About your provider
Dr. Julie S. Hwang, BSc ND
I am a licensed naturopathic doctor by the College of Naturopaths of Ontario who has passed the Naturopathic Physicians Licensing Examinations (NPLEX I and II). Growing up in Toronto, I attended primary school in North York before being accepted to attend the University of Toronto Schools for high school. I moved to Montreal to do my undergraduate degree in pre-medical sciences, majoring in Physiology at McGill University. During that time, I was also attended the National University of Singapore on exchange where I played varsity soccer and did neurophysiology lab research. At this time, some of my varsity soccer teammates used Chinese herbs to help them heal their injuries. This was the beginning of my interest in integrative and traditional medicine practices.
In 2009, I moved back to Montreal to finish at McGill and was helped personally with my skin conditions by my Naturopathic Doctor in Toronto. I decided to apply and move back to Toronto to attend the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine for another 4-year degree. During this time, I spent a summer working in Denmark at the Humlegaarden Cancer Clinic outside Copenhagen as a patient support staff. I also conducted clinical research at the University of Toronto Epilepsy Research program on PUFAs and intractable epilepsy. I graduated CCNM and received two awards in my time there, the Linda Ganly Memorial Award and the Naturomedic.com Award for excellence in Naturopathic Medicine outside of the classroom.
I now sit as an Ambassador to Canada of the International Congress on Naturopathic Medicine (ICNM), an Advisor to the Women's Healthy Environments Network (WHEN) and the Treasurer for the Institute for Green and Open Sciences, affiliated with the laboratory Green Neuroscience in San Diego. I practice naturopathic medicine in Downtown Toronto and have opened my clinic, the Aurum Medicine & Wellness Clinic at Christie Station right on Bloor Street.
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