Dr. Jill Scott
Dr. Jill Scott, ND has been a Naturopathic Doctor since 2003. Dr. Scott, ND first earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Florida and then graduated with her Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine degree from the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, Oregon, in 2003. She joined the Port Moody Integrated Health Clinic in 2004.
Naturopathic Doctors graduate from a rigorous 4-year university program and NDs have had licenses and eligibility to practice in BC since 1923. To practice in Canada, naturopathic doctors must graduate from an accredited naturopathic medical program, pass standardized North American Board Exams (NPLEX) and jurisdictional exams, meet national standards of practice, and adhere to college regulations.
Dr. Scott, ND was born in the southern United States, grew up in Belgium and France, and has spent time working in a homeopathic hospital in Bombay, India, where homeopaths and medical doctors work together for holistic, comprehensive care.
In addition to the healing arts, Dr. Scott, ND is passionate about traveling and the outdoors. Her journeys through more than 30 countries have seen her cycle through Ireland and Vietnam, hike the Inca Trail in Peru, walk 600 miles on the Camino de Santiago in Spain, walk 2000 miles on the Pacific Crest Trail from Mexico to Canada, and climb Africa’s tallest mountain, Mt. Kilimanjaro. With her two children, her family has backpacked through El Savador, Nicaragua, Belize, Panama, Croatia, and Slovenia.
Closer to home, Jill’s fitness interests include hiking, cycling, running, canoeing, skiing, snowshoeing, and enjoying the mountains and ocean of the Northwest. Recently, she backpacked through Mt. Edziza Provincial Park and canoed down the Stikine River with her family.
Dr. Scott, ND is a member of the B.C. Naturopathic Association and the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors.