Who's Who

Fiona Mckenzie

Postdoctoral Fellow

Section of Environment and Radiation


Specialty:

Ethnic and socioeconomic inequalities and breast cancer

Academic Degrees

YearDegreeMajorInstitutionTownCountry
2011PhDEpidemiologyMassey UniversityWellingtonNew Zealand
2007PGDipPublic HealthMassey UniversityWellingtonNew Zealand
2000BachelorAnthropologyMassey UniversityPalmerston NorthNew Zealand


Current Research Projects

  • Breast cancer aetiology: modifiable risk factors and healthy lifestyle indexes
    F McKenzie, I Romieu, L Ellison-Loschmann

  • Breast density, breast cancer, and ethnic inequalities in breast cancer in New Zealand
    L Ellison-Loschmann, F McKenzie, M Jeffreys, R Highman, I Romieu

  • Understanding the determinants of inequalities in breast cancer survival
    L Ellison-Loschmann, F McKenzie, R Firestone, N Pearce


Selected Publications

McKenzie F, Ives A, Jeffreys M (2011) Socioeconomic inequalities in survival from screen-detected breast cancer in South West England: a population-based cohort study. Eur J Public Health : doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckr107

McKenzie F, Ellison-Loschmann L, Jeffreys M. (2011) Investigating reasons for ethnic inequalities in breast cancer survival in New Zealand Ethnicity & Health; 16(6) : 535-49

McKenzie F, Jeffreys. (2009) Do lifestyle or social factors explain ethnic/racial inequalities in breast cancer survival? Epidemiologic Reviews 2009; 31 : 52-66.

Dachs G, Currie M, McKenzie F, Jeffreys M, Cox B, Foliaki S, Le Marchand L, Robinson B. (2008) Cancer disparities in indigenous Polynesian populations: Māori, Native Hawaiians and Pacific people. Lancet Oncol; 9(5) : 473-84.

McKenzie F, Jeffreys M, t Mannetje A, Pearce N. (2008) Prognostic factors in women with breast cancer: inequalities by ethnicity and socioeconomic position in New Zealand. Cancer Causes Control; 19(4) : 403-11

Scientific Societies Membership

International Epidemiological Association
Australasian Epidemiological Association

Prizes, Honours

2011 John Gavin Postdoctoral Fellowship
2010 Genesis Oncology Trust Professional Development Award
2009 Cancer Society, Wellington, Professional Development Award