Dr Jason Hawrelak
ND, BNat(Hons), PhD, FNHAA, MASN, FACN
Naturopath, Herbalist, Nutritionist, Gastrointestinal Consultant
Dr Jason Hawrelak is a researcher, educator and clinician with over 20 years’ clinical experience. He did his PhD examining the capacity of probiotics, prebiotics and herbal medicines to modify the GIT microbiota and teaches widely, both in Australia and internationally, on these topics. He has published extensively (including 20 textbook chapters) and his research has been widely cited. Dr Hawrelak is on the Medical Nutrition Council of the American Society for Nutrition and is a Fellow of both the American College of Nutrition and the Naturopaths and Herbalists Association of Australia. Dr Hawrelak has taught health professionals at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level for the past 20 years.
He is currently the Senior Lecturer in Complementary and Alternative Medicines at the University of Tasmania’s College of Health and Medicine (Hobart, Tasmania), where he coordinates the Evidence-based Complementary Medicine programs and also teaches natural approaches to Gastroenterology within the University of Western States Master of Science in Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine program (Portland, Oregon).
Additionally, Dr Hawrelak is Chief Research Officer at ProbioticAdvisor.com, which offers a searchable database that enables easy, evidence-based prescribing of probiotic products. He also offers a range of clinically-focused, online courses for clinicians, and health-conscious members of the public, to learn more about the gut health, the human microbiome and how they can positively influence these ecosystems – https://probiotic-advisor.teachable.com/courses
Selected Podcast Interviews:
Goodness Lovers Podcast. Prebiotics & Immunity, Mood and Metabolism.
Autism Research Collective. Autism and the Gastrointestinal Microbiota.
Healthpath Podcast. Probiotics, Prebiotics, and Gut Testing with Dr. Jason Hawrelak
Super Feast. Your Microbiome and Gut Dysbiosis.
Health, Happiness and Human Kind. The role of the microbiota in depression & anxiety with Dr Jason Hawrelak.
Quax Podcast – The last microbiome episode you will ever need – Interview with Dr Jason Hawrelak
The Nutrition Expedition – How to Consume enough Probiotics with Dr Jason Hawrelak
The SIBO Doctor – Gut Parasites: Part 2
The SIBO Doctor – Gut Parasites: Part 1
Love & Guts – Probiotic Strain Specificity, Immune and Mood Support
15-Minute Matrix – Mapping Probiotics
Dietitian Connect – The Pros of Probiotics