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Grateful to support future naturopathic doctors

Christina Bjorndal's experiences with mental health led her to explore natural treatments which helped her recover. This opened the door to a career in naturopathic medicine. As a way to give back, she and her husband, Dr. Michael Mason-Wood, ND, provide the Natural Terrain Naturopathic Award, an annual scholarship to a student at the College who demonstrates a keen interest in pursuing mental health in the future.

Dr. Christina Bjorndal, ND with Kriya Siewrattan, Natural Terrain Naturopathic Award recipient

“We created the Natural Terrain Naturopathic Award to give a student, with an interest in mental health, a helping hand with their education. Our philosophy is that every act of kindness has a ripple effect and we wanted to foster a culture of giving amongst the naturopathic community to show our appreciation for the care that we have received from our naturopathic providers.”

Grateful Patient: Dr. Christina Bjorndal, ND (pictured right) with Kriya Siewrattan, Natural Terrain Naturopathic Award recipient

Some individuals have chosen remainder trusts as a way of giving. They use them as a tool to provide ongoing support to a loved one, along with an eventual donation to a charity. Lucy Hopkins left CCNM over $3 million in this fashion, to provide scholarships and bursaries for naturopathic students.

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