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Dr. Jean-Jacques Dugoua HBSc ND PhD


Dr. Jean-Jacques Dugoua, or Dr. JJ as he is affectionately known, is a naturopathic doctor, clinical pharmacologist and researcher. He is the Chief Medical Officer of the Liberty Clinic in downtown Toronto and the first Naturopathic Doctor (ND) to practice at the Toronto Western Hospital in the Artist Health Center, one of the few NDs practicing in a hospital in Canada. He does research with the Motherisk Program at Sick Kids Hospital where he heads the MotherNature Network. Dr. JJ completed his PhD in Pharmacy Sciences at the University of Toronto. Dr. JJ is a published author, including the textbook “Herbal Medicines in Pregnancy and Lactation – An Evidence-based Approach First Edition” (Taylor & Francis, 2006). He is a world expert on natural health products pharmacology and pregnancy safety. He is an avid public speaker and media expert.

Areas of expertise: Pharmacology, pregnancy, lactation, fertility, type 2 diabetes, cancer, drug interactions

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