Joy Hataley is a Family Practice Anesthetist providing frontline care in Emergency, Anesthesia and Family Practice medicine in Kingston, Ontario and surrounding community. Joy currently serves as Lennox & Addington Emergency Group Designate Lead Physician, Adjunct Professor at Queen’s University Departments of Family Medicine and Anesthesia & Perioperative Care and as the Ontario Medical Association District 7 Chair.
In recent years, driven by a vision for more timely, reliable and consistent healthcare in Ontario, Joy has become a political activist. As such Joy is the lead and president for Health City Ontario, a patient advocacy forum. Joy was awarded the Glen Sawyer Award from the Ontario Medical Association in 2017 for her advocacy efforts on behalf of patients and healthcare workers alike.
Joy holds a BSc in Biology from the University of Winnipeg, MD from the University of Manitoba, residency in Family Practice from The Parklands Program University of Manitoba and a Diploma in Anesthesia from Queen’s University. A strong believer in life-long learning, Joy is currently completing a diploma in Leadership at Cornell University.
Joy has a heart for international communities and has thus spent time on medical missions in the Philippines, Nepal and Antiqua. In her personal time, Joy enjoys fresh air, Western style horseback riding, snowboarding, international travel, full bodied reds, live flowers and the art of aromatherapy.
Dr. Legnini is a family physician who trained in Toronto and returned in Kingston to set up her practise with the Greenwood Medical Centre. She is Acting Associate Lead the that clinic’s Family Health Organization (FHO) which provides more comprehensive patient care. She works with medical students and residents as a Queen’s Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine. Before being elected to the Board of the Ontario Medical Association, she was involved with the OMA through the Healthcare Advocate Program and as the Kingston Academy of Medicine President and District 7 Chair. Dr Legnini enjoys travelling, her family and time with her garden.
I am a Family Physician practicing in Kingston for 24 years, graduate of Queen’s Medical School, Owner and operator of Kingston Travel Vaccination Clinic, Secretary/ Treasurer and Past President of Kingston Academy of Medicine, District 7 Executive member for the Section of General and Family Practice, Ontario Medical Association. I am also an avid supporter of Kingston’s History and Museums through living history presentations and donation of artefacts.
Andrew Dawson is a 3rd year medical student at Queen’s University and the current Chair of the Ontario Medical Students Association (OMSA). He has a keen interest in Health & Human Resource Planning, advocacy for healthcare reform, and in research regarding physician-to-patient knowledge translation. A graduate of Western University, he spent three years working with the London Family Health Team as a lead on chronic disease research, and has witnessed first-hand a lack of timely access to necessary services in his patients. When he has the opportunity, he enjoys delivering First-Aid & Concussion Prevention presentations to Kingston-area public schools. He is very excited to be working with the Health City Kingston team this year.
Dr Wood is an Orthopaedic surgeon in Kingston, Ontario specializing in lower limb joint replacement, revision arthroplasty, and joint preserving surgery. Our team assesses and treats musculoskeletal conditions of the hip and knee.
Dr. Wood performs partial hip and knee replacement including uni-compartmental knee and patello-femoral replacement, total hip replacement, hip resurfacing and revision total hip and knee replacement surgery. He also specializes in complex primary hip complaints in young adults with Avascular Necrosis (AVN), Femoral Acetabular Impingement (FAI), Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip(DDH) and other such conditions such as Perthes’ disease with expertise in joint preserving surgery involving surgical dislocation of the hip, osteotomy and hip arthroscopy.
Debra Lefebvre is a Registered Nurse in Adult Medicine. Previously she served on the senior leadership team at Kingston Community Health Centres as Director, Community Health Services.
Debra has taken an active interest in health and social policy throughout her entire career. She is the recipient of several awards and distinctions, including the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Award. Following a successful career in health care administration, Debra made the decision to return to direct patient care. Working directly with patients satisfies Debra’s desire to support them through some of their most challenging life experiences.
Debra earned her Master’s Degree in Public Administration at the University of Manitoba, and has advanced training in Mental Health. In her free time, Debra consults on various health projects, leads mental health training, and enjoys spending time with her husband and four children. She also volunteers with various organizations including the United Way, Hospice Kingston, Global Health and Nursing Leadership, and the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Carolina Jimenez, RN
Dr. Janet McCullough
Dr. Gavin Wood
Dr. Marianna Silva
Karen McNichols, RN
Dr. Regina DuToit