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Successful naturopathic medicine practices

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Completing a naturopathic medicine degree at the CCNM is just the first step to becoming a practicing naturopathic doctor. There are many avenues to achieving success, whether it is by opening an individual practice, joining an established clinic, or perhaps focusing on research. Read on for a few stories about CCNM’s graduate successes.

Meet Dr. Eric Marsden, ND (Class of 2002)

Dr. Marsden is the Clinic Director & Post-Graduate Residency Program Director at the Marsden Centre of Naturopathic Excellence. For over 10 years, he has been providing residency opportunities for new graduates that include online learning modules, training sessions, patient care, case management and research. Dr. Marsden was inspired to share what he had learned while working in clinics throughout the world, particularly in the fields of environmental medicine and integrative cancer care.

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“I realized that imparting this knowledge – through education, in-depth training, and mentorship – is valuable in really advancing the skills of graduating naturopathic doctors.”

Dr. Eric Marsden, ND
Dr. Arvin Jenab, ND

Meet Dr. Arvin Jenab, ND (Class of 2000)

Dr. Jenab's career in academia spans more than 15 years. His interest rests in supporting new graduates as they grow into future leaders of the profession. He is the Director of Naturopathic Medicine & ND Residency Program at the Susan Samueli Institute for Integrative Medicine, University of California-Irvine. The institute is dedicated to providing a holistic, integrative, and multidisciplinary approach to health care.” Arvin says.

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“Overall, there’s certainly more awareness of what we do. A growing level of professionalism from NDs is allowing for more relevant conversations with conventional medical institutions and providers.”

Meet Dr. Nicole Redvers, ND (Class of 2010)

Dr. Redvers practised in her hometown of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories before accepting a position as Assistant Professor, Department of Family & Community Medicine - Indians into Medicine at the University of North Dakota. Working closely with local and international Indigenous groups, Dr. Redvers conducts research into the complex public health concerns facing the community. She also teaches and is also helping to design a PhD in Indigenous health – the first such PhD in any North American university.

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“The university has been very supportive of the programming here and being surrounded by such a strong group of Indigenous people moving Indigenous scholarship forward is just incredible.”

Dr. Nicole Redvers, ND
Dr. Nicole DeYonge

Meet Dr. Nicole DeYonge, ND (Class of 2019)

Dr. DeYonge is in her second year of a clinical residency at CCNM. As part of her responsibilities as a resident, she participates in research projects that support her interest in complex conditions such as fibromyalgia and other autoimmune and infectious diseases. She also assists in the clinical training and supervision of interns at the Robert Schad Naturopathic Clinic and at satellite clinics. In her fourth year of the Doctor of Naturopathy program at CCNM, she served as the president of the Naturopathic Students Association.

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“The opportunity to absorb ‘clinical pearls’ from those I work with is invaluable.”

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