Meet the Team
Pauline uses acupuncture, herbs, nutrition, self-acupressure and meditation to work holistically with people facing cancer as well as various other complex illnesses and conditions. In addition to her Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture diplomas, she has also earned a 3-year Master's Degree in TCM Oncology from Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, and an Honours Bachelor in Cognitive Neuroscience from McGill University. She is the founder and Clinical Director of Hillgreen Oncology Acupuncture & Herbs and has been active in community health and social justice for over 20 years.
Jude Yahfoufi (she/her) is a Registered Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner and Registered Acupuncturist, who has completed the advanced diploma in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine at Eight Branches. She is qualified to prescribe Chinese herbs and perform advanced acupuncture techniques. Jude has also dedicated herself to further training in her two areas of interest, oncology and neurology, and is currently pursuing a certificate in holistic nutrition. The spark for her deep interest in oncology was the diagnosis of a close family member which made a huge impact on her.
Vilawan Thatayatikom (she/her) is a Registered Acupuncturist (R.Ac) and Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner (R.TCMP). She was introduced to TCM at a young age and employed TCM techniques to optimize patient outcomes in her 18-year family medicine and dermatology practice in Thailand, where she is licensed as a medical doctor and pharmacist. Vilawan has extensive experience diagnosing and treating various types of health conditions, is patient focused and empathetic, developing individualized treatment programs to suit the needs of each patient. Her areas of clinical focus include: cancer support, women’s health & infertility, pain management & sports injuries, neuromuscular diseases, insomnia & depression, autoimmune disorders & metabolic syndrome, skin & allergy diseases.
Michelle Qian Qiu (she/her) is a Registered Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner and Registered Acupuncturist, who has 10 years of professional experience as a Chinese Medicine clinician, plus 8 years of study in the field, completing both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Chinese medicine from the Liao Ning University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. She is qualified to prescribe Chinese herbs and perform advanced acupuncture techniques and has a special interest and experience in oncology as well as pain management, neurology, fertility, digestion, and more.