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Faculty

Academy Professors    

Lixian Bao, Ph.D., registered psychologist of the college of psychologists of Ontario, registered psychotherapist of the college of registered psychotherapists of Ontario, a member of Canadian Psychological Association (CPA), a member of China American Psychodynamic Alliance (CAPA). Taught at Tongji University, Shanghai, China, and vice secretary-general and standing director of Shanghai Psychological Counselling Association of Higher Learning (SPCAHL). He was one of the founders of Satir Model Research and Development Centre in Shanghai and in charge of the Satir Model Family Therapy Training Program. Worked at WoodGreen Community Services, Kensinton Hospice, and Lingyu International Psychology Centre. He works with clients with a wide range of mental health struggles, including marital issues, relationship issues, parenting issues, autism, ADHD, addiction, and anxiety, depression, phobias, OCD. Other than providing treatment, he also provides assessment, counseling, and consultation services.

Kayode Balogun, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Toronto General Research Institute/ University Health Network, University of Toronto. He is a biomedical scientist and biochemist with research experience in the UK, Canada, and Nigeria. He is currently investigating and comparing the effects of HIV antiretroviral drugs and omega-3 during pregnancy on the development and behavioural performance of the offspring. He has worked extensively and published papers and a book chapter on the effects of omega-3 fatty acids on markers of cardiovascular disease, obesity, and neuropsychiatric disorders. He is a member of the Canadian Nutrition Society, Canadian Obesity Network, American Society for Nutrition, Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences, and the Canadian Association for HIV Research. He has also served as a reviewer for Lipids.

 

Steve Cui, Ph.D. Research scientist at the Guelph Food Research Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Professor at Guelph University, Editor of "Food Research International" and "Food Hydrocolloid". Author of Polysaccharide Gums from Agriculture Products (2000), elaborated chemical structure and physical properties and applications of polysaccharide gum in 10 new agricultural products; and editor of Food Carbohydrates (2005), systematically expounded on the basis of carbohydrate chemistry, structure identification, and molecular characteristics. Books are used for scientific research and university textbooks. The recipient of Leadership in Technology Transfer Award in 2006 by Federal Partners in Technology Transfer, Government of Canada, for his exemplary leadership in the development of inventive food extraction processes and the transfer of flaxseed dehulling technologies. Holds six patents and has published over 80 scientific pear reviewed papers and dozens of book chapters in the area of food carbohydrates. Consults frequently by researchers and food industries. Email: Dr.SteveCui@CANH.ca

 

Richar Goodfellow,DDS. received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from University of Toronto (1978), also received Diplomate American Board of Craniofacial Pain, Diplomate Academy Clinical Sleep Disorder Discipline, Fellow American Academy of Craniofacial Pain. He is the Founding Member (2006) and Program Chairman of Canadian Chapter American Academy of Craniofacial Pain (2007-2012). Dr. Goodfellow has successfully treated over 800 TMJ patients with with migraines, headaches, chronic pain, and sleep disorders by multiple programs including the nutrition dimension. Dr. Richard Goodfellow directs the TMJ and Sleep Therapy Centre of Toronto. Email: Dr.Goodfellow@CANH.ca

  Jian Guan, PhD. RNHS. Specializing in public health and immigrant adaptation. Currently teaching at Ryerson University, president of the Canadian Academy of Natural Health and president of Canadian Association for Cancer Support. Research publications focus on immigrants’ health and acculturation, depression and access to social and health services, cross-cultural comparison of seniors’ physical, mental and sexual health, cultural effects on physician/patient relations, social and psychological impact of epidemics, and ethical challenge of medicine. Course taught include Medical Sociology, Sociology and Health, Values and Ethics for Health Professionals, Leadership Ethics, and Nutrition Practice and Counseling.  Email: Dr.Guan@CANH.ca

 

 

 

Sophie Guo, Ph.D. in Immunology, Doctor of Naturopathy from Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine,She was practicing in China Medical University Shengjing Hospital as Rheumatologist and also teaching Internal Medicine. Dr. Guo received Ph.D in study autoantibodies in patients with systemic connective tissue diseases in the medical school of Kyoto University. She specializes in autoimmune conditions, such as allergy, hypersensitivity, skin conditions (eczema, psoriasis and other dermatitis), systemic connective tissue diseases (rheuamtoid arthritis, lupus, Sjogren syndrome, vasculitis, ulceritive colitis, ankylosing spondylitis...) and other inflammation-related conditions. With years of experience in conventional Western Medicine and education in Naturopathic Medicine, Sophie integrates her solid medical knowledge and sees patients in a holistic way. She treats the person, not simply diseases.

