Professor George Jelinek

Author of 'Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis', founder and Honorary Professor at NEU
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.

Professor George Jelinek is the founder of the Neuroepidemiology Unit (NEU) within the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health a...

Dr Jonathan White

Medical Advisor & Facilitator
Dr Jonathan White supports Overcoming MS as a Medical Advisor and Event Facilitator. He is an Obstetrician and Gynecologist and was diagnosed with MS in 2015.

Jonathan lives on the North Coast of Northern Ireland, is married to Jenny and father to Angus and Struan. He went to University of Glasg...

Dr 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.

After a DPhil in Quantum Physics, he left his academic roots for a more peripatetic career in management consulting, initially with Price...

Associate Professor Sandra Neate

Head of the Neuroepidemiology Unit, the University of Melbourne
MBBS DipRACOG, DA(UK), Grad Cert Forensic Med, FACEM
Associate Professor Sandra Neate is a Principal Research Fellow and the Head of the Neuroepidemiology Unit at the Melbourne School Of Population and Global Health, researching lifestyle related risk factors in multiple sclerosis progression.

She has also been a facilitator at Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis Events. Sandra is also a specialist emergency physician and has held sen...

Dr Véronique Gauthier-Simmons

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

Véronique has been an Overcoming MS facilitator since the AMEX event in Brighton in 2017 and has since led the exercise sessions at sever...

Dr Rachael Hunter

Dr Rachael Hunter is a clinical academic who works as a Clinical Psychologist in the NHS, and as a Senior Lecturer in Clinical and Health Psychology at Swansea University. She is an active researcher and has been involved with a number of projects relating to MS as well as other physical and mental health conditions.  

She has been following the Overcoming MS program since she was diagnosed in 2012. She remains relapse free with recent MRI scans confirmi...

Sam Josephs

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

Sam believes passionately in diet and lifestyle intervention as a powerful preventative approach to all chronic health conditions. Her hu...