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Mary Simpson

Dr Mary Simpson

Dr Mary Simpson
University of Waikato


Dr Mary Simpson is a Senior Lecturer, Management Communication Waikato, with 15 years in health social work working primarily with elders and families. She brings expertise in qualitative research, and working with elders, kaumātua, and Te Rauawaawa (research and with student volunteers for the Kaumātua Olympics and Kaumātua Idol). She contributes to research design, execution, and dissemination. Mary lives at Kōpū-ārahi with her husband Craig Kennedy. They have three children and two grandchildren.  

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