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Where research meets clinicians.

Gut Health Science was founded by Dr Henry Butt — Director of Bioscreen — and Dr Fi Lam — a GP who has applied a lens of nutrition, genomics and deep listening to much of her practice over the years. Working together, they are able to verify links between pathology and clinical application.

The GHS Team.


Dr Rufina (Fi) Lam


Dr Lam — MHB (Imm), MBChB, DipSport Med, Cert Int Med (Qld), FRNZCGP, FRACGP, FACNEM — works as a rural GP with a special interest in Gut Health, which has allowed her to compile a valuable history of patient case studies that shed light on the practical application of microbiota analysis in clinical care. She has been Chair of the Bellinger River District Hospital Medical Staff Council, involved in Taskforce Planning in developing the Health Care Services Plan 2010–2015 and is presently the ACRRM representative at the Strategic Reform and Planning Branch, in the Genomics and Health System Strategy and Planning Division of the NSW Department of Health.


Dr Henry Butt


Dr Butt — MSc, PhD — Dr Henry Butt has extensive experience in faecal microbiology. As Director of Bioscreen, a specialist facility in faecal microbial analysis, he has developed and refined testing procedures analysing the gut microbiota. Henry is particularly interested in the science of gut health and the impact of microbiota on nutrient absorption and cellular nutrition. Henry was formerly Scientist-in-Charge of the Department of Microbiology and Infectious Disease, at the John Hunter Hospital, Hunter Area Health NSW, Conjoint Lecturer at Newcastle University, Honorary Senior Fellow of the Bio21 Molecular Science and Biotechnology Institute and Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Melbourne, and Conjoint Associate Professor at Victoria University.


Idris Lane

Founder — Management

Idris, MSc, is the manager of Valla Beach Health and has a diverse background in project management. 


Michael Kennedy

Dr Helena Johnston

Founder — Marketing

Founder — Clinical Governance Advisor

Michael, B. Bus. (QUT) has worked as creative director and strategist within the world's largest advertising and digital marketing agencies.

Dr Johnston, MBBS FACRRM FRACMA DipRCOG, MSc, Doctor — Director Clinical Services, New South Wales — former Medical Educator and GP Registrar Supervisor at GPSynergy/RVTS.

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