Professor Ross Lawrenson

Professor of Population Health, MBBS London, MD London, DRCOG, Dip.Comm Health (Otago), FP Cert, DHMSA, FAFPHM, FFPH, FRCGP.

Ross Lawrenson is Professor of Population Health at the University of Waikato and Clinical Director of Strategy and Funding for the Waikato District Health Board.

Ross is a Board member of Rural General Practitioner Network and Pharmac.
Ross was originally a General Practitioner in Wairoa before moving to the Waikato where he trained as a public health physician.

From 2005 he worked for the University of Auckland before joining the University of Waikato in 2016. His research has been on improving health care outcomes through primary care. He has undertaken research in diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer – publishing more than 150 papers.