Mark’s press kit

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Bios

Mark's long bio

Mark has 30 years of experience as a clinical health professional and educator, and for the last decade has focused on clinical practice and complementary medicine education.  

Mark describes himself as a generalist who has a particular interest in working with cardiometabolic health, digestive disorders, immune disorders and helping those living with HIV to achieve a high level of health and wellbeing.

As an active researcher, Mark has published and presented his work on clinical education, and the health benefits derived from exposure to natural environments at several conferences and was recognised in 2015 with the Bioceuticals Integrative Medicine Awards for Lecturer/Researcher of the year, and again in 2021 with a Distinguished Service Award from Endeavour College of Natural Health.

Mark's short bio

Mark has 30 years of experience as a health professional in both clinical practitioner and educator roles. Mark's dedication to the field of natural medicine has awarded him the Bioceuticals Integrative Medicine Awards for Lecturer/Researcher of the year, and Distinguished Service Award from Endeavour College of Natural Health in 2021. He has a special interest in cardiometabolic conditions, digestive disorders, and helping those living with HIV achieve a high level of health and wellbeing.

Interview suggestions

Suggested topics

  • Getting To The Heart of Cardiometabolic Disease - What It Is, And How To Reverse It
  • Why Hypertension is a Cardiometabolic Issue
  • Living with HIV: How Functional Medicine Can Help
  • Understanding Human Physiology: The OCABS (Open, Complex, Adaptive, Biological System) Approach
  • The Barriers To Healing And How To Remove Them
  • Stress Is More Than Mental: A Holistic, Personalised Perspective

Suggested questions

  • How does cardiometabolic disease differ from cardiovascular disease?
  • Why is inflammation a principle target in cardiometabolic disease?
  • What is the benefit for a person living with HIV in seeing a functional medicine practitioner?
  • As a functional medicine practitioner, how has your approach to treating patients changed from your standard Naturopathic approach?
  • Why is it necessary to address stress as a core barrier to healing?
  • What are the biggest misconceptions people have about their bodies?

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Media appearances & videos

In this interview, Mark shares why he became a practitioner, his special interests when it comes to health, one fact about health that surprises people the most, what patients can expect when working with him.