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Michael Colgan

Michael Colgan, New Zealand nutrition scientist, consultant, researcher. Certified nutritionist.


Colgan, Michael was born on May 10, 1939 in Exeter, Devon, England. Came to the United States, 1980. Son of Joseph Michael and Emily (Nolan) Colgan.


Bachelor in Physiology and Psychology, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, 1970. Master of Arts in Physiology with distinction, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy in Physiology, University Auckland, New Zealand, 1979.


Instructor mammal physiology Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, 1970. Research fellow Wellington (New Zealand) Hospital, 1971. Associate professor human science University Auckland, New Zealand, 1971-1982.

From. assistant director to director University Auckland Clinic, 1972-1974. Director Colgan Clinic, Auckland, 1971-1980, Colgan Institute Nutritional Science, San Diego, since 1979. Visiting scholar Rockefeller University, New York City, 1981-1983, lecturer continuing medical education since 1982.

Guest lecturer summer school University Oregon, Eugene, 1984-1986, continuing medical education, since 1982, continuing dental education, since 1985. Lecturer Nutrition Certified Course for Chiropractors, since 1991. Guest lecturer University California, San Diego, 1993.

Researcher and consultant in field.


Nutrition legislation activist Colgon Institute. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American College Sports Medicine, New Zealand Federation Sports Medicine, British Society Nutritional Medicine, United States National Strength & Conditioning Association, International and American Association Clinical Nutritionists (council member), New York Academy of Sciences, Interant. College Applied Nutrition, Academy Orthomolecular Psychiatry, Orthomolecular Medical Society.


  • Other Interests

    Photography, sculpture.


Married Hazel Aloma, May 10, 1963 (divorced June 5, 1978). Children: Michael, Damian. Married Lesley Aileen Speight, May 6, 1979.

Children: Megan, Tammy.