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Membership helps support the Mission Statement of the World Naturopathic Federation

WNF Rapid Review Task Force

The WNF is in the process of completing rapid reviews on a number of naturopathic recommendations for their role in preventing, treating and aiding in the recovery of viral respiratory infections.  The rapid reviews include:

  • N-Acetyl Cysteine (NAC)
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin D
  • Zinc
  • Preventive health behaviours
  • Nutritional deficiencies in the elderly
  • Naturopathic therapies that decrease inflammation (IL6)
  • Link between blood sugar and optimal immune response
  • Echinacea (Echinacea spp)
  • Elderberry (Sambucus nigra)
  • Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra)
  • Ivy Leaf (Hendra helix)
  • Honey
  • Essential Oils (Eucalyptus and Thyme) 
  • Yoga

WNF Rapid Review Task Force Members

Chair: Dr. Iva Lloyd, ND (Canada)
Research Leads: Dr. Amie Steel, ND, PhD & Dr. Jon Wardle, BHSc, M Hlth Med Law, MPH, PhD

University of Technology Sydney (UTS) – Australia
Dr. Amie Steel, ND, PhD
Danielle Brown, BSc (Sustainable Development), BHSc (Naturopathy) (Hons)
Dr. Joanna Harnett PhD MHSc BHSc
Daen N. Medina, ND MHSc, BHSc (Nat), Adv Dip (Nat, Nut, Hom)

Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) – Canada
Dr. Monique Aucoin, ND
Dr. Kieran Cooley, ND
Dr. Paul Saunders, PhD, ND, DHANP, CCH

Bastyr University – USA
Dr. Melissa A. Murphy, PhD

National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM) – USA
Dr. Ryan Bradley, ND, MPH
Dr. Joshua Goldenberg, Helfgott Research Institute, National University of Natural Medicine (NUMN), visiting Research Fellow ARCCIM, University of Technology

Western Sydney University – Australia
Dr. Susan Arentz, NICM Health Research Institute, Australian Journal of Naturopathic Medicine
A/Professor Jennifer Hunter, NICM Health Research Institute
Dr. Guoyan (Emily) Yang, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Clinical Research and Translation, NICM Health Research Institute. Fluent in Standard Chinese.

Griffith University – Australia
Nicole Hannan, BSc Sports Medicine, BHSc Naturopathy

National Centre for Naturopathic Medicine, Southern Cross University – Australia
Dr. Romy Lauche, BSc & MSc Psychology, PhD Medical Sciences
Matthew Leach RN, BN, BN(Hons), ND, DipClinNutr, PhD.
Dr. Janet Schloss, Phd (med), PGC Nut, ADip HS – Nat, Dip HM, Dip Nut, BARM
Dr. Jon Wardle, BHSc, M Hlth Med Law, MPH, PhD

Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine (BINM) – Canada
Dr. Terri Bugg, ND

Canadian Association of Naturopathc Doctors (CAND) – Canada
Dr. Iva Lloyd, BScH, BCPP, ND
Dr. Mark Fontes, ND

Naturopath and Herbalists Association of Australia (NHAA) – Australia
David Casteleijn, BHSc(Nat), MHSc(Herbal Med), RN, MNHAA
Dr. Tobey-Ann Pinder BSc, ND, JD, MNHAA

National University of Health Sciences (NUHS) – USA
Fraser Smith, ND, Assistant Dean, Naturopathic Medicine
Jamine Blesoff, ND
Gregory Cramer, PhD DC
Jocelyn Faydenko, ND
Josh Henkin, PhD, Pharmacognosy-Ethnobotany

OCN FENACO – Spain
Tina Hausser, Naturopath, Heilpraktiker
Dr. Sebastian Prall, PhD, Naturopath, Naturopat

India
Dr. A.M. Chandrasekaran, BNYS, MPH, Secretary, INYGMA
Dr. Naresh Kumar, BNYS, MPH, Lecturer cum Research Officer, JSS Institute of Naturopathy & Yogic Sciences, Tamil Nadu
Dr. Raghavendrasamy, BNYS, PhD, Lecturer cum Asst. Medical Officer, Government Hospital, Tamil Nadu

Peru
Dr. Carlos Neyre Abad, Integrative Medicine
Jose Chafloque, Ba. Biology, Microbiology and Parasitology, Ma. Environmental Management and Auditing

American Association of Naturopathic Doctors (AANP) – USA
Dr. Moira Fitzpatrick, PhD, ND
Dr. Ginger Sweetan, ND, Naturopath

General Council and Register of Naturopaths (GCRN) – United Kingdom
Tom Greenfield, ND, DO

Naturopathic Doctors / Naturopaths
Dr. Peter Bongiorno, ND, LAc (USA)
Dr. Penny Kendall-Reed, ND (Canada)
Dr. Holger Cramer, PhD (Germany)
Emeritus Professor Stephen Leeder AO, School of Public Health, Menzies Centre for Health Policy Sydney University, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Epidemiology (Australia)
Dr. David Lescheid, PhD, ND (Germany)
A/Professor Dominik Mertz, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Medical Director Infection Control (Canada)

Herbalists
Kathleen M. Bennett, B.A. Sociology, B.A. PSychobiology, M.Sc. Clinical Herbal Medicine (Australia)