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Shelagh Dawson’s employment with the University of Otago

Information on Shelagh Dawson’s employment with the University of Otago

Shelagh Dawson, a nurse with a PhD gained in the United Kingdom, was employed at the University of Otago’s Christchurch campus between November 2004 and March 2009.

During her employment with the University she was not in positions with direct contact with patients, research subjects or medication.

Her first role with the Christchurch campus was as a research fellow with the New Zealand Health Technology Assessment group. In her role with this now-defunct group, Dawson reviewed data relating to the prevalence of common conditions. She reviewed non-identifiable large data sets not individual patient records, and had no patient contact.

Shelagh Dawson’s second role at the University was as a lecturer of postgraduate nursing students. In this role, she gave lectures to nursing students and assessed their assignments.

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