Philip is a Consultant Neurophysiologist and research scientist with a particular focus on Meditation, Breathing and the Brain. He was an Academic Advisor at Monash Medical School, teaching research-skills, Health Promotion principles, practice & ethics; and project supervision. He designed and delivered “Clinical Yoga” and “Science of Sleep” as evidence-based programs specifically designed for Monash medical students with a 1200 word essay as assessment.
After teaching for nearly a decade, his most recent research explored the benefits of Mindfulness-Based interventions for stroke care in conjunction with Monash University School of Clinical Sciences; the Florey Institute of Neuroscience & Mental Health; and the University of South Australia, School of Health Sciences.
Recent publications include:
“Determining the potential benefits of yoga in chronic stroke care: a systematic review and meta-analysis”, see http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10749357.2016.1277481
"Yoga in Australia: Results of a national Survey", see https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3410203/.
Philip has since moved to Tasmania and is in semi-retirement but still conducts online, private consultations via www.chiasma.net