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Staff

Sue Tobin

Clinical Administrator/Nurse Practitioner Lead

Sue Tobin
Sue has been practicing as a Nurse Practitioner since 1999 after graduating from the Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Program at the University of Western Ontario in 1999. Most recently Sue completed her Master of Nursing degree from Athabasca University. Sue also obtained a Certificate in Addiction Studies from UWO, and has completed the Mental Health Certificate Course for Nurse Practitioners. Prior to becoming a Nurse Practitioner Sue worked as a Public Health Nurse and in neonatal intensive care. She graduated from the University of Windsor with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1986. Sue has a passion for working with vulnerable populations and with persons and families struggling with addictions. When not at work Sue spends as much time as possible outside, enjoying hiking with her dog, gardening, camping and exploring all that Canada has to offer.

Brigita Prskalo-Mantz

Nurse Practitioner

Brigita Prskalo-Mantz
Brigita has been a registered nurse since 1994 when she graduated from the Nursing Diploma program at Fanshawe College and shortly after from the Post RN Degree program from the University of Western Ontario. She became Canadian certified in Occupational Health Nursing and worked in a large automotive industry caring for the primary care and occupational health needs of 1,200 employees for 8 years. She become excited about the Nurse Practitioner role and wanted to expand her services to a wider population. As a Nurse Practitioner since 2007, Brigita has worked in Primary Care with a team of physicians, part time in the Emergency Room, and currently with the Ingersoll Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic. She is married with two young children.

Brittany Maddeford

Nurse Practitioner

Brittany Maddeford
Brittany graduated from the BScN program at Western University in 2008. During her six years of practice as a Registered Nurse she has worked in a busy Emergency Department in a small tourist community, at a private IV therapy clinic and as a case manager in a large Cardiac Rehabilitation program. As an Emergency nurse, Brittany witnessed the many difficulties patients without primary care providers face. She also developed a desire to be able to care for individuals and their families as a long-term healthcare provider. Moving back to her hometown and graduating from the Nurse Practitioner program at Western University proved to be an exciting and rewarding change for Brittany. She is thrilled to be working as a Nurse Practitioner at the Ingersoll NPLC.

Nancy Bradley

Nurse Practitioner

Nancy Bradley
Nancy recently joined the Ingersoll Nurse Practitioner Led Clinic as a primary care Nurse Practitioner, having completed the Master of Nursing/Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner program at the University of Western Ontario. A Registered Nurse since 2006, Nancy has extensive experience in many health care settings, including primary care, cardiac care, emergency care and diabetes. In addition to her NP credentials, Nancy is a Certified Diabetes Educator and is passionate about chronic disease management. Her hobbies outside of work include playing team sports, hiking, and reading.

Linda Chudiak

Business Administrator

Linda Chudiak
Linda Chudiak is the Business Administrator at the Ingersoll NPLC. She brings several years of experience and education with her to this position and enjoys the fast pace and diverse environment of the role. Linda began her career at the Red Cross Community Health Services a week after graduation from a Business Administration Management Studies program. She has remained in the healthcare industry, working in Administration Management for Home Care and in a Hospital setting. This broad range of experience has been well suited to the Business Administrator role, which demands knowledge in finance, human resources, information technology, and project management.

Lisa DeLuca

Medical Receptionist

Lisa Deluca
Originally from New Brunswick, Lisa spent 5 years working as a clerk with the Emergency Department at the Miramichi Regional Hospital. There she met her husband Dean and they moved with her 3 children to Ontario in 2010 for her husband’s position as a Paramedic Supervisor. Lisa is fluent in French.

Ashley Gasson

Medical Receptionist

Ashley Gasson
Ashley is a graduated PSW and Health Care Office Assistant with over 9 years experience working in a variety of settings and positions including support in nursing homes and within the community as well as a physician’s assistant and receptionist in a number of medical facilities. Ashley is originally from Ingersoll and is so pleased to be working in the community where she was raised.

Carrie Lacroix

Medical Receptionist

Carrie Lacroix
Carrie Lacroix recently moved to Oxford County with her husband and 2 boys. Knowing that she needed to make some life changes to better herself she returned to school for Medical Office Assistant and has never looked back. Completed schooling in January 2014, graduating with honours and enjoying an internship at the Woodstock and Area Community Health Centre was the start she needed to gain her the experience to join this amazing team here at the Ingersoll Nurse Practitioner-Led clinic as a medical receptionist. One thing she always remembers it that it is never too late to make a positive change.

Shannon Hutson

Chronic Disease Prevention Coordinator

Shannon Hutson
Shannon is our Chronic Disease Prevention Coordinator. Shannon has been a Registered Practical Nurse for over 20 years. Her career has covered a variety of settings and positions including hospital nursing, outpatient bariactric’s and as a Nurse Manager in the Retirement home setting. Shannon runs our Diabetes Conversations group as well as a Craving Change Workshop. Individual counselling is available for those whom are interested in Smoking cessation or healthier lifestyle changes with weight management. Chronic Disease prevention appointments also fill her day, treating those with Diabetes, Hyperlipedemia and Hypertension. Shannon is a Diabetes Educator through The Michener Institute for Applied Health Science, holds her TEACH certification through the University of Toronto, and is SCOPE certified through the World Obesity Federation.

Kelly McKay

Registered Practical Nurse

Kelly McKay
Kelly has been working as a RPN since 2006. She has had a wide range of experiences including medical surgical acute care nursing, to retirement/nursing home and small doctor’s offices and clinics. In addition to nursing support Kelly does our labwork, spirometry testing, and provides footcare for our diabetics and elderly patients. She also runs the group intake sessions for the clinic.

Nicole MacKinnon

Registered Practical Nurse

Nicole MacKinnon
Nicole graduated in 2013. She has experience working in medical/palliative nursing, long term care and home care. Nicole is currently working on the impatient mental health unit at Stratford General Hospital as well. She shows interest in pediatrics and maternal child and is taking ongoing training at this time.

Christy Kent

Mental Health and Addictions Counsellor

Christy Kent
Christy graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work in 2007. A decade in this work has provided her with a strong understanding in mental health, addictions, wellness, and system navigation. In 2015, she returned to the University of Waterloo to increase her skills and obtained her Masters Degree in Social Work. Christy is trained in solution focused, mindful based trauma therapy techniques. She combines a client-centered, compassionate, and encouraging approach when supporting individuals to achieve their goals.