Shehab El-Hashemy, ND, MBChB, MEd

Professor | Director of Curriculum Innovation
  • Education:
    • DDoctorate of Naturopathic Medicine, 2004, Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine
    • Honors Bachelor of Science, 1999, Lakehead University
    • Bachelor of Science, 1998, Lakehead University
    • Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery 1994, Cairo University
    • Master of Education, 2018, University of Toronto

Shehab El-Hashemy, ND, is an experienced naturopathic academic administrator, professor and practicing physician, as well as the author of two books on naturopathic and integrative primary care. Prior to NUNM, Dr. El-Hashemy was associate dean of academic delivery at Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) in Toronto, where he was responsible for establishing and maintaining academic quality standards meeting the stringent assessment of accrediting agencies and helping its students excel professionally.

Dr. El-Hashemy received his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degrees from the Faculty of Medicine at Cairo University in Egypt, where he completed a core medical curriculum with specialty rotations. He received his Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from CCNM and completed a two-year residency program prior to his 16 years of private practice.

Dr. El-Hashemy completed a Master of Education degree in 2018 at the University of Toronto. A seasoned primary care trainer with focused expertise in family practice and pediatrics, he is the author of Family Medicine & Integrative Primary Care and Naturopathic Standards of Primary Care. Dr. El-Hashemy also served for 11 years in the Canadian Forces Navy as a commissioned officer and seaman.

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  • CLE 827 Clinical Skill Enhancement Tutorial
  • CLE 7300 Secondary Rotations
  • CLE 8400 Primary Rotations
  • CLS 6232 Metabolism & Endocrinology Lecture
  • CLS 6232T Metabolism & Endocrinology Tutorial
  • CLS 7321L Dermatology & Minor Surgery Lab
  • CLS 7330 Pediatrics & Geriatrics
  • CLS8400T Case Integration Mentorship I
  • CLS8410T Case Integration Mentorship II
  • CLS8420T Case Integration Mentorship III
  • CLS8430T Case Integration Mentorship IV
  • NS412 Scientific and Professional Communication
  • NS421 Evidence Based Practice for Pre Health Professionals