EDUCATION

POSTGRADUATE EDUCATION

2016  MSc Nutritional Medicine, Faculty of Biosciences and Medicine, University of Surrey, UK.   Final Project; Systematic Review (RCT = 417; p = 63.702). Title: Does the use of Probiotics, Prebiotics and/or Synbiotic Interventions prevent or treat Infections or Communicable Diseases in the Children and Adult Population.

2015  Systematic Reviews & Introduction to Research Methods and Study Design, Nuffield Department of Primary Care and Health Sciences & Department for Continuing Education, University of Oxford.  Final Project; Protocol for a Systematic Review of Systematic Reviews (Overview) & Preparing and conducting a Systematic Review according to The Cochrane Collaboration procedure.

2009 Postgraduate Diploma Anthroposophic Medicine, British Postgraduate Training in Anthroposophic Medicine, St Luke’s Medical Centre, Stroud.  Final Project: Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD) and Bipolar Affective Disorder (BAD) in accordance with the ICD 10 Classification of Mental and Behavioral Disorders.

2003 Diploma in Nutritional Therapy and Nutritional Counselling, Regents College, London.

1995  Diploma in Anthroposophy, Emerson College, Forest Row, East Sussex, UK.

CONTINUING POSTGRADUATE EDUCATION

2016  Mind, Mood, Microbes. International Conference on Microbiota-Gut-Brain-Axis, The Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, Holland.

2016  Antibiotics and antimicrobial resistance. Prof Helga Erlendsdóttir, Faculty of Medicine, University of Iceland.

2016  Precision Medicine/Targeted Cancer Therapies.  Department of Continuing Education, University of Iceland.

2015  The effect of Natural Products and Natural Medicine on Medication. Freyja Jónsdóttir. The Department of Continuing Education, University of Iceland.

2015  Vönduð íslenska – tölvupóstar og stuttir textar. Prof Sigurður Konráðsson, Háskóla Íslands.

2015  Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, ADD and ADHD. Dr Alex Richardson, University of Oxford.

2015  Nutrition and Autism. Prof Ian Givens, University of Reading.

2015  Probiotics and Prebiotics. Prof Gerald Fitzgerald, University Collge Cork.

2014  Dysbiosis, Diet and Crohns Disease. Prof Barry Campell, University of Liverpool.

2014  Introduction to Gut Immunology. Dr Rachel Simmonds, University of Surrey.

2014  Nutrition and CNS development and function, Trace elements and the brain: pathology. Prof Cathy Levenson, Florida State University.

2014  Nutrition and criminal behaviour. Dr Ap Zaalberg, Radboud Universiteit, Holland.

2014  Overview of CNS neurotransmission and neuroanatomy. Dr Alexis Bailey, St George´s University of London.

2013  A hybrid trans-diagnostic and specific CBT approach to “Medically Unexplained Symptoms” (MUS): Masterclass. Prof Paul Salkovikis, University of Bath.

2013  The role of fatty acids and phospholipids in schizophrenia, depression and other CNS conditions. Dr Brian Hallahan, School of Medicine, Nui Galway.

2013  Nutritional therapy and dementia treatment. Dr Barbara Engel, University of Surrey.

2013  Food Allergy, Food Intolerances, Diagnosis and Dietary Management, Non-IgE mediated Reaction to Food. Dr Janice Jonea, University of Surrey.

2012  Coeliac Disease. Dr Peter Mooney, University of Sheffield.

2012  Crohns Disease. Dr Sarah Langlands, University of Surrey.

2012  Colorectal Cancer. Prof Ian Jonston, University of St Andrews.

2012  Irritable Bowel Syndrome –Low FODMAPS Diet – Yvonne McKenzie, University of Surrey.

2011  The History of Medicine. Rúna Hjaltested Guðmundsdóttir MA. The Department of Continuing Education, University of Iceland.

2009  Natural Medicine and Natural products. Educational Conference in collaboration with The Research Institute on Medication (RUL), The Pharmacy Department and The pharmacists’ association. The Department of Continuing Education, University of Iceland.

2009  Natural Medicine – How to Assimilate Data. Vilborg Halldórsdóttir MSc. Pharm. The Department of Continuing Education, University of Iceland.