Mrs Kathryn Fernando

Clinical Research Nurse

Kathryn graduated as an RN in 1980. Prior to working at MRINZ, Kathryn studied for her BN, Post Grad Cert (Nursing). In her career, Kathryn has worked as a District Nurse in Kapiti (2002 -2017), with earlier experience in Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Nursing at Wellington and Kenepuru Hospitals (1980-1986 and 1999-2002)

Kathryn joined MRINZ in March 2017, with her current work being on theĀ PIPPA Tamariki study (recruiting, advertising, follow ups) and the TTM2 (ICU) study (blinded assessments at 1month, 6 months and 2 years).

Kathryn is an avid tramper, swimmer, meditator, and long-distance walker with her proudest achievement was walking 2500km in Spain and France over three trips!