Professor Denise Wilson

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Professor Māori Health
Co-Director of Taupua Waiora Centre for Māori Health Research
Associate Dean Māori Advancement, Faculty of Health & Environmental Sciences

Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 7392

Email: dlwilson@aut.ac.nz

Physical Address:
Room 137 AG Building
North Shore Campus AUT University
90 Akoranga Drive
Northcote
Auckland 0627

Room 219 MB Building
South Campus AUT University
640 Great South Road
Manukau
Auckland 2104

Postal Address:
AUT University (Mail Code A-5)
North Shore Campus
Private Bag 92006
Aucland 1142


Links to relevant web pages:
Google Scholar citation
http://scholar.google.co.nz/citations?sortby=pubdate&hl=en&user=29klqZoAAAAJ&view_op=list_works

Qualifications:

  • PhD in Nursing - Massey
  • Master of Arts (1st Class Honours) in Nursing - Massey
  • Bachelor of Arts (Social Sciences) - Massey
  • Certificate in Tertiary Teaching
  • Certificate in Clinical Supervision
  • Certificate in Research Management
  • Registered Nurse

Memberships and Affiliations:

  • Member for the Advisory Council for the Center for Indigenous Nursing Research for Health Equity, Florida State University, Florida, USA
  • Visiting Professor Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK
  • Fellow of Te Mata o te Tau – Academy of Māori Research & Scholarship
  • Fellow (& former Co-Chairperson) of the College of Nurses Aotearoa (NZ)
  • Chair of  the Family Violence Prevention Investment Advisory Board
  • Member of the Family Violence Death Review Committee
  • Chair of the Mortality Review Committees Māori Caucus
  • Member of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's (HQSC) Māori Roopu
  • Deputy Chair Editorial Board, Journal of Indigenous Wellbeing Mauri Ora-Pimatisiwin

Biography:

Professor Denise Wilson is of Ngāti Tahinga (Tainui) and New Zealand European descent. She is the Professor Māori Health, a Co-Director of Taupua Waiora Centre for Māori Health Research, and the Associate Dean Māori Advancement at the Auckland University of Technology University.

Her research and publication activities focus on Māori/indigenous health and health service engagement, family violence, cultural responsiveness, and nursing and health workforce development. She currently the Chair of the Family Violence Prevention Investment Advisory Board (Ministry of Social Development), a member of the HQSC’s Roopū Māori, and the Chair of the Mortality Review Committee’s Māori Caucus. Denise served six years on the Family Violence Death Review Committee and contributed to the development of the Ministry of Health’s Violence Intervention Programme.

Denise is a co-author of The People’s Report and The People’s Blueprint for the Glenn Inquiry into child abuse and domestic violence. She holds a visiting professor position with Oxford Brookes University in the UK and has other international collaborations.

Teaching Areas:

  • Māori Health

Research Areas:

Maori/indigenous health and health service engagement, cultural issues, family violence, nursing and health workforce development

Current Research Projects:

  • Principal Investigator - Whānau violence: Indigenous women keeping safe in unsafe intimate relationships. Funded by the Royal Society of New Zealand’s Marsden Fun.

Publications:

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Wilson, D., Heaslip, V., & Jackson, D. (under review). Improving equity and cultural responsiveness with marginalized communities: Understanding competing worldviews. Journal of Clinical Nursing

Bellringer, M., Palmer du Preez, K., Pearson, J., Koziol-McLain, J., Wilson, D., Garrett, N., & Abbott, M. (Under review). Family violence in a sample of treatment-seeking gamblers: The effect of having dependent children. Asian Issue of Gambling Issues and Public Health

McLain-Koziol, J., Vandal, A. C., Wilson, D., Nada-Raja, S., Dobbs, T., McLean, C., Glass, N. E. (2018). Efficacy of a web-based safety decision aid for women experiencing intimate partner violence: a randomised controlled trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 19(12), e426. doi:10.2196/jmir.8617

Wilson, D. (2017). Supervision of Indigenous research students: Considerations for cross-cultural supervisors. AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples, 13(4), 1-10. doi:10.1177/1177180117729771

Hickey, H., & Wilson, D. (2017). Whānau hauā: Reframing disability from an Indigenous perspective. MAI Journal, 6(1), 82-94. doi:10.20507/MAIJournal.2017.6.1.7

Saltmarsh, T., & Wilson, D. (2017). Dancing around families: Neonatal nurses’ role in child protection. Journal of Clinical Nursing, doi:10.1111/jocn.13645

