Qualified in Naturopathy, Homeopathy, Education, and as a Medical Scientist, Peter has spent 31 years in private practice so far. He has lectured in Homeopathy since 1990, and Medical Sciences since 2006. Peter has been an ATMS Board member since 2007.
Dr Brad McEwen PhD is a naturopath, nutritionist, herbalist, educator, researcher, and mentor with over 19 years of clinical experience. He has a PhD from University of Sydney, Master of Health Science (Human Nutrition) from Deakin University. He has a passion for teaching and has been educating in nutritional medicine and the health sciences for over 15 years. He presents seminars, webinars, and at conferences both nationally and internationally he has numerous original research and review articles published in peer-reviewed journals, and is a peer reviewer for international journals. His research interests include the effects of diet and nutrition on cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, cardiometabolic syndrome, depression, anxiety, polycystic ovarian syndrome, endometriosis, cognition, stress, and chronic disease.
Christine holds a Bachelor of Commerce (1984), Bachelor of Health Science (2010), Adv. Dip. Of Homeopathy (2005) and Nutrition (2013). Her unusual combination of skills come from twenty years in Risk Management in Investment Banking before her career a natural medicine practitioner. Her focus is on preventative health. Christine was head of department of nutrition at Nature Care College for 3 years and lectured in homeopathy and nutrition as well as teaching business skill programs for natural therapists. In addition, she has been involved in promoting natural medicine; as Treasurer for the Australian Homeopathic Association, where she initiated a major project establishing online renewals and seminar registrations.
Donna is the Co-founder and a Board Director of Endometriosis Australia and was named in the 2018 Australian Financial Review’s 100 Women of Influence. Donna is a Member of the Federal Steering Committee for the Implementation of the National Action Plan for Endometriosis. Donna’s personal experiences motivated her to set up Endometriosis Australia. She established the charity in 2012, running the organisation for over 6 years as a full-time volunteer. Donna’s establishment of the Ambassador Program for Endometriosis Australia has led to the development of the ‘Friends of Endometriosis Parliamentary Committee’, a Federal bipartisan approach to ending the silence on endometriosis.Donna has established successful national awareness campaigns, fundraising and educational events that have helped end the silence for the 1 in 10 women with endometriosis in Australia.
Sandra Grace is a leader in natural medicine education and research. In her current role she is an Associate Professor in the School of Health and Human Sciences, Southern Cross University. She has a long history of service to ATMS as a Director and active member of a number of its committees. She established ATMS’ Research Committee and is currently its Chair. She is committed to ensuring the highest standards of natural medicine education and has an outstanding research record in natural medicine. Sandra has been in private practice for 30 years as an osteopath and chiropractor.
Trisha is a non-executive director, senior legal counsel and chartered secretary with twenty years’ experience in governance related roles. She is a Past President and Non-Executive Director of Governance Institute of Australia and Chair of the Chant Legacy and Scholarship Award Committee. In addition, Trisha is currently Senior Legal Counsel – Australia and New Zealand at Study Group. She is also an Adjunct Fellow at the School of Law, Western Sydney University. Trisha holds a Bachelor of Commerce (1993) and Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (1994) from the University of Melbourne; a Graduate Certificate of Management from the Australian Graduate School of Management (2005) and a Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance (2006) from Governance Institute of Australia. Trisha joined the ATMS Board as its first independent appointed non-executive director in September 2017.
Maggie is qualified in Naturopathy, Remedial Massage and Somatic Psychotherapy and has over 40 years experience in the Natural Medicine Profession. Maggie initially became a Board Member in 1987 and was awarded Life Membership in 1999. During her Directorship she has held the positions of Vice President on two separate occasions during 1993-2000 and 2006-2011, Treasurer in 2012 and President in 2013-2015. Maggie is the Founding Director of the School of Integrated Body Therapy and the LakeSpa Wellness Centre situated on the Central Coast in New South Wales which were established in 1985 and 1989.
Qualified in Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine and Traditional Chinese Massage, Brendan has been in clinical practice since 1998. Brendan has a Bachelor of Health Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine (2002). Brendan has spent time in South Korea, Taiwan and Indonesia interning at various clinics and hospitals along the way. Brendan has also worked in the natural medicine industry as an employee of Taiwanese herbal manufacturer Sun Ten from 2000 - 2003. Brendan was President of Kuringai Toastmasters in 2017-2018.