The Australasian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine is pleased to offer a series of public nutritional medicine education lectures – MedEd 4 Everyone.

Join us for our first event in Perth, Digestive Wellness, and hear from leading nutritional medicine experts as they discuss the connection between diet and nutrition and its impact on the health of your gut and general wellbeing.  After each speaker, there will be time for questions from the audience.

Our Speakers

Dr Sally Price – is an ACNEM accredited integrative medical practitioner, who has many years of experience in working with patients to improve their gut health.  Come and hear Sally present on one of her favourite topics, the gut microbiome.

Sam Smith – educator, Naturopath and passionate advocate for optimal gut health will discuss what it means for your digestive health when your gut microbiome goes out of balance

Fiona Murray – clinical Nutritionist will talk you through using food as medicine to ‘feed’ your gut microbiome’ including the role of the FODMAPS diet

Jille Burns – experienced integrative nurse practitioner will look at a practical approach to digestive health from an integrative medical perspective

The MC for the afternoon will be Dr Nadine Perlen. Nadine is an ACNEM board member and has been working in integrative medicine for many years. She has a strong clinical interest in the impact of gut and the microbiome on all other areas of health.

For more details on our speakers, click here.


10 minutes Welcome by MC – Dr Nadine Perlen
30 minutes Introducing the gut microbiome – Dr Sally Price
5 minutes Q&A
30 minutes What happens when things go wrong and approaches to assist.
Take home solutions from a naturopaths perspective – Ms Samantha Smith, Naturopath
5 minutes Q&A
20 minutes Break – Tea, Coffee and refreshments available
30 minutes Using food as medicine, fermented and prebiotic foods that feed the microbiomeMs Fiona Murray, Nutritionist
5 minutes Q&A
30 minutes A practical approach to digestive health from an integrative medicine perspectiveMs Jille Burns, Nurse Practitioner
5 minutes Q&A
10 minutes Session wrap up by MC


Tickets are now available to book online.

$50 full price

$45 concession


Please note:

  • Tickets can be printed out or shown to event staff on your mobile device.
  • We do not hold tickets without payment being made.
  • Seating is general admission.
  • We cannot guarantee refunds or exchanges once tickets are purchased.
  • Appropriate evidence of eligibility may be required when booking tickets at concession prices. Concession price is available to holders of Seniors Card, Pension Card, Health Care Card, University students, anyone under 17 years. Please bring proof of concession with you to the event.
  • Our full terms and conditions for purchasing tickets online can be read here.


Austin Lecture Hall, Arts Faculty
University of WA
Hackett Drive, Entrance 1
Perth WA 6009

Parking at the Venue

Austin Lecture Hall is located on the first floor of the Arts Faculty, with a large car park right next door (car park 3). Parking in the Yellow car park bays will be free of charge, and is accessible from Entrance 1, Hackett Drive.

Public Transport information

Buses to the Crawley Campus are frequent with regular services from the city, Subiaco, Morley and along Stirling Highway. Buses to UWA regularly pass through the following areas:
– suburbs on Transperth’s Circle Route (98, 99) which travels from Fremantle along Stirling Highway and to suburbs north of UWA
– Subiaco, Perth, Northbridge, Morley, Bedford, Inglewood, Mt Lawley and western suburbs

If you live elsewhere in Perth, you will need to catch a bus or train to Subiaco Station or the Perth CBD and transfer to a UWA bus service.


The venue is user friendly for people with a disability and is wheelchair accessible. The venue provides toilet facilities that cater for disability and wheelchair access.

The venue has seating spaces dedicated to patrons using a wheelchair. These spaces need to be pre-booked, so please inform us of your requirements when making a booking.

Walking frames and other walking aides are not to remain in the auditorium during the session. However, they are permitted in the auditorium for use by patrons accessing their seat. Our team will be able to store the walking aide nearby, returning it to the patron at interval and at the conclusion of the event.

Contact Us

If you have any further queries, please do not hesitate to contact ACNEM via or 03 9597 0363