Dr. Kim Cullen
School of Human Kinetics and Recreation
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Dr. Kim Cullen is an assistant professor in the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation at Memorial University in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. She was previously an associate scientist and knowledge exchange associate at the Institute for Work & Health.
Cullen holds a PhD in biophysics at the University of Guelph and an MSc in clinical rehabilitation science from McMaster University. She is also a registered kinesiologist in Ontario with extensive clinical expertise in the delivery of disability management services to injured workers.
Her work has focused on work disability prevention with a particular interest in return-to-work support for both musculoskeletal disorders and mental health conditions. Her expertise includes the crossroads between work organization and health (both physical and mental), the promotion of evidence-based decision-making in occupational health and safety, and the use of advanced methods to measure and evaluate change as indicators of recovery in work and health research.