Jackie Cumming

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Jacqueline Margaret Cumming
ResidenceNew Zealand
Alma materVictoria University of Wellington
AwardsHSRAANZ Professional Award 2013[1]
Scientific career
Fieldshealth economics and health policy
ThesisHealth Services Coverage Regulation: an Evaluation of Policy Options for New Zealand (2003)

Jacqueline Margaret (Jackie) Cumming is a New Zealand professor in the School of Government at Victoria University of Wellington

Academic career[edit]

After a BA and MA from the University of Auckland and a Diploma in Health Economics from the University of Tromsø, Cumming completed a PhD at Victoria University of Wellington in 2003 titled Health Services Coverage Regulation: an Evaluation of Policy Options for New Zealand. She later joined the Victoria faculty, rising to professor.[2]

Cumming led[3] the Health Reforms 2001 Research Project at Victoria which assessed the impacts of the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000 and other health initiatives under the Helen Clark government.[4]

2013 research led by Cumming into regional differences in charges for doctors' visits and prescriptions was widely reported in the New Zealand media.[5][6][7][8]

Cumming has supervised 21 PhD students, accumulated 100 publications and secured over $30 million in research funding.[1]

Selected works[edit]

  • Primary health organisations, 2003.
  • Nursing developments in primary health care, 2001-2007, 2009.


  1. ^ a b "News > Prof Jacqueline Cumming Wins 2013 HSRAANZ Professional Award". Hsraanz.org. Retrieved 14 December 2014.
  2. ^ "Prof Jackie Cumming". Victoria.ac.nz. Retrieved 14 December 2014.
  3. ^ "beehive.govt.nz - Address to Victoria University School of Government". Beehive.govt.nz. Retrieved 14 December 2014.
  4. ^ "Ministry of Health Library". Moh.govt.nz. Retrieved 14 December 2014.
  5. ^ "People paying for free medication". Stuff. Retrieved 14 December 2014.
  6. ^ "Rotorua doctors' fees: Who charges what". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 14 December 2014.
  7. ^ "Big Auckland v region difference in kids' fees". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 14 December 2014.
  8. ^ "Many miss out on free medicines". odt.co.nz. Retrieved 14 December 2014.

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