Ngāti Maru, Ngāti Whanaunga, Ngāti Tamaterā
Dr Clive Aspin is the inaugural Associate Dean Māori in the Faculty of Health at Te Herenga Waka – Victoria University of Wellington where he is also a Senior Lecturer in Health and Postgraduate Studies Director.
He was born in Waiuku and grew up on his ancestral land of Hauraki. Dr Aspin is a Māori public health researcher whose work focuses on Māori and Indigenous health, HIV, sexuality, and suicide prevention. He was the Executive Research Officer at Ngā Pae o te Maramatanga, New Zealand’s centre of Māori research excellence.
He served as a ministerial appointment to the Board of the Health Research Council and as Chair of the Māori Research Committee and is a founding member of the International Indigenous Working Group on HIV and AIDS.
PhD (Otago), MA (Well), BA, DipELT, Dip Tchg