Meet the Board

DR. RABIA MEGHJI

DR. RABIA MEGHJI

PRESIDENT

Dr. Rabia Karim Meghji ND graduated from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in 2005 where she received a graduation award for Leadership. She also has a Bachelor of Science with a major in pre-medical sciences form the University of British Columbia.

Dr. Rabia Karim Meghji ND was the Vice-President of the College of Naturopathic Doctors of Alberta (CNDA), Chair of the marketing committee and co-chair of the Conference Planning committee. She is licensed with both CNDA and the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors.

 

 

DR. VÉRONIC PROVENCHER

DR. VÉRONIC PROVENCHER

VICE-PRESIDENT

Dr. V is a bilingual (Français-English) licensed naturopathic doctor who completed her studies at the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine.  Prior to her medical studies, she completed a BSc in honors Microbiology and a MSc in Virology with the Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Alberta.

Dr. V currently practices in both St. Albert (Wellness Within) and Edmonton (West Edmonton Naturopathic Wellness Centre) with a focus on autoimmunity, infectious disease, and gastrointestinal health.

DR. CYNTHIA HNATKO

DR. CYNTHIA HNATKO

TREASURER

Dr Cynthia Hnatko received a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Ryerson University before completing a four year Naturopathic degree from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine.  Dr Hnatko is a member in good standing with the College of Naturopathic Doctors of Alberta (CNDA) and the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND).  She has a general family practice in Edmonton, with a special interest in fertility, perinatal care and pediatrics.

DR. AMBER MCKINNON

DR. AMBER MCKINNON

SECRETARY

Dr. Amber McKinnon recieved a Bachelor of Science with a specialization in Immunology and Infection from the University of Alberta. During here time here there she was involoved in research witht he department of Social Psycology and conducted research with the Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology. She went on to complete her Naturopathic Medical degree at the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine (BINM). Dr. McKinnon is a Naturopathic Doctor in good standing with the College of Naturopathic Doctors of Alberta (CNDA), College of Naturopathic Physicians of British Colombia (CNPBC) and the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND). She is currently in general family practice in Edmonton, with a special interest in gastrointestinal health, women’s health and pain management.

DR. CHRISTINA BJORNDAL

DR. CHRISTINA BJORNDAL

DIRECTOR

Dr. Christina Bjorndal, ND, completed her Doctorate in naturopathic medicine from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. She is an authority in the treatment of mental illnesses such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorders and eating disorders.  Having overcome many mental health challenges, Dr. Chris is a gifted speaker and writer. She has shared her personal story and philosophy of wellness with audiences across North America. Dr. Chris has helped many patients achieve physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellbeing. She has completed three books on mental health as well as teaches a mental health course to clinicians. Visit drchristinabjorndal.com

DR. LENA KIM

DR. LENA KIM

DIRECTOR

Dr Lena Kim is the owner of True Nature Health Clinic in Edmonton.
Lena, graduated from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Ontario in 2003. Lena, travelled to Lethbridge in 2004 to learn about running a practice.  She has owned her own practice in Edmonton since 2005, where she has a general family practice.
She has always wanted to be a doctor to help people obtain their ideal health to be able to do what they desire.
When, Lena is not helping her patients in her practice she enjoys going to classes at the gym, doing yoga or travelling and trying all sorts of different foods.