Alison Smithies

Alison Smithies is the Director of Health, Wellness and Nutrition at the American School of Bombay in Mumbai, India.

Professional biography

Alison Smithies is The Director of Health, Wellness and Nutrition at the American School of Bombay in Mumbai, India. This is her third international school post, and also her third continent to live and work in. She qualified as a nurse in Tasmania, Australia and has subsequently gained registration in the UK. Professionally she has spent many years working in Emergency nursing, largely with pediatrics. She has also qualified as a midwife, and has spent several years working in family/community health. Much of her recent work has been in schools where she has recognised the need to be flexible and agile in recognising how her skills can be best utilised to enhance the learning of her students. She has completed a Bachelor of Nursing from Deakin University (Australia) and a Master of Arts, Leadership in International Schools from University of Northern Iowa, USA.

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