Mataroria Lyndon, System Level Measures, Ko Awatea Counties Manukau Health
Mataroria is a Maori health clinician, fluent in Te Reo, as well as a leader in health systems and policy. He is able to build a bridge between the Maori worldview, healthcare and clinical practice.
Mataroria developed 16 System Level Measures used by Counties Manukau Health as a dashboard to measure performance. His dynamic leadership and advocacy of the measures and their use has enabled their widespread uptake within Counties Manukau Health and nationally.
Now Clinical Lead for Ko Awatea, Mataroria will work to achieve health equity in South Auckland, including collaborative efforts to address childhood obesity and heart disease interventions. He has also been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to Harvard University to complete a Master of Public Health in healthy policy and management. His leadership and passionate belief in equitable healthcare delivery will ensure he is a health leader now and in the future.