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CLINIC STAFF
ROBYN LOVE
Nurse Practitioner/Clinical Lead

Robyn joined Health Zone as a Nurse Practitioner in August 2019. Prior to this she worked at the Nurse Practitioner Led Clinic in Peterborough. She graduated in August of 2017 from the Masters of Nursing & Nurse Practitioner program at Athabasca University. She previously worked as an RN for 12 years, and Clinical Nurse Specialist for 1 year in Obstetrics at LHSC. Robyn has an interest in health promotion, as well as women’s health and pediatrics. Robyn enjoys spending time being physical...

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SONIA KAUSHAL
Nurse Practitioner

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SHELBY ETHIER
Nurse Practitioner

Shelby recently completed her Masters of Nursing and Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner certificate at Western University. In 2015, Shelby completed her Bachelors of Science in Nursing at Nipissing University and has spent most of her nursing career at Victoria hospital here in London, initially in the inpatient adult mental health unit then the orthopedics/trauma floor. Shelby has a passion for healthy living and physical activity. She loves spending time outdoors and with her animals.

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MAUREEN MOURITZEN
Nurse Practitioner

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ALANA HALFPENNY
Nurse Practitioner

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NATALIE FLORIANCIC
Registered Nurse

Natalie graduated from the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program at Western University in 2017. Natalie has been with the clinic since 2018, in office she is available to complete phlebotomy, cryotherapy treatments, minor office procedures, immunizations and chronic disease follow up in coordination with the Nurse Practitioners. Additionally Natalie is available to clients who are interested in enrolling in the STOP program for smoking cessation.

JOY MINK
Registered Practical Nurse

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HEATHER OSBORNE, BSW,MSW,RSW
Registered Social Worker/Clinical Coordinator of Social Work and Mental Health Services

Heather obtained her Bachelors of Social Work from Kings University College UWO in 2004 and holds her Masters Degree from Wilfrid Laurier University in 2007. Heather has an extensive background in the field of Mental Health and specializes in the area of Trauma and Complex PTSD. Heather has obtained numerous certifications including Eye Movement De- Sensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) and Trauma informed yoga.

SCOTT FREDIN
Registered Social Worker

Scott completed his Master of Social Work degree from Lakehead University in 2014 and has a background working in community mental health. Scott’s focus is to help create a collaborative process when working with people towards their mental health recovery. Scott works from a strengths-based perspective to assist individuals to overcome adversity and life challenges. In his free time, Scott enjoys running, hiking and practicing meditation.

TAGREED ALNAJJAR
Community Health Worker

Tagreed is very passionate about community work and quality health care. After completing her master’s degree in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences –specialized in Health Promotion from Western University, Tagreed worked as a group facilitator serving women and families. Gaining valuable experience and insights she was then a youth worker where she enjoyed working with youth of all backgrounds and ages. Combining a passion for community, healthy living and health promotion led to a community ...

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GAIL MCMAHON
Administrative Lead

Gail comes to Health Zone with a background in banking, real estate and 12 years as executive director in the non-profit sector, as a business consultant and project manager. She has experience in program creation, administration processes, strategic re-engineering and change management projects. As an effective leader she believes strongly in the power of collaboration, teamwork and collective passion, Gail is excited to represent and help lead this amazing team of health care providers thro...

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KIM KLUS
Medical Office Administrator

Kim comes to Health Zone with experience in the legal, corporate and medical administration fields. She takes pride in completed tasks and customer/patient service.  Always willing to lend a helping hand when needed. In her free time, you will find her finding ways to keep busy through activity.  Whether its playing basketball in a city league or as an OVA referee or finding other ways to enjoy the outdoors. Other interests include, a good historical novel, scuba d...

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AMANDA MCDADE
Medical Office Assistant

Amanda completed her Medical Office Assistant diploma at Medix College in 2005. She has worked at the London Regional Cancer Program, Pediatric Oncology, Sleep Medicine and was also the Program Administrator for Respirology. She also has certificates in Health Records Management, Hospital Ward Clerk and Computer Application Support. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two boys, reading, camping and playing volleyball and baseball in her spare time.

