Expert Scientific Advisory Group


The Expert Scientific Advisory Group (ESAG) is comprised of New Zealand and international experts in child development, health and longitudinal research. It provides strategic advice on longitudinal study design and policy-relevant outcomes to the Growing Up in New Zealand research team.

Professor Carlos A. Camargo

Professor Carlos A. Camargo (Chair)

Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital

President, American College of Epidemiology

 

Associate Professor Susan Morton

Associate Professor Susan Morton

Associate Professor, School of Population Health and Liggins Institute, University of Auckland

Research Director, Growing Up in New Zealand

Principal Investigator, International Healthy Start to Life Project

 

Professor Tony Blakely

Professor Tony Blakely

Professor of Epidemiology, University of Otago

Director, Health Inequalities Research Programme (HIRP)

Director, Burden of Disease Epidemiology, Equity and Cost-Effectiveness Programme (BODE)

 

Professor Bianca DeStavola

Professor Bianca DeStavola

Professor of Biostatistics, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Director, LSHTM Centre for Statistical Methodology

Co-Director, Pathways node, ESRC National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM)

 

Professor Anne Duggan

Professor Anne Duggan

Professor of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health, Health Policy and Management, and Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Director, Home Visiting Research Network

Co-principal investigator, Mother and Infant Home Visiting Program Evaluation (MIHOPE)

 

Professor Hazel Inskip

Associate Professor Mariah Ehmke

Associate Professor of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Wyoming

 

Professor Hazel Inskip

Professor Hazel Inskip

Professor of Statistical Epidemiology, University of Southampton

Deputy Director, Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton

Director, Southampton Women's Survey (SWS)

 

Professor Heather Joshi

Professor Heather Joshi

Emeritus Professor of Economic and Developmental Demography, Centre for Longitudinal Studies, University of London

2000-2011 Principal Investigator and Director, UK Millennium Cohort Study

 

Professor John Lynch

Professor John Lynch

Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Adelaide

Director, Data Management and Analysis Centre (DMAC), University of Adelaide

 

Professor Ed Mitchell

Professor Ed Mitchell

Professor of Child Health Research, School of Medicine, University of Auckland

 

Professor Jan Nicholson

Professor Jan Nicholson

Inaugural Roberta Holmes Professorial Chair, La Trobe University

Adjunct Professor, Centre for Learning Innovation, Queensland University of Technology

Design Team Leader for parenting and family functioning, Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC)

Honorary Principal Research Fellow, Murdoch Childrens Research Institut

 

Dr Teuila Percival

Dr Teuila Percival

Director, Pacific Health Unit, University of Auckland

 

Professor Christine Power

Professor Christine Power

Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, Institute of Child Health, University College London

 

Professor Ann Sanson

Professor Ann Sanson

Professor of Psychology (Mental Health), Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne

Principal Scientific Advisor, Longitudinal Study of Australian Children