Sport and Exercise Medicine Physician
Sarah is a Sport and Exercise Medicine Physician at Axis and the only female Sport and Exercise Physician in Auckland. She has worked with athletes from a wide range of sports and attended the Rio Olympics 2016 as part of the NZ Health Team following her involvement as part of the medical team for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Sarah has recently resigned as Medical Director for Cycling New Zealand, a position she held for 4 years, where she was instrumental in setting up their centralised health service. She is also a past ITM Cup doctor for the Counties Manukau rugby team. She has previous experience working with international netball and rugby sevens teams - as a touring doctor with the Silver Ferns in 2013/2014 and providing care at ITM Cup, Super 14 and Rugby World Cup matches.
Sarah graduated from the University of Auckland in 2005 and completed her Post Graduate Sport Medicine Diploma, before taking some time off to try her hand at triathlon full time. Sarah has a background in Emergency Medicine, General Practice and found a passion for Military Medicine in Waiouru. She is passionate about exercise, lifestyle promotion and continues to keep fit and compete endurance events in her spare time. She vows to stay a Hurricanes, Pulse and Phoenix supporter despite her shift north!