Dr Janet Schloss

PhD, Clinical Nutritionist, Naturopath

Janet's Qualifications


Education & Professional Development


Fellow

ARCCIM International Naturopathy Leadership Group 2017 - present


University of Queensland – School of Medicine 2010- 2016


Doctorate of Philosophy – Centre for Integrative Clinical and Molecular Medicine

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology –

Post Graduate Certificate in Nutrition Medicine 2005-2007


Australian College of Natural Medicine – Brisbane 1997-1999

Advanced Diploma of Health Science – Naturopathy

Diploma of Health – Nutrition

Diploma of Health Science – Herbal Medicine


Griffith University - 

Brisbane                                                                1987-1990


Memberships

1. Australian Traditional Medicine Society (ATMS) #10926

2. Society of Integrative Oncology (SIO)

3. American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)


Publications

Three Best Publications

1. Review: Herbal Medicines and Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN): a Critical Literature Review. Schloss J, Colosimo M, Vitetta L. Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr. 2015: Apri 7:0 [IF = 5.5]

WHY: High impact journal, has had 360 reads and 26 citations on Researchgate


2. Review: Nutraceuticals and Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN): a Systematic Literature Review. Schloss J, Colosimo M, Airey C, Vitetta L. Clin Nutr 2013: 32(6):888-93 [IF = 4.5]

WHY: High impact journal, has been cited 24 times, referenced 44 times and read on Researchgate 256 times


3. Case Study: Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN) and vitamin B12 deficiency. Schloss J, Colosimo M, Airey C, Vitetta L. Support Cancer Care 2015:23(7):1843-1850 [IF = 2.5]

WHY: High impact journal, has been cited 2 times, has been referenced 11 times and has had 749 reads on Researchgate


Most prestigious conference:


ASCO Annual Meeting, 2015. It is the largest, most prestigious medical oncology conference in the world. Over 32,000 people attended the 2015 conference. I was accepted to present a complementary medicine clinical trial in a highly sort after medical oncology setting.

Publications


1. Journal Article: Pharmacological evidence of medicinal cannabis in oncology: a systematic review. Supportive Care Cancer: May 2019: Brown D, Watson M, Schloss J. DOI: 1007/s00520-019-04774-5.


2. Invited Article: Journal Article: Medical Synopsis: The Use of Vitamin E and Omega 3 fatty acids for the Management of Primary Dysmenorrhea. Reid R, Schloss J. AIMED. April, 2019 DOI: 10.1016/j.aimed.2019.04.004


3. Journal Article: Lessons from Outside and Within: Exploring Advancements in Methodology for Naturopathic Medicine Clinical Research. JACM. Schloss J, McIntyre E, Steel A, Bradley R, Harnett J, Reid R, Hawrelak J, Goldenberg J, Van De Venter C, Cooley K. Feb, 2019. 25(2):135-140 DOI: 10.1089/acm.2018.0403


4. Journal Article: A pilot trial examining the absorption of oral forms of folate supplementation in a healthy population: A randomised control trial. AIMED. Bayes J, Agrawal N, Schloss J. Sept 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.aimed.2018.09.005


5. Journal Article: The Bioavailability of Various Oral Forms of Folate Supplementation in Healthy Populations and Animal Models: A Systematic Review. JACM. Bayes J, Agrawal N, Schloss J. (July, 2018) DOI: 10.1089/acm.2018.0086


6. Journal Article: Associations Between Cancer Screening Behavior and Complementary Medicine Use: Results of a National Cross-Sectional Survey of 9151 Australian Women. Integ Cancer Ther. Frawley J, McIntyre E, Sibbritt D, Wardle J, Schloss J, Lauche R, Adams J. (June, 2018) DOI: 10.1177/1534735418781728


7. Journal Article: Identification of the conditions that complementary medicine practitioners recommend gluten free diets for in Australia. AIMED. Schloss J, McIntyre E, Rickwood C, Van de Venter C, Harnett J. Accepted June 28, 2018 awaiting publication: DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aimed.2018.06.003


8. Journal Article: The diagnostic and clinical management of individuals recommended gluten free diets by complementary medicine practitioners. AIMED Harnet J, Schloss J, Van de Venter C, Rickwood C, McIntyre E. Accepted March, 2018, waiting publication. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aimed.2018.03.005


9. Journal Article: Investigation into complementary and integrative medicine practitioners' clinical experience of intestinal permeability: A cross-sectional survey. Leech B, Schloss J, Steel A. Feb 2018. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice. 2018: 200-209 DOI: 10.1016/j.ctcp.2018.02.014


10. Invited Article; Medical Synopsis: New metabolic markers to help diagnosis and assess disease progression for Alzheimer’s disease, Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus and Brain Tumours. Schloss J. AIMED March 2018