   

Janet Ho, Doctor of Chiropractic (Clinic Honours), The Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC), Registered Acupuncturist with College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario (CTCMPAO), Fellow of the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture,  Registered and practiced in Canada and USA, Functional Capacity Evaluation Certification, and Worksite Assessment Certification. Email: drjanetho@gmail.com.

 

Mahir Khalil Jallo, MD. Clinical Professor of Medicine & Senior Consultant, Internal Medicine - Diabetes & Endocrinology. Postgraduate Board Certification in Internal Medicine CABM from the Arab Board of Medical Specialization in 1992 and the Fellowship of American College of Endocrinology FACE, USA in 2015. Certified with Diploma in Dyslipidemia and Post Graduate Certification on Management of Asthma from Boston University School of Medicine. Currently teaching at Gulf Medical University Hospital & Research Center  in U.A.E as Senior Consultant Physician & Associate Professor, in Diabetes & Endocrinology establishing the Diabetes & Endocrinology care & work. Editor In Chief for Diabetes Digest from Iraq, many publications in medical periodicals and Active Principle Investigator in many National & International Clinical studies.

Jobby James, Ms.PT (Neuro), BPT. Specializing in PT Neurology and Psychosomatic disorders, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, India (2007); Client-Directed Care Management Course, Thompson Rivers University, (2012); Understanding Research, Athabasca University, (2012); Diabetic education and Certification, University of Toronto (2016). Presently working as, a care coordinator with the Central-Local Health Integrated Network (LHIN), formerly known as CCAC. He has worked with patients in the community clinics and Long-term care homes (LTCH) with skills and expertise in conducting assessments, follow-up of musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, geriatric and motor vehicle accident patients as well as handling and working with a variety of rehabilitation and authorizing mobility equipment with Assistive device program through Ministry of Health (MOH). His present work focuses on assessing the patients’ eligibility and authorizing services for home care through OHIP funding. The future goal is to educate patients to prevent or manage diabetes and to improve their overall health, also, strategies to improve nutrition for future care needs.

   

Rongwen Li, PhD. Research Scientist in the Department of Fundamental Neurobiology at the Toronto Western Hospital.  National Natural Science Foundation of China research projects: <Cardiac myosin light chain and application of monoclonal antibodies> and < The mechanism of Stress - free radical on myocardial damage  and the Nutritional regulation >. Mechanism study for pain and stroke pathogenesis. Postdoctoral fellow at University of Melbourne 1997 - : Dopamine Receptors in Schizophrenia and development of  Anti-mental disorder drugs. Postdoctoral fellow at University of Connecticut USA 2000- : GABAA Receptor interacting proteins and brain diseases (Alzheimer‘s disease, Parkinson’s disease). Research Scientist, Brain Research Centre and Department of Psychiatry at University of British Columbia 2005- : Perturbing the balance between inhibition and excitation will potentially disrupt in brain disorders (Autism). Email: Dr.RongwenLi@CANH.ca

