Hannah Short

Hannah Short

Vegan GP

Dr. Hannah Short is a GP with a special interest in women’s hormonal health. After obtaining her undergraduate degree in Human Sciences from the University of Oxford, she went on to complete her medical training at the University of Cambridge and qualified as a doctor in 2009. She achieved Membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners (MRCGP) in 2016, and has completed diplomas from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (DRCOG) and the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health (DFSRH). In addition to her work in general practice, Hannah also works in the gynaecology department at West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St Edmunds, once a week. She is currently Social Media Editor for Post-Reproductive Health (the official journal of The British Menopause Society) and is a former trustee of The National Association for Premenstrual Syndromes (NAPSs).

Hannah became a vegan for ethical reasons in January 2016, and has an evolving interest in the role of plant-based nutrition in health and disease. In January 2018 she commences the eCornell Certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition, and will also attend the RCGP masterclass in “Prescribing Lifestyle Medicine”.

Sunday
2:00pm

Navigating Female Hormonal Health as a Vegan

It can be a real minefield getting to grips with your options for optimal hormonal health. Throw the fact you’re vegan into the mix, and confusion can abound. Whether your concerns relate to contraception free from animal products, dietary tips to help manage PMS or learning the truth about menopause & HRT, we aim to dispel the myths and set the record straight.

Plant-Based Diets - Optimum Health full timetable