Dr Caz Hales
Dr Caz Hales is a Senior Lecturer at Graduate School of Nursing Midwifery and Health, Victoria University of Wellington. Her research specialises in health service research for people living with obesity. Caz recently received a Victoria University of Wellington Research Impact Award for the implementation of bariatric care bundles into District Health Boards throughout New Zealand. This award acknowledges the partnership approach taken by Caz with industry and District Health Boards. Her current funded research project, ARC -Extreme, a collaborative venture, aims to determine how prepared Aged Care Facilities are to care for older adults with extreme obesity.