OSH Announces Dr. Fiona McCulloch, Integrative Medicine & PCOS Expert to the Advisory Board
Toronto, Ontario, Canada – June 2, 2016: Open Source Health Inc. (CSE:OSH), (Frankfurt:0OS), a cloud based precision medicine platform for women that puts control into the hands of women to educate, advocate and collaborate on their own healthcare is pleased to announce that Dr. Fiona McCulloch, has joined the advisory board of OSH.
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“By shining this bright light on PCOS, using precision medicine to inform each woman’s care with evidence-based integrative treatments, OSH is finally giving hope to the PCOS community,” states Dr. Fiona McCulloch, “This is the kind of attention the PCOS Community has been waiting for and I am so excited to be a part of it.”
As an expert member of our Advisory Board, Dr. Fiona McCulloch will help guide the development of our Precision Medicine PCOS Program. One of the most underserved of all women’s health issues globally, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is the leading cause of infertility. PCOS affects approximately 10% of women in North America, yet half are undiagnosed. Approaching this complex syndrome at the molecular level will help us achieve a new understanding of PCOS and for the first time will deliver a personalized approach based on each woman’s individual circumstances.
OSH has granted Dr. McCulloch 100,000 stock options for her participation on the Advisory Board.
About Dr. Fiona McCulloch:
Dr. Fiona McCulloch’s clinical focus is on PCOS, Infertility, Gynecology, Autoimmune Disease and Thyroid Health. She has treated thousands of female and male patients for fertility concerns and has designed unique, groundbreaking natural fertility and IVF support programs. Dr. Fiona has a special interest in disorders of insulin resistance, and immune-endocrinology (the connection between the endocrine and immune systems).
Dr. Fiona has published several major articles in NDNR one of the leading journals for naturopathic doctors and other publications for health professionals. Her popular research-based blog receives a monthly readership of 30,000 per month. Dr. Fiona’s book on the treatment of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome – “8 Steps To Reverse Your PCOS” will be published on September 20th, 2016. Dr. Fiona is the Naturopathic Doctor advisor to IVF.ca Canada’s premier online fertility community. As a woman with PCOS herself, she is passionate about health education for women with this disorder, and holds a position on the medical advisory committee of the PCOS Awareness Association.
She lectures to naturopathic doctors and integrative medicine clinicians through various professional associations and to students at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine on topics in her areas of expertise. As a strong proponent of evidence-based natural medicine, Dr. McCulloch peer-reviews for Natural Standard, an international research group affiliated with Harvard Medical School.
She is a member of The American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors, and the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors. She is the only Naturopathic Doctor in Canada who is a member of The Fertile Soul and is part of a close network of specialized fertility practitioners including Dr. Randine Lewis (Author of The Infertility Cure).
Dr. Fiona is a graduate of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (2001) and the University of Guelph (Biological Science). She is also a Registered Acupuncturist.
Clinical focus and special interests
As Founder of White Lotus Integrative Medicine Dr. Fiona has worked with thousands of people seeking better health over the past 15 years. She is committed to health education and advocacy, empowering her patients with the most current information on health topics and natural medicine therapies with a warm, empathic approach.
About Open Source Health Inc.:
Open Source Health takes a truly patient-centered approach and is in the business of providing a cloud based, real-time precision medicine platform to Clinic that focus on Women’s Health.. Open Source Health Inc. is leading the digital transformation of healthcare by leveraging the latest trends in digital health, precision medicine, molecular medicine, integrated and personalized health, social health and participatory medicine. This is medicine for the 21st century.
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