Contributors

Lauren is a medical writer, project manager and social media strategist. After completing her science degree in physiology at UNSW in 2010, she spent an honours year conducting research at the Translational Neuroscience Facility under the supervision of Prof. Gary Housley and completed a thesis in the field of sensory neuroscience. Full Bio

 

Jane Barry has qualifications and expertise in general, midwifery and child health nursing. She also has a Bachelor Degree in Applied Science (Nursing) and is an endorsed immunisation programme nurse. For almost twenty five years Jane has been employed in community health - specifically in the field of early parenting with a focus on sleep, safety, behaviour, nutrition and maintaining wellness.

Jane's passion lies in supporting and educating parents to care for their children in the best way possible and to help them focus on the joy of parenting. Full Bio

 

Jon is a naturopath focusing on female reproductive health practising in Brisbane, Australia. Jon has worked in both the conventional and complementary medicine areas and values an integrative approach to treatment.  Jon has co-edited a seminal naturopathic text “Clinical Naturopathy: an Evidence Based Guide to Practice” which has been published by Elsevier. The text will be used in naturopathic colleges in Australia, Europe and North America. Full Bio

 

Shane is a qualified nutritionist and has written several books including the groundbreaking "Organic Farming, Food Quality and Human Health". He's worked with Organic research organisations in the UK, the US and Europe, as is now the consultant nutritionist to the Biological Farmers of Australia. In 2003 he founded Brisbane-based online retailer Farm Fresh Organics to make fairly-priced, certified organic food easily available to Brisbane families and grow demand for Australia's organic farmers. Full Bio

 

As an athlete and patient who's undergone 15 separate operations for various sporting injuries and ailments, Peter brings a wealth of experience. His basic philosophy is to find the most natural way to cure ailments, whether it be through herbs and natural supplements or just following the general principles of good nutrition. Peter takes special interest in the trends of health in society, and follows the latest cutting edge evidence based health research. Peter has a Bachelor of Education, a veggie patch and eats a lot. Full Bio

 

Genevieve has a background in social research having completed a PhD on human rights at the University of New South Wales in Political Science.

She currently works at the Australian Bureau of Statistics, as part of a small team of consultants advising the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Reform Council on data quality and statistical accuracy as part of the reporting process for the COAG National Agreements on Healthcare, Indigenous disadvantage, Disability, Education Skills and Workforce Development, and Affordable Housing. Full Bio

 

David Arenson is an Australian-qualified Naturopath and Wellness professional, currently employed as Naturopath at The Sanctuary (Six Senses Phuket).

He has a diverse range of interests covering health and wellness. David is also a qualified aromatherapist (Cert. IV) and massage therapist. Full Bio

 

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