Anna Matheson

Anna Matheson

Principal Investigator

 

Anna is a senior lecturer in health policy at Victoria University of Wellington and a Fellow of the Salzburg Global Seminar. Anna was previously a senior lecturer and researcher in public health at Massey University, Wellington, and her research expertise lies in the application of complexity theory to enhance understanding of actions to reduce health inequalities. She is particularly interested in the use of innovative research methodologies for recognising complexities in social systems, and has been involved in numerous research projects related to the social determinants of health, barriers within the health system, and approaches to reducing health inequalities in Aotearoa. Her current work includes co-leading the evaluation of Healthy Families NZ funded by the Ministry of Health, and as a co-investigator on two community action research projects funded by the Health Research Council. More about Anna.