Scientific Advisory Board

Our Scientific Advisory Board comprises of New Zealand's leading experts in respiratory health service delivery and research. The group brings quality assurance and strong credibility to the Foundation’s work by approving all major projects and publications, including position statements on health issues and research proposals.

Scientific Advisory Board members:

Letitia Harding
CE of the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ
National and International Scientific Advisory Board facilitator

Dr James Fingleton (Chair)
Clinical Leader – Respiratory Physician
Medical Research Institute of NZ

Dr Stuart Jones
Consultant Respiratory/Sleep Physician
Counties Manukau DHB

Dr David McNamara
Respiratory Paediatrician
University of Auckland, Auckland DHB

Professor Richard Beasley
Consultant Respiratory Physician
Medical Research Institute of NZ

Professor Lutz Beckert
Consultant Respiratory Physician
University of Otago Christchurch, Canterbury DHB

Professor Bob Hancox
Consultant Respiratory Physician
Waikato DHB, University of Otago

Ms Betty Poot
Respiratory Nurse Practitioner
Hutt Valley DHB

Dr Adrian Trenholme
Counties Manukau DHB

Dr Lucy Telfar Barnard
Senior Research Fellow, Department of Public Health
University of Otago, Wellington

Nicola Corna
Respiratory Nurse Practitioner
Counties Manukau DHB

Zoë Manderson
Respiratory Physiotherapist
Taranaki DHB

Joanna Turner
Pharmacy, Research, Education & Respiratory Health
Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