Health Awards

Kim feels privileged to have had her work recognised over the years through various awards in the health industry. Her goal is to help people understand the many cutting-edge opportunities which exist for helping patients recover from chronic illnesses without medication, and that in large part patients can learn how to self-heal.

Nominee – Waitemata DHB Health Excellence Awards 2017

Kim is nominated for the Awhina Waitemata DHB Health Excellence Awards 2017 for her work in helping patients recover from chronic illnesses via telehealth.

The Awhina Health Excellence Awards showcase outstanding work by health professionals to improve the health and wellbeing of the communities they serve. The Health Excellence Awards are about celebrating research and innovation excellence in healthcare. Improving patient outcomes is the single most important benefit. For more information see the Awhina Health Excellence Awards page.

Best Paper – HINZ Health Informatics Awards 2016

In October 2016, 1200 delegates and 260 speakers from 14 countries converged at Sky City Auckland for the HINZ / GT / SFT and Nurse Infomatics global health conference. Jackie Plunkett (President of Australasian Telehealth Society) and Assoc. Professor Anthony Smith (Centre for Online Health, University of Queensland) handing Kim a ‘Best Paper’ Award in the SFT (Successes and Failures in Telehealth) Awards.

Finalist – Next New Zealand Woman of the Year

In 2011 Kim was privileged to be chosen as one of 5 finalists in the ‘Health Excellence’ award section of the NEXT New Zealand Women of the Year Award for ‘Innovation and Contribution to Health and Science’.

Kim with health colleague Dr Libby

Finalist and Runner Up – ILAB Global Impact Award

In 2015 Kim was a finalist for the ILAB Global Awards run by Entrepreneur Roger Hamilton, and won a runner-up place for a scholarship to attend the ILAB training in Bali.

The Awards celebrate Entrepreneurs who are making a difference in the world.

Semi Finalist – Waitemata DHB Health Excellence Award

In 2012 Kim’s Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Online Summit made it to the semi-finals of the Waitemata District Health Award for Excellence in Health.

Kim with colleague Pat Armitstead at the Awards.

Nominee – Westpac Women of Influence Awards

2012 / 2014 – Nominee Westpac Women of Influence of Awards

Voted Top Speaker – Transform your Mind Summit

Kim was voted one of two top speakers in the ‘Transform your Mind’ Summit, an online event bringing top information from world-class speakers on how to become the master of your inner kingdom! Kim’s topic was the ‘Emotional Causation of Physical Symptoms’.
For more information on the summit go to