Dr. Ijaz is committed, where possible, to making her scholarly work freely available. 
Several of the publications listed below are available for free download via Open Access licensing.  For others,  please find links to free pre-publication versions via Green Open Access, and/or published Abstracts




Ijaz N, Rioux J, Elder C, Weeks J. 2019. “Whole systems research methods in health care: A scoping review.” Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. Open access.


Elder C, Ijaz N, Weeks J, Rioux J, Ritenbaugh C. 2019. “Convergent Points for Conventional Medicine and Whole Systems Research: A User’s Guide.” Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. Open access.


Ijaz N, Boon H. 2018. “Chinese medicine sans Chinese: The unequal impacts of Canada’s ‘multiculturalism within a bilingual framework’.” Law and Policy. Open access.


Ijaz N, Boon H. 2018. “Medical pluralism and the state: Regulatory language requirements for traditional acupuncturists in English-language diaspora jurisdictions.” Sage Open, 8(2): 1-15. Open access.


Ijaz N, Boon H. 2018. “Statutory regulation of traditional medicine practitioners and practices: The need for distinct policy making guidelines.” Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. DOI: 10.1089/acm.2017.0346. Open access.


MacKeigan L, Ijaz N, Bojarski E, Dolovich L. 2017. “Implementation of a reimbursed medication review program in Ontario pharmacies: Corporate and pharmacy level strategies.” Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy. 13(5):947-958. Abstract.


Ijaz N, Boon H, Muzzin L, Welsh S. 2016. “State risk discourse and the regulatory preservation of traditional medicine knowledge: The case of acupuncture in Ontario, Canada.” Social Science and Medicine, 170(97-105). Open access.


Ijaz N, Boon H, Welsh S, Meads A. 2015. “Supportive but ‘worried’: Perceptions of naturopaths, homeopaths and Chinese medicine practitioners through a regulatory transition in Ontario, Canada.” BMC Complementary & Alternative Medicine, 15(312):1-13. Open access.




Ijaz N, Boon H. 2018. “Safety as ‘boundary object’: the case of acupuncture and Chinese medicine regulation in Ontario, Canada.”In Brosnan C, Danell J, Vuolanto P. Complementary Medicine: Cultural Practices, Social Transformations and Global Change. Palgrave Press: London.


Ijaz N. 2017.How alternative? A postcolonial feminist analysis of two popular complementary and alternative medicine hot flash remedies.” In Torri C, Hornosty J.  Complementary, Alternative & Traditional Medicine: Prospects and Challenges for Women’s Reproductive Health. Canadian Scholars’ Press / Women’s Press: Toronto.




Ijaz N. 2014. “Canada’s ‘other’ illegal white substance: Evidence, economics and raw milk policy.” Health Law Review, 22(1&2): 26-39. Free access.