Manuela Boyle is the founder and visionary of Vitawell Integrative Cancer Care. She has a strong and vast background in evidence-based integrative cancer care therapies having completed both undergraduate (Bachelor of Health Science) and postgraduate training (Master of Health Science and Master of Public Health) in Australia. Manuela is also a Certified Practitioner of Functional Medicine (IFMCP) from the prestigious Institute for Functional Medicine (Gig Harbour, USA). Manuela has also completed a post-graduate training in Integrative Oncology (Arizona State University, USA) for which she has received a fellowship.
In Australia, Manuela is a member of the Naturopaths and Herbalists Association of Australia (NHAA) which has a membership of several thousand members, requires an assessment of professional qualifications prior to membership and implements a strict code of ethics. Manuela is also a member of the Australasian Integrative Medicine Association (AIMA) which represents both medical doctors and other healthcare professionals who practice integrative medicine. She maintains a membership with the Society of Integrative Oncology (SIO, USA); with the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA, Australia); and with the Nutrition Society of Australia (NSA).
Manuela has also developed and presented various training modules in Integrative Oncology for the Australian Traditional Medicine Society (ATMS); the Australian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine (ACNEM) and been responsible for various national and international presentations, webinars, and peer reviewed publications.
As a High Degree Researcher in collaboration with the University of New England, Manuela is the principal investigator of a large study investigating the level of health literacy of adult cancer survivors and their skills in the management of chronic issues secondary to oncologic treatments.