Adjunct Associate Professor, National Institute of Complementary Medicine (NICM), Western Sydney University
Adjunct Senior Research Fellow, Monash University and Alfred Psychiatric
Group Director Blackmores Institute
Dr. Lesley Braun
Dr. Lesley Braun is an Adjunct Associate Professor at the National Institute of Complementary Medicine (Western Sydney University) and has held research positions at The Alfred Hospital and Monash University.
She was Vice President of the National Herbalists Association of Australia, an Academic Board Member of Endeavour College, and former member of key industry groups including the Australian Therapeutic Goods Advisory Council, Advisory Committee for Complementary Medicine (TGA), the Advisory Committee for the Australasian Integrative Medicine Association, and the National e-Health Transition Authority (NeHTA) medicines terminology group.
Dr. Braun is a past member of the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia’s Complementary and Integrative Therapies Group Executive, Pharmaceutical Society of Australia, Australian Institute of Company Directors, Australia-China Business Council Health, and Medical Research working group, and, on the course advisory committees for nutrition at Endeavour College and the Think Group.
She is the main author of four best-selling textbooks, including Herbs and Natural Supplements – an evidence-based guide, founding Editor-in-Chief of the journal Advances in Integrative Medicine, and a regular columnist for the Australian Journal of Pharmacy.
Drug-Induced Nutrient Depletion: Managing the Nutrient Robbers for Better Patient Care
Fact or Fiction: Exploring Common Myths