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Interim Medical Obstetrics and Gynecology Lead
September 18, 2012 - Ms. Chantale LeClerc, CEO of the Champlain LHIN, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Andrée Gruslin as the Champlain LHIN Interim Medical OB/GYN Lead. Dr. Gruslin was recently appointed Chair of the Faculty’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and interim Head of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Newborn Care at The Ottawa Hospital. She will be stepping into both positions previously held by outgoing Chair and Head, Dr. Wylam Faught. Dr. Gruslin will become a member of the Leadership Team of the Champlain Maternal Newborn Regional Program’s (CMNRP) along with Dr. Thierry Lacaze, Regional Medical Lead – Newborn, and Marie-Josée Trépanier, Acting Regional Director.
A leading expert in her field, Dr. Gruslin is a Full Professor in Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Faculty with a cross appointment to the Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine. She is an active physician at The Ottawa Hospital in the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, as well as a scientist in the Chronic Disease Program at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. Dr. Gruslin is an alumna of the Faculty where she obtained her medical degree and completed her fellowship training in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the University of California, San Diego.
Chantale LeClerc would like to extend her sincere appreciation to Dr. Faught for his collaboration and contribution to many projects including the development of the program’s blueprint, the establishment of the initial regional structure and the definitions of maternal and newborn care as well as his ongoing support of maternal/newborn regional initiatives.
Primary Care Lead: Dr. Jacques Lemelin will work to improve access to health care
February 3, 2012 - Dr. Jacques Lemelin is a graduate of McGill University and received his family medicine residency training at Dalhousie University. He is a Certificant and Fellow of The College of Family Medicine of Canada.
Dr. Lemelin began his career in rural Québec, where he was active in research and teaching, and was Medical Director of the local hospital. He joined the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Ottawa in 1990, where he has functioned both as clinician educator and researcher. He achieved the rank of full professor in 2004. He was appointed Acting Chair of the Department of Family Medicine in 2005, and Chair in 2007.
Dr. Lemelin was a senior scientist at The University of Ottawa Institute of Population Health from 2001 to 2006 and is a senior scientist at the Campbell T. Lamont Primary Care Research Center of the Elizabeth Bruyère Research Institute.
He played a leading role in the development of outreach facilitation as an intervention to improve preventive care and enhance the management of chronic illness in primary care.
Other areas of research include screening and management of chronic kidney disease and the Home Hospital as a means of transferring hospitalization days to the community. He has played an important role in developing research capacity in the University of Ottawa Department of Family Medicine, which has become recognized as a national leader in primary-care health-services research.
Critical Care Lead: Dr. David Neilipovitz will Work to Improve Access to Care for Critically Ill Patients
August 25 2011 - Champlain LHIN is pleased to announce that Dr. David Neilipovitz has been chosen as Champlain LHIN Critical Care Lead. The Critical Care Leader helps to implement the provincial Critical Care Strategy to improve access to intensive care in our region.
Critical Care provides lifesaving medical treatment in intensive care units of hospitals. Since the LHIN’s role is to work with communities and providers to find innovative local solutions to local challenges, having a critical care lead is important to advance the work of our organization. Dr. Neilipovitz will work collaboratively with our various partners to improve the quality, efficiency and coordination of these vital services among the 11 Champlain hospitals who offer them.
Dr. Neilipovitz brings a great deal of experience and education to this position. A resident of the Ottawa region since 1994, he has worked at Queensway Carleton Hospital, and has been at The Ottawa Hospital (TOH) since 2001. In addition to working in the dual specialty of anesthesiology and critical care medicine at TOH, Dr. Neilipovitz is the Chair and Head, Department of Critical Care, and Consultant, Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine. He is also an Associate Professor at the University of Ottawa’s Department of Anesthesia.
Dr. David Neilipovitz's Biography
Critical Care Newsletter
Emergency Department Lead : Dr. Louise McNaugton-Fillion Reaffirmed as Champlain LHIN ED Lead
The Champlain LHIN is pleased to announce the reaffirmation of Dr. McNaughton-Filion as Champlain LHIN Emergency Department Lead. The role of the LHIN ED Lead is to aid in the coordination of emergency care across the 16 emergency departments in the Champlain LHIN, address medical human resource concerns and coordinate improvements in emergency department wait times.
Dr. McNaughton-Filion's Biography