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Katherine Tsebelis (Physio) joins the NIIM Clinic

February 7, 2018

We are happy to announce that Katherine Tsebelis has joined our dedicated team! Katherine is a qualified Physiotherapist that embraces a holistic approach to help people increase their body awareness, improve their movement patterns, and recover from pain and injury. She is passionate about educating and empowering patients to help themselves. Katherine has spent many years working at The Alfred Hospital, specialising in Intensive Care. She worked in the medical wards helping patients recover from trauma and acute medical conditions. Katherine has also worked extensively in rehabilitation, addressing chronic pain…

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Mirjana Djukic (Physio) joins the NIIM Clinic

January 17, 2018

We are happy to announce that Mirjana Djukic has joined our team! Mirjana completed her Doctorate of Physiotherapy at the University of Melbourne. She has worked in private practice and is experienced in treating a variety of musculoskeletal conditions including spinal and sporting injuries. She uses several techniques such as manual therapy, massage/trigger point therapy, myofascial therapy, and cupping. Mirjana also uses therapeutic tools to assist with pain management, building muscle strength, and improving mobility, balance and co-ordination. Find out more about Mirjana

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Dr Tamara Nation & Dr Lisa Barker (Osteo) join NIIM Clinic

December 8, 2017

NIIM Clinic is happy to announce that two new clinicians have joined our dedicated team. Dr Tamara Nation joins us as one of the lead clinicians at NIIM KIDS. Tamara graduated from the University of Melbourne medical school in 2002. She has a special interest and expertise in Paediatrics, Adolescent Health Issues, Women’s and Gut Health. Find out More about Tamara  Dr Lisa Barker (Osteopath) completed her Osteopathic training at Victoria University in 2001 and furthered her studies by obtaining a Master’s degree in the Bio-mechanics of Sporting Injuries.  Since completing her training, Lisa has spent…

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NIIM Annual Report FY16-17 released

December 7, 2017

We are excited to announce the release of our annual report for the year 2016-2017. It has been a year of great growth and expansion across the education, research, and clinical practice of Integrative Medicine. Notable highlights include the establishment of our NIIM Gold Coast Clinic in September 2016. We have also carried out Research projects with breakthrough results, such as the Circulating Tumour Cell testing (CTC) and innovative Pathogen Blood test for chronic infections. Our Education Department was fortunate to acquire Associate Professor Kylie O’Brien as the Director of…

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Call for abstracts – 4th Annual NIIM Symposium

August 29, 2017

NIIM invites Abstracts for oral and/or poster presentations at the 4th Annual NIIM Symposium ‘Integrative Medicine – The Art & Science’ Friday 24 & Saturday 25 November 2017 @ Amora Hotel Riverwalk Melbourne The closing date for abstracts is the 30th of September 2017. ABOUT THE SYMPOSIUM The 4th Annual NIIM Symposium will draw together a wide range of national and international experts in the field of Integrative Medicine. The audience includes medical practitioners and other healthcare professionals such as pharmacists, nurses, allied health practitioners, researchers and students. The NIIM Symposium will…

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STATEMENT REGARDING RECENT MEDIA ARTICLES – 25 AUG 2017

August 25, 2017

The National Institute of Integrative Medicine (NIIM) has been named in recent media articles in association with a clinician who practices less than one day a week at NIIM, primarily involved in the care of cancer patients. The clinician, who primarily practices at another clinic, has been named in these articles as being involved with the anti-vaccine movement. NIIM’s position is that doctors should practice in accordance with the best possible evidence as outlined by the Australian Immunisation Handbook published by the Department of Health, and other relevant best-practice standards such as…

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Role Models 2017 – A Great Success

August 14, 2017

Heartfelt thanks from NIIM to all our Role Models, sponsors, supporters and attendees for making Role Models 2017 a huge success! All funds raised go towards establishing the NIIM Cancer Lab, offering “Early detection and personalised treatment to improve survival rates of cancer

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Attention: NIIM Clinic Patients

July 28, 2017

Exciting news! We have now opened our new Dispensary on the ground floor. This enables the NIIM Clinic to deliver an improved customer focused experience in providing appropriate healthcare products.  We have a wide range of herbal and nutritional supplements and products available upon prescription by your health care practitioner. The NIIM Dispensary is open Monday to Friday with extended trading hours.

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NIIM Clinic welcomes new doctors in 2017

April 12, 2017

The NIIM Clinic is happy to be welcoming a number of new Integrative GP’s in 2017, this group are highly experienced and come from a range of clinical backgrounds, introducing:   Dr Justin Welsh MBBS  APLS (Advanced Paediatic Life Support)  ALS (Advanced Life Support)  EMST (Early Management of Severe Trauma)  Justin has worked acute care medicine at both the Alfred and Box Hill Hospitals, and since 2004 he has been an integral member of the Emergency Department at the Epworth Hospital. Justin was introduced to Integrative Medicine by his wife,…

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NIIM RESPONSE – ABC Four Corners Program 13 February 2017 – ‘Swallowing It’

February 14, 2017

NIIM RESPONSE ABC Four Corners Program 13 February 2017 – ‘Swallowing It’ – How Australians are spending billions on unproven vitamins and supplements. The National Institute of Integrative Medicine (NIIM) would like to provide further information and a measure of balance to some of the viewpoints presented in the Four Corners program last night. It is unfortunate that Four Corners chose to focus on one area of integrative medicine, supplements, and presented only a narrow range of opinions. It has missed an opportunity to investigate what are the broader issues in…

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