Current projects

Click on the current projects link to learn more about our stroke research studies:

Effectiveness of the Stroke Riskometer Pro app for improving stroke awareness and modifiable behaviour for stroke prevention: A pilot randomised clinical trial.
Contact: Dr Rita Krishnamurthi - rita.krishnamurthi@aut.ac.nz

Effectiveness of Health and Wellness Coaching for primary stroke prevention. A randomised clinical trial
Contact: Dr Rita Krishnamurthi - rita.krishnamurthi@aut.ac.nz

Stroke riskometer app based research project
An E-research Programme to measure and reduce the burden of major non-communicable disorders in the world.
Contact: Rohit Bhattacharjee - rbhattac@aut.ac.nz or Dr Rita Krishnamurthi - rita.krishnamurthi@aut.ac.nz

Global burden of disease stroke project
The Global Burden of Disease (GBD) stroke study aims to generate comparable information on disease burden in 21 regions of the world.
Contact: Dr Rita Krishnamurthi - rita.krishnamurthi@aut.ac.nz

Survey of Stroke and Dementia awareness in the community
Recent studies have shown that knowledge of stroke and dementia risk factors and warning signs is deficient. This study aims to fill the gaps in knowledge to determine stroke/dementia awareness and prevalence of stroke/dementia and their risk factors in the New Zealand population.
Contact: Dr Rita Krishnamurthi - rita.krishnamurthi@aut.ac.nz