Dr. Kristen Sutherland attended Simon Fraser University and Dalhousie University, earning her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology with a minor in Physics before graduating from Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) in 2008. She has been in full-time clinical practice since, opening Inverness Chiropractic & Health Associates in 2014 on picturesque Cape Breton Island. She has taught at Dalhousie University and has held various seats at the Board of the Nova Scotia College of Chiropractors, the Council on Chiropractic Education Canada and the Accreditation Standards & Policies Committee. She is active in her local business community, starting two Not-for-Profits for women in business & Cape Breton West business owners.
In her spare time, Dr. Sutherland enjoys the beach, her garden and making food her young children describe as “disgusting.”
Areas of Expertise: Interprofessional collaboration; clinical practice; governance; policy; communication.
Why I Serve:
I believe research is the foundation of sound clinical practice. Being busy in practice and with other endeavors, the best way I can help research in Chiropractic is to be a member of the CCRF and help with my areas of expertise. I want to use sound governance and policies to help make the CCRF more efficient, effective and profitable to ensure years of quality research to come.