  David Dong Liu, PhD. in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Master of Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Master of Education in Health and Kinesiology, University of Texas; Neuromotor Control, York University. He is currently a Registered Massage Therapist, Ontario College of Massage Therapists; Osteopathic training at Osteopathic College of Ontario;  Acupuncturist, massage therapist. David has abundant experience working with sleep condition, pain management, family heath and sport & exercise care. David has several elite athletic clients includes FIFA  referees, female figure skaters of world championships, both Canadian junior and senior champions in female figure skating, Italian professional Soccer players. David has been teaching acupuncture for professionals since 2002. David also engage in community health volunteer works . He achieved several awards from Toronto Chinese Health Education Committee.  
  Jinhong Liu, PhD. in Chinese Medicine from Zhejiang University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Registered Chinese medicine acupuncturist. Founder of Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture targeted therapy, China's National Science Foundation-funded medical scientist. Clinical medical practice since 1988 in acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine, treatment of various painful disease, paralytic disease and rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and other autoimmune diseases, using a unique needle and drug combination treatment of cancer targeted therapy and internal medicine, gynecological diseases. Winners of several provincial department-level scientific and technological progress awards, over 60 publications in professional journals and book chapters. leading author of the "Targeted Therapy of Traditional Chinese Medicine Research Project" funded by the China's National Science Foundation and Zhejiang Talents of the Medical Health Fund. Current President of Canada John • Jeanne Chinese Medicine College, and TCM Acupuncturists of John • Jenny TCM Clinical Centers. 
 

Ying Liu, PhD in Obstetrics and Gynecology from Medical School of Shanghai of China and Ph.D. at York University focused on the metabolic effects of insulin on peripheral tissues (muscle, liver) as well as its effect on the regulation of whole body glucose homeostasis. Published 15 peer reviewed paper in high impact journals like Cell Metabolism, Diabetes, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, American Journal of Physiology (Endocrinology and Metabolism), Diabetologia, Cardiovascular Research... Currently post-doctoral at University of Toronto in the field of Diabetes research with a progression from peripheral insulin action to insulin production from pancreatic islets. By combining her expertise on the two patho-physiological hallmarks of Type 2 Diabetes, β cell dysfunction and insulin resistance. Canadian Diabetes Association “Learning Series Presenter”. Toronto Bioscience Consulting Group - Asian Market Manager. Email: yingliu14602@gmail.com.

Jasmina Novakovic PhD. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry. Scientific Leader, Apotex Inc, Toronto, , Chemistry and Compendia Group. Research Associate (2004-2007) and Post-doctoral Fellow (2000-2004), Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto. Pharmaceutical research scientist with industrial and academic experience, research in the industrial setting, with special focus on implementation of QbD principles to facilitate formulation development for global market; Responsible for biopharmaceutical modeling, bio-relevant dissolution testing, setting up dissolution specifications; Part-time lecturer at the Faculty of Continuous Education, Seneca College at York University. Email: Dr.Novakovic@CANH.ca

 

Mohammad Masihur Rahman, MBBS, PhD.  Currently is the Professor of Canadian Academy of Natural Health working on the specific factors responsible for GI cancer and it’s prevention as well as detecting the triggering factors and eliminating them by changing lifestyle, eating habits  and  boosting up immunity by food supplements. Medical Scientist, having a strong background in Gastrointestinal Diseases and it’s Management.  He is a former senior faculty of Royal College of Medicine Perak, University Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Head of the department and Vice Principal, Northern International Medical College and Hospital under Dhaka University, Bangladesh. Alumni as well as faculty member of Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan. Honored as Chairperson of UICC International Congress,  Kyoto, Japan. Former research fellow at Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.  Published more than 20 articles related to various areas of Gastrointestinal diseases and free radical involvement. 

   
   

Brenda Su, PhD. Research Scientist at the Labatt Family Heart Center, the Hospital for Sick Children. University of Toronto. Visiting Professor at Dept. of Biomedical Bioinformatics, Harbin Medical University, China. Board of Director of Canadian Association of Nutri-Health Education and board of member of Canadian Association for Cancer Support. Guest Professor, Canadian Academy of Natural Health.  Dr. Su received awards from the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR), Canadian Association of Gastroenterology, AstraZeneca Canada, Swedish Cancer Foundation, Ontario 5-Year Volunteer Award. She has reviewed papers for the journals “Blood” and “Circulation”. Publications in infectious diseases including one with impact factor over 12. Her current research interests are (1) epigenetics in molecular pathogenesis of cardiovascular diseases and epigenetic drugs development, (2) modulating inflammation signaling pathway, and (3) identify biomarkers/targets for congenital heart diseases. Email: Dr.Su@CANH.ca.

