Dr Moana Theodore

(Ngapuhi, Te Arawa)
BA, PGDipArts, PhD

Co-Director, National Centre for Lifecourse Research  

moana.theodore@otago.ac.nz
Phone: +64 3 479 4171

Dr. Reremoana (Moana) is the Co-Direcotor of the National Centre for Lifecourse Research (NCLR). She is a Co-Investigator on the Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study. She is an investigator on the Graduate Longitudinal Study NZ (GLSNZ) and also on Te Kura Mai i Tawhiti - a  Māori  community research programme. Her research interests include lifecourse research, the development of chronic diseases, Māori health and education, and child health.

Moana is a Principal Investigator on the recently formed University of Otago Indigenous Science Research Theme. She is an Associate Investigator in Brain Research New Zealand and in the University of Otago Poutama Ara Rau Research Theme. Moana is a member of the University of Otago Edgar Diabetes and Obesity Research Centre and Te Poutama Māori (the University of Otago Māori  academic staff caucus). She is a former HRC Erihapeti Rehu-Murchie Postdoctural Fellow.