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Dr. Pushpa Chandra is a naturopathic doctor specializing in integrative pediatric care and sports medicine. A Langara Nursing alumna, Chandra spent 22 years as an ICU nurse at BC Children’s Hospital, where she provided care for the most seriously ill and injured patients. 

Pushpa is a competitive sports enthusiast, participating in over 100 marathons and ultramarathons, including the Mount Everest Marathon. She was also the female world record holder in the Antarctica 100 km, and the overall female winner of the North Pole marathon.

In 2004, Pushpa travelled to India as a volunteer with Operation Rainbow, an organization that provides medical treatment and surgery to underprivileged children.