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Ian Grant Sheerin

Ian Grant Sheerin, New Zealand healthcare educator. Achievements include research in alcohol and drug disorders among indigenous people of New Zealand; research in cost-effectiveness of anti-viral therapy for hepatitis C virus in injecting drug users. Recipient Dux, Tauranga Boys' College, 1971. Volunteer various organizations, Christchurch, New Zealand, 1982—2004.

Background

  • Sheerin, Ian Grant was born on September 22, 1953 in Te Kuiti, New Zealand. Son of Bruce Sheerin and Lilian Ada Bent.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Social Science, Waikato University, Hamilton, 1974. Master of Arts with honors, Canterbury University, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, Christchurch School Medicine, New Zealand, 2004.

    Career

    • Corporation services officer Healthlink South, Christchurch, 1993—2001. Lecturer Christchurch School Medicine, since 2001. Chairman Hepatitis C Resource Centre Trust, Christchurch, since 2001.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in alcohol and drug disorders among indigenous people of New Zealand. Research in cost-effectiveness of anti-viral therapy for hepatitis C virus in injecting drug users.

    Membership

    Volunteer various organizations, Christchurch, New Zealand, 1982—2004.

    Connections

    • Married Johanna Wilhelmina Breukelaar, December 19, 1982. Children: Celia Anne, Tessa Mercantile.
    • father: Bruce Sheerin
    • mother: Lilian Ada Bent
    • spouse: Johanna Wilhelmina Breukelaar
    • children: Celia Anne Sheerin
    • Tessa Mercantile Sheerin
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    Born September 22, 1953
    (age 64)
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