Who we are and how we are funded

This study has been designed jointly by the following researchers:

  1. Associate Professor Natalie Walker, National Institute for Health Innovation, University of Auckland
  2. Dr David Newcombe, Social and Community Health, University of Auckland;
  3. Dr Rhys Jones, Te Kupenga Hauora Māori, University of Auckland
  4. Varsha Parag, National Institute for Health Innovation, University of Auckland
  5. Dr Susanna Galea-Singer, Waitemata District Health Board.
  6. Professor Patrick Dulin, University of Alaska, USA

The ‘Step Away’ study is funded by a research grant from the Health Research Council of New Zealand (17/538). The study has been approved by the Southern Health and Disability Ethics Committee (17/STH/94).