• Stephen received a Bachelor of Arts in Human Evolutionary Biology with a minor in Philosophy from Harvard University in 2010.
  • After graduation, he worked as a lab and research specialist in the University of Virginia's Epilepsy Research Lab before matriculating into the UQ-Ochsner Medical School Program.
  • Stephen is a member of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis and is trained in medical hypnosis.


Stephen’s research examines the effectiveness of Medical Hypnosis for Promoting Pain Reduction and Wound Healing in Pediatric Burns.


Title: Turning fear of burn care into enhanced healing through the use of medical hypnosis supported through video game utilization

Professor Roy M. Kimble, MD, FRCS, FRACS, Centre for Children's Burns & Trauma Research at Lady Cilento Children's Hospital