Lou Gallagher

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Senior Adviser (Animal Imports)
Animal and Animal Products Directorate
Regulation and Assurance
Ministry for Primary Industries
Wellington, New Zealand
Postal address25 The Terrace
New Zealand
Office phone+64 4 819 4232
Mobile phone+64 22175 5452
Job /  professional statusResearcher
Preferred COLOSS theme(s)   Pests & Pathogens
COLOSS Project(s)   Beekeeping,Monitoring
Research interestsInternational trade in bee products
 South Pacific Bee Health
 Coordinated disease surveillance
PublicationsMy publications are from being an epidemiologist/toxicologist/risk assessor of human toxins and pathogens. Perhaps they are interesting, but not extremely relevant to bees.

Gallagher L, Kappatos D, Tisch C and Ellis P (2012) Poisoning as Suicide Modality in New Zealand. NZMedJ, Sep 21;125(1362):15-25

Gallagher LM, Ganz PR, Yang H et al (2012) Advancing risk assessment for emerging infectious diseases for blood and blood products: proceedings of a public workshop Transfusion 53(2):455-463.

Gallagher, Lou M (2011) Karawhiua atu : Maori and involuntary chemical exposure. Te Atawhai o Te Ao, Publishers. 50 pp. ISBN-13 9780473166885
Gallagher, Lou M (2010) BT BRINJAL Event EE1: The Scope and Adequacy of the GEAC Toxicological Risk Assessment. Review of Oral Toxicity Studies in Rats, 42 pp. http://www.testbiotech.org/sites/default/files/Report%20Gallagher_2011.pdf
Séralini GE, de Vendômois JS, Cellier D, Sultan C, Buiatti M, Gallagher L, Antoniou M and Dronamraju KR (2009). How Subchronic and Chronic Health Effects can be Neglected for GMOs, Pesticides or Chemicals. Int J Biol Sci 5:438-443. http://www.biolsci.org/v05p0438.htm
Fowles J, Noonan M, Gallagher L, Read D, Stevenson C, Baker V and Phillips D (2009) 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) Plasma Concentrations in Residents of Paritutu, New Zealand. Part I: Evidence of Historical Exposure. Chemosphere 75(9);1259-1265.

Anderson SA, Yang H, Gallagher LM et al. (2009) Quantitative Estimate of the Risks and Benefits of Possible Alternative Blood Donor Deferral Strategies for Men Who Have Had Sex with Men. Transfusion 49(6); 1102-1114.

Calder L, Rivers J, Hayhurst M, Brown J, Forde A, Gallagher L and O’Connor P. (2008) A school and community outbreak of tuberculosis in Palmerston North, New Zealand. N Z Med J Jul 25;121 (1278):50-61.

Gallagher L, Kliem C, Beautrais A and Stallones L. (2008) Chemical Poisoning and Other Means of Suicide by Occupation in New Zealand. Int J Occup Environ Health. 14(1):45-50.

Fielden J and Gallagher L. (2008) Building social capital in first-time parents through a group-parenting program: A questionnaire survey. Int J Nurs Stud 45(3):406-17. Epub 2006 Nov 9.

Gallagher L. (2007) Statistical and Toxicological Evaluation of Two Analyses on 90-day Rat Feeding Study for MON863 Transgenic Corn. Environmental Science and Research, Ltd. Wellington, New Zealand. April 2007. http://www.nzfsa.govt.nz/consumers/gm-ge/r-gm-brief.htm

Gallagher L, Bates M, Crane J and Fitzharris P. (2007) Occupational Respiratory Health of New Zealand Horse Trainers. International Archives of Occup Environ Health, 80:335-341.

Adlam B, Perera S, Lake R, Gallagher L, Bhattacharya A. (2007) Acute Gastrointestinal Illness (AGI) Study: Community Survey Prepared for the New Zealand Food Safety Authority by the Institute for Environmental Science and Research, Ltd. Client Report FW0711. 81 pp. http://www.nzfsa.govt.nz/science/research-projects/gastrointestinal-report/Community_Survey_Report.pdf

Gallagher L (2006). Abbreviated Risk Assessment of Human Health Impact from Whakatane Old Sawmill Site. 3 March 2006. Prepared for Environment Bay of Plenty Regional Council on contract with Environmental Science and Research, Limited. Externally peer reviewed by Dr. Bruce Graham of Massey University. Available at New Zealand National Library.

Panelli R, Gallagher L, Kearns R. (2006). Access to rural health services: Research as community action and policy critique. Soc Sci Med 62: 1103-1114.
Gallagher LM, Pirie R and Hales S (October 2005). Descriptive study of hospital discharges for respiratory diseases in spray zone for painted apple moth (Auckland), relative to local and national statistics 1999-2004. Report to New Zealand Ministry of Health. http://www.moh.govt.nz/moh.nsf/by+unid/EDC2D77F43DB9C33CC2570B30003B4E8?Open

Gallagher LM and Lea R (2005). The epidemiology of Multiple Sclerosis in New Zealand. NZ Med J, 118(1212) April 1.

Fowles, J, Gallagher L, Baker P, Phillips D, et al. (2005) A Study of 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin Exposures in Paritutu, New Zealand. A Report to the New Zealand Ministry of Health, Wellington New Zealand. February 2005. http://www.moh.govt.nz/moh.nsf/238fd5fb4fd051844c256669006aed57/51321c1eb1ca76fbcc256d00001233fd?OpenDocument#dioxinreport

Fielden JM, Cumming JM, Horne JG, Devane PA, Slack A and Gallagher LM (2005). Waiting for hip arthroplasty: Economic costs and health outcomes. J Arthroplasty 20(8): 990-997.
Panelli R, and Gallagher LM. (2003) "It's your whole way of life really": Negotiating work, health and gender. Health and Place 9(2); 95-105.