11. Commentary: Post Cancer Diagnosis Diets. NHAA. 2018: 30(1): 8-11

12. Journal Article: The Australian Complementary Medicine Workforce a profile of 1,306 practitioners from the PRACI study. JACM. Steel A, Leach M, Wardle J, Schloss J, Diezel H, Adams J. 2017.00:1-10 doi: 10.1089/acm.2017.0206


13. Journal Article: B Vitamin Complex and Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy. Current Oncology Reports; Dec 2017: 19:76


14. Journal Article: Health services research as a framework for expanding a whole systems research agenda in complementary and integrative medicine: The example of intestinal permeability. EJIM. Leech B, Schloss J, Steel A. Nov 2017 DOI: 10.1016/j.eujim.2017.11.003


15. Invited Article: Medical synopsis: Quince Fruit compared to Vitamin B6 for treatment of nausea and vomiting in pregnancy. Schloss J, Steel A. AIMED August 2017; 4(2):80-81


16. Journal Article: An overview of the Practitioner Research and Collaboration Initiative (PRACI): a practice-based research network for complementary medicine. BMC Complement Altern Med. Steel A, Sibbritt D, Schloss J, Wardle J, Leach M, Diezel H, Adams J. 2017 Feb 1; 17(1):87. Doi: 10.1186s 12906-017-1609-3


17. Journal Article: The Australian complementary medicine workforce: a profile of 1,306 practitioners from the PRACI study. Steel A, Leach M, Wardle J, Sibbritt D, Schloss J, Diezel H, Adams J. JACM 2017: 24 (4):385-394


18. Journal Article: A randomised, placebo-controlled trial assessing the efficacy of an oral B group vitamin in preventing the development of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN). Schloss J, Colosimo M, Airey A, Masci P, Linnane AW, Vitetta L. Support Care Cancer. 2017 Jan;25(1):195-204


19. Invited Article: Medical Synopsis: Yoga may assist females with Multiple Sclerosis by influencing cortisol and Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) levels. Schloss J, Steel A. AIMED 2017: 3(3):112-113

20. Invited Article: Medical Synopsis: Nightly Fasting may assist Breast Cancer Patients and other People with cancer. AIMED. 2016. 66-67 DOI: 10.10.16/j.aimed.2016.09.001


21. Invited Article: Medical Synopsis: Can Plant-Based Therapies assist Menopausal Symptoms? AIMED. 2016. 17 July, 2016. Ahead of print. DOI: 10.10.16/j.aimed.2016.07.003


22. Journal Article: New Insights into potential prevention and management options for Chemotherapy-induced Peripheral Neuropathy [CIPN]. Schloss J, Colosimo M, Vitetta L. Asia Pac J Oncol Nurs 2016. 3(1): 73-85 [IF = 1.5]


23. Journal Article: An Orally administered B Group Vitamin supplement did not prevent the Development of Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy [CIPN]. Schloss J, Colosimo M, Airey C, Masci P, Linnane A, Gromotenev H, Vitetta L. Being reassessed Support Cancer Care 2016 [IF = 2.5]

24. Journal Article: Thriving after cancer: the role of the integrative medicine (IM) in cancer survivorship and wellbeing programs. AIMED.2015: 2(3):123-124


25. Case Study: Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN) and vitamin B12 deficiency. Schloss J, Colosimo M, Airey C, Vitetta L. Support Cancer Care 

2015:23(7):1843-1850 [IF = 2.5]


26. Review: Herbal Medicines and Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN): a Critical Literature Review. Schloss J, Colosimo M, Vitetta L. Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr. 2015: Apri 7:0 [IF = 5.5]


27. Review: Nutraceuticals and Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN): a Systematic Literature Review. Schloss J, Colosimo M, Airey C, Vitetta L. Clin Nutr 2013: 32(6):888-93 [IF = 4.5]


28. Journal Commentary: Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy and B Vitamins. Schloss J, Colosimo M, Vitetta L. ACNEM Journal. 2012: 31 (2): 24-28


29. Clinical Roundup Article: Cancer-Related Fatigue. Schloss J. 2014 J Altern and Com Ther. 2014:20(2): 102-103 [IF = 1.5]


30. Journal Commentary: Antioxidants to Abrogate Free Radicals: New insights to challenge currently held beliefs. Schloss J, Vitetta L. Australian Journal of Herbal Medicine. 2014:26(1): 4-6


31. Review: Dietary Recommendations for Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Review. Vitetta L, Coulson S, Schloss J, Beck S, Allen R, Sali A. Published in Nutrition and Dietary Supplements. 2012;4:1-15

32. Osiecki H, Schloss J, Smith J. Cervical Cancer. J Complementary Medicine. Nov/Dec 2003


Conference Papers Presented


1. Poster presentation: Medicinal Cannabis and Cancer: A Narrative Systematic Literature Review.Conference: 13 International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health, Baltimore, USA. May 2018


2. Poster presentation: Systematic literature review on medicinal cannabis for cancer. COSA, 2017


3. Abstract presentation: Schloss, Janet. "Thriving after cancer: how to support a patient with or after cancer." Australian Journal of Herbal Medicine, vol. 29, no. 1, 2017, p. 8. Academic OneFile, Accessed 13 Dec. 2017.


