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Kristy Wittmeier PT, MSc, PhD

Currently accepting students.

Current Position

Director of Knowledge Translation at the Centre for Healthcare Innovation SUPPORT Unit Physiotherapy Innovations & Best Practice Coordinator for the WRHA.


Dr. Wittmeier started her career as a physiotherapist at Children’s Hospital, and has since completed her Master’s degree and PhD, specializing in physical activity as a tool to prevent and manage obesity-related conditions in youth.

Research Focus

Her current research merges the areas of knowledge translation with pediatric obesity and rehabilitation. She is currently leading a study to map pediatric weight management services, provincially and nationally; and collaborating locally as part of the DREAM Theme and DEVOTION Cluster.