Ava Easton


Dr Ava Easton is a researcher and Chief Executive of The Encephalitis Society. Ava has produced and published many papers, book chapters, and a book (Life After Encephalitis) on various aspects of encephalitis and its after-effects; she also speaks at conferences and lectures around the world on various aspects of encephalitis and its consequences for patients. Her expertise also extends to neuro-narratives, narrative medicine, and patient and public engagement. Ava is involved in a number of research studies looking into the processes and outcomes of encephalitis and is an Honorary Fellow in the Dept. of Clinical Infection, Microbiology and Immunology, University of Liverpool; Member, Study Steering Committee, National Surveillance Taskforce on Neurology and COVID19; Member of the Expert Working Group on the Clinical Management of Human Rabies, Public Health England; Editorial Board Member and Book Review Editor for Brain Injury Journal; Ambassador for the European Brain Injury Council; Chair of the Patient and Public Involvement Panel for the Global Health Research Group on Brain Infections; Reviewer for books and the arts for the Lancet Neurology.

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