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Our Research In Depth
As one of ֱ̲’s core goals, expanding research relevant to enhancing naturopathic medicine and developing skills among faculty, students, and graduates that foster research activity, is of utmost importance. Our research department is a leader in advancing our understanding of complementary and naturopathic medicine as a contributor to a sustainable health-care system.
By fostering a culture of research, ֱ̲ investigates a range of topics, from addiction to nutrition, in order to explore the strengths of naturopathic medicine, test therapies and influence policy.

Conte E, Rizzolo E, Flower G, Legacy M, Seely, D. Intravenous vitamin C in cancer care: Evidence review and practical guidance for integrative oncology practitioners. CAND Journal. 2024;31(1):2-18.

Dertinger J, Aucoin M. Adjunctive naturopathic medicine in the management of depression and anxiety symptoms: A retrospective chart review. CAND Journal. 2024;31(1):29-36

Bourne N-A, Gill G, Cooley K. Cultural Adaptations Addressing Diversity and Health Access in the Mediterranean Diet: A Realist Synthesis. CANDJ [Internet]. 2024 Mar. 21 [cited 2024 Mar. 27];31(1):37-46.

Arnold M, Barbaro D, Turner T, Aucoin M, Ebrahimi N, Cooley K.The 8th Annual ֱ̲ Research Day: Student Research & Innovation in Naturopathic Medicine.URNCST Journal. 2024Mar18: 8(3)

Gallant, F, Cooley K, Grigoriadis S, Ebrahimi E. Targeting Maternal Gut Microbiome to Improve Mental Health Outcomes-A Pilot Feasibility Trial. medRxiv 2024.03.08.24303670; doi:

Oakes K, Saunders P, Lloyd I, Turner T, Gruska J, Gibbs B, Gleitzman S, Portella CF, Friend J, Graham K, Leslie M. Herbal Medicine and COVID-19: An Umbrella Review. CANDJ [Internet]. 2023 Dec. 28 [cited 2024 Jan. 12];30(4):43-65.

Murphy M, Aucoin M, Barbaro D. Diet and Nutritional Factors in the Prevention and Treatment of COVID-19: An Umbrella Review. CANDJ [Internet]. 2023 Dec. 28 [cited 2024 Jan. 12];30(4):81-9.

Carter T, O’Brien C, Akinbode T, Lloyd I. The Role of Movement, Exercise, and Breathing in the Prevention and Treatment of COVID-19: An Umbrella Review. CANDJ [Internet]. 2023 Dec. 28 [cited 2024 Jan. 12];30(4):32-4.