Dr. Menen, ND obtained a Bachelor of Science degree specializing in Neuropsychology from the University of Alberta. She then joined McMaster University's Health Sciences Program for two years during which she spent much of her time involved in research with a particular focus on Alzheimer's Disease. She spent four years at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) and graduated as a Naturopathic Doctor. Dr. Menen, ND has also completed a two-year Postgraduate Residency program at the CCNM with a focus on Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. She has taught various courses and classes to students in colleges and universities (including: Gynecology, Dermatology, Asian Medicine and Acupuncture, Pathology, Differential Diagnosis, Physical and Clinical Diagnosis) and maintains her private practice at the Menen Centre for Optimum Health, both in Toronto and Oakville. Dr. Menen, ND also frequently lectures at Hospitals, Rotary Clubs, Community Centers, Corporate organizations, and to various other health care professionals. Her main interests in health care include various forms of cancer, women's health and neurology. With her strong science and research background, she strives to help patients achieve optimum health and autonomy through the integration of Eastern and Western medicine. Dr. Menen, ND has been an active volunteer for The Canadian Cancer Society and with the cancer support centre Wellspring. She works with both acute and chronic conditions in practice and she has a particular interest for helping those affected by chronic health concerns. This includes patients who are working to overcome a condition, caregivers and care providers of patients (friends, family and healthcare practitioners) or anyone wishing to work preventatively against chronic illness.