Dr Ava Easton is the Chief Executive of The Encephalitis Society.  Ava has produced and published several papers, and more recently a book (Life After Encephalitis) on various aspects of encephalitis and its after-effects; she also speaks at conferences and provides lectures and training on acquired brain injury, and encephalitis and its consequences, for health, education and social care professionals, worldwide.  Ava is involved in a number of research studies looking into the processes and outcomes of encephalitis and is an Honorary Fellow at The University of Liverpool, UK.  Ava also provides consultancy to various press and media, and is on the editorial board of Brain Injury magazine. 

In her spare time Ava is a Marine Mammal Medic, enjoys reading, movies, listening to music, fine food and wine, and loves all animals. Follow her day to day work on Twitter and see a more detailed profile on LinkedIn