Kirsten Sears

Acting Supervisor, Halton Region Public Health

Kristen Sears

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.

Contact Kirsten on LinkedIn

University of Waterloo