Dean, School of Health Sciences

Gregory Kolt

Professor Gregory Kolt

Professor Gregory Kolt is the Dean of Health Sciences and Professor of Health Science at the Western Sydney University.

Prior to joining the University at the end of 2006 he was Associate Dean (Research), Professor of Health Science, and Founder and Director of the Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research in the Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences at Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand.

Professor Kolt has an academic background that spans several disciplines including psychology, physiotherapy, sport and exercise science, and education. He holds a PhD in Psychology and has worked extensively in academic and practice settings. His research achievements are recognised internationally with over $5 million of research grant funding and the publication of several books and over 120 journal publications. Professor Kolt's leadership of Science and Health at Western Sydney University has contributed to the significant expansion and strengthening of these areas at the University.