Dr Katherine® brand Founder,
The School of Body Confidence® Director, &
MyFiziq® Limited Co-Founder – among other things!
I am the founder and director of the Dr Katherine® brand, the founder and director of The School of Body Confidence®, and the co-founder of MyFiziq® Limited—an ASX-listed company with a multi-million-dollar market capitalisation.
I hold numerous scholarships and awards and have completed a Bachelor of Arts in Health Sciences, Master of Science in Exercise Physiology and Health Sciences, a Doctorate in Exercise Physiology and Biotechnology and a Post-graduate Certificate in Counselling. I have been published in international peer-reviewed journals, literature, and in mainstream media, including The Australian, Cosmopolitan and the ABC.
My science-backed process is informed by extensive research, my academic qualifications and my years helping over 1,200 women through my acclaimed 7-Pillar Forever Approach, which you can read more about here.
Murdoch University, Perth, Australia, Graduate Certificate in Counselling. Graduate-level certification based on understanding the counselling relationship, the key feature of an effective counselling practice, in addition to performing critical appraisals on counselling literature. (Oct 2016 – February 2018).
University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia, Ph.D. Thesis: Optimizing diabetes management using continuous glucose monitoring systems (CGMSs). July 2008 – June 2012.
York University, Toronto, Canada, M.Sc., Endocrinology & Exercise Physiology, Thesis: Exercise Effects on Acute and Late Glycemic Management in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes, 2005 – 2008
York University, Toronto, Canada, B.A., Kinesiology & Health Science, Specialized Honours, Summa Cum Laude. Concurrent degree in Fitness Assessment & Training Stream, Certified Exercise Physiologist (CEP), Canadian Society for Exercise of Physiology, 2002 – 2005
St. Stephen’s School, Rome, Italy, high school diploma with International Baccalaureate (IB) courses in macro-economics and applied mathematics, Trustee’s Medal for highest GPA, 1994 – 1996