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Meet Dr. Sara

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Doctor of Naturopathy

A registered Naturopathic Doctor and health practitioner, Dr. Sara is licensed to practice naturopathic medicine in the province of Ontario and is a member in good standing with the College of Naturopaths of Ontario (CONO). She is a member of the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors (OAND) and the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND). Dr. Sara is also an active committee member of the Naturopathic Legacy Project, advocating for the expansion of naturopathic medicine across all provinces in Canada.


Dr. Sara graduated from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) in Toronto, Ontario. While at CCNM, she founded the CCNM Business Association and hosted two annual business conferences for the naturopathic medical community.  She has completed the North American Board Naturopathic Examinations as well as the optional acupuncture and minor surgery examination categories. 


In addition to her private clinical practice, Dr. Sara works as a naturopathic medical consultant in the the areas of technology and artificial intelligence, bridging health and tech to create accessible health platforms for the public.

Clinical & Community Outreach

Dr. Sara completed her clinical internships at the Robert Schad Naturopathic Clinic, at the Sherbourne Health Centre & HIV Clinic and Queen West Community Health Centre in Toronto. She also completed a 1-yr clinical internship at the Brampton Civic Hospital in the hospital outpatient setting, providing health care to various communities across the Greater Toronto Area.

Environmental Medicine

After graduating from CCNM, Dr. Sara gained international naturopathic medical experience working at Central and Discovery Bay districts in Hong Kong. Her clinical exposure to various health conditions from asthma, frequent colds, bronchitis, sinusitis, allergies, parasites and chronic infections and the interplay of environmental exposures, shaped her interest toward the field of environmental toxicity. Dr. Sara considers the environmental impact on human health. From contaminated water, heavy metals, molds and air pollutants, she understands that health extends beyond an eco-conscious view of our individual footprints to that of our communities and world at large.  

Corporate Experience

Dr. Sara holds an Honours Bachelor of Commerce Degree from McMaster University and her industry background extends to working in account management for the elevator and market research industries prior to discovering naturopathic medicine.

Languages

Dr. Sara is fluent in English, French and Creole.                                                                                                      

Media

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Educator & Speaker

On topics of business and health to various institutions including:

  • York University on the subjects of "Mental Health" and "Mindfulness"
  • The Bradbury Private School in Hong Kong on the subject of "Sugar Addiction"
  • The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine on "Business, Marketing & Mentorship"
  • The Actuarial Club of Toronto on "Healthy Lifestyle Living: micro changes, macro results"
  • Nature's Source on "Seasonal Allergies, Weight Retention & Gut Health"
  • The University of Waterloo: "Statistics & Evidence-Based Research for Sustainable Health"

Publications and Research

Published in the following:

  • The Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctor's - Vital Link Fall 2014 Journal Publication on "Media Addictions"
  • Featured on the CCNM Mind|Body|Spirit #17 Issue Summer 2016 publication "From Business to Naturopathic Medicine". 
  • Contributor to a systematic review on Turmeric and its effects on cancer care under Dr. Jason Clifford, ND.