Janine Paynter

Epidemiologist, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Janine is a public health epidemiologist at Conectus at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Janine’s broader research experience includes research on non-communicable disease, tobacco control. This research informed policy change on tobacco displays. More recently herresearch projects have focussed on vaccine effectiveness and safety, including a study of the safety of pertussis immunisation in pregnancy. Janine’s strengths are in quantitative data analysis and data linkage. As part of the Monarch Collaboration, Janine is investigating  vaccination coverage and rates of vaccine preventable disease amongst migrants using large, linkable New Zealand administrative datasets.

Area of expertise

  • Tobacco control
  • Health communication
  • Data analysis
  • Research methodology
  • Public health