Tara Gignac, ND is a registered and licensed Naturopathic Doctor practicing in Collingwood, Ontario.
She received her Bachelor of Science degree at McMaster University prior to attending the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) in Toronto, where she completed the intensive four-year Naturopathic Medicine program.
Tara returned to Collingwood in 2001 to start her practice. Her specialty is creating a unique blend of medical science and holistic treatments to resolve a broad range of chronic and acute complaints.
Tara’s current professional activities include:
Naturopathic Legislation and Education
Board Member, Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors
Established in 1950, the OAND is a voluntary professional association representing 80 percent of Ontario’s 755 registered naturopathic doctors, through government, media and public relations.
Professional Advisory Committee Member, North Simcoe Muskoka LHIN
Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) were created by the Ontario government in March 2006, to plan, integrate and fund local health services. LHIN’s are not-for-profit corporations who work with local health providers and community members to determine the health service priorities of their regions.
Member, Transition Advisory Group
TAG guides the transition council for the Naturopathy Act (Bill 171), which will oversee the movement of Naturopathy from the Drugless Practitioners Act to the Regulated Health Care Practitioner’s Act (RHPA). The RHPA is the Act under which MD’s and other licensed health care professionals are regulated.
Committee Chair, CCNM Program Advisory
The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) works to continuously improve their curriculum to ensure it meets the requirements of ND’s in practice.