Professor Nikki Turner

Professor Nikki Turner

Nikki is an academic General Practitioner. She currently lives in Wellington and works as an honorary Professor for the University of Auckland in the Department of General Practice and Primary Care, and part-time as a General Practitioner in Wellington.

Her roles include Director of Immunisation Advisory Centre (IMAC) at the University of Auckland. She is a member of several advisory groups to the Ministry of Health, PHARMAC, and government, around the national immunisation and COVID-19 vaccination programmes. Until 2020 she was a member of the WHO Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) on Immunisation, which is the principle advisory group to the WHO for vaccines and immunisation. Nikki's academic interests are in primary health care, preventive child health and immunisation, and she continues to work part-time as a General Practitioner for NUHS Broadway clinic in Strathmore, Wellington.

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