Clinical Director at National Hauora Coalition & General Practitioner
Dr Rawiri Jansen
FRNZCGP, MBChB, BHB, BA, Dip Tchg, Grad Cert Clinical Teaching
Formerly a resource teacher of Māori language, Dr. Jansen completed his medical training at Middlemore Hospital in South Auckland in 2000. That was his second attempt at Medical School having interrupted his studies to be an activist and protestor (Māori land, Māori language, Nuclear Free Independent Pacific and 1981 Springbok Tour). Dr. Jansen provided clinical teaching, Te Reo and Tikanga Māori programmes for Māori health professionals throughout the country for several years. He has been Chairman of Te Ataarangi Trust (a national Māori language organisation), and Chairperson of Te Ohu Rata o Aotearoa (Māori Medical Practitioners Association). He has self-published a Māori medical phrase book in 2006.
Dr. Jansen's main focus now is providing clinical leadership towards Māori health equity as a General Practitioner and Clinical Director for a Primary Healthcare Organisation.