Dr. Hazel Wallace – founder
Hazel is a qualified medical doctor, best-selling author, content creator, and health influencer – she is the brains and rockstar behind The Food Medic!
Jemima Davis – media manager
Jemima splits her time between between working as a chef in London and running The Food Medic website. She joined The Food Medic when it was just Hazel writing and creating everything, back in September 2017, and loves working for such an important and growing brand and business that The Food Medic has become.
Charlotte Frank – Personal assistant
Charlotte is a virtual assistant who supports a number of clients remotely, including The Food Medic. She tries to keep Hazel’s diary as manageable and organised as possible and loves supporting Hazel and the team and being involved in a such an exciting and interesting business.
Maeve Hanan – Dietician
Maeve Hanan is a Consultant Dietitian and Health Writer. She also runs the blog DieteticallySpeaking.com, as she is passionate about promoting evidence-based nutrition and fighting nutritional nonsense. Find Maeve on Instagram @dietetically_speaking
Dr. John Sykes – GP and lifestyle medicine advocate
Dr John Sykes is a GP based in Bath with a keen interest in Lifestyle Medicine. He is also Trustee and Director of the British Society of Lifestyle Medicine. John’s greatest interest is encouraging his patients to be more active, eat better, relax daily and optimise their sleep in order to improve their health and reduce their risk of disease. John is also a Mac Nutrition Uni Certified Nutritionist. Find John on Instagram @healthandfitnessdoctor
Luce Hosier – Recipe developer and stylist
Luce works in The City as a full time junior insurance broker, and spend pretty much every other waking minute in the kitchen, creating plant based recipes to put on her blog to be enjoyed by all! Find Luce on Instagram @whatluceeats
Sarah Malcolm – Recipe developer and stylist
Sarah is a recipe and content creator, food stylist, and yoga teaching in London. She also hosts her own blog to feed her passion for food and share her own PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) journey with the world. Find Sarah on Instagram @sarahmalcs
Philippa Wright – Medical Student at Brighton and Sussex Medical School
Philippa is a 4th year medical student at BSMS and last year she completed a BSc in Nutrition at Kings College London. She started up the Nutritank branch in Brighton and is currently undertaking research on the health quality of food on sale in hospitals. Her interest in nutrition and health originated from a love for food and cooking!
Roshni Patel – Medical student at Cardiff University
Roshni is 4th year medical student at Cardiff University, originally from Leicester. She has a growing interest in lifestyle medicine and management of chronic diseases through modifications of diet, exercise and mental health. Roshni also enjoys creating healthy vegetarian meals and love to keep fit by going to the gym and running regularly.
Saskia Craine – Medical student at University of Buckingham
Saskia graduated from UCL in 2016 with a masters in public health and clinical nutrition. She then went on to work as a health advisor for BUPA which continued to root her interest and enthusiasm for the relationship between nutrition, culture and health.
Garcia Ashdown Franks – PhD student at The University of Toronto + Kings College London
Garcia is pursuing a research-based PhD in Exercise Sciences at the University of Toronto and is also currently affiliated with the Department of Psychological Medicine at King’s College London as a visiting student. She is passionate about the use of physical activity as a way to enhance mental health and wellbeing, and as a treatment for those with mental illness.
Ellie Wright – Psychology student at Bristol University
Ellie is an experimental psychology MSc student interested in motivated behaviours including how we eat, move, respond to pain & reward, and sleep. She works as a mental healthcare assistant in the NHS and with an independent Clinical Psychologist. Ellie is passionate about discourse including psycho-educational treatment and is currently working on a project with Speakezee.
Dr Bryna Chrismas – Assistant professor at Qatar University and PhD in exercise physiology
Dr Bryna Chrismas is an Assistant Professor in Sport and Exercise Science, specialising in exercise physiology. Currently, her teaching focusses on exercise and health, sports nutrition and exercise physiology. She is also a British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) & Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA) accredited Exercise Scientist.
Dr Jyoti Patel – Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at University of Oxford & University of Heidelberg
Dr Jyoti Patel is a cardiovascular research scientist with an interest in the immune system, inflammation and heart disease. In addition to her research, she is actively involved in public engagement and science communication with the British Heart Foundation, and supporting the educational and advocacy activities of the European Society of Cardiology.
Dr Joanne Skeldon – Psychologist
Dr Joanne is a Principle Clinical Psychologist currently working across inpatient and outpatient paediatrics. I work with children and young people aged from 0-18 and has over 10 years experience working in mental health services.
Dr Fredrika Asenius – Doctor + researcher in women’s health
Fredrika is a medical doctor currently pursuing a PhD at UCL, where she is researching the impact of paternal health on fetal growth. Fredrika is also a certified yoga teacher and aerobics instructor, and is passionate about inspiring others towards a healthier lifestyle.
Dr Fiona Malcomson – Researcher in colorectal cancer
Dr. Fiona Malcomson is a Research Associate with a PhD in Molecular Nutrition. Her primary research interest is investigating the relationships between lifestyle factors, particularly diet, obesity and physical activity, on bowel cancer risk and the underlying mechanisms behind these relationships. Fiona is passionate about contributing to evidence-based nutritional and lifestyle public health recommendations through her research.
Dr Laura Elliot – F2 doctor
Dr Laura Elliott is a medical doctor currently working in Kent. Laura graduated as a doctor from The University of Nottingham in 2017 and also has a bachelor’s degree in Medical Science. As we as being a keen runner, cellist, and yogi, Laura writes a blog called the FODMAP Medic writing about IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) and the low-FODMAP diet.