Our Clinic Team

Who we are

Where Nature and Science Converge, NutriChem Is Built on a Foundation of Brainpower and Expertise That Fosters Ingenuity and Purpose-Driven Solutions.

We empower our team to achieve excellence with a human-centric approach that is informed by the unique needs of the individual. With an unwavering commitment to the highest standards of quality, we foster a sense of individual accountability and responsibility on our journey to achieve results. By challenging conventional approaches to medicine, we are transforming healthcare by redefining medicine through our ground-breaking methods.

Kent MacLeod, B.Sc. Phm.

NutriChem Founder, Clinical Pharmacist & Author

The team at our Integrative Pharmacy and Naturopathic Clinic is led by Kent Macleod, an internationally recognized thought leader, award-winning pharmacist and published author. Kent has over 30 years of clinical experience in delivering patient-centred, personalized, evidence-based health care. He is a recognized expert on women’s health issues, ortho-nutrition and the microbiome. He also has a special interest in deprescribing, addictions, cravings and mental health. Kent’s most recent work, Biology of the Brain, is currently available at biologyofthebrain.com

Areas of special interest:

  • The Microbiome
  • Trisomy 21
  • Hormonal Health
  • Ortho-Nutrition

Naturopathic Doctors

NutriChem’s naturopathic doctors are compassionate advocates for holistic healthcare. They have an enthusiastic approach to determining the root cause of complex health conditions and welcome the challenge of determining an achievable treatment plan. All of our naturopathic doctors have completed the training required in order to prescribe additional therapeutics, such as bio-identical hormones and IV Vitamin therapy. They have also all obtained their doctorates from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine.

Dr. Emma Pollon-Macleod, B.Sc., N.D.

Clinical Director, Naturopathic Doctor & IV Therapist

Dr. Emma is a passionate advocate for natural, holistic healthcare, making it her mission to determine the root cause of illness. Her background in biochemistry allows her to navigate complex health conditions and provide realistic and effective treatment plans for her patients. Dr. Emma’s naturopathic practice has a focus on hormonal health, including genitourinary and pelvic health and complex allergy conditions, such as mast cell activation syndrome.

Areas of special interest:

  • Allergic Conditions (MCAS, idiopathic urticaria, etc.)
  • Hormonal Health
  • Digestive Health
  • Pelvic health (Interstitial cystitis, chronic UTIs)

Follow Dr. Emma on Instagram! @beakersandbotanicals

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Dr. Sophie Pollon-MacLeod, B.Sc., N.D.

Naturopathic Doctor

Dr. Sophie is a Naturopathic Doctor and Sports Nutritionist with a passion for evidence-based approaches to supporting her patient’s health. Prior to obtaining her doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine, Dr. Sophie completed her undergraduate degree in Human Kinetics at the University of Guelph. She is also a personal trainer with over 8 years of experience.

Her experience as a trainer ignited her passion to pursue a career in healthcare and help others towards feeling their best. Dr. Sophie combines her expertise in exercise physiology and naturopathic medicine to support her patients towards achieving weight loss, improving performance and aiding in pain management. She goes beyond symptom management and utilizes a full-body approach to get to the root of health concerns. Dr. Sophie possesses additional qualifications from the International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN) and Functional Range Conditioning (FRC®)

Areas of Special Interest:

  • Weight Management
  • Exercise Performance
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Joint Health and Osteoporosis
  • Pain Management

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Dr. Yousuf Siddiqui, B.Arch.Sci., N.D.

Naturopathic Doctor & IV Therapist

Dr. Yousuf offers a non-judgemental and compassionate approach to resolving complex imbalances in the body. Initially trained in architectural science, Dr. Yousuf has spent the last 20 years studying traditional medicine.

Dr. Yousuf believes that the foundation of health is digestion. Healing the microbiome, addressing SIBO, eliminating parasites and improving nutritional absorption can have a cascade effect towards restoring health. His clinical focus extends to male and female reproductive health, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia and metabolic syndromes.

Areas of special interest:

  • Male Health
  • Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)
  • Chronic Fatigue and Inflammation
  • Chronic Infections

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Dr. Sarah Brill-Morgan, B.Sc., N.D.

Naturopathic Doctor & IV Therapist

With a passion for learning traditional medical practices, Dr. Sarah has had the opportunity to learn from and work with communities in Peru, Ecuador, Honduras and Bali. Through these experiences, Dr. Sarah has gained valuable insight from various healing practices and teachers around the world.

She is very enthusiastic about meeting her patients where they are and creating easy, sustainable plans to help them achieve their goals. Dr. Sarah’s areas of focus include hormonal health, PCOS, menstrual irregularities, thyroid conditions, acute and chronic infections and fatigue.

Areas of special interest:

  • Thyroid Health
  • Hormonal Concerns
  • Acute and Chronic Infections (parasitic, viral, etc.)
  • Stress Management and Fatigue

Follow Dr. Sarah on Instagram! @dr_brillmorgan

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Dr. Singh Harsimranjeet, B.Sc., N.D.

Naturopathic Doctor & IV Therapist

Dr. Harsimranjeet offers Intravenous Vitamin Infusion Therapies (IVIT) at NutriChem. He is one of the first seven graduates of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) program to have completed the Fertility & Reproductive Care focused internship. He currently helps patients improve their chances of success with fertility treatments by addressing both male and female factors.

