SPECIAL MENTION

Dr Jerry Schwartz

After graduating as a medical doctor from the University of Sydney and spending many years in the public hospital system, Jerry became an early Surgical Fellow of the new Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery and today practices in his own ISO2001 accredited surgery in Matraville, Sydney.  In addition to his Ophthalmic and Cosmetic Surgery diplomas, Jerry also has a Masters in Public health from Monash University in Melbourne.  He is a Senior lecturer in Anatomy at Notre Dame University and an Associate in the Faculty Of Science at the University of Technology, Sydney.

Carolen Barripp

Carolen Barripp is an innovative Australian-based publisher who creates books of distinction that are acknowledged for their quality and originality. Her company, CL Creations Pty Ltd provides a full publishing service and its reputation of delivering attention to all aspects of the publishing process is well acknowledged.

Terry Robson

Terry Robson is a journalist, author, screenwriter, public speaker and qualified naturopath. He has worked as a health journalist for many of the major Australian media outlets focusing on lifestyle and holistic health issues. He is a health correspondent for SKY News, the co-editor of WellBeing magazine, has written a weekly online column for the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, and has authored three books. Terry appears regularly on radio stations around Australia reporting on the latest health and lifestyle research.

Carl Honoré

Carl is a leading champion of the Slow Movement. The Slow Movement is not about doing everything at a snail’s pace. It’s about living at the right speed – and aging on your own terms. For information on Carl’s work, go to www.carlhonore.com.

Janette Gale, Health Psychologist

Janette is the Managing Director of Health Coaching Australia, an organisation that trains health practitioners in how to help patients to more effectively implement medical and health recommendations. Health Coaching uses health psychology techniques to teach people how to have greater control over their habitual thinking and behaviour patterns and to make healthy changes that can be sustained throughout life.

Ian Gillam, PhD, FAAESS, Exercise physiologist and nutritionist

Ian is an accredited exercise physiologist and nutritionist at the Wellness Clinic, National Institute of Integrative Medicine. Ian’s special expertise is in the prescription of exercise and nutritional programmes to slow the progression of the chronic diseases associated with ageing.