   
 

   

Jane Yuqing YanPhD. in Molecular Genetics, Professor in Medical Science in China. Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Hospital for Sick Children Toronto. Research specialty in Cardiovascular biology, Cancer biology, Cell Biology and Molecular Biology, and Gene Engineering Medicine. Has supervised eight research projects, including “Researching and Development Genechip (Microarray) Technology in situ” on 863 plan in China (2002AA2Z2052), “Mining Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy Potential disease protein”, “Drug Target Screening for Congenital Heart Block”, “Systems Biology Strategies on Toll-like Receptors-associated Signalling Pathways in Coronary Heart Diseases”. Published more than 20 papers and a book of  “Bioengineering Pharmaceutics”. The human gene engineering product projects she led has been rewarded with  scientific and development prize and commercialized to the medical market. Email: Dr.Yan@CANH.ca

 

William Zhang, PhD. Scientist in Section of Urology from Sunnybrook Science Centre, University of Toronto, and guest professor at Canadian Academy of Natural Health, board of director of Canadian Association of Nutri-Health Education and Canadian Association for Cancer Support. He was a MD and received Master of Science in West China University of Medical Sciences and Nanjing Medical University (WCUMS), and PhD from Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden in 1995. Dr. Zhang was a consultant Urologist and Lecturer in the 1st University Hospital of WCUMS. Dr. Zhang has received multiple awards from national or scientific foundations for his research work and an author for 40 scientific articles and book chapters. Email: Dr.williamzhang@CANH.ca

 

 

   

 

 

Ying Zhang, TCM., Registered Nutrition Counselor.  Zhang graduated from Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and taught Chinese Medicine after completing her studied at graduate School at the same University. Zhang currently is the Director of Holibalance Wellness Center. Guest Professor of Canadian Academy of Natural Health; Board of director of Canadian Association of Nutri-Health Education and Canadian Association for Cancer Support.  

 

Annie Dongmei Kang: Certified Esthetician & Holistic Practitioner, Make-Up Artist, Certified Aromatherapy Health Therapist, Certified Cosmetics Consultant, Member of  the Canadian Society of Professional Skin Care Specialists, COREUM ACCURO ESTHETICA.  Owner of Young sensation Wellness Spa since 1998. Reported by media: CCETV, Scarborough Mirror, FairChild TV, TSCTV, ADS GUIDE Newspaper, ANPOPO Media, Special guest for WOW TV. Among  Mrs. Kang many achievements, she won the best personal & family Entrepreneur Award 2009; best program Award in CCETV 2008;  Best Performance Award and Hall of Fame 2007  and Excellent Entrepreneur Award 2007.  Email: AnnieKang@CANH.ca

Assistants:
 President Assistant    

Kathy Lan Guo EMBA, Registered Nutritional Health Specialist, Certified Coach of Weight Management,  Board member of Canadian Association for Cancer Support. Experienced with nutrition, beautician and wellness industry: Established own business in China; General Manager in Huabei district of China cosmetics company; Elected Board Member of Tianjin Overseas Chinese Council; CEO and Partner of Human Resource Company in Canada. Email: KathyGuo@CANH.ca. Phone: 647-892-8890.

 Research Assistant  

 

Sudan Huang, M.Ph, RNC. Registered Nutritional Health Specialist.Doctor of prevention and health care medicine and pharmacist. Directors of prevention and health care medicine department, clinical department, hospital infection control department and pharmacy department in the Sixth Hospital of Shenzhen City, China. Certified as RNC in Canada. Currently work at Care First and Health Benefits Coordinator in Healthy Choice Clinic. Email: SudanHuang@CANH.ca

Administrative Assistant  

 

Rosa Liu, Registered Nutritional Health Specialist. Worked at Family Physician Medicine Clinic as a Nutritionist. She has helped many people around her and many patients through clinics. She has been rewarded with the Community Contribution Award in Toronto. Phone: 416-788-2580. Email: rosa.liu@hotmail.com.

 Teaching Assistant    

Yujie Tan, Registered Nutritional Health Specialist, Certified Coach of Weight Management, Board member of Canadian Association of NutriHealth Education. Experienced with nutrition, beauty and wellness industry. Currently works at Canadian Pharmaceutical company: Email: 4bestlifestyle@gmail.com.

 Internet Technology Assistant  

Grace Yan Liu, MBA. Registered Nutritional Health Specialist,

 

 

 

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