International Advisor
Professor Gerry Bodeker researches and advises on international public policy on traditional, complementary and alternative medicine. An Australian, whose doctoral studies were at Harvard, he holds cademic appointments at Oxford and at Columbia University in New York.

Prof Gerry Bodeker

Professor Emeritus Basil Roufogalis, of the Discipline of Pharmacology, School of Medical Sciences, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, joins NICM as an Adjunct Professor. His current study investigates overcoming multidrug resistance in cancer.

Professor Daniel Chan is Head of Aged Care and Repatriation at Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital.

Prof Daniel Chan

Professor David Briggs was appointed an Adjunct Professor in NICM in 2006. He is a member of NICM's Research Committee, the International Advisory Board on Hong Kong Chinese Materia Medica Standards, and the WHO Expert Advisory Panel on Traditional Medicine.

Appointed in 2016 as a NICM Adjunct Fellow, Dr Debra Betts brings a wealth of knowledge with over 25 years’ experience in the field of acupuncture, nursing, midwifery and women’s health. She lectures internationally on the use of acupuncture in obstetric care and is the Director of postgraduate programs at the New Zealand School of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Debra Betts

Jane Lyttleton began her studies in science in NZ and then at Guys Hospital in London with doctoral studies in genetics before  applying herself to the study and practice of Chinese medicine (in Australia and China).

Dr Liu is a Professor at the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, where he is head of the Evidence-Based Chinese Medicine Center for Clinical Research and Evaluation and Professor in Clinical Epidemiology. He is also a visiting professor at the University of Tromso.

Dr James Rowe is the scientific director of Plus Daily Ltd. He has had over 40 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry and academia in Australia and the United Kingdom. His appointments include positions at Lilly, Bristol Myers Squibb and Abbott laboratories in the design and evaluation of pharmaceutical dosage forms and analytical chemistry development and validation.
Jim Rowe

Dr Kate Levett is a research specialist, with over 15 years’ experience in public health research, education, clinical trials, epidemiology and management. She has extensive experience in quantitative and qualitative research application and education, with awarded presentation and public speaking skills, published in peer reviewed journals.
Kate Levett

Professor Chan is a Chartered Biologist (UK), Clinical Pharmacologist (UK and USA) and Registered Pharmacist (UK). He is a Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain; the Society of Biology, UK; the Royal Society of Medicine, UK and the American College of Clinical Pharmacology, USA.

Prof. Kelvin Chan

Professor Kerryn Phelps AM is also an Adjunct Professor at Sydney University in the Faculty of Medicine in the School of General Practice and Conjoint Professor at the University of New South Wales in the faculty of public health and community services.

Kylie O'Brien works as the National Academic Director Complementary Medicine at the Australian Institute of Applied Science (AIAS) and is also Adjunct Associate Professor at Victoria University where she was previously Associate Dean [Teaching and Learning].

Kylie O'Brien

Associate Professor Lesley Braun has been at the forefront of complementary medicine research in Australia for many years, and her unique expertise particularly in relation to her well-known text book, Herbs and Natural Supplements, will assist the Institute in the evaluation and communication of scientific evidence at point of sale and to clinicians, and in developing our media communications. In addition, she is involved in facilitating clinical research. She has worked closely with NICM since its inception.

Lesley Braun

Dr Michael Dodson is Medical Director at Blackmores Institute and joins NICM as an Adjunct Associate Professor. He is a medical graduate of the University of Melbourne and has completed a PhD and Michael Dodsonmasters degrees in public health and health management. Michael has extensive experience in the regulation and evaluation of complementary and non-prescription medicines.

Michael Dodson

Michael Smith is trained both as a pharmacist and a licensed naturopathic doctor (Ontario, Canada). A graduate of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, he played an active role teaching courses in botanical medicine and pharmacology as well as for two years being the Associate Dean of Research.
Michael Smith