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Katherine Anderson

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Chief, Division of Naturopathic Medicine at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA)
Director, Naturopathic Medicine, CTCA® at Southwestern Regional Medical Center

Education and Postdoctoral Training


Bachelor of Science, Mathematics, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia

Bachelor of Science, Kinesiology, Simon Fraser University


MBA, Oklahoma State University

Medical School

Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, Toronto

Academic Honors & Awards

Recipient, Swiss Herbal Remedies Bursary in recognition of Excellence in the Promotion of Women’s Health


  • Fellow of American Board of Naturopathic Oncologists (FABNO)
  • Certification in Advanced CPR Training, CITI research training

Clinical Research

Demonstrating performance in clinical/outcomes research with emphasis on Integrative Medicine.

Commitment to research; using integrative medicine scientific evidence base to direct patient treatment, translating research studies into practical patient education information.

Previous Positions

  • Interim National Director of Naturopathic Medicine, Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA)
  • Director, Naturopathic Medicine, Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA), Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Naturopathic Staff Physician, Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA), Tulsa
  • ECG Assistant, Nanaimo Regional Hospital, Nanaimo, British Columbia
  • Area Coordinator, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver

Professional Organizations/Affiliations

  • Member, American Association of Naturopathic Medicine (AANP)
  • Member, Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians (ONCANP)
  • Member, American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
  • Member, Oklahoma Association of Naturopathic Physicians (OKANP).


“The effect of naturopathic and nutritional supplement treatment on tumor response, control and survival in prostate cancer patients treated with radiation therapy.” Author Block: T. C. Birdsall, L. Cain, J. Martin, S. M. Birdsall, L. Wiersum, K. Anderson, B. Eden, J. Flynn, D. Kelly, D. P. Braun; Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Zion, IL; Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Tulsa, OK 2007

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