On The Brink | Dr Tracey Lotze & Dr Jason Boxtart

Dr. Tracey Lotze is a family doctor providing primary care to a large variety of patients. Rather than being a specialist, she provides general care, specifically in taking care of a family’s healthcare. As such, she has the capability to offer comprehensive medical services for different members of the family, regardless of their sex or age on a continuous basis.

Tracey is a cancer survivor and major advocate of ADHD awareness; she is a member of the Wheelin’ Warriors of the North and continues to help support the BC Cancer Foundation. Originally from South Africa, Tracey splits her time between Prince George and Kelowna.

Dr. Boxtart has been in private practice since 2002, co-founding the Northern Centre for Integrative Medicine, a multidisciplinary practice and the largest of its kind in Northern British Columbia. Dr. Boxtart’s practice focus is chronic musculoskeletal pain and sports injury, along with BHRT in men’s health.

Dr. Boxtart has served on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors for six years, three of those years as the Chairman of the Board. During that position he chaired both the Canadian Naturopathic Coordinating Council and the Canadian Naturopathic Foundation.

As a component of these posts, he has been involved in bylaw review under the Canada Not-For-Profit Act and regulatory review and implementation of the Regulated Health Practitioners Act in both BC and Ontario. Dr. Boxtart received the Dr. Verna Hunt Award for his service to the profession.

Dr. Boxtart held Adjunct Faculty of Medicine positions with the University of Northern British Columbia in the Northern Medical Program for 9 years, working with new students in the Undergraduate Medical Program, introducing them to medical sociology and Naturopathic Medicine.

Dr. Boxtart remains a guest speaker at the UNBC Northern Medical Program discussing the challenges and merits of the integration of complementary medicine into the mainstream.
In addition to private practice, Dr. Boxtart was the Team Lead for British Columbia for the Pure North S’Energy Foundation between 2012 to 2016.

Pure North is a unique health care not-for-profit organization that provides primary prevention medical services focused on nutritional and lifestyle interventions to vulnerable populations throughout western Canada. In this capacity, Dr. Boxtart supervised the work of medical, para-medical and support staff providing care for over 20,000 patients in multiple centres across British Columbia.

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