The Southwestern Ontario Stroke Network is pleased to announce the addition of two new staff members: Ellen Richards and Caroline Johnson.

Together with the Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance (HPHA), the Southwestern Ontario Stroke Network is pleased to announce that the position of Manager, Huron Perth District Stroke Centre has been filled by Ellen Richards. Ellen joined HPHA on November 24th, 2014. Ellen obtained her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Toronto in 1992. She has most recently worked as a Patient Care Manager at William Osler Health System. In addition to her previous leadership role at William Osler Health System, Ellen’s clinical experience includes hospital, community  and private practice settings.

Ellen’s office is located at the Stratford General Hospital site – West Building, Second Floor, Room W2-215; she can be reached at 519-272-8210 Ext. 2298 and her email address is: ellen.richards@hpha.ca.

It is also our pleasure to announce that Caroline Johnson has joined the Huron Perth District Stroke Centre, effective November 10th, 2014. Caroline has accepted the position with the Secondary Stroke Prevention Clinic. In addition to this role, Caroline will be working with the Community Stroke Rehabilitation Team (on a temporary basis).

Caroline’s office is located at the Stratford General Hospital site – West Building, Second Floor, Room W2-231. She can be reached at 519-272-8210 Ext. 2294 and her Outlook email address is: caroline.johnson@hpha.ca.

Please join me in welcoming Ellen and Caroline to the Southwestern Ontario Stroke Network.

Sincerely,

Paula Gilmore
Regional Program Director
Southwestern Ontario Stroke Network
Paula.gilmore@lhsc.on.ca