4. Discussion Panel: Schloss, Janet, Colosimo, Maree, Watts, Marcia. "Collaboration in oncology: how the medical fraternity and complementary medicine can best work together the benefit of the patient." Australian Journal of Herbal Medicine, vol. 29, no. 1, 2017, p. 16. Academic OneFile, Accessed 13 Dec. 2017.


5. Discussion Panel: Schloss, Janet, Baden, Daniel, Agrawal, Nitish. "Investigating the pharmacological connection between methylene tetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) enzyme deficiency and use of complementary medicine supplements such as activated B vitamins." Australian Journal of Herbal Medicine, vol. 29, no. 1, 2017, p. 24. Academic OneFile, Accessed 13 Dec. 2017.


6. Presentation: Steel, Amie, Schloss, Janet, Leech, Mathew, Wardle, John. "The Practitioner Research and Collaboration Initiative (PRACI): initial findings and future directions." Australian Journal of Herbal Medicine, vol. 29, no. 1, 2017, p. 31. Academic OneFile, Accessed 13 Dec. 2017.


7. Poster Presentation: 5 mins speaking: Randomised Trial assessing B vitamins in the prevention of Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy. 10 World Congress of Integrative Medicine. Berlin, Germany. May 3-6, 2017


8. Poster Presentation: 5 mins speaking: Thriving after Cancer: the Role of Complementary and Integrative medicine in Cancer Survivorship. 10 World Congress of Integrative Medicine. Berlin, Germany. May 3-6, 2017


9. Poster Presentation: 5 mins speaking: Implementing Patient Reported Outcome Measures into a Student Clinic Environment. 10 World Congress of Integrative Medicine. Berlin, Germany. May 3-6, 2017


10. Abstract Publication – Presentation: Pilot trial assessing the efficacy and safety of a supplemental B vitamin complex to reduce the onset and severity of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy. Society of Integrated Oncology, Miami, Florida, USA. November 5-7, 2016


11. Plenary speaker – Review on Current Potential Prevention and Management options for chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN). BioMedica Oncology Summit, Sydney, Australia.October 15, 2016


12. Plenary speaker – Supportive therapies during chemotherapy and radiotherapy. AIMA, Sydney, Australia. September, 2016.


13. Keynote speaker – Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) and evidenced based nutraceuticals and herbal medicine treatment and prevention options. Blackmores Symposium, Sydney, 28 July, 2016


14. Keynote speaker – Nutraceuticals for Diabetes.Sanofi Diabetes Masterclass. Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane September to August, 2016


15. E-Poster Publication and Presentation: New Insights into potential prevention and management options for Chemotherapy-induced Peripheral Neuropathy [CIPN]. MASCO/ISOO 2016.Adelaide June 23-25, 2016


16. Abstract Publication – Presentation – Workforce data from PRACI on Acupuncture statistics in Australia. Australasian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Annual Conference. Perth May 22-26, 2016


17. Abstract Publication – Poster presentation: Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy management. (Abstract 154). Schloss J, Colosimo M, Vitetta L. Cancer Survivorship Symposium: Advancing Care and Research. A primary Care and Oncology Collaboration. San Francisco, California, United States of America. January 15-16, 2016. p 42


18. Abstract Publication – Poster presentation: Pilot trial assessing the efficacy and safety of a supplemental B vitamin complex to reduce the onset and severity of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy. 2015 ASCO (American Society of Oncology) Annual Meeting: 29th May – 2nd June. Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. Pg: 125


19. Abstract Publication – Oral presentation: Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN) and Vitamin B12 Deficiency. Schloss J, Colosimo M, Airey C, Linanne A, Vitetta L. 5th International Conference on the Science of Nutrition Medicine in Healthcare Proceedings. Melbourne, Queensland, Australia. May 2-3, 2015. Pg: 74


20. Abstract Publication – Oral presentation: Herbal Medicines and Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN): A critical literature review. Schloss J, Colosimo M, Vitetta L. National Herbal Association Australia: Inter-National Conference. Sydney, March 20-22, 2015 pg: 23


21. Abstract Publication – Oral presentation: B Complex Vitamins Reduce the Onset and Severity of Chemotherapy Induced Sensory Peripheral Neuropathy. Schloss J, Colosimo M, Airey C, Masci P, Linnane A, Vitetta L. 2014 Annual Conference & Exhibition of Functional Foods, Nutraceuticals, Natural Health Products and Dietary Supplements (ISNFF). Istanbul, Turkey. October 14-17, 2014. Page 111.