Dr. Harsimranjeet has a humble approach to serving his patients with compassion. He discusses all available evidence-based approaches for treating infertility naturally, supporting conventional assisted fertility treatments and building emotional resilience during treatment.

Areas of special interest:

  • Male & Female Infertility
  • Advanced Maternal Age/Low Egg Quality
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Endometriosis
Follow Dr. Singh on Instagram! @infertilitynaturopath
 

Clinical Pharmacists

Clinical pharmacists provide direct care that gives patients the opportunity to truly optimize their health. Our pharmacists promote smart healthcare, disease prevention and general wellness with the use of medication and holistic health alternatives where appropriate.

NutriChem’s pharmacists help patients navigate health goals with in-depth consultation services, analysis of test results, custom compound vitamins and recommendations on how to optimize health goals with the help of NutriChem practitioners.

Grace Meehan, BSc., RPh.

Clinical Pharmacist & Certified NAMS Practitioner

After practicing as a pharmacist for twenty years, Grace became interested in female health, especially the transition through menopause and beyond. She joined the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) in 2010 and became a NAMS Certified Menopause Practitioner.

Grace understands that everyone experiences menopause differently and that there is no “one-size-fits-all” approach. Alongside her patients, she explores how they can achieve their individual goals for optimal health.

Areas of special interest:

  • Menopause
  • Female Health
  • Peri/Post Menopause
  • Hormonal Health

Dr. Adam Livingston, PHARMD, BSc., RPh.

Clinical Pharmacist, Medical Cannabis Consultant & Deprescribing Program Coordinator

Dr. Adam has helped many patients navigate the complex Canadian Medical Cannabis system. He understands the intricacies of cannabis therapeutics, including forms, ratios, dosages and interactions with other medications.

As a pharmacist at our in-house medical cannabis clinic, Adam believes prescription drugs can be a useful tool in a healthcare provider’s toolbox. However, for many chronic conditions, they simply aren’t that effective and can be very difficult to discontinue. As the Deprescribing Program Coordinator, Adam helps to guide some patients away from harmful drugs, such as proton pump inhibitors, benzodiazepines and sleeping pills through our deprescribing program.

Areas of special interest:

  • Deprescribing
  • Medical Cannabis

Registered Holistic Nutritionists

Holistic nutrition is a combination of modern science and time-tested wisdom based on the philosophy that each person has unique nutritional requirements. The goal of nutritionists is to empower clients through education, inspire them to make better food choices and live healthier and more vibrant lives. NutriChem’s holistic nutritionists understand the unique needs of each client and work with them to develop and implement a healthy eating plan individualized to their needs.

Laura Mierzwa, RHN

Registered Holistic Nutritionist & Culinary Nutrition Expert

Laura is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist and Culinary Nutrition Expert. She specializes in working with clients who have digestive issues, food intolerances, and autoimmune conditions. Laura recognizes the importance of ongoing education as the health industry is forever evolving. Through whole foods, lifestyle improvements and proper supplementation, Laura supports her clients to bring their health back into balance.

Areas of special interest:

  • Digestive Health
  • Hormones
  • Culinary Nutrition
  • Autoimmune Conditions & Intolerances

Julia Davie, RHN

Registered Holistic Nutritionist & Registered Doula

Julia is a graduate of the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition. Her services emphasize the importance of whole, live and natural foods. As a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, she understands the unique needs of each client and works with them to develop and implement a healthy eating plan individualized to their needs. Julia strives to empower her clients through education, inspire them to make better food choices and live healthier and more vibrant lives.

Areas of special interest:

  • Women’s Health
  • Fertility / Preconception Nutrition
  • Prenatal and Postpartum Nutrition
  • Paediatric Nutrition

For information on Julia’s doula services please visit her website.

Patient Support Team

Julia Davie, RHN

Registered Holistic Nutritionist & Registered Doula

Julia is a graduate of the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition. Her services emphasize the importance of whole, live and natural foods. As a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, she understands the unique needs of each client and works with them to develop and implement a healthy eating plan individualized to their needs. Julia strives to empower her clients through education, inspire them to make better food choices and live healthier and more vibrant lives.

Areas of special interest:

  • Women’s Health
  • Fertility / Preconception Nutrition
  • Prenatal and Postpartum Nutrition
  • Paediatric Nutrition

For information on Julia’s doula services please visit her website.

Michelle Putinski

Custom Formula Concierge

As a student, Michelle worked in a Health Food Store where she developed a keen interest in alternative therapies, nutrition and supplements. That experience created a deep desire and commitment to helping others achieve better health.

Her love of helping people to pursue wellness attracted her to NutriChem. Here, she helps patients in the pursuit of their optimal health, by way of custom formulas and a focus on individualized care. Michelle is a fully bilingual native to the Ottawa area, born and raised in a French-Canadian Family.

Carolyn Ellis

Clinic Manager at NutriChem Clinic

Dispensary Team

Nick

Dispensary Member

Tiffany

Dispensary Member

Kristi

Dispensary Member

Tiffany

Dispensary Member

As a student, Michelle worked in a Health Food Store where she developed a keen interest in alternative therapies, nutrition and supplements. That experience created a deep desire and commitment to helping others achieve better health.

Her love of helping people to pursue wellness attracted her to NutriChem. Here, she helps patients in the pursuit of their optimal health, by way of custom formulas and a focus on individualized care. Michelle is a fully bilingual native to the Ottawa area, born and raised in a French-Canadian Family.

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