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.

Dr David Simpson

Dr David Simpson

Dr David Simpson MBChB, FRACP, FRCPA is a Haematologist, based at North Shore Hospital. His interests are in malignant haematology. He qualified and specialised in Auckland and had postgraduate training in Vancouver and Toronto. He was Assistant Professor of Bone Marrow Transplant at Rush Cancer Institute in Chicago. He has first authored a number of journal articles, reviews, abstracts, and a textbook chapter. He is active in clinical research. David is also a member of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee at North Shore Hospital and the Tender Subcommittee of PHARMAC. .. read more »

Dr Leanne Berkahn

Leanne Berkahn is a consultant haematologist at Auckland City Hospital and senior lecturer in the Department of Molecular Medicine and Pathology at the University of Auckland School of Medicine. Her current research interests are new therapeutic approaches in the management of leukemia and lymphoma... read more »