22. Abstract Publication – Oral presentation: A pilot clinical trial assessing the efficacy and safety of supplementation with a B complex vitamin to reduce the incidence of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy [CIPN] in patients diagnosed with a malignancy – final results. Schloss J, Colosimo M, Airey C, Masci P, Linanne A, Vitetta L. 4th International Conference on the Science of Nutrition Medicine in Healthcare Proceedings. Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. May 3-4, 2014. Page 150


23. Abstract Publication – Oral presentation B vitamin status in cancer patients undergoing administration of chemotherapy. Schloss J, Colosimo M, Masci P, Linanne A, Vitetta L. 3rd International Conference on the Science of Nutrition Medicine in Healthcare Proceedings. Sydney, NSW, Australia. May 3-5, 2013. Page 98.

24. Abstract Publication – Oral presentation: Methodology for the Pilot Trial on The Efficacy and Safety of B Vitamins in Reducing Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy. Schloss J, Colosimo M, Masci P, Linanne A, Vitetta L. Ist International Conference on the Science of Nutrition Medicine Proceedings. Sydney, NSW, Australia. May 13-15, 2011. Page 104.

25. Abstract Publication Oral presentation: Methodology for the Pilot Trial on The Efficacy and Safety of B Vitamins in Reducing Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy. Schloss J, Colosimo M, Abrahams R, Masci P, Linanne A, Vitetta L. Australasian Integrative Medicine Association Conference Proceedings. Coolum, Queensland, Australia. Sept 3-5, 2010. Page 94.


26. Poster Presentation: The Princess Alexandra Hospital Health Symposium, Sept 8, 2011.

Student Presentations

  1. Brown D, Steel A, Schloss J. Systematic literature review on medicinal cannabis for cancer. Australian Journal of Herbal medicine, 2017: 29(1):p8
  2. Brown D, Steel A, Schloss J. Systematic literature review on medicinal cannabis for cancer. Society of Integrative Oncology, 2017
  3. Leech B, Schloss J, Steel J. Practitioners’ Clinical Experience of Intestinal Permeability. Conference: 13 International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health, Baltimore, USA. May 2018
  4. Bayes J, Agrawal N, Schloss J. A Pilot Trial examining the absorption of Oral Forms of Folic Acid supplementation in a healthy population.Conference: 13 International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health, Baltimore, USA. May 2018

Book Chapters

1. Book Chapter: Coordination, Collaboration and Capacity Building Through National Practice-Based Research networks: A new paradigm of research in Traditional, Complementary and Integrative Medicine. Editors: Jon Adams, Amie Steel, Chapter: Traditional Medicine in Cancer Care: 2018

2. Book Chapter: Nutritional Deficiencies. Chapter 10: Cancer Treatment and Nutritional Deficiencies. By Dr Janet Schloss http://dx.doi.org/10.5772/63395

3. Book Chapter: Clinical Naturopathy Edition 2. Editors Sarris J, Wardle J. Elsevier 2014: Chapter 10: Cancer by Janet Schloss

4. Book Chapter: Clinical Naturopathy. Edition 1: Editors Sarris J, Wardle J. Elsevier 2010. Chapter 10 Cancer by Janet Schloss

5. E Books: Diagnostic considerations: Editors: Sarris J, Wardle J: Elsevier 2017: Prostate cancer

6. E Books: Diagnostic considerations: Editors: Sarris J, Wardle J: Elsevier 2017:Breast cancer

7. E Books: Diagnostic considerations: Editors: Sarris J, Wardle J: Elsevier 2017: Colon cancer


Awards

1. NHAA International Conference 2019 – Emerging Researcher of the Year

2. Bioceuticals Integrative Medicine Awards 2017 – Researcher of the Year

3. Bioceuticals Integrative Medicine Awards 2017 – Winner of Excellence in Practice Nutrition/Dietetics

4. Bioceuticals Integrative Medicine Awards 2016 – Runners up for Excellence in Practice Nutrition/Dietetics

5. National Herbal Association of Australia Journal Article of Year - 2015

6. Metagenics Excellence in Clinical Nutrition 1999

7. Excellence in Flower Essences 1999

8. Nutrition Care Excellence in Clinical Nutrition 1999

Editorial Positions

Associate editor of the Australian Journal of Herbal Medicine: 2015 till present


Board Member


Endeavour HREC committee: 2013 – 2017

                    PRACI steering committee: 2016 till present

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