Dr Terryann Clark
RCpN, MPH, PhD
Dr Terryann Clark (Ngapuhi) is a registered comprehensive nurse with extensive experience in youth health, community health, sexual health, health promotion, youth mental health and Māori health. She works part time as a senior lecturer. She is a founding member of the Adolescent Health Research Group (AHRG) and was the principal investigator of the Youth'12 national youth health and wellbeing survey in secondary schools www.youthresearch.auckland.ac.nz . She currently leads an HRC project exploring the influence of whanaungatanga on Māori youth outcomes.
- RCpN (Nursing) Manukau Institute of Technology
- MPH (Public Health) University of Auckland
- PhD (Nursing) University of Minnesota, USA
- Fellowship in Adolescent Health
Research | Current
- 2016-2019: Harnessing the spark of life: Maximising whānau contributors to rangatahi wellbeing project. Principal Investigator. HRC project grant. ($1.2 million).
- 2011-2013: Youth'12 national youth health and wellbeing survey, Ministries of Youth Development, Social Development, Health, Education, Justice, Department of Labour, Families Commission and ALAC. Principal Investigator ($1.6 million).
- 2008-2010: Identifying health needs and services for youth in Alternative Education, Faculty Research Development Fund, University of Auckland. Principal Investigator ($144,306).
- 2008-2008: School of Population Health PBRF funding to develop research regarding the role of family in supporting youth. Principal Investigator ($15,000).
- 2005-2009: Youth2007: A national survey of the health and well-being of New Zealand adolescents, Health Research Council ($2.3 million).
- 2004-present: Enacted stigma, gender and risk behaviours of school youth, US National Institute on Drug Abuse (US$256,892).
- 1997-present: A computer-assisted self-administered national adolescent health survey. Health Research Council of New Zealand Grant. Co-investigator with the Adolescent Health Research Group ($833,078).
Masters and PhD supervision
- 2008: Youth Sector People's Choice Award for effective contribution to young people, Counties Manukau District Health Board Special Award for Achievement in Nursing
- 2007-2009: Johns Hopkins School of Public Health Training Scholarship for Social Determinants of Health in Indigenous Populations (3 year training program)
- 2006: University of Minnesota Graduate School PhD Dissertation Fellowship
- 2005: MacMillan Healthy Youth Development Prevention Research Centre Fellowship
- 2004: Mary Hensler Spurzem Scholarship
- 2003: New Zealand Health Research Council Mäori PhD Scholarship
- 2003: Health Science Fest. 2nd Place winner for oral presentation
- 2002: Nestle 1 year Post Graduate Specialist Training Scholarship
- 2002: New Zealand Nurses Organisation Research Section: Award for best overall research presentation
- 1999: South Auckland Health Accrued Education Fund Award for ongoing education; Excellence in Practice Award- South Auckland Health Nursing and Midwifery Scholarship
- Master's Supervision
- PhD supervision
- Research projects
Areas of expertise
Youth sexual and reproductive health
Youth mental health
Equity in health and social outcomes
Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)
- Fleming, T. M., Clark, T., Denny, S., Bullen, P. L., Crengle, S., Peiris-John, R., ... Lucassen, M. F. G. (2014). Stability and change in the mental health of New Zealand secondary school students 2007-2012: Results from the national adolescent health surveys. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry10.1177/0004867413514489
Other University of Auckland co-authors: Pat Bullen, Mathijs Lucassen, Theresa Fleming, Simon Denny, Janie Sheridan, Roshini Peiris-John
- Clark, T. C., Johnson, E. A., Kekus, M., Newman, J., Patel, P. S., Fleming, T., & Robinson, E. (2014). Facilitating access to effective and appropriate care for youth with mild to moderate mental health concerns in New Zealand. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, 27 (4), 190-200. 10.1111/jcap.12095
Other University of Auckland co-authors: Theresa Fleming
- Clark, T. C., Crengle, S., Sheridan, J. L., Rowe, D., & Robinson, E. (2014). Factors associated with consistent contraception and condom use among Māori secondary school students in New Zealand. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 50 (4), 258-265. 10.1111/jpc.12450
Other University of Auckland co-authors: Janie Sheridan
- Clark, T., Lucassen, M. F. G., Bullen, P. L., Denny, S., Flemming, T. M., Robinson, E. M., & Rossen, F. (2014). The Health and Well-Being of Transgender High School Students: Results From the New Zealand Adolescent Health Survey (Youth'12). Journal of Adolescent Health, 55 (1), 93-99. 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2013.11.008
Other University of Auckland co-authors: Pat Bullen, Mathijs Lucassen, Simon Denny, Theresa Fleming
- Clark, T. C., Fleming, T., Bullen, P., Crengle, S., Denny, S., Dyson, B., ... Sheridan, J. (2013). Health and well-being of secondary school students in New Zealand: Trends between 2001, 2007 and 2012. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 49 (11), 925-934. 10.1111/jpc.12427
Other University of Auckland co-authors: Simon Denny, Theresa Fleming, Pat Bullen, Jennifer Utter, Janie Sheridan, Roshini Peiris-John
- Clark, T. C., Robinson, E., Crengle, S., Sheridan, J. L., Jackson, N., & Ameratunga, S. (2013). Binge drinking among Māori secondary school students in New Zealand: associations with source, exposure and perceptions of alcohol use. New Zealand Medical Journal, 126 (1370), 70-84. Related URL.
Other University of Auckland co-authors: Janie Sheridan, Shanthi Ameratunga
- Saewyc, E., Clark, T. C., Barney, L., Brunanski, D., & Homma, Y. (2013). Enacted stigma and HIV risk behaviors among sexual minority Indigenous youth in Canada, New Zealand, and the United States. Pimatisiwin, 11 (3), 411-420. Related URL.
- Crengle, S., Robinson, E., Ameratunga, S., Clark, T., & Raphael, D. (2012). Ethnic discrimination prevalence and associations with health outcomes: Data from a nationally representative cross-sectional survey of secondary school students in New Zealand. BMC Public Health, 12 (1).10.1186/1471-2458-12-45
Other University of Auckland co-authors: Shanthi Ameratunga, Deborah Raphael
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