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Assoc Prof William Taylor


Specialist training

Associate Professor Taylor trained in Rheumatology and Rehabilitation Medicine at Hutt Hospital, Middlemore Hospital and the Otara Spinal Injuries Unit. He undertook further fellowship training at the University of Leeds, United Kingdom.

About William Taylor

In addition to part-time practice at the Wakefield Specialist Medical Centre, he is Consultant Rheumatologist and Rehabilitation Physician at Hutt Hospital. He is also Associate Professor (Rehabilitation) at the University of Otago, Wellington, is the Head of the Rehabilitation Teaching & Research Unit and supervises a number of Masters and PhD students. His principle research interests include health-status measurement, especially in relation to psoriatic arthritis and gout, and rehabilitation process, especially goal-setting. His clinical interests include osteoporosis, adult rheumatology and musculoskeletal rehabilitation. He has been a member of the National Health Committee since 2007 and is President of the New Zealand Rehabilitation Association.