Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Kahungunu
Maia is a clinical immunologist, allergist and immunopathologist and is the Clinical Immunology and Allergic Diseases Team Leader in Allergic and Parasitic Disease research at the Malaghan Institute. She also works as a medical specialist at Auckland Hospital and heads the immunology laboratory at North Shore Hospital.
Maia has sat on the Māori Health Committee of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) as well as the RACP Adult Medicine Division Committee. She is the chair of the New Zealand Clinical Immunology and Allergy Group.
In partnership with Australian Clinical Immunology & Allergy Society and Allergy New Zealand, Maia has set her sights on developing a National Allergy Strategy for Aotearoa with a strong equity lens.
MBCHB, FRACP, FRCPA