BOARD MEMBERS
MARGO DEVRIES-RIZZO
Board Chair

Margo is a Nurse Practitioner/NP Consultant at  the London Health Sciences Centre  and Adjunct Research Professor with Western University who joined  our Board in 2020.   She has extensive experience in  health care and health systems and has been a nurse for over 35 years. She holds  both a Bachelor  and Master of Science in Nursing and post Master’s NP certification and practices in Paediatric Neurology. She has served as the Board...

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TODD ALDRICH
Board Co-Chair

Todd has been a member of our board since June 2019 and current serves as the Treasurer and Co-Chair.  He has extensive background in the delivery of virtual health care services through publicly funded health coaching and tele-nursing programs in several provinces and territories across Canada.  At his core, he believes that the health care system is best served by the creation of an environment that helps patients efficiently navigate to the most appropriate care, minimize b...

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RHONDA KUKOLY
Board Secretary

Rhonda has worked as a Registered Nurse for over 33 years in acute care, community care and long- term care in front line and management positions. She has enjoyed all these different areas of nursing, but holds a special place for long term care, having worked as a nurse’s aide while obtaining her diploma in nursing from Niagara College Mack School of Nursing.  She obtained a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Certificate in Leadership in Nursing from Ryerson Univer...

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Chris Hepple
Board Treasurer

Following an academic career earning a PhD in Literature and teaching in various Universities both domestic and international, Chris turned attention to information management and furthering evidence-based decision-making with roles in private and public ecosystems.  Chris assumed increasingly responsible roles leading in health care public service most recently as Director of the Connecting South West Ontario program at London Health Sciences Centre. 

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LAURA ELLIS
Board Director

Laura completed her undergraduate degree in Sociology at London’s Western University as well as Dalhousie University in Halifax. She completed her law degree in England at the University of York, and after returning to Canada in June of 2017, Laura completed her Canadian Equivalency exams and Bar exams. Laura was called to the bar in June of 2019 and has been practicing as a criminal defence lawyer in London since then. Laura joined our board of directors in October of 2021.

LILLIAN MESS
Board Director

Lillian is a Nurse Practitioner/NP Consultant at London Health Sciences Centre and Adjunct Professor with Western University, who joined the Board in 2022. She has extensive international experience in health care, health systems and leadership for over 30 years. She holds both a Bachelor and Master of Science in Nursing, post Masters Nurse Practitioner degree from the University of Michigan, as well as a Doctorate in Nursing Practice from Oakland University, and practices in the field of Car...

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LEIGH-ANNE SINNAEVE
Board Director

Leigh-Anne is a Director on the Health Zone Board of Directors serving as a Board Liaison with the Alliance for Healthier Communities since 2020. Leigh-Anne is a Nurse Practitioner with a Masters of Nursing from Western University. She has more than 16 years of experience in nursing across multiple settings and has held a variety of leadership, quality improvement, policy and education roles. Leigh-Anne is currently focused on providing high quality resident care in Long-Term Care.

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DEBORAH WISEMAN
Board Director

Deborah is a healthcare executive with more than twenty years of leadership experience. Currently serving as Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive at Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance, Deborah will assume the role of President, Victoria Hospital - London Health Science Centre, in the fall and work to strengthen the mission of care, teaching and research and lead LHSC in the context of an increasingly multidimensional and evolving health system with a focus on building on VH’s legacy as a p...

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ETHAN MCQUEEN
Director

Ethan graduated with a Bachelor of Medical Sciences from Western University and is currently working on his Master of Science in Clinical Anatomy doing research on surgical treatment for obstructive sleep apnea. Ethan joined the board of Health Zone in May 2022 as an ex-officio student member. He has previously volunteered within the community in healthcare and aspires to become a primary care physician in our community. He believes in improving community health by focusing on increasing acce...

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