Our Staff

 

 

 

Debra Levere is the Office Manager for Kawartha Regional Memory Clinic. A Registered Practical Nurse and a Certified Phlebotomist, she conducts key lab services for our Clinical Trials in addition to managing the busy clinic practice of Dr. Ingram, Dr. Doell and

Dr. Jilani. She is also a certified foot care specialist serving the community and retirement residences.

 

 

Lisa Chrysler is a Clinical Research Assistant. She has a diploma in Medical Office Administration and has over 17 years of office experience.

 

 

 

 

 

Lynn Taylor is our Operations Manager.  She has worked in medical office administration for more than 20 years. Lynn looks after financial matters, and assists with business planning, human resources and other tasks related to the operation of the Clinic.

 

 

 

 

Jill MacPhee holds a Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy and is a Certified Clinical Research Professional. She has 10 years of experience working in geriatric health and is a registered Capacity Assessor for the province of Ontario under the SDA. Jill is our Clinical Trials Manager, doing Study Coordination and Neurocognitive Assessments.

 

 

 

Krista Gillis has been working as a Registered Nurse for over 10 years. Her experience includes Correctional Nursing, Occupational Health and Geriatrics. Krista is a Clinical Trials Coordinator and conducts Cognitive and Functional Assessments.

 

 

 

Mary Beth Walsh is a Registered Nurse with a Bachelor of Nursing Science degree.  She has hospital nursing experience, as well as extensive experience in community health, having worked as a Public Health nurse and as a CCAC case manager.

 

 

Sandra Trudell is a graduate of Queen's University and holds a BSc degree in Occupational Therapy. She has 32 years of experience working in the areas of neurology and geriatrics. She also has close to 10 years of experience in clinical trial work. Sandra is a Clinical Trial Coordinator and conducts Neurocognitive assessments.

 

 

Deana Huntsbarger holds a BA in Advertising and is our External Relations Manager, as well as Regulatory & Start Up Specialist for Clinical Trials. She has close to 20 years of Administrative experience in publishing, education and marketing.

 

 

 

Deb Ralph is a registered Nurse with 36 years

of hospital experience in NICU, Pediatrics and Surgical Outpatients.  Deb is an infusion nurse at KRMC, administering intravenous medications for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoporosis and Clinical Trials.

 

 

 

Sally Collins is a Registered Nurse with 39 years of hospital experience in Critical Care. Sally is an infusion nurse at KRMC, administering intravenous medications for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoporosis and Clinical Trials.  She also continues to work part time in the ICU at a local hospital.

 

 

 

Shanthi Menon Raval is a pharmacist working in

our Clinical Trials division.  She has several years of experience in both retail and hospital pharmacy.

 

 

 

 

Bryce Miller is a pharmacist with many years of clinical and management pharmacy experience in hospitals, community pharmacies and a family health team. Bryce has particular interest in medication management in the growing elderly population.

 

 

Jackie Beckett is a Lab Tech and Clinical Trials Assistant, with close to 7 years of lab and administration experience in hospital and college health care settings.

 

 

 

 

Ciara Gilders is our Lead Lab Tech and Clinical Trials Assistant and is a graduate of the Medical Laboratory Technician program at St. Lawrence College.

 

 

Linda Downer is a Registered Nurse who conducts Neurocognitive Assessments at Kawartha Regional Memory Clinic. She has over thirty years experience in nursing, focused in Psychiatry, Neurology and Psycho-geriatrics.

 

 

Renee Fee is a Registered Practical Nurse with 13 years of experience working in Long Term Care and Geriatrics. She has a counselling diploma from George Brown College and has worked as a counsellor in private practice. Renee joins the Clinic as our newest Nurse Assessor.

 

 

Sharleen Gareau is our Receptionist and has many years of experience in Customer Service, Geriatric Personal Support Work and as a Ward Clerk. She is also a Certified Lab Tech.

 

 

Jo-Elle Nelson is a Registered Nurse with 15 years hospital experience in Obstetrics, Restorative and Palliative Care.  Jo-Elle is an infusion nurse at KRMC administering intravenous medications for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoporosis and Clinical Trials.  In addition, she provides hospital-based clinical instruction for Trent University and Fleming College nursing students.