Canadian college of naturopathic medicine practitioners staff
Although they have different backgrounds, the members of the AMCC team share the desire to learn, to understand and to teach. Their combined views ensure an open-minded and inquisitive education.
Meet the Staff
David Roger Bentata
Founder of the CMDQ/AMCC
David founded the CMDQ/AMCC in 1988, after ten years of practicing acupuncture and homeopathy. He is a graduate of the Canadian Institute of Acupuncture (1979), graduate of gerontology at the Université de Montréal (1984), doctor in Chinese Medicine from the California Acupuncture College (1986), a certification from the Collège des Médecins de Québec (1987), has a diploma in Homeopathy (1990) and his experience in consulting goes back to 1979 and in teaching to 1987. Always attentive to student needs, you can directly contact him if needed. Read David's letter from the director.
Christine has an MD from Université de Toulouse in France, and a did post-graduate study in Homeopathy and Traditional Chinese Medicine in Paris. She has been working for more than 15 years in holistic health, integrating the human body's symbolism and energy work to her other tools. Christine moved to Quebec in 2006. Besides her practice, she write courses materials, consults in global health, and coaches newly trained therapists.
Osteopath, MTO, and graduate from Traditionnel Chinese Hospital from Vietnam and China. Doctor in Oriental Medicine, graduate of the AMCC and founder of the Institut Hóa Thiên Ðuong, Gilles works as a consultant in collaboration with his life partner Catherine, rheumatologist. He is also a tutor and a teacher at the AMCC.
Naturopath and tutor
Certified Naturopath, Naturopathic practitioner of the AMCC, and Herbalist consultant. Laure has a diploma in phytotherapy and aromatherapy. As a tutor at the college, she is in charge of the Naturopathic practitioner program and the Holistic Nutrition program. Laure is a very multi-talented woman. As well as her studies in natural and western medicine, she has PhD in medicine from France, writes Plants and Health Magazine, AMCC’s newsletters, and even manages our Facebook groups. Within the College, she has varied tasks to do: she writes newsletters, manages our Facebook groups, puts events and workshops on our calendar and looks for new partners.
Naturopath and tutor
PhD in medicine from Bulgary, and author of many scientific articles. Vania has been enthusiastic about alternative medicine for many years. After getting a certificate in Bioenergetics abroad, she obtained diplomas in Naturopathy, Homeopathy and Nutritherapy at AMCC. Today, she feels honored to assist the students of alternative medicine in their education. Together with Laure, she is responsible for numerous, diversified activities in the college.
Suzanne has just retired, after 35 years of teaching in the school system. She had already prepared her retirement by taking the Health Technician program at AMCC. She now contributes her wealth knowledge and her research to our textbooks.
Graduated with a degree in literature and civilization in France, Sandrine has accumulated training and experience in the administrative field since her arrival in Quebec. She has developed skills in communications, analysis, languages and data processing. Do not hesitate to contact her at email@example.com.