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Dr Maia Brewerton

Dr Maia Brewerton (Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Kahungunu) joined the Trust Board in 2021.

She is a clinical immunologist, allergist and immunopathologist and is the Clinical Immunology and Allergic Diseases Team Leader at the Malaghan Institute. She is also member of Te Urungi Māori. Dr Brewerton works as a medical specialist at Auckland Hospital and heads the immunology laboratory at North Shore Hospital. 

Dr Brewerton 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, Dr Brewerton has set her sights on developing a National Allergy Strategy for Aotearoa with a strong equity lens.