Contact Us

Gizhewaadiziwin Health Access Centre is located at 1460 Idylwild Drive.

Mailing Address:
Box 686
Fort Frances, ON
P9A 3M9

Phone: (807) 274-3131
Admin Fax: (807) 274-6280
Clinic Fax: (807) 274-3855


Gizhewaadiziwin Health Access Centre Staff List

Shanna Weir - Executive Director 