Blackmores Institute is the academic & professional arm of Blackmores and it has been established with the purpose of becoming a centre of excellence in the field of natural health research and education. It brings together the best minds, knowledge, and evidence, and is dedicated to sharing this knowledge with the wider of healthcare professionals, researches, industry and consumers. Blackmores has won the Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Brand Award for the 10th consecutive year in a row. Pam Stone, Director of Educational Partnerships for the Blackmores Institute joins HPR host Wayne Bucklar in conversation where she explains why Blackmores is one of the most trusted brands in Australia today.
Pam Stone is the Director of Educational Partnerships for Blackmores. She joined the organization back in in 1987. Her career with the company has spanned the advisory, public relations and education areas and she has lectured extensively to health professionals in Australia and the Asia Pacific region on a broad range of health topics. Her role now includes managing educational partnerships as part of the Blackmores Institute vision to facilitate delivery of evidence-based and accessible complementary medicine education for healthcare professionals.
A naturopath for over 30 years, she has witnessed a profound change in attitudes to complementary medicine over this time. She sees that education is key to giving healthcare professionals knowledge and skills to help patients make informed choices about their health and wellbeing and to effectively integrate complementary medicine into patient care, leading to better health outcomes for all.