Alison Smith, Ph.D., received her doctoral degree in neuroscience from the University of Waterloo, Canada. She is an award winning academic with several first author publications in leading academic journals. She’s the recipient of over $130,000 in academic funding, including both NSERC and OGS scholarships. A paper she published was featured on the cover of the September 2012 issue of Clinical Neurophysiology.
Dr. Smith was also an adjunct faculty member at the University of Waterloo where she taught human anatomy and physiology from 2009-2017. She is an experienced medical writer, subject matter expert (SME), and scientific advisor for supplement companies. She also creates instructor resources for leading university textbook publishers.
Alison’s personal battle with a chronic illness called Lyme Disease has compelled her to encourage others to revamp their health and to cultivate lasting happiness. She loves to inspire others to take charge of their health and to stop waiting for someone else to do it for them. Her motto: Live Healthy. Live Happy. Live Now.
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