A5M Advisory Board

Ms Helen Anton B Ec (Adel)
Director of A5M Medical Education
As Director of The AustralAsian Academy of Anti-Ageing Medicine (A5M), Ms Anton leads a dedicated team of professionals who develop and present Continuing Education Programs, Workshops, Conferences and Seminars to enable healthcare professionals to maintain effective practices and achieve better patient outcomes. Over the last five years, under her stewardship, A5M has flourished into a cutting edge and rapidly growing accredited evidence-based medical education provider.

Prior to undertaking this role Ms Anton was a Pharmaceutical & Medical Marketing Consultant (1990 - 2007). She was responsible for setting up multidisciplinary Medical Centres combining different modalities for the health and wellbeing of patients. The integration of preventative protocols, integrative medicine, pathology testing and mainstream general practice provided a whole body approach to treatment of patients.
She also provided advice to medical practitioners and other healthcare professionals who wanted to incorporate this unique approach to their individual practices. Ms Anton provided the marketing and strategic support that achieved the corporate and patient goals required.

Ms Anton’s career is founded on extensive pharmaceutical sales and marketing experience. From 1989 -1998 she worked at AMRAD, an Australian Pharmaceutical company, on the Cardiovascular Risk Reduction Program developed in conjunction with the Baker Medical Research Institute to support the aim of providing more patient education and increase awareness in the area of Cardiovascular Health.

In addition, Ms Anton gained invaluable experience as a General Practice & Specialist Representative, and later Product Manager at GLAXO Australia (now GSK Australia) throughout the 1980s. This is where her experience in disseminating information and protocols to medical practitioners and allied health professionals began. Throughout this period she developed extensive experience across respiratory, gastroeneterology and dermatology specialties.

Integrative Medicine & General Practitioner
Advisory Board Member A5M

Sessional Presenter A5M & ACAAM
Dr Tania Ash is a clinician, teacher, lecturer and leader in her field in Australia, and has spoken on wide-ranging topics including: The optimal anti-ageing diet, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and adrenal fatigue. She hold a medical degree form Melbourne University, a fellowship with RACGP and a fellowship in anti-ageing and integrative medicine with the American Board of Anti-Aging Medicine.

Dr Ash is renowned for frequently providing the final port of call for her clients by addressing the root causes of her clients' chronic illnesses and creating a comprehensive management plan, that includes boosting energy production on a cellular level, as well as correcting nutritional deficiencies to optimal levels. Dr Ash is committed to empowering her clients to have vitality breakthroughs and to extend longevity with quality of life.

Mary-Louise Condon 
BPharm, PCCA Compounding, ABAAHP, IFM (Compounding), ACAAM
Integrative Medicine Practitioner
Senior Compounding Pharmacist
Advisory Board Member A5M

Sessional Presenter A5M & ACAAM
Mary-Lou has practised as a retail and compounding pharmacist since graduating from University of Queensland in 1990. She trained for several years in the USA, where she learnt her passion for compounding. She is truly passionate about bespoke medication and particularly interested in cutting edge research and technology. Her belief is truly about personalised medicine to create wellness. To support her interests, she continually attends conferences and loves to learn. She is an anti-ageing and integrative practitioner, combining nutraceuticals (vitamins and nutrition), hormones and pain management. Mary-Lou holds certifications both with the American Board of Anti-Ageing Health Practitioners (ABAAHP) and also the Australasian Certification in Anti-Ageing Medicine (ACAAM).

Dr Rhona Creegan BSc BiomedSC, MNutrMed, MSc, ClinBiochem, PhD
Nutritional Biochemist & Nutritionist
Advisory Board Member A5M
Lead Educator A5M & ACAAM
Dr Rhona Creegan is a Nutritional Biochemist and Registered Nutritionist (NSA) with extensive experience in Clinical biochemistry, Molecular genetics and Nutrition. She has completed a Masters degree in Nutrition Medicine and more recently a PhD which investigated plasma lipid biomarkers in Alzheimer's disease. Her key interests are abnormal lipid metabolism and metabolic dysfunction; key features of chronic disease and ageing. Dr Creegan is a Nutrition Medicine Practitioner, researcher, lecturer and published author.
Dr Andrew Heyman MD, MHSA
Program Director of Integrative & Metabolic Medicine, The George Washington University (USA)
Advisory Board Member A5M
A medical practitioner and internationally recognised expert in natural therapies, Hr Heyman has been involved in the field of anti-ageing and integrative medicine for over two decades and has extensive experience in nutrition, vitamins, herbology, Chinese medicine, manual therapies and more.
Dr Heyman is currently the Program Director of Integrative and Metabolic Medicine at The George Washington University, USA. Prior to assuming this role, he spent 16 years at the University of Michigan, serving to build one of the largest and most successful academic-based Integrative Medicine programs in the United States, and was the clinical chair of the Consortium of Academic Health Centres for Integrative Medicine a collaboration of 57 North American universities involved in Integrative Medicine. He is the online editor for the Journal of Men's Health in the section of Integrative Medicine, and he also holds the position of Editor-In-Chief of the Internet Journal of Anti-Aging and Aesthetic Medicine. His research interests include the Stress response and NeuroEndocrinology, Cardiometabolic Disease, Men's Health and clinical outcomes research methodologies.

A5M Team

Ms Stephanie Anton
Education Advisor ACAAM
Speaker Manager A5M Annual Conference

Ms Felicia Soria 
Membership, Enquiries & Digital Marketing

Ms Emmalene Triebel
Project Manager


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