About Monika Lukacena-Russo
Dr. Monika established Olea Health in 2008 in Wasaga Beach and has been practising for over 10 years. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Toronto, specialising in Human Biology, with special interest in Virology and Nutrition. From there she spent a few months in Poland and Slovakia, shadowing holistic health clinics that specialised in Women’s Health. Dr. Monika continued postgraduate studies at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, completing the 4-year Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine Program. She has furthered her studies in bioidentical hormone therapy and has obtained a prescribing license for anti-aging therapies. Dr. Monika is passionate about working with women, families and children. Her goal is to inspire people to take charge of their health and help them better understand their role in disease prevention.
Dr. Monika lives in Wasaga Beach with her two children and her wonderfully supportive husband. She enjoys yoga, stand up paddle boarding (SUP), cooking, baking healthy treats, painting and spending quality time in nature with her family and friends.
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