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Uma Silphaduang

Registered Massage Therapist

My name is Uma Silphaduang, a Thai native, who is a registered massage therapist (RMT, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia), certified in Thai massage (Canada) and Ashiatsu Oriental Bar Therapy (AOBT, barefoot massage, USA) with more than 13 year experience. I have a strong background in biomedical sciences (Doctor Vet Med from Thailand and Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, USA). I am passionate about health sciences and the process of healing and love seeing people benefit from massage therapy through my knowledge and effective techniques. 


  • Massage Therapy Diploma (Advanced Standing), Massage Therapy Program, National Institute, Brampton, Ontario, Canada (2015)

  • Ashiatsu Oriental Bar Therapy Practitioner Training, Ruthie Piper Hardee Deep Feet Bar Therapy, Denver, Colorado, USA (2011)

  • Thai Yoga Massage Practitioner Training, Thai Massage Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (2010)

  • Ph.D. in Comparative Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA (2001)

  • D.V.M., Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand (1990)


  • College of Massage Therapists of New Brunswick-Registered Massage Therapist (2021-present)

  • Massage Therapists' Association of Nova Scotia (2024-present)

  • The Association of N ew Brunswick Massage Therapists Inc. (2021-2024)

  • College of Massage Therapists of Ontario-Registered Massage Therapist (2015-2021)

  • The Registered Massage Therapists' Association of Ontario (2015-2021) 

Membership in Honorary Societies:

  • Sigma-Xi Honor Society for Science and Engineering, North Carolina State chapter

  • Phi Zeta Honor Society of Veterinary Medicine, Psi chapter

Curriculum Vitae








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