Wilson, D. (2016). Transforming the normalisation and intergenerational of whānau (family) violence. Journal of Indigenous Wellbeing Te Mauri-Pimatisiwin, 1(2), 4

Wilson, D. (2017 – in press). Supervision of Indigenous research students: Considerations for cross-cultural supervisors. AlterNative, 13(4),

Koziol-McLain, J., McLean, C., Maheswaran, R., Sisk, R., Dobbs, T., Nada-Raja, S., Wilson, D., & Vandal, A. (2016). Participant recruitment and engagement in automated eHealth trial registration: Challenges and opportunities for recruiting women who experience violence. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 18(10), e281. doi:10.2196/jmir.6515

Gear, C., Koziol-McLain, J., Wilson, D., & Clark, F. (2016). Developing a response to family violence in primary health care: The New Zealand experience. BMC Family Practice, 17, 115. doi:10.1186/s12875-016-0508-x

Allenby, R., Dobbs, T., Diesfeld, K., Nada Raja, S., Wilson, D., & Koziol-McLain, J. (2016). Safety in online research with women experiencing intimate partner violence: What about the children? Ethics & Behavior. doi: 10.1080/10508422.2016.1140579

Warbrick, I., Wilson, D., Boulton, A. (2016). Provider, father, and bro – Sedentary Māori men and their thoughts on physical activity. International Journal for Equity in Health, 15(22). doi:10.1186/s12939-016-0313-0

Wilson, D., Jackson, D., & Herd, R. (2015). Confidence and connectedness: Indigenous Māori women’s views on personal safety in the context of intimate partner violence, Health Care for Women International, doi:10.1080/70399332.2015.1107069

Tipa, Z., Wilson, D., Neville, S., & Adams, J. (2015). Cultural responsiveness and the Family Partnership Model. Nursing Praxis in New Zealand, 31(2), 35-47.

Wilson, D. , Smith, R., Tolmie, J., & de Haan, I. (2015). Becoming better helpers: Rethinking language to move beyond simplistic responses to women experiencing intimate partner violence. Policy Quarterly, 11(1), 25-31. Retrieved from http://igps.victoria.ac.nz/publications/publications/list/10

Morrison, L., & Wilson, D. (2015). A family affair: Indigenous women’s gambling journey. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, doi:10.1007/s11469-015-9541-6

Koziol-McLain, J., Vandal, A. C., Nada-Raja, S., Wilson, D., Glass, N. E., Eden, K. B., McLean, C., Dobbs, T., & Case, J. (2015). A web-based intervention for abused women: The New Zealand isafe randomised controlled trial protocol. BMC Public Health, 15(56), 1-8. doi:10.1186/s12889-015-1395-0

Gifford, H., Wilson, D., & Boulton, A. (2014). Māori perspectives: A deeper understanding of nursing and smoking. Nursing Praxis in New Zealand, 30(3), 35-44.

Dudley, M., Wilson, D., & Barker-Collo, S. (2014). Cultural invisibility: Māori people with traumatic brain injury and their experiences of neuropsychological assessments. New Zealand of Psychology, 43(3), 14-21.

Young-Hauser, A. M., Eden, K. B., Wilson, D., & Koziol-McLain, J. (2014). Intimate partner violence: Modifying an internet-based safety decision aid to a New Zealand context. Journal of Technology in Human Service, 32(4), 297-311. doi:10.1080/15228835.2014.697905

Wilson, D. (2014). Review: Nursing in media-saturated societies: Implications for cultural safety in nursing practice in Aotearoa New Zealand. Journal of Research in Nursing, 19(6), 488-489. doi:10.1177/1744987114546930

Morrison, L., & Wilson, D. (2013).  Ngā Pou Wāhine: A framework of empowerment for Māori women and gambling misuse. MAI Review, 2(2), 91-104.

Gifford, H., Wilson, D., Boulton, A., Walker, L., & Shepherd-Sinclair. (2013). Māori nurses and smoking: What do we know? New Zealand Medical Journal, 126(1384), 53-63.   http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/126-1384/5875/

Gifford, H., Walker, L., Clendon, J., Wilson, D., & Boulton, A. (2013). Māori nurses and smoking: Conflicted identities and motivations for smoking cessation. Kai Tiaki Nursing Research, 4(1), 33-38.

