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PROVIDED & WRITTEN BY DNA Inc.
                                                                                                                                          

           Australian Dystonia Awareness Week  20th – 27th September 2019 Inclusive

               Dystonia Network of Australia Inc. (DNA)  is pleased to announce our Dystonia Awareness Week on the Government Calendar for 2019 is 20th – 27th September inclusive.  During this week we hope to hold Dystonia Information Days in at least 2 Tertiary Hospitals in Sydney and host a phone-in forum with a movement disorder specialist. We have also been given the opportunity to boost community awareness by advertising DNA and explaining Dystonia in community media in the lead up to Awareness Week. We will keep you informed of any other activities. Hopefully some members will also consider holding events in other areas and states to mark this week. We are aware that other groups follow the American dystonia awareness which is the whole of September and we are happy to support any events for members during this extended time. Stay tuned to our press release and news stories pages on our web site for updates. For more information about Dystonia go to dystonia.org.au or email us on info@dystonia.org.au 

The Dystonia Network of Australia Inc. (DNA) Advisory Board To May 2015

Name Position
Associate Professor Victor Fung Director Movement Disorders Unit, Department of Neurology, Westmead Hospital & Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney
Associate Professor John O’Sullivan Coordinator of Movement Disorders Service, Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital, Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Queensland
Associate Professor Thomas Kimber Neurologist, Adelaide
Doctor Neil Mahant MBBS PhD FRACP, Department of Neurology, Westmead Hospital, Sydney
Doctor Stephen Tisch Consultant Neurologist, Staff Specialist in Neurology, Head of Neurophysiology, St Vincent’s Hospital, Conjoint Senior Lecturer University of New South Wales
Doctor Richard Peppard Movement Disorder Neurologist, Hawthorn, Victoria
Doctor Benjamin Jonker Neurosurgeon, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney
Doctor Jeff Blackie Department of Neurology, John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle
Doctor Florence Chang Department of Neurology, Westmead Hospital, Sydney Neurologist
Associate Professor Paddy Grattan-Smith Department of Neurology, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney
Associate Professor Russell Dale Department of Neurology, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney
Doctor Michel Tchan Clinical Geneticist, Genetic Medicine, Westmead Hospital, Sydney
Doctor Paul Schnitzler General Practitioner, Lindfield Medical Practice, Lindfield, Sydney
Professor Lynley Bradnam Professor of Physiotherapy, Graduate School of Health, University of Technology, Sydney
Melani Boyce Senior Physiotherapist in Neurology, Westmead Hospital, Sydney
Graham Menzies Clinical Neuropsychologist, Department of Medical Psychology, Westmead Hospital, Sydney
Helen Brake Speech Pathology Manager, St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney
Brigitte Moseley Pharmacist, Blue Mountains
Barbara Spiteri Clinical Nurse Educator/ Movement Disorders Clinical Support Nurse, St Vincent’s Private Hospital, Sydney
Mary Jones Parkinson’s disease/ Movement Disorders Specialist Clinic Nurse, Hawthorn, Victoria
David Tsui Clinical Nurse Consultant/Movement Disorders, Department of Neurology, Westmead Hospital
David White Retired lawyer, Blue Mountains
Sue Kennedy Office Manager, Cerebral Palsy Centre, Melbourne & Advocate for children living with Dystonia, Victoria
Margot Chiverton Advocate for people living with Dystonia, South Australia
Greg Partington Advocate for people living with Dystonia, NSW

 

 

 

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