 92 (10), 866-871. 10.1136/adc.2007.116855
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Phillipa Clark, Chris Wild, Ed Mitchell, Karen Waldie


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M&HS BUILDING 507 - Bldg 507
Level 1, Room 1012
New Zealand

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