Jennifer is a co-owner of the multi-disciplinary Maple Shores Health Centre in Port Elgin. She became a Naturopathic Doctor upon completion of the 4 year program at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto in 2003. Prior to that, she attended Queen's University in Kingston, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Environmental Science and Life Sciences. Since 2007, she has been a Certified Bowen Practitioner, and has undergone several continuing education courses in Bowen, including Mind/Body Bowen. She is a Professional Labour Assistant, having undergone training with the Association of Labour Assistants and Childbirth Educators (ALACE). She has also completed the Healthy Breast Program with Dr. Sat Dharam Kaur, who is world renowned for her work on women's health. In 2011, she finished the Environmental Medicine training program with Dr. Walter Crinnion, an expert in the area. In her practice, she has developed special interests in the areas of women's health, digestive disorders, paediatrics and the impact of the environment on chronic health conditions.
She is licensed through The College of Naturopaths of Ontario and is an active member of the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND) and the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors (OAND).
Since moving to Saugeen Shores in 2003, she has enjoyed becoming involved in the local community by speaking to a variety of school, community and business groups, and teaching courses on Women's Natural Health through the Bluewater District School Board.
Jennifer resides in Port Elgin with her husband, Steve, their children Ewan, Cayden and Ivy, and their Labradoodle, Cooper. Her hobbies include spending time with family and friends, gardening, and home renovating/ decorating. She also enjoys practicing yoga and walking on the beautiful trails Saugeen Shores has to offer.
Here is a youtube video Jennifer did about the link between exposure to environmental toxins and your health to help promote the local Community Wellness Day .