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WEBINAR | GI-MAP Clinical Sessions:

Focus on Pathogens, Opportunists and Gut Health Markers

Designs for Health Australia invites you to view this important Webinar:

GI-MAP Clinical Sessions:
Focus on Pathogens, Opportunists and Gut Health Markers

Presentation + Q & A Discussion
Tom Fabian, PhD, CNTP
and Lea McIntyre ND
with Expert Panel


Learn with Designs for Health: explore the impact of Pathogens on GI Health

Gastrointestinal health is the cornerstone to good health, as complementary health practitioners, we know how important it is to assure our patients have optimal gut function.

Join Dr Tom Fabian PhD, Chief educator and medical consultant for Diagnostics Solutions Lab as he discusses the impact of pathogens and opportunists on gut health. Dr Fabian will take you on a deep dive into the Pathogens, Opportunists, and Gut health sections of the GI-MAP test and provide you with clinical gems so that you are confident in treating your patients.

In this webinar you will learn:

  • How to interpret the Pathogens, Opportunists, and GI Health sections of the GI-MAP
  • The clinical relevance of the GI-MAP findings
  • How pathogens impact health and the overall GI ecosystem
  • When to treat and when not to
  • Why the GI Health section of the GI-MAP is the most important section
  • Real patient case studies with outcomes

This webinar features a panel of experienced GI-MAP practitioners for an informative Q&A session.

Meet Your Expert Panel

Robbie Clark

Robbie is a Sydney-based Functional Dietitian and Exercise Scientist who graduated with a Bachelor of Exercise Science and Nutrition and a Masters in Nutrition and Dietetics. He has over 15 years’ experience in the health and fitness industry and is the Director and Co-founder of the all-in-one practice management system and a telehealth platform, HealthBank.io.

Robbie’s diverse career in nutrition includes working in the areas of clinical and community dietetics and health, corporate health and private practice. Robbie has worked in many multidisciplinary clinics in which he has gained a very thorough understanding of what practitioners want and need in practice management software and technology.

Robbie is highly experienced in using the GI-MAP test to support his patients.

Robbie is a digital health advocate, educator and speaker who is regularly featured in the media. His specialty areas in clinical nutrition and management are gastrointestinal disorders, cardiovascular and metabolic health, men’s health and sports nutrition

Lynette Thorvardson

Lynette has been a qualified naturopath for over 22 years and has vast clinical experience and has been in the complementary health industry for many years.

As a Designs for Health Practitioner Health Educator, she is a passionate GI-MAP advocate. Many Australian practitioners have spoken to Lynnette, as she is part of our technical team assisting in GI-MAP interpretations.

Learn from Dr Fabian’s wealth of experience

Tom Fabian, PhD, CNTP
Clinician, Research Scientist, Educator

Dr Tom Fabian is a clinical laboratory consultant, translational science expert, functional nutrition practitioner, educator, and speaker.

He is a former biomedical research scientist with deep expertise in the role of the human microbiome in health, chronic disease, and aging. As a leading expert in translational applications of microbiome research in functional medicine and integrative health settings, Tom’s primary focus is on providing educational resources and consulting services for practitioners, and consulting and advisory services for clinical testing laboratories.

On a limited basis, Tom also works with individual clients to improve gastrointestinal health and optimise healthspan.

Meet Your Webinar Host

Lea McIntyre

Lea McIntyre ND

Lea McIntyre is Technical Marketing Manager at Designs for Health Australia.

Lea has 19 years experience as a qualified naturopath, herbalist and nutritionist. In her clinical practice, she has a special interest in paediatric health and gut health and the relationship between inflammation and neurological conditions.

Lea provides direct support for DFH Practitioners and frequently provides education, guidance and in-depth analysis on GI-MAP Test reports and their application in clinical practice.