Elgin Sub-region Integration Table 

Kelly Simpson Kelly Simpson, Director, Planning and Integration

Kelly is an accomplished leader and system thinker with over 17 years of experience working in health care. She has worked at the LHIN for the past three years as a System Design and Integration Lead, and has provided leadership within the mental health and addictions, and acute care portfolios. Prior to working at the LHIN, Kelly worked at St. Joseph’s Health Care London in various leadership roles. She has successfully led large and complex change initiatives in collaboration with health service providers. Kelly is driven by her commitment to making a difference.
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Dr. Kellie Scott, Clinical Lead

Dr. Scott graduated from University of Ottawa with her medical degree in 2003. After completing residency at the University of Western Ontario, she started practicing in St. Thomas in 2006. She is the Lead Physician for the Elmwood Family Health Organization (part of the Thames Valley Family Health Team), Medical Director at a Long-Term Care Facility and works with the Oxford-Elgin Palliative Care Outreach Team. Dr. Scott is a Past-President of the St. Thomas Elgin Medical Association and currently serves as the Ontario Medical Association's District 2 Chair. As an Ontario MD Peer Leader, she engages with physicians to help them use their electronic medical records more efficiently. She is involved in teaching medical students and residents at Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry at Western where students honoured her with a teaching award in 2015. She is active in the St. Thomas and Elgin County community where she works and is raising her family.


Name  Sector
Kelly Simpson  Director, Planning and Integration
Dr. Kellie Scott  Sub-region Clinical lead 
Dr. Melissa Tenbergen  Elgin Primary Care Alliance
Jana Fear Health System Planner
Shirley Biro Patient/Caregiver
Mike Lang Patient/Caregiver
Judith Desjardins Patient/Caregiver
Ida Cornelius  (Interim) Indigenous Health Committee Partner
Rhonda Duffy  Long-term care Partner
Susanne Mezenberg Community Support Services Partner
Rebecca Sutcliffe  Home and Community Care Partner
Heather DeBruyn Mental Health and Addictions Partner
Claudia Mior   Primary Care Partner
Dr. Joyce Lock Public Health Partner
Dr. Nancy Whitmore  Hospital Partner

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