Ian Cole

Ian Cole, ND 


Dr. Cole’s research interests include the neuroanatomical basis for acupuncture, the pharmacology of botanical medicines as well as their traditional use, and patient outcomes in community health-care settings.  In addition to his academic responsibilities, Dr. Cole works as a clinical examiner for his provincial regulatory body ensuring a high level of health care is provided in Ontario. His own primary health-care practice focuses on family health and well-being using a variety of therapeutic approaches. 

Research interests and areas of expertise 

  • Neuroanatomical basis of acupuncture 
  • Ethnobotany and pharmacology of botanical medicines 
  • Patient outcomes in community healthcare settings 

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