Worldwide EndoMarch Perth 2018
End The Silence On Endo ...
Join us on Saturday March 24th, 2018 for an extraordinary High Tea with a glass of sparkling on arrival and take part in a world wide event to raise funds, education and awareness for Endometriosis.
Enjoy an afternoon with our Key Note Speaker & Special Guest Speakers and MC'd by our fabulous Medical Director Professor Jason Abbott. Enjoy a glass of sparkling on arrival, delicious food and help raise awareness and funds for Endometriosis Australia.
With thanks to Crown Perth for their support
Dr Jade Acton
Dr Jade Acton is a Specialist Gynaecologist who medicine from James Cook University in 2006, before completing six years of specialist training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Perth. In 2016, Dr Acton was awarded a Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.
Dr Acton has completed a two-year Australasian Gynaecologic and Endoscopy and Surgery Society Accredited Fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery. Her particular clinical interest is in endometriosis and complex laparoscopic surgery.
Dr Acton has been a member of AGES for 8 years and is actively involved in the society and its meetings.
Dr Acton is interested in surgical teaching and training and has recently completed a Masters in Surgical Education. She is involved in clinical research and has multiple publications in the field of gynaecology.
Nola Marino MP and Endometriosis Australia Ambassador
Nola was elected as the Federal Member for Forrest on November 24, 2007. During the first Parliamentary sitting of 2008, she was appointed to the position of Deputy Opposition Whip and was also part of an Australian United Nations delegation to observe the elections in Cambodia later in the year. On the 27 September 2015, Nola was appointed to the position of Chief Government Whip.
She has been able to speak up for Forrest by investigation and developing policy areas which would be of benefit to her constituents.
There has been a big win for regional families by Nola when she led the way to help reverse Labor’s cuts to Youth Allowance access. This was of great assistance to families with children who wanted to pursue their education dreams beyond high school.
This year she was appointed as convener for the Australia-South and Central Asia Parliamentary Network of the Inter-Parliamentary Union.
Nola enjoys spending time with family and friends, football, cooking, music, reading and walking. She believes in hard work and getting on with the job.
Nola was born and raised by her parents in Brunswick Junction, a small country town in the south west of Western Australia, the youngest in a family of three sisters and one brother. She was educated in Brunswick, Harvey and Bunbury.
Endometriosis Australia's Medical Director
Professor Jason Abbott
Dr Jason Abbott is Professor of Gynaecological Surgery at the University of New South Wales having undertaken his PhD in surgical treatments for Endometriosis associated pain. He is currently President of The Australian Gynaecological Endoscopy Society (AGES) and a member of the FIGO menstrual disorders group. He is the International Editor for the Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynaecology and Associate Editor for Human Reproduction and the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. He is the Chairman of the Practice Committee of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) charged with delivering evidence-based guidelines for surgical gynaecology. He has more than 100 publications including text-books, book chapters and large-scale Randomised Controlled Trials (RCTs) in gynaecological surgery and supervises PhD, masters and honours students in the area of gynaecological surgery.
Tracy has been a Naturopath and herbalist for 16 years after a career in banking in the UK left her with a desire for more fulfilment.
Her chosen clinical focus is women’s health, hormones and fertility and she has run a successful pre-conception and fertility Program for the last 15 years where her focus is implementing parameters to lifestyle and diet that supports the optimal health of both partners either alongside modern IVF techniques or as a stand alone program.
She is the owner and clinical director of a multi-modality healthcare clinic in Victoria Park Perth and an established facilitator of workshops. She lives on a 5 acre property North of Perth with a menagerie of animals and is interested in optimising health through an integrated approach.
Endometriosis has played a big part in her life personally affecting her ability to have children and she is passionate through her knowledge and personal experience to support women who are suffering with this and other reproductive issues.
In addition to her naturopathic, herbal and nutrition qualification Tracy has completed post graduate study in wellness and has just completed a Masters in Reproductive Medicine from UNSW.
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