Meet the woman behind the medical terminology!
Dr Feelgood is Dr Sally Cockburn, one of Australia's leading health communicators. A graduate of Monash Medical school with nearly 20 years clinical experience as a medical practitioner and more than 10 years as a media presenter on TV and radio, she is well equipped to speak on all aspects of health in an entertaining way.
Her six years as host of top rating national radio talk-back sex and relationships program 'Pillowtalk' has gathered her a loyal following all over Australia due to her down to earth, practical advice on matters of the heart and body.
She is also a former senior lecturer at Monash University Medical School, where she taught communication skills to medical students and currently works part-time in General Practice in suburban Melbourne.
Dr Feelgood has hosted her own national TV talk show with the Seven network and presented a weekly medical segment on Good Morning Australia with Bert Newton on Channel 10 for nine years. She currently hosts her own TV show Your Health with Dr Feelgood on Melbourne's newest TV station, renaissance television. She also appears weekly as medical presenter on the top rating Neil Mitchell radio program on Melbourne's 3AW.
She has been the recipient of an MBF award for excellence in Health journalism for radio in 1996 and the Radio Industry's Raward for Best Australian Radio Documentary in 1999. She is the author of bestseller list book Dr Feelgood's thoughts on sex and relationships and has written regular columns for magazine's such as New Idea and New Woman.
She is currently serving as Chairman of the Variety Club of Victoria and is a member of the Committee of Management of the Metropolitan Ambulance Service.
Her plain English approach to health matters has made her a sought after speaker, and she is regularly found speaking at conferences and seminars throughout Australia.
She also has a keen interest in the Internet. Especially web design and development of responsible health sites.CLICK HERE
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