Medical Advisory Board

Our Medical Advisory Board is made up of leading specialists, researchers and healthcare professionals, who dedicate their time and expertise to improve the lives of people who are diagnosed with Functional Neurological Disorders.

The Board has been established to support all the work of our charity, with particular focus on:

  • Advising on clinical and scientific developments which can be shared with our members and on our website.
  • Advising on current research projects we can advertise to encourage participation.
  • Providing a general response to complex clinical queries which may be appropriate to post on our website.
  • Providing input and insight to support the development of our information resources for those diagnosed, and their families and carers.
  • Providing input and insight to support the development of our services and campaigning activities.
  • Providing advice and guidance on its approach of involving and engaging health professionals in our work.

Medical Advisory Board

Dr Richard Brown
Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology and Honorary Consultant Clinical Psychologist, University of Manchester

Dr Alan Carson
Consultant Neurologist and Honorary Reader, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh

Professor Trudie Chalder
Professor of Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy, Kings College, London

Professor Anthony David
Professor of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry and Vice Dean Academic Psychiatry, Kings College, London

Professor Mark Edwards
Professor of Neurology, St George’s University of London

Dr Rob Forsyth
Consultant Paediatric Neurologist at the Great Northern Children’s Hospital, and Senior Lecturer at Newcastle University

Paula Gardiner
Neurospecialist Physiotherapist/CBT Therapist, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh

Jeannette Gelauff
PhD Research Fellow in Neurology, University of Groningen, Netherlands

Professor Laura Goldstein
Professor of Clinical Neuropsychology, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, London

Dr Ingrid Hoeritzauer
PhD Research Fellow in Neurology, University of Edinburgh

Carrie Lumsden
Specialist Occupational Therapist, Community Rehabilitation and Brain Injury Service, West Lothian, Scotland

Dr Elizabeth Mallam
Neurologist, Southmead Hospital, Bristol

Glenn Nielsen
Research Fellow & Physiotherapist, St George’s University of London

Dr Timothy Nicholson
Clinical Lecturer & Consultant Neuropsychiatrist, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, Kings College, London

Dr Wendy Philips
Consultant Neurologist, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge

Dr Jason Price
Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist, The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough

Professor Markus Reuber
Professor of Clinical Neurology, University of Sheffield

Dr Jon Stone
Consultant Neurologist and Honorary Reader, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh

Dr Sumeet Singhal
Consultant Neurologist, Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham

Dr Valerie Voon
Neuropsychiatrist and Neuroscientist, University of Cambridge

The Medical Advisory Board accepts no liability, financial or otherwise, for the work undertaken by FND Action

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