Asmita Patel

Asmita Patel  – Research Project Officer  – Lecturer in Research Methods photo

Qualifications and work experience

  • PhD, Public Health (AUT University); PGDipHSC, (University of Auckland); MA, Psychology, Massey University ; BA(University of Auckland) ; PGCertTT(AUT University).
  • Cancer Society Young Investigator
  • Research Officer: AUT University
  • Member of New Zealand Association of Gerontology (NZAG); American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM); International Society for Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA); Australasian Society of Behavioural Health and medicine (ASBHM); and the Centre for Health Education Scholarship (CHES, University of British Columbia).
  • Research Areas include:  Chinese medicine (interview series and clinic utilisation); Prostate Cancer (Survivorship and lifestyle behaviours); Physical Activity Promotion (Older Adults); Gerontology.
  • Asmita has 16 research publications – refer research page NZCCM website for details)
  • Member of the National Executive of NZAG