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