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CLINIC STAFF 

  

LAUREN BEER
Administration Lead

Lauren joined the Health Zone NPLC team in 2023. Her educational background is in human rights, community driven development and healthcare management. Lauren has spent her career working with not-for-profit organizations in the community, education, and health sectors, supporting individuals to access services and design programs which contribute to positive outcomes for their overall health and the health of their communities. Outside of work Lauren enjoys reading, listening too and playing...

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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 womenís health and pediatrics. Robyn enjoys spending time being ph...

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MELANI POPOVIC
Nurse Practitioner

Melani joined the HealthZone team in July 2023. Her educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology and Bachelor of Science in Nursing. As a RN, she worked on General Surgery for 1 year and Obstetrical care for 3 years at LHSC. She graduated from the Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner program at Western University in July 2023. Melaniís interest includes women and childrenís health, sexual health, and health promotion. Outside of work, Melani enjoys trying new restaurant...

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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 anim...

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VICTORIA SANDERSON
Nurse Practitioner

Victoria joined Health Zone as Nurse Practitioner in November 2022. She graduated from the Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner program at Western University in July 2022. Prior to that, she attained her Masters of Science in Nursing from the University of Ottawa in 2018. She has worked as a Registered Nurse in several areas including family medicine, psychiatry, addiction medicine, geriatrics, and pediatrics. She has also worked as a nurse educator and research assistant. Her interests are...

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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

Joy graduated from the Practical Nursing Program at St. Clair College in 2014. Joy has worked in the community as an RPN specializing in Palliative Care. She has a background in wound care and assisting patients in navigating the home and community care resources. In her spare time, Joy likes to do a variety of art and spend time with family and friends.

 

HEATHER OSBORNE
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. Scottís 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.

 

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 diving, ...

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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.

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DEB VERSAEVEL
Medical Office Assistant

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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 Masterís NP certification and practices in Paediatric Neurology. She has served as the...

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TODD ALDRICH
Treasurer

Todd has been a member of our board since June 2019 and current serves as the Treasurer.  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 barriers to re...

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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 nurseís 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 University in ...

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LAURA ELLIS
BOARD DIRECTOR

Laura completed her undergraduate degree in Sociology at Londonís 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.

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SAMRAT RAJ
BOARD DIRECTOR

Samrat is a highly accomplished physician executive leader with over a decade of experience in clinical medicine, clinical research, medical education, and medical administration. After completing his MD in 2009, he pursued post-graduate training in General Surgery, achieving certification in 2014, and subsequently establishing a thriving surgical practice in India. Driven by a profound understanding of healthcare intricacies, he has excelled in diverse healthcare settings, encompassing hospi...

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ERIN KENNEDY
BOARD DIRECTOR

Erin is the NP Faculty Lead/Site Coordinator/Lecturer in the Master of Nursing - Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner program at the Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing at Western University.  She graduated from Western University with both her BScN (2003) and MScN (2006) degrees and later the University of Ottawa (2007) with her NP certification.  She is currently completing PhD studies at Western University.  Erin has been an NP for over 17 years and holds clinical exper...

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JULIE ANN LAWRENCE
BOARD DIRECTOR

Julie Ann is a Nurse Practitioner at the London Health Sciences Centre and Adjunct Clinical Professor with Western University.  Julie Ann has been a Primary Care Certified Nurse Practitioner for over 25 years after completing Bachelor and Master of Science in Nursing. New to the Board this year, Julie Ann brings knowledge of clinical expertise, health systems transformation and regional models of care in managing and optimizing wellness within chronic illness. She has served on man...

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DEBORAH WISEMAN
BOARD DIRECTOR

Deborah is a healthcare executive with more than twenty years of leadership experience. Currently serving as President, Victoria Hospital - London Health Science Centre, Deborah is working 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 VHís legacy as a provincial trauma centre, regional cancer care centre and provider of other tertiary and secondary services....

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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 increasin...

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