- Doctor of Philosophy, University of Auckland, 2010.
- Diploma in Psychology (Comm), University of Waikato, 2000.
- Master of Social Science, University of Waikato, 1997.
- Certificate in Tertiary Teaching, Wintec.
- Bachelor of Social Science, University of Waikato, 1993.
- Registered General Nurse, United Kingdom, 1975.
- Registered M Nurse, United Kingdom, 1972.
Industry experience, affiliations and achievements
- 20+ years of experience in hospital and community nursing, in both general and psychiatric contexts.
- Tertiary teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
- Worked as a community psychologist and counsellor prior to working at Wintec.
Areas of expertise and research
- Supervision of research projects and dissertations.
- Families with two maternal figures.
- Evaluation research and qualitative research around teaching and development.
- A unique approach to succession planning for diabetes nurses: Evaluation of an emerging programme’. Poster presented at the New Zealand Society for the Study of Diabetes Annual Scientific Meeting, Wellington, 2015.
- ‘Utilising a psychosocial research approach to understand the intrapersonal and interpersonal factors that contribute to a ‘successful’ relationship between maternal dyads’. Presented at the New Zealand Applied Psychology Conference: Tikarohia Te Marama, Hamilton, 2014.
- ‘Maternal dyads and the value of mentalizing capacity: A pilot study’. Presented at the New Zealand Applied Psychology Conference, University of Waikato, 2014.
- Evaluation of the nurse internship programme for the Waikato Regional Diabetes Centre. Commissioned by the Waikato Regional Diabetes Centre, 2014, with Fyers, K.
- ‘Pedagogical approaches to fostering reflexivity in cultural safety education’. Poster presented at the Australian Nurse Educators Conference, Wellington, 2013, with Fyers, K.
- ‘Pedagogical approaches to fostering reflexivity in cultural safety education: A pilot study’. Unpublished report, Wintec, Hamilton, 2013, with Beaton, A.
- ‘What are the intrapersonal and interpersonal factors that contribute to a ‘successful’ open adoption relationship between the two mothers? A pilot study’. Hamilton, 2013.
- Evaluation of the happy ‘n’ healthy programme offered by Waimarie Community House. Commissioned by Waimarie Community House, 2012.
- ‘Pilot project to explore aspect of successful co-mother relationships’. Unpublished report, Wintec, Hamilton, 2012.
- Greenwood, S. (2015). Sex, gender and sexual orientation. In D. Wepa (Ed.), Cultural safety (2nd ed.). Melbourne, Victoria: Cambridge University Press.
- Greenwood, S. (2014). The invisibility of maternal dyads. Dynamics of Human Health, 1(1).