Adjunct Professor Robert Allen

Adjunct Professor Robert Allen

MBBS, PhD, FACNEM, FAMAC, FASEM, CIBCMT.

Professor Robert Allen is a Founding Member and the former Chairman of Board (1980-1991) of the Australian College of Nutritional & Environmental Medicine and Founding Board Member of the Australian College for Advancement in Medicine. Prior to the NIIM, Professor Allen was an Adjunct Professor at the Graduate School of Integrative Medicine, Swinburne. He is a Director of the International Board of Clinical Metal Toxicology.

Professor Allen is a fellow of the Australian Medical Acupuncture College, the Australian Society for Environmental Medicine and the Australian College of Nutritional & Environmental Medicine. He is also Board Certified in Bio-Oxidative Medicine (U.S.) and by the International Board of Clinical Metal Toxicology.

He is also a member of the Australian Medical Association, the Australian Society for Environmental Medicine, the British Society for Allergy, Nutritional & Environmental Medicine and the Australian Medical Acupuncture College.

From 1959 until 1990, Professor Allen served as Commissioned Officer, initially in Active Citizen Air Force, and later in Air Force Medical Reserve.

He has worked at many hospitals, specializing in thoracic surgery, and currently runs a private practice, focusing on Nutritional and Environmental Medicine. Professor Allen has lectured throughout the world since the 1980s, for the International College of Applied Nutrition, and for Bioglan P/L, as a Major Lecturer at A.C.N.E.M. delivering courses for Doctors, as a Faculty Member and lecturer at International Bio-Oxidative Medicine Conferences. (U.S.A), as a Senior Lecturer at U.N.E. School of Health Sciences, a Lecturer at the Graduate School of Integrative Medicine, for Pharmafoods and other health industry companies, for the AustralAsian Academy of Anti-Ageing Medicine and as an organiser and lecturer for courses run in association with Bradford Medical group and Taipei Medical University department of Integrative Medicine. He is married with three children and three grandchildren.

He brings to the NIIM a deep understanding of a range of topics, focusing primarily on Nutritional and Environmental Medicine, which he has gained through his significant experience in the field of integrative medicine.