Dr. Gina is a naturopathic doctor passionate on providing evidence-based approaches to empower her patients in achieving optimal health.
Originally from Dartmouth, NS, Dr. Gina completed undergraduate science degrees in both nutrition and kinesiology from Saint Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, NS. She then went on to obtain her Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine degree from The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto, Ontario. She completed her 12- month clinical internship at Sherbourne Health and the Robert Schad Naturopathic Clinic.
While at CCNM, Dr. Gina was actively engaged in volunteer and extracurricular activities, contributing to the school’s Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Advocacy Committee, and the Interprofessional Healthcare Students Association at the University of Toronto. She was awarded the Student Innovation Award for her research project on the use of teaching kitchens to improve health outcomes and continues to present her work at various conferences.
Following her graduation, Dr. Gina moved to New York where she completed a naturopathic residency at Fairfield Family Health in Connecticut. Her passion lies in preventative medicine, and she is committed to helping patients improve their well-being through natural approaches and lifestyle interventions. She strives to provide her patients options that work for them, considering all aspects health and creating a step- by-step plan to implement healthy habits. She often draws from her background in nutrition and exercise, in addition to typical naturopathic therapies, and is a strong believer in food as medicine.
Outside of clinic, Gina can usually be found running around Banook lake, reading a good book, or cooking up a storm in the kitchen. She is thrilled to join the team at Quantum Sport Therapy and looks forward to helping you achieve your health goals – no matter how big or small!
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