About Us

Our team is a group of highly qualified health professionals working together to provide exceptional health care and services to the rural community of Bluewater and surrounding areas.


Mission

Provide outstanding primary health care.

Vision

Inspire a healthy community together.

Strategic Plan

  • Collaboration
  • Patient Centeredness
  • Recruitment and Retention
  • Team Engagement

Our Team

PHYSICIANS:

Dr. Deborah Josephson, MD
Dr. Farahnaz Farzadfar, MD

NURSE PRACTITIONERS:

Sherri Hayter, NP
Ruth Guy, NP
Aleisha Nolan, NP
Jon Lorch, NP

REGISTERED PRACTICAL NURSES:

Theresa LaPorte, RPN
Sarah Masse, RPN
Courtney Lauzière, RPN

SOCIAL WORKER:

Rossana Sabalones, MSW

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR:

Paula Kroll

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT:

Kim Poortinga

MEDICAL OFFICE ASSISTANTS:

Melissa Beacom
Meaghan Young
Sarah Romphf
Vanessa Lane

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Community Partners

GRAND BEND AREA COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTRE (GBACHC):

Michael Callihoo
Respiratory Therapist

SOUND THERAPY GRAND BEND:

Sonya Croker
Hearing Instrument Specialist

ALZHEIMER SOCIETY OF HURON COUNTY:

Randy Chapman
RSW & Family Support Counsellor

COPD BEST CARE PROGRAM:

Claudia Martin
Respiratory Therapist

Board of Directors

Dwayne LaPorte – Chair
Francine Vanasse – Vice Chair
Dave MacLaren – Director
Sandra Shaw – Director
Steve Haberer – Director
Josh Groot – Director/Treasurer
Dr. Deborah Josephson – Ex Officio Director
Paula Kroll – Ex Officio Director

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