Associate Professor

Judith McCool

BA Cant., MPH PGDipPH Otago., PhD UoA
Head of School of Population Health / Co-Director for Te Poutoko Ora a Kiwa l Centre for Pacific and Global Health

Associate Professor Judith is Head of School of Population Health and co-Director for Te Poutoko Ora a Kiwa l Centre for Pacific and Global Health. Areas of expertise include youth tobacco and e-cigarette marketing and promotions, tobacco industry interference and commercial determinants of health.

Previous work has focused on assessing risk perceptions among vulnerable populations, and the application social and digital media as a communication tool for social and behaviour change and health equity. Recent work has concentrated on the impact of global health institutions, including governance arrangements to support health equity, including contribution to debates around decolonising global health through alternative ways of supporting indigenous led research, scholarship, and workforce development.

Recent publications

  1. Hardie, L Freeman, B
    E-Cigarette Retailers' Use of Instagram in New Zealand: A Content Analysis
    International journal of environmental research and public health, 20(3), 1897. doi:10.3390/ijerph20031897
  2. Hardie, L Freeman, B
    An analysis of key stakeholder policy perspectives in the proposed e-cigarette regulations in New Zealand
    Health promotion journal of Australia : official journal of Australian Association of Health Promotion Professionals. doi:10.1002/hpja.709