BSc (2005) Health Studies, Gerontology Minor
MHSc (2007) Health Promotion
After graduating from the University of Waterloo’s Health Studies program, Kirsten obtained a Master of Health Sciences, Health Promotion from the University of Toronto. She has since worked in a variety of positions in the field of public health, focusing on evidence-informed decision making, knowledge translation, program planning and evaluation.
Currently, Kirsten works as a Supervisor, Public Health Communications with Halton Region Public Health, focusing on COVID-19 communications. She supervises a team responsible for managing website content, developing resources for the public and ensuring that all staff in the health department use consistent COVID-19 messaging.
Kirsten enjoys mentoring students and would be happy to connect should you have any questions about the field of public health.