Dr. Debra Derbyshire, Naturopathic Doctor graduated from the University of Waterloo in 1981 with an Honours Bachelor of Science degree. After completion of the four-year program at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in May 2000, she successfully completed the board exams for licensing in Ontario. Debra then moved to Waterloo in 2003 to continue to practise in naturopathic medicine. During the years between completing her undergraduate degree and starting at CCNM, she worked a variety of consultant positions and other occupations in science. Including a position in the Pathology Department at the Toronto Hospital as a licensed Laboratory Technologist specializing in Cytogenetics. After experiencing major health changes for herself with naturopathic medicine, she began this rewarding journey of lifelong study in this profession.