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About Dr. Chitale ND
Dr. Chitale is a Queen's University Graduate in Molecular Biology and Genetics. In her last year of work in genetic research, she did a 180 degree turn to natural medicine as an approach to preventing and treating illness.
During completion of Naturopathic Degree at The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, Dr. Chitale obtained further training in botanical medicine and homeopathy. Upon graduation, Dr. Chitale obtained further qualification in Restorative Medicine and Endocrine Health. In 2010, Dr. Chitale worked treating isolated and low-income people in Nicaragua, and provided specialized care in a Women's Health Clinic.
Professional Development and Membership
Dr Chitale is both an Ontario and BC board certified Naturopathic Doctor (CONO) and (CNPBC) in good standing.
Dr. Chitale holds professional membership with the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND). Dr Chitale's continual dedication to the profession has been through her work as:
Restorative Medicine Certification
Dr. Chitale is one the of the first ND's in Ontario to be certified in Restorative Medicine for treatment of metabolic and hormone conditions.
Restorative Medicine is a cross-disciplinary approach based on restoring organ function and repairing tissue damage. The restorative approach to medicine aligns with the body’s innate healing nature for restoring a harmonious state of health, which is the foundation of Naturopathic Medicine.
Thyroid, Adrenal, Glucose Metabolism, Elevated Cholesterol and Fertility Issues - serious and debilitating conditions that can alter quality of life and have serious complications are treated successfully with Restorative Medicine.
Dr. Chitale worked for one year in Nicaragua - working alongside MD's and RN's in hospitals and government run clinics, which serviced low-income and remote villages. Dr. Chitale believes income should not be a barrier to health.
Dr. Chitale facilitated womens health, advocacy and empowerment program (DIOSA) in Spanish - a program designed to teach women about their reproductive health, promote women's rights, develop community and raise awareness. Health education, treatment plans, and PAP exams were provided free of cost by Dr. Chitale at hospitals and community clinics. Medicines were provided by a joint venture with Dr. Tori Hudson, ND and NDI (Naturopathic Doctors International).
Dr. Chitale's 15 year career has included academic positions with the Canadian College of Natural Nutrition teaching molecular and cell biology, at Sheridan College teaching Botanical Medicine, and field studies in plant identification.
Dr. Chitale has taught Clinical Skills and Diagnosis, Naturopathic Medicine, Botanical Medicine and Global Health to Naturopathic Medical students from all over North America.
Medical Editor - PULSE
Dr. Chitale is the former Medical Editor of the OAND PULSE - the Ontario Association's Publication for Naturopathic Doctors
OAND (Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors) Board Member
As Dr. Chitale's Commitment to the profession, she dedicated several years as a Service Member, Board of Director, Executive Director and Chair of the OAND Legacy Committee