Ava Easton Consultancy

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Other Positions held:

  1. Honorary Fellow, Dept, of Clinical Infection, Microbiology and Immunology, University of Liverpool (since 2014).

  2. Member, World Health Organisation (WHO) COVID-19 Neuro Research Coalition:  Chair of Patient and Public Involvement on the taskforce for Acute Clinical Care of Covid Neurology [2020 to present].

  3. Member, Steering Committee, COVID_CNS [The COVID-Clinical Neuroscience Study]; and Patient and Public Engagement Lead (2020 to present).

  4. Member, Steering Committee, Cornerve (2020 to present).

  5. Co-Investigator and Chair of the Patient and Public Involvement Panel - GECO/COVIDNeuro Global Study (2020-present).

  6. Member of the Expert Working Group on the Clinical Management of Human Rabies, Public Health England (2020 – present).

  7. Member of the NIHR Global Health Community Engagement and Involvement Virtual Advisory Network (June 2019 - present).

  8. Chair, Patient and Public Involvement Panel, The Global Health Research Group on Brain Infections (2018 - present).

  9. Ambassador, European Brain Council (since 2016).

  10. Book/Film/Theatre Reviewer for The Lancet Neurology (since 2016). 

  11. Book Review Editor and Editorial Board Member for Brain Injury Journal (since 2014).            

  12. Consultant to Media (Radio, Television and Press) on Encephalitis and Acquired Brain Injury.  

  13. Lecturer for Glasgow Schools of Medicine and The University of Liverpool Brain Infections Unit.

  14. Reviewer/Referee for NIHR Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Programme for NIHR Research Evaluation, Trials and Studies Coordinating Centre; Brain Injury Journal, Nursing Standard, British Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, Journal of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation.
  15. Member, Royal Society of Medicine (2008 - present).
  16. Member, ACEVO (2011 - present).
  17. Member, American Academy of Neurology (2015 - present).
  18. Member, European Academy of Neurology (2019 - present).

My first book Life after Encephalitis was published in 2016 by Psychology Press and over the years have had many papers, booklets and chapters published in academic journals and other media.

In my spare time, I love my dogs, enjoy watching movies, reading, listening to music, eating good food and drinking good wine, walking, and travelling.