Dr. Alanna Rinas, ND has the pleasure of enjoying a diverse naturopathic practice. Her experience and education have helped her to develop a keen interest in cancer care, anti-aging, hormones and bio-identical hormone therapy, digestive issues, nutrition, and IV therapies.
Originating from just outside of Edmonton, Dr. Rinas received her Bachelor of Science in biological sciences from the University of Alberta before moving to Vancouver to attend the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine.
Having been closely impacted by cancer, she is passionate about both prevention and integrative cancer care. As part of her training, Dr. Rinas has spent over a thousand hours of preceptorship under Dr. Gurdev Parmar, ND, with ongoing regular clinical collaboration.
Dr. Rinas lectures regularly about cancer prevention and integrative cancer care, and is a contributing author to the Textbook of Naturopathic Oncology: A Desktop Guide to Integrative Oncology and the Pearlz Clinical eBook Series. She is actively working towards becoming a fellow of the American Board of Naturopathic Oncology (FABNO).
Dr. Rinas is board certified with prescriptive authority and a professional member of the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND, www.cand.ca), the BC Naturopathic Association (BCNA, www.bcna.ca), the College of Naturopathic Physicians of British Columbia (CNPBC, www.cnpbc.bc.ca), and the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians (OncANP, www.oncanp.org).
She has gone on to receive additional certifications in chelation therapy, aesthetic dermal fillers, botox, PRP, and regularly pursues continuing education including conference style learning and private one-on-one education to continue to upgrade her skills.