Morwenna Kirwan

Dr, PhD

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Teaching

Dr Morwenna Kirwan is the Senior Teaching Fellow in the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Human Sciences, Macquarie University. 

Morwenna leads the development of CPD courses in the faculty and the Connected Curriculum for Professional in Health project.  Morwenna teaches into both undergraduate and postgraduate courses, including Human Sciences, Clinical Science, Physiotherapy and Medicine.  

Morwenna teaches the following topics:

  • health behaviour change
  • communication techniques to facilitate behaviour change
  • physical activity, nutrition, mental health, stress management
  • chronic disease management, weight stigma, weight management and weight loss

 

Research interests

Morwenna is an accredited exercise scientist with a research focus on interventions to improve lifestyle behaviours: such as physical activity, nutrition and chronic disease management.  She is currently evaluating the effectiveness of Type 2 diabetes prevention and management translational programs to improve health outcomes.

Education/Academic qualification

Health Behaviour Change, PhD, Central Queensland University

Award Date: 1 Jan 2013

Master of Psychology, Central Queensland University

Award Date: 1 Apr 2009

Bachelor of Human Movement Science (Information Technology), Central Queensland University

Award Date: 31 Dec 2008

Bachelor of Business (Information Systems), Central Queensland University

Award Date: 31 Dec 2002

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