Facilitators

Professor George Jelinek

Author of 'Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis', founder and Honorary Professor at NEU
MD MBBS DipDHMFACEM
Professor George Jelinek is the founder of the Neuroepidemiology Unit (NEU) within the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health at The University of Melbourne.

Dr Conor Kerley

Dr Conor Kerley is an OMS Event Facilitator and presenter at the 7 Steps to Overcoming MS Event – Belfast on the 29th of April 2018.

Dr Sandra Neate

Head of the Neuroepidemiology Unit and a Senior Clinical Research Fellow
MBBS DipRACOG, DA(UK), Grad Cert Forensic Med, FACEM
Sandra's research interest is peoples’ experiences of adopting lifestyle medicine.

Phil Startin

Phil lives in Arrochar, Scotland with his American wife, Cristina, who he met over a weekend at the Jazz Fest in New Orleans.

Dr Colin Bannon

Dr Colin Bannon was one of the presenters at the AMEX 2017: 7 Steps to Overcoming MS Event which took place in Brighton on the 22nd of October 2017.

Jenny Nicholson

Jenny Nicholson was one of the presenters at the AMEX 2017: 7 Steps to Overcoming MS Event that took place in Brighton on the 22nd of October 2017.

Véronique Gauthier-Simmons

Véronique Gauthier-Simmons was a presenter at the AMEX 2017: 7 Steps to Overcoming MS Event in Brighton on the 22nd October 2017.

Dr Arie Gafson

Arie Gafson is a trainee academic neurologist based at Imperial College London and an OMS event facilitator.

Dr Rachael Hunter

Rachael is a mum of two and a Chartered Clinical Psychologist and a facilitator for OMS retreats.

Dr Stuart White

Dr Stuart White is an OMS event facilitator. He has had MS since 2010.

Alexandra Blossom

Alexandra Blossom was one of the facilitators at the AMEX 2017: 7 Steps to Overcoming MS Event that took place in Brighton on the 22nd of October 2017.

Dr Keryn Taylor

Psychiatrist and Honorary Senior Clinical Research Fellow
BSc, MBChB, FRANZCP, Cert. Consul. Liaison Psych
Keryn's clinical and research interests include the psychological adjustment to physical illness, neuropsychiatry and lifestyle medicine.

Dr Jonathan White

Medical Advisor & Event Facilitator
MBChB, MRCOG
Dr Jonathan White is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist and was diagnosed with MS in 2015.

Sam Josephs

BA (Hons), DipBCNH, mBANT, CNHC Registered.
Sam qualified as a nutritional therapist in 2008 from BCNH (UK College of Nutrition and Health).

Yvette Sargood

Yvette Sargood was one of the presenters at the AMEX 2017: 7 Steps to Overcoming MS Event that took place in Brighton on the 22nd of October 2017.

Dr. Craig Hassed OAM

Retreat Co-facilitator and OMS Medical Advisor
MBBS FRACGP OAM
Dr. Craig Hassed works at the Department of General Practice and is coordinator of mindfulness programs at Monash University.

Dr Georgiana Stanton

Retreat facilitator
MBBS, BCS, BCA
Georgie has worked as a doctor in a wide breadth of medical specialities and is now training for her specialization in psychiatry.