identify & manage chronic stress

  • ~ 15 minutes
  • for all lawyers
Category: Physical Health & Body I Topic: Stress
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Session overview
Join us for a talk by clinical endocrinologist Dr Anna Story on hormones and stress from a clinician's perspective. Dr Story takes us through "Endocrinology 101", explaining how hormones act in the body and the interrelationship between hormones and stress. Dr Story highlights how periods of chronic stress can lead to a variety of negative health outcomes and chronic diseases so you can identify and manage the symptoms of stress.  


  • a session on the body's response to stress
  • definitions card


  • the latest medical research in the field 
  • some tips on how to reduce stress
  • the key symptoms of chronic stress from an anatomical and physiological perspective
  • evidence based strategies to reduce chronic stress 


Dr Anna Story 

CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGIST & Director - Northern sydney endocrine centre 

About Dr Story 
Dr Anna Story is a clinical endocrinologist who specialises in thyroid disease, with a particular focus on thyroid cancer. She is a member of the Endocrine Tumour Multidisciplinary Team at Royal North Shore Hospital and works closely with the Nuclear Medicine Department of Royal North Shore Hospital and high volume thyroid surgeons to achieve the best outcomes for her patients. Her memberships include the Endocrine Society of Australia and the Endocrine Society (United States).

Dr Anna Story undertook undergraduate medical training at the University of Queensland and graduated in 1997. She completed physician training at Royal North Shore Hospital in 2001 and advanced training in Endocrinology at both Royal North Shore Hospital and Prince of Wales Hospitals, with her fellowship awarded in 2005.
She has worked in private practice at the Northern Sydney Endocrine Centre since 2006. She became Director of the practice in 2013. Anna is also an honorary visiting medical officer at Royal North Shore Hospital and has an appointment at North Shore Private Hospital. She has a passion for education and is a Clinical Lecturer of the Sydney Medical School (Northern) of the University of Sydney.
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