Gear, C., Koziol-McLain, J., Wilson, D., Rae, N., Samuel, H., Clark, F., & McNeill, E. (2012). Primary healthcare response to family violence: A Delphi evaluation tool. Quality in Primary Care, 20(1), 15-30.

Wilson, D., & Barton, P. (2012). Indigenous hospital experiences: A New Zealand case study. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 21, 2316-2326. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2702.2011.04042.x

Wilson, D., & Baker, M. (2012). Bridging two worlds: Māori mental health nursing practice. Qualitative Health Research, 22(8), 1073-1082. doi:10.1177/1049732312450213

Technical Reports

Family Violence Death Review Committee. (2017). Fifth report data: December 2009 to December 2015: Data report. Wellington, New Zealand: Health Quality & Safety Commission.

Bellringer, M., Palmer du Preez, K., Pearson, J., Garrett, N., Koziol-McLain, J., Wilson, D., & Abbott, M. (2016). Problem gambling and family violence in help-seeking populations: Prevalence, co-occurrence, impact and coping. Auckland University of Technology, Gambling and Addictions Research Centre.

Hooper, C., Hardie-Boys, N., White, E., Marwick, J., Cumming, J., Wilson, D., & Mann, S. (2016). More heart and diabetes checks evaluation. Wellington, New Zealand: Allen & Clarke. Available https://www.health.govt.nz/system/files/documents/publications/more-hearts-diabetes-checks-evaluation-aug16.pdf

Vermillion Peirce, P., Akroyd, S., Tafuna, P., Su’a Tavila, A., Magill, K., Goodwin, D., Vaughan, G., Wilson, D., & Carpenter, J. (2015). Evaluation of the 2015 rheumatic fever awareness campaign. Wellington, New Zealand: Allen & Clarke. Available https://www.health.govt.nz/system/files/documents/publications/evaluation-2015-rheumatic-fever-awareness-campaign-december15.pdf

Family Violence Death Review Committee. (2016). Fifth report December 2012 to December 2013. Wellington, New Zealand: Health Quality & Safety Commission.

Wilson, D. & Webber, M. (2014). The People’s Blueprint: Transforming the way we deal with child abuse and domestic violence in New Zealand. Auckland, New Zealand: Glenn Inquiry.

Wilson, D. & Webber, M. (2014). The People’s Report: Addressing child abuse and domestic violence. Auckland, New Zealand: Glenn Inquiry.

Family Violence Death Review Committee. (2014). Fourth annual report December 2012 to December 2013. Wellington, New Zealand: Health Quality & Safety Commission.

Family Violence Death Review Committee. (2013). Third annual report December 2011 to December 2012. Wellington, New Zealand: Health Quality & Safety Commission.

Wilson, D., Grant, N., & Turner, F. (2013). Cultural and spiritual issues for consideration. In Family Violence Death Review Committee, Third annual report December 2011 to December 2012 (pp. 21-26). Wellington, NZ: Health Quality & Safety Commission.

Book Chapters

Wilson, D., Boulton, A., & Warbrick, I. (In press). Physical wellbeing in Māori. In M. Manning, C. Fleming & A. Miller (Eds), Routledge Handbook of Indigenous wellbeing (pp. XXX-XXX). Routledge Academic Publications.

Wilson, D. (2017). Culturally safe research with vulnerable populations (Māori). In P. Liamputtong (Ed), Handbook of research methods: Volume 5 Doing cross-cultural research in health social science (pp. 1-19). Singapore: Springer.

Wilson, D., & Neville, S. (2017). Health disparities: The social determinants of health. In J. Daly, S. Speedy & D. Jackson (Eds), Contexts in nursing (5th ed, pp. 287-302). Chatswood, NSW: Elsevier.

Wilson, D., Boulton, A., & Warbrick, I. (2016 – Under review). Physical wellbeing in Māori. In M. Manning, C. Fleming & A. Miller (Eds), Routledge Handbook of Indigenous wellbeing (pp. XXX-XXX). Routledge Academic Publications.

Wilson, D. (2017). Indigenous populations and the domestic violence death review process. In M. Dawson (Ed), Domestic homicides and death reviews: An international perspective (pp. Chapter 10). Toronto, Canada: Palgrave.

Tolmie, J., Wilson, D., & Smith, R. (2017). New Zealand. In M. Dawson (Ed), Domestic homicides and death reviews: An international perspective (pp. Chapter 6). Toronto, Canada: Palgrave.

