Dr Brad McEwen PhD is a leader in preventive nutritional and naturopathic medicine, particularly in the area of cardiometabolic health, women’s health, and mental and cognitive health. He is a naturopath, nutritionist, herbalist, educator, researcher, and mentor with over 22 years of clinical experience. He has a PhD from University of Sydney, Master of Health Science (Human Nutrition) and Master of Public Health (MPH) from Deakin University, among other qualifications. He has a passion for teaching and has been educating in naturopathic medicine and the health sciences for over 17 years. He is Adjunct Senior Lecturer in the School of Health and Human Sciences at Sothern Cross University. He has extensive experience in presenting seminars, webinars, and at conferences both nationally and internationally (United States, United Kingdom, Spain, Japan, New Zealand). He is Head of Products, Trends, and Innovation of a leading contract manufacturing company.
He has numerous original research and review articles published in peer-reviewed journals. Brad has a passion for research. Brad’s PhD focussed the effect of Omega-3 on platelet function and coagulation. The secondary focus was on diurnal coagulation and fibrin generation in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea. He is a peer reviewer for international journals. His research interests include the effects of diet and nutrition on cardiovascular disease, cardiometabolic syndrome, depression, anxiety, polycystic ovary syndrome, endometriosis, cognition, stress, type 2 diabetes, and chronic disease. Additional interests include Omega-3 PUFA, antioxidants, overall chronic disease prevention, and public health.
Dr Brad has received numerous national and international awards, including the Eberhard F. Mammen Young Investigator Award (an international award in thrombosis and haemostasis), Excellence in Practice Lecturer Researcher of the Year award, and the Dorothy Hall Memorial Award for Practitioner Excellence (an award for the advancement of natural medicine in Australia). Dr Brad has been a multiple finalist for Practitioner of the Year and Lecturer of the Year.
Brad has extensive experience on various boards and committees, including Academic Board, Research Management Committees, Honours Course Advisory Committee, Practitioner Research And Collaboration Initiative (PRACI) expert steering committee, Postgraduate Research Student Society (President and Vice President), Northern Research Advisory Committee, Kolling Institute Management Committee, and Scientific Staff Council Committee. Brad played a major role in the preparation of the Bachelor of Health Science Honours degree for submission to TEQSA for Endeavour College of Natural Health. Brad is currently on the Board of Directors and Vice President of the Australian Traditional-Medicine Society (ATMS), Australia’s largest national professional association of natural medicine practitioners. Additionally, he has experience in radio interviews.
Brad has extensive training in nutrition, naturopathy, health, public health, and the health sciences. He keeps up to date by regularly attending seminars for continuing professional education (CPE). Brad has a strong passion for seeing people succeed and achieve their goals and beyond. He also enjoys chocolate, travel, photography, walking, and conversation.
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) (University of Sydney)
Master of Health Science (Human Nutrition) (Deakin University)
Master of Public Health (Deakin University)
Graduate Certificate of Health Science (Human Nutrition) (Deakin University)
Bachelor of Health Science (Charles Sturt University)
Advanced Diploma of Naturopathy
Diploma of Botanic (Herbal) Medicine
Diploma of Nutrition
Diploma of Sports Medicine
Diploma of Remedial Massage
Certificate IV Training and Education
Certificate IV Training and Assessment