Dr Hawrelak has taught health professionals at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level for the past 20 years.
He currently coordinates and teaches the Evidence-based Complementary Medicine Program in the College of Health & Medicine at the University of Tasmania (Hobart, Australia) and is the Gastrointestinal Imbalances lecturer in the Master of Science in Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine program at the University of Western States (Portland, Oregon). He is also a Visiting Research Fellow at the Australian Research Centre for Complementary and Integrative Medicine (ARCCIM) at the University of Technology Sydney (Sydney, Australia).
He regularly presents to other health professionals at National and International conferences and has been featured on a number of online Gut Health Summits. A number of his more recent presentations are detailed below.
Dr Hawrelak practice's main focus is modification of the gastrointestinal microbiota and the treatment of gastrointestinal conditions.
Dr Hawrelak is on the Medical Nutrition Council of the American Society for Nutrition and in July 2015, Jason was awarded a Fellowship from the American College of Nutrition for his significant contributions to the teaching and practice of nutrition in Australia and North America. Dr Hawrelak was also awarded a Fellowship for his long-standing to the field of Western Herbal Medicine by the Naturopaths and Herbalist Association of Australia in 2017.
His lectures and publications have changed the way thousands of practitioners in Australia, Canada, and the US manage gastrointestinal conditions and modify the microbiome – specifically their use of prebiotics and probiotics.
Dr Hawrelak is a clinician with over 20 years’ experience working in busy natural medicine apothecaries and clinics. The main focus of his practice is modification of the gastrointestinal microbiota and the treatment of gastrointestinal conditions, both acute and chronic – such as irritable bowel syndrome, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, gluten-related disorders, peptic ulcer disease, intestinal parasites, fructose intolerance, autism sprectrum disorders, and SIBO.