PERIOP 2019  • 17–19 October 2019 • Hamilton

Ula

Ula Heywood

Biography

I’m Dr Ula Heywood. Over the last decade, in addition to my work as a Medical Specialist, I have had an ongoing deep interest in health and wellness, particularly the role that nutrition, sleep, exercise and mindfulness play. I avidly read about this and practice it myself as much as possible, especially in the kitchen! 


The subjects of epigenetics, nutrigenomics and individualised healthcare programs are fascinating to me. It is definitely the way of the future for medicine.  I’m very excited to start in this leadership role of Clinical Director with a group of enthusiastic professionals, all dedicated to preventative healthcare. 

It is time to proactively invest in building fences at the top of the cliff, rather than reacting with ambulances at the bottom. Edison is the antidote to this, allowing us to re-engineer your health on a cellular level and maximise health longevity.

My goal as the Clinical Director at Edison is to provide clarity around the true path to health, enabling people to maximise their quality of life and to reach their full health potential.

Presentation Topic

A general overview of how we are using epigenetics in preventative medicine

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