Ms Gillian Mason - Biography

Page last updated: 17 February 2020

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Ms Gillian Mason is a healthcare consumer and disability advocate who lives with Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy and Ehler's Danlos Syndrome. She is also a physiotherapist, clinician-researcher and science communicator working in stroke and rehabilitation research with the Centre for Rehab Innovations and the Priority Research Centre for Stroke and Brain Injury (University of Newcastle) at Hunter Medical Research Institute, in Newcastle, NSW.

Her research interests, her involvement as a consumer representative in research & policy planning and her advocacy work centres around improving access and inclusion in research and healthcare, centring the patient experience, meaningful involvement of consumers in health and medical research, and innovating solutions for individualised, precision-rehabilitation medicine.