Christopher Knee, ND, MSc.
Dr. Christopher Knee, ND, MSc, is a naturopathic doctor, clinical researcher, and natural health and wellness expert from Ottawa, Canada. As Research and Education Manager for Fullscript’s Integrative Medical Advisory Team (IMAT), he oversees clinical (practitioner) education, decision support, and research projects and partnership activities across North America. He also holds a part-time private practice within a chiropractic-focused, multidisciplinary, integrative health clinic where he focuses on dietary, lifestyle, and nutritional supplement management of digestive disorders and other common health conditions.
Dr. Knee completed Bachelor and Master of Science degrees from the University of Guelph, in Human Kinetics and Nutritional Sciences, respectively, and completed naturopathic training at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. He is passionate about evidence-informed practice, clinical and patient education, health services research, and advancing our understanding of natural medicines.
Dr. Knee has extensive research and industry experience, having worked with organizations such as The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa Police Service, Pfizer, Valeant Pharmaceuticals, and the University of Guelph. He has presented on the topics of dietary supplements, supplement quality, corporate wellness, cancer care, integrative medicine, and treatment adherence in several environments, including recent representation at the Institute of Functional Medicine (IFM) and American Association of Naturopathic Practitioners (AANP) annual conferences.
He has published research and educational content at conferences and across numerous media streams, including peer-reviewed academic journals, association journals (e.g. Canadian and Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors publications), and mainstream media such as Naturopathic Doctor News & Review (NDNR), Hospital News, Best Health, and Alive magazines. He has been involved with a number of professional volunteer activities, including being a scientific advisory board member for the Branch Out Neurological Foundation (Calgary, AB), Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors (OAND), and the Interdisciplinary Network of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (INCAM) Naturopathy Special Interest Group (N-SIG). Additionally, he has served as a peer-reviewer for journals such as Integrated Health Practitioner (IHP), the OAND Pulse, CAND Vital Link, and most recently, the Canadian Journal of Naturopathic Medicine.
As part of Fullscript’s Integrative Medical Advisory Team, he oversees the development and presentation of practitioner education content (e.g. comprehensive guides and webinars) for partners such as Chiropractic Economics, Dynamic Chiropractic, Holistic Primary Care, Integrative Practitioner, and Natural Medicine Journal. Dr. Knee is a subject matter expert on the topic of clinical nutrition, dietary supplements, and treatment adherence, and is passionate about improving patient outcomes through integrative medicine.