Professor Denise Wilson

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Professor Denise Wilson
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Professor Denise Wilson is of Ngāti Tahinga (Tainui) descent. She is Professor of Māori Health and the Director of Taupua Waiora Centre for Māori Health Research at AUT University. Her research and publication activities are focused on Māori/indigenous health, family violence, cultural safety, and health (particularly Māori) workforce development. Denise has been involved in family violence research, and at a national level in the development of the Ministry of Health’s Violence Intervention Programme. She is currently a member of the Health Quality and Safety Commission’s Family Violence Death Review Committee and Roopū Māori. She is a co-author of The People’s Report for the Glenn Inquiry into child abuse and domestic violence. She is a Fellow of the College of Nurses Aotearoa (NZ) and Te Mata o te Tau (Academy of Māori Research & Scholarship), the Editor-in-Chief of Nursing Praxis in New Zealand, on the Editorial Board of Contemporary Nurse, and has been appointed to the Health Research Council’s College of Experts.