Emma is a third year student at the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine, with a background in cell and molecular biology. She obtained her Bachelor of Science from Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec while playing varsity soccer. Emma has a special interest in naturopathic dermatology, and treating chronic skin conditions with clean products, herbal medicine and nutritional intervention.
Outside of school, she enjoys hiking the BC mountains, skiing, reading on the beach or visiting local breweries. Emma is looking forward to meeting you all at this year’s symposium!
Harpinder is a third year medical student at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine interested in integrative dermatology. She is currently doing research in examining diet in psoriasis patients and how nutritional changes can impact severity of the disease.
Jessica completed her BSc at York University in Toronto, ON, and a Doctor of Naturopathy degree from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. She believes that integrative medicine with an evidence-based approach can allow practitioners to better support patients and optimize patient care. Jessica is passionate about bridging naturopathic and conventional medicine in clinical dermatology.
Marjon Samimi is a first-year PA-C student at UC Davis. She has a keen interest in dermatology and plans to specialize when she graduates. After graduating, Marjon plans to make Dermatology more accessible to those with Medicaid and promote diversity in skin conditions, specifically in darker skin tones. She enjoys going hiking, baking, and keeping up with the current skincare trends in her free time.
Narrainshree Sathiyarajeswaran is participating in the undergraduate program in SIDDHA medicine in Santhigiri Siddha Medical College affiliated by Kerala University of Health Sciences. He is interested in working in the research field, especially in clinical research. He is passionate about integrative medicine and establishing the siddha system of medicine worldwide.
Narrainshree presented research at the Integrative Dermatology Symposium in 2019 about Integrative Approach in Fungal Diseases as well as 2020 about the Development of Integrative Clinical Trial Protocol for Psoriasis Management.
Saloumeh (Sally) Rounaghi is a Naturopathic doctor interested in the mind-skin-gut connection and autoimmune conditions such as Psoriatic arthritis and Lyme. She believes that, to better our health, we need to reach the root of the problem.
Being a Naturopathic Physician allows her to focus on personalized health needs using a broad background of knowledge from personally tailored diets, nutraceuticals, pharmaceuticals, botanical medicine, homeopathy, and lifestyle management. She believes in the collaborative efforts within all facets of healthcare to better the wellbeing of patients.