Dr. Katherine Ahokas

Dr. Katherine Ahokas

Dr. Katherine Ahokas is a highly esteemed lecturer, curriculum developer, and sport therapy practitioner, whose professional expertise has been sought by educational institutions across Canada. Dr. Ahokas competed at the National Level for British Columbia’s Provincial Soccer Team. While completing her degree in Biochemistry from the University of Victoria played varsity soccer. It was during her 4 years of medical training at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, Dr. Ahokas trained for her first competitive marathon. Dr. Ahokas has previously developed Sport Performance Nutrition Curriculum for Camosun College in Victoria, BC, and currently lectures at Georgian College, teaching the “Clinical Diagnosis and Medical Terminology” course that she developed.

Dr. Ahokas continues to compete in both local and international level events, including the Phoenix, Victoria, and Boston Marathons. She currently acts as coach for the Muskoka Algonquin Runners.

EDUCATION / POSITIONS

BSc – Biochemistry (University of Victoria)
Health Canada Certified (Nutrition)
ND – Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM)
Certified Sports Nutritionist- International Society of Sport Nutrition
Certified Level 2 Firefighter with the International Fire Service Training Association
Course Development and Lectured, Georgian College

ATHLETICS

Varsity Soccer Player- University of Victoria
Marathon Runner- 7x marathon finisher, ranked top 20 by Athletics Canada in 2015
Provincial Soccer Team Member (BC)- played at Nationals
Trail Runner- Vancouver Island
Nordic Skier- including Skijoring

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