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David Stelfox

About David

David is a dedicated natural medicine practitioner and Educator who has been an active member of the natural health community for over 25 years. He regularly presents at professional conferences, has co-authored a foundational textbook used in natural health colleges, and established one of Melbourne’s first multimodality integrated health care clinics.

David's journey with Endeavour College began in 1994, as the first Principal of the Melbourne campus. In this role, he was involved in the curriculum development and accreditation of the first Bachelor of Health Science programs (Naturopathy, Acupuncture and Homeopathy). He has also lectured at other tertiary institutions including the Melbourne College of Naturopathy, South Australian Health Education Centre and Victoria University.

As an Executive Director of the Australian Traditional Medicine Society between 1991 and 2014, he chaired the Educational Standards Committee and was the Chair of the Community Services and Health’s Industry Reference Group for Complementary and Alternative Health.

David’s passion and purpose truly is natural health. Outside of work, he is a member of the Australasian Lifestyle Medicine Association and has an interest in the impact of lifestyle on health and disease.


Western Herbal Medicine, Victoria UniversityNaturopathy, Australian College of Natural Medicine (formerly Brisbane College of Traditional Acupuncture and Natural Therapies)Naturopathy, Melbourne College of NaturopathyHerbal Medicine, Melbourne College of NaturopathyRemedial Massage, Australian College of Natural Medicine (formerly Brisbane College of Traditional Acupuncture and Natural TherapiesIridology, Melbourne College of Naturopathy

Courses taught by David

"Endeavour’s short courses offer the wider community an opportunity to learn about natural health. Their edge comes from being enriched by the College’s holistic approach, self-reflection and the social ethics of what a broader perspective about medicine can achieve."

- Dr Paul Strube

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