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About Dr Sue Evans

Dr Sue Evans BA(LaT) DipEd(LaT) PhD(SCU)
Sue has an academic and clinical background in Western herbal medicine. Her current research interests focus on sustainability of medicinal plants, history and philosophy of herbal medicine and its contemporary application in both academic and grass roots settings. She also works as a consultant on Complementary and Alternative Medicine to professional, educational and business organisations.
Her doctoral thesis, Challenge tension and possibility: an exploration of contemporary Western herbal medicine in Australia, concerns the difficulties faced by Australian herbalists in their attempts to maintain authority over the knowledge base of their craft, while at the same time engaging with biomedicine and the broader Australian healthcare system.


Present Adjunct Lecturer, Southern Cross University School of Health and Human Sciences

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Contact Information

PO Box 157
Lismore NSW
Australia 2480
Phone: (+61 2) 6620 3854
Fax: (+61 2) 6620 3307


Journal articles (17)

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