Wilson, D., & Seaton, L. (2017). Cultural diversity in Australia and New Zealand. In G. Koutoukidis, K. Stainton, & J. Hodgson (Eds), Tabbner’s nursing care: Theory and practice (7th ed., pp. 194-224). Australia: Elsevier Australia

Neville, S., & Wilson, D. (2016). Mentoring new graduates. In E. Chang & J. Daly (Eds.), Transitions in nursing: Preparing for professional practice (pp. 293-308, 4th ed.). Sydney: Elsevier Australia.

Wilson, D., & Sherwood, J. (2015). Indigenous insights into nursing and midwifery research. In S. Borbasi & D. Jackson (Eds), Navigating the maze of research: Enhancing nursing and midwifery practice (4th ed.).  Australia: Elsevier.

Mitchell, M., Wilson, D., & Aitken, R., (2015). Family and cultural care of the critically ill patient. In D. Elliott, L. Aitken, & W. Chaboyer (Eds), ACCCN’s critical care nursing (pp. 193-230, 3rd ed.). Sydney: Elsevier Australia

Wilson, D.  & Tunnage, B. (2015). Māori patients. In M. Johnson, L. Boyd, H. Grantham, & K. Eastwood (Eds), Paramedicine principles and practice ANZ: A clinical reasoning approach (pp. 870-879). Chatswood, NSW: Elsevier.

Wilson, D., & Hickey, H. (2015). Māori health: Māori- and whānau-centred practice. In D. Wepa (Ed.), Cultural safety in Aotearoa (pp. 235-251, 2nd ed.). Melbourne: Cambridge University Press.

Wilson, D., & Haretuku, R. (2015). Te Tiriti o Waitangi/Treaty of Waitangi 1840: The New Zealand health sector and health practice. In D. Wepa (Ed.), Cultural safety in Aotearoa (pp. 79-99, 2nd ed.). Melbourne: Cambridge University Press.

Wilson, D. (2014). Māori research. In V. Wright-St Clair, D. Reid, S. Shaw, & J. Ramsbottom (Eds.), Evidence based health practice (pp. 665-76). South Melbourne, Australia: Oxford University Press.

Wilson, D. (2013). Culturally competent partnerships with communities. In K. Francis, Y. Chapman, K. Hoare, & M. Birks (Eds), Australia and New Zealand Community as partner: Theory and practice in nursing  (2nd ed., pp. 117-131). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Wilson, D. (2013). Promoting healthy partnerships with indigenous communities of Australia and New Zealand. In K. Francis, Y. Chapman, K. Hoare, & M. Birks (Eds), Community as partner (2nd ed., pp. 316-339). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Wilson, D., Gates, R., Samuela, J. S., & Weblemoe, T. (2012). Culture. In S. Shaw, A. Haxell, & T. Weblemoe (Eds), Communication across the lifespan (pp. 157-172). Melbourne: Oxford University Press.

Neville, S., & Wilson, D. (2012). Mentoring for new graduates. In E. Chang & J. Daly (Eds.), Transitions in nursing: Preparing for professional practice (pp. 305-320, 3rd ed.). Sydney: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier.

Mitchell, M., Wilson, D., & Wade, V. (2012). Family and cultural care of the critically ill patient. In D. Elliott, L. Aitken, & W. Chaboyer (Eds), ACCCN’s critical care nursing (pp. 156-179). Sydney: Mosby Elsevier.

Awards:

2012    School of Public Health & Psychosocial Studies, AUT – 2012 Excellence in Supervision Award
2012    School of Public Health & Psychosocial Studies, AUT – 2012 Excellence in Mentoring Award
2011    Futures Without Violence 16 Days of Activisim 2011 Award
2007    Nursing Network for Violence Against Women International Award for Excellence in Education
2007    Nominated for Massey University Lecturer of the Year 2007
2006    Massey University Research Award
2005    Te Amorangi National Māori Academic Excellence Award
2005    NZNO Nursing Research Conference – Award for Best Paper Presented - Awarded to S. Neville & D. Wilson for paper titled Who is the real expert?
2005    Massey University Fund for Innovation & Excellence in Teaching (FIET)
2003    Massey University Research Award - Awarded to A. D. Huntington, D. L. Wilson, & J. Gilmour
2003    Massey University Advanced Degree Award
2002    Erihapeti Murchie Scholarship – College of Nurses Aotearoa (NZ)
1980    Norfolk Hospital Award – Best in Clinical Practice