Anita Brown-Major is an Occupational Therapist who is passionate about working with individuals to address their sexual health needs.
Anita has worked extensively in subacute rehabilitation and currently splits her time between RMH inpatient rehabilitation and Thrive Rehab. Thrive Rehab provides education to health care professionals to assist them to be comfortable in addressing sexuality. They also provide individual consultations to patients and their families.
St Vincent's Barbara Walker Centre for Pain Management
Harry Eeman works as a Specialist Pain Medicine Physician at St Vincent's Barbara Walker Centre for Pain Management and has interests in both acute and chronic pain management. He is a board member of the faculty of Pain Medicine and chairs the Pain SIG of RMSANZ.
Dr Monika Hasnat is a Pediatric Rehabilitation Physician at Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne and also practices privately at Melbourne Paediatric Specialists and Epworth Hospital Richmond. Monika has research interests in the management of physical disability.
Dr Cilla Haywood graduated medicine with honours in 2002 from the University of Melbourne. She then went on to junior doctor training at Austin and Northern Hospitals, obtaining her fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Physicians in 2010. Subsequently, she undertook doctor of philosophy studies on obesity in older persons under the supervision of Professor Joe Proietto. Her study demonstrated the safety and efficacy of very low energy diets in older obese persons, and her PhD was conferred in 2016. Currently, she is a consultant general physician and geriatrician at Austin Health and Northern Health, and consults at the weight control clinic at the Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital. This is in addition to participating in teaching of junior doctors, and undertaking further research, as well as enjoying crossfit and travelling.
A/Prof Natasha Lannin is a rehabilitation clinical trialist who works to develop knowledge to improve outcomes for adults with neurological conditions undergoing rehabilitation. She is a member of the Australian Occupational Therapy Association Research Foundation, a Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Foundation Academy of Research, and Chair of the Management Committee Australian Stroke Clinical Registry. Working in a conjoint position with Alfred Health and La Trobe University, Natasha has a strong commitment to knowledge translation and embedding research into daily practice.
Jim Lavranos is the Senior Clinical Prosthetist at Caulfield Hospital. He has worked in both public and private facilities around Australia dealing with both adult and paediatric clients with all levels of amputation. He also spent an extended period in South East Asia and India doing development work relating to technique training and appropriate technology. More recently he has been involved with Melbourne and Monash University as a consultant on projects related to innovation in low cost technology for upper limb amputees and casting systems for lower limb amputees.
Dr Adam McKay is a Clinical Neuropsychologist specialising in brain injury rehabilitation at Monash University and Epworth Healthcare. Since graduating from his Masters/Phd in 2005, he has maintained joint clinical and research positions and led the development of psychological interventions in brain injury targeting depression, anxiety, fatigue, sleep disturbance, as well as interdisciplinary research focused on driving, behaviour, and the early rehabilitation of daily living skills. Adam is committed to establishing evidence based interventions to benefit people with brain injury and their families and ensuring their application in clinical practice.
Dr Michael Tan is a dual trained neurologist and rehabilitation physician, specialising in epilepsy, headache and balance disorders. He is a member of the Neurosciences department at St Vincent's Hospital (Melbourne) where he attends the epilepsy and headache disorders clinic, and is a visiting neurologist at the Balance Disorders and Ataxia Service at the Eye and Ear Hospital.
Dr Dana Wong graduated from a Masters/PhD in Clinical Neuropsychology (UWA) in 2005, and has since maintained active roles in clinical practice, education and research. She is currently a Senior Lecturer at La Trobe University. She leads a body of scholarship in innovative neuropsychological rehabilitation techniques to improve the lives of brain injury survivors, and enhancing clinician competence in delivering cognitive and psychological interventions. Dana was awarded the 2016 Australasian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment (ASSBI) Clinical Innovation Award, the 2017 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Education (Innovation in Teaching), and the 2017 Vice Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence.
George Koulouris completed his radiology training at The Alfred Hospital in Melbourne in 2004, having completed a combined general MRI and interventional fellowship. He then worked at Victoria House Medical Imaging and also undertook further training in musculoskeletal imaging at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, USA under the supervision of Professor William Morrison. Here, George assisted in the provision of medical services to all the major sporting associations, including the Philadelphia Eagles, The Phillies baseball team, Philadelphia Flyers (ice hockey) and the Philadelphia 76ers. George has since worked in public and private practice, gaining experience working at several centres and in the different subspecialty fields of radiology.
Throughout his career, George has maintained a determined focus on research, publishing in excess of 30 articles in peer review journals and textbook chapters. He also acted as a consultant for the world’s largest medical publisher, Elsevier, where he helped deliver an interactive web based programme devoted to musculoskeletal imaging in order to help trainees and other radiologists improve their understanding of this field. He gained his medical degrees from for the University of Melbourne in 1996 and then completed his internship and basic surgical training at Austin Health (formerly Austin & Repatriation Medical Centre).
George is a musculoskeletal and MRI radiologist and therefore his main interests includes the diagnosis and treatment of orthopaedic and rheumatological disorders as well as sporting and work injuries. In particular, muscle injuries, such as hamstring, calf and groin strains are areas of sub-specialisation, as well as tendon injuries, back, neck and sciatic pain. Other areas of interest include neurological, neurosurgical and urological radiology.