Our People

Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi, ēngari he toa takitini    

“Success is not the work of one, but the work of many” 

Dr Saralyn MacKenzie

Research Advisory Board Member

Medical Practitioner (Hauora Tairāwhiti), MD (University of Cincinnati College of Medicine), Internal Medicine training (Boston University)

Sari developed one of the first Hospitalist Program’s in the US, which led to a career in leadership as the Chair and/or member of committees in quality, ethics, and peer review. She is currently the Clinical Lead for the Information Services Governance Group, which works on projects that include the establishment of the Midland Clinical Portal (a system designed to provide a single point of clinical information access across the DHBs in Bay of Plenty, Lakes, Hauora Tairāwhiti, Taranaki and Waikato). Now based in Gisborne, she has a passion for promoting innovative health initiatives that benefit the people of Tairāwhiti and New Zealand.