Meet our panel of medical specialists

Research Review New Zealand works with over 70 local medical specialists to select and advise on the most important research from around the world. They advise on what really matters, what impact it has on local healthcare and what we need to do in our daily practice to accomodate new skills and knowledge. Select a category below to see more about each of our expert advisors.

Associate Professor David Menkes

Associate Professor David Menkes

David Menkes is an academic psychiatrist with a background in psychology and pharmacology (PhD 1983, Yale). Since completing specialist training in Dunedin (FRANZCP 1989) he has worked as an academic liaison psychiatrist in NZ and the UK. He has a continuing interest in the pharmacology and toxicology of drug treatments in psychiatry, is a member of the Medicines Adverse Reactions Committee (Medsafe), the PTAC Mental Health Subcommittee that advises PHARMAC, www.healthyskepticism.org, and works closely with the International Society of Drug Bulletins (www.isdbweb.org)... read more »

Associate Professor Wayne Miles

Associate Professor Wayne Miles

Associate Professor Wayne Miles Wayne is a psychiatrist with Waitemata DHB, Clinical Director of Awhina Research and Knowledge, and a Clinical Associate Professor with Auckland University School of Medicine. He has had many roles with the RANZCP including that of President, and has also been involved with NZMA and is currently on that organisation’s Board. Wayne has had extensive experience in both the treatment of, and research into schizophrenia. He has conducted sponsored research with, and/or received honoraria for services to Otsuka, Pfizer, Roche, Eli Lilly, Janssen, Amgen, Bristol Myers Squibb and GSK... read more »