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 Jim Reid

Associate Professor Jim Reid

Jim Reid graduated in medicine at the University of Otago Medical School in Dunedin New Zealand. He had previously trained in Pharmacy. He undertook postgraduate work at the University of Miami in Florida. He headed the Department of General Practice and Rural Health at the Dunedin School of Medicine for over ten years and, following that, was Postgraduate Dean, acting Dean, and then Deputy Dean of the School for a number of years. Jim also has a private family medicine practice at the Meridian Medical Centre, Dunedin, New Zealand. He is a Life Member and a Distinguished Fellow of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners and a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians. He serves on the scientific advisory panel of the NZ Asthma and Respiratory Foundation and is a director for the New Zealand Formulary... read more »

Dr Christopher Tofield

Dr Christopher Tofield

Dr Tofield complete his medical training at St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London Hospital in London. He has extensive experience in General Practice, spent several years in clinical research, has published several medical papers, is clinical advisor to Bay of Plenty District Health Board and practices skin cancer medicine and surgery. Chris also has a background in medical writing and editing and while at medical school published a medical textbook on pharmacology. Chris is responsible for sourcing and short-listing national and international studies for GP Research Review. He also selects papers and provides commentary for the Natural Health section in GP Research Review. .. read more »