Kirsten Westwood

Assistant Head of School, School of Health & Sport Science

Phone

06 830 1574 Extension: 5474

Areas of Teaching

Health & Sport Science

Qualifications

MHSc, BHSc, LLB, BCom

Profile

Kirsten is the Assistant Head of School for Health and Sport Science.   After completing her commerce and law degrees at Otago University, Kirsten worked in a variety of legal/HR roles in London, UK.

On return to NZ she completed her BHSc in Physiotherapy at AUT University, Auckland, and worked as a Physiotherapist in Napier.  A Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health from AUT followed; leading to roles in Health Promotion, including teaching on the Diploma of Health Promotion at EIT.

Alongside her role as Assistant Head of School, Kirsten is the President of the Hawke’s Bay Medical Research Foundation and on the Board of Trustees of the Hawke’s Bay Power Consumers Trust.