Premila Kumar

Senior Lecturer and Research

Staff profile

Premila Kumar

Registered Nurse, Diploma in Nursing, Post Grad in Nursing, NZCATT, Masters in Nursing


Senior Lecturer and Research

Teaching areas

Nursing with an inpatient focus


Premila is a senior academic lecturer in the School of Nursing. She has over 20 years of experience and expertise in the nursing profession. She coordinates our bachelor of nursing students and teaches professional practice.

Premila is clinically active and works for District Health Boards bringing the knowledge to the nursing team.

Why I love MIT

The MIT School of Nursing is a role model to the students and supports students in meeting their learning outcomes. I love working at MIT because it is a friendly multi-cultural environment and gives me flexible working conditions. It also provides students with strong clinical experience.

Research interests

  • Literature review.

Awards and grants

  • Long service as an expert registered nurse.

Memberships and affiliations

  • New Zealand Nursing Council
  • Tertiary Education Union
  • St Johns
  • Counties Manukau District Health Board Staff Society.