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Oct 2011Present

Professor & Chair, Emergency Medicine

University of Auckland


Jan 1983

University of Notre Dame


Gregory Luke Larkin, MD, MA, MS, MSPH, FACEP, is an emergency physician with a particular interest in injury prevention and control. Currently inaugural Lion Foundation Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Auckland, New Zealand, he has previously held positions the Yale University School of Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern and the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Larkin is trained in public health and research design, and is a well published researcher and author of more than 200 papers and book chapters. While he is a productive investigator in clinical emergency medicine, bioethics, mental health and trauma, he has committed significant time and energy to the issue of interpersonal violence prevention.

Dr. Gregory Luke Larkin has conducted and published research about interpersonal violence, and been an invited speaker on the topic to many conferences. He has participated in a number of personal educational tours to the Middle East as a member of the Middle East Domestic Violence Mitigation Project, organized by Harvard University School of Medicine. These visits included work in Wye River, with the USAID West Bank/Gaza Peace thru Health Program, and in Jerusalem, Israel. Dr. Larkin has also conducted trials of screening programs in emergency departments for interpersonal violence, and his research work has explored the psychosocial, substance use and PTSD characteristics of abused women who present to emergency departments for treatment. Dr. Gregory Luke Larkin’s interpersonal violence research has been published in peer reviewed papers and books including: Intimate Partner Violence: A Health Based Perspective (Oxford University Press, 2009).