The Australasian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine is pleased to announce it is launching a series of public nutritional medicine education lectures – MedEd 4 Everyone.

In this first program, Feed Your Brain, you can hear from leading nutritional medicine experts as they discuss the connection between nutrition and digestion and mental wellbeing. After each speaker there will be time for questions from the audience.

Our Speakers

Warren Maginn

Warren Maginn

a renowned Clinical Nutritionist, college lecturer and speaker will discuss the Gut/Brain Connection.

Felice Gersh

Dr Felice Gersh

recipient of numerous awards and renowned international lecturer, researcher, author and specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology, will talk about the Sex Hormone/Brain Connection.

Ralph Martins

Professor Ralph Martins

recognised as a world leader of research into Alzheimer’s disease, will talk about Preventing Alzheimer’s Now.

Felice Jacka

Professor Felice Jacka

pioneer of a highly innovative program that examines how diet and lifestyle behaviours interact with the risk for mental health problems – hear her discuss Food, Mood and Mental Wellbeing.

The afternoon will be hosted by Dr Michelle Woolhouse MBBS, FRACGP, FACNEM.

Learn more about our speakers.

Program

10 minutes Dr Michelle Woolhouse – Welcome
25 minutes Warren Maginn – The Gut Brain Connection
10 minutes Q&A with Warren
25 minutes Dr Felice Gersh – The Sex Hormone – Brain Connection
10 minutes Q&A with Felice
20 minutes Break – Tea, Coffee and refreshments available
25 minutes Professor Ralph Martins – Preventing Alzheimer’s Now
10 minutes Q&A with Ralph
25 minutes Professor Felice Jacka – Food, Mood and Mental Wellbeing
10 minutes Q&A with Felice
10 minutes Dr Michelle Woolhouse – Session wrap up

Tickets

Tickets are now available to book online.

$50 full price

$45 concession

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Please note:

  • Tickets can be printed out or shown to event staff on your mobile device.
  • We do not hold tickets without payment being made.
  • Seating is general admission.
  • We cannot guarantee refunds or exchanges once tickets are purchased.
  • Appropriate evidence of eligibility may be required when booking tickets at concession prices. Concession price is available to holders of Seniors Card, Pension Card, Health Care Card, University students, anyone under 17 years. Please bring proof of concession with you to the event.
  • Our full terms and conditions for purchasing tickets online can be read here.

Venue

MedEd 4 Everyone will be held at the beautiful Pullman Albert Park in Melbourne, overlooking the picturesque Albert Park Lake.

Pullman Melbourne Albert Park
65 Queens Road
Albert Park VIC 3004

Complimentary Wifi is available.

Parking at the Venue
Car parking is available at $16.00 per entry/per 24 hours.

Public Transport information

Tram
From the city, catch a tram down St Kilda Road (6 Glen Iris, 5 Malvern, 64 East Brighton, 3a East Malvern, 67 Carnegie or 16 Kew). Disembark at Stop 27 – High Street. Walk for 5 minutes (350m) – turn right into High Street, and then turn right into Queens Road.

Train
Catch a Sandringham line train, and disembark at Prahran station. Walk for 20 minutes (1.3km) along High Street, and then turn right into Queens Road.

Accessibility

Pullman Albert Park is user friendly for people with a disability and is wheelchair accessible. The venue provides toilet facilities that cater for disability and wheelchair access.
The venue has seating spaces dedicated to patrons using a wheelchair. These spaces need to be pre-booked, so please inform us of your requirements when making a booking.
Walking frames and other walking aides are not to remain in the auditorium during the session. However, they are permitted in the auditorium for use by patrons accessing their seat. Our team will be able to store the walking aide nearby, returning it to the patron at interval and at the conclusion of the event.

Contact Us

If you have any further queries, please do not hesitate to contact ACNEM via mail@acnem.org or 03 9597 0363