Advisory Panel



MS HELEN ANTON B Ec (Adel)
Director, AustralAsian Academy of Anti-Ageing Medicine (A5M)
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.


DR ANDREW HEYMAN MD MHSA;
Program Director of Integrative and Metabolic Medicine, The George Washington University (USA) Advisory Board Member
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.

PROF. CHEN CHEN MD, PHD
Honorary Advisor
Professor and Chair of Endocrinology, School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Queensland
Principal Research Fellow of the National Health & Medical Research Council
Professor Chen Chen was appointed Professor and Chair of Endocrinology from 2008 in the University of Queensland after serving as head of the Endocrine Cell Biology at the Prince Henry’s Institute of Medical Research, Melbourne, 1999-2007. After training as a Medical Doctor at Shanghai Medical University (now Fudan University Medical School), he took a MSc (research) of Physiology at Peking Union Medical College and Chinese Academy of Medical Science, Beijing and then PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Bordeaux, France in 1989.
He then worked in Glaxo Research Institute in the U.S.A. He came to Melbourne, Australia in 1992 to continue his research in Endocrine Cell Biology at the Prince Henry’s Institute before joining the University of Queensland in 2008.
He is a member of the Editorial Board of more than 10 international journals, including Endocrinology, Endocrine, Clinical & Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology. He served as Chair or Organizing Committee member of several international conferences, including forthcoming Australia-China Biomedical Conference in Melbourne 2011. He is also a Principal Research Fellow of Australian NHMRC.


DR RHONA CREEGAN BSc BiomedSC, MNutrMed, MSc, ClinBiochem, PhD
Nutritional Biochemist & Nutritionist
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.
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