Sumar Chams is a fourth-year naturopathic medical student studying in Toronto, Ontario. She graduated from Western University in 2017 with a Bachelors of Science Honors Specialization in Nutrition and Dietetics. Sumar is currently the 2020-2021 Chapter President of the NMSA at CCNM. Before taking on this position, she was the Integrative Medicine Co-chair in 2018 and the President-Elect in 2019.
As a future Naturopathic Doctor, Sumar strives to help her patients discover the root cause of their health concerns. As a strong supporter of evidence-based medicine, Sumar looks forward to help build the growing body of complementary and alternative medicine research and provide integrative medical care in a collaborative setting. Sumar is passionate about giving back to her
community and is currently a member of the Interprofessional Healthcare Students Association at the University of Toronto.
Her passion for preventative health and lifestyle stemmed from her experiences working with the Canadian Cancer Society for four years as well as dedicating her time within the interprofessional healthcare space. In her free time, Sumar loves to read, swim at the beach, play basketball and spend time with her big vibrant family.