Meet Brad

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 an award winning naturopath, nutritionist, herbalist, educator, researcher, and mentor with over 21 years of clinical experience. He has a PhD from University of Sydney, Master of Health Science (Human Nutrition) from Deakin University, among other qualifications listed below. He has a passion for teaching and has been educating in nutritional medicine and the health sciences for over 17 years. He presents seminars, webinars, and at conferences both nationally and internationally (United States, United Kingdom, Spain, Japan, New Zealand). Dr Brad is Head of Products, Trends, and Innovation at Complementary Medicines Group (CMG).

He has numerous original research and review articles published in peer-reviewed journals (list of articles here). He regularly writes articles. Brad has a passion for research. He is a peer reviewer for international journals. His research interests include the effects of diet and nutrition on cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cardiometabolic syndrome, depression, anxiety, polycystic ovary syndrome, cognition, and chronic disease; Omega-3 PUFA; antioxidants; chronic disease management and prevention; complementary and integrative medicine; and public health.

He received the Eberhard F. Mammen Young Investigator Award (an international award in thrombosis and haemostasis). In 2016 Brad received the Excellence in Practice Lecturer Researcher of the Year and the Dorothy Hall Memorial Award for Practitioner Excellence (an award for the advancement of natural medicine in Australia). In 2017, he was finalist for Lecturer of the Year and in 2018 he was a finalist for Practitioner of the Year.

Brad currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Australian Traditional-Medicine Society (ATMS), Australia’s largest national professional association of natural medicine practitioners.

Brad has extensive training in 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.

He also enjoys chocolate, travel, photography, walking, and conversation.

Brad McEwen photo 2019


Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) (University of Sydney)
Master of Health Science (Human Nutrition) (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

Dr Brad McEwen PhD offers a number of services, including:

  • Student mentoring (here)
  • Career mentoring (here)
  • Mentoring for new graduates (here)
  • Speaking – corporate, public, events, conferences, seminars, technical writing, supplement formula reviews (here)
  • Supplement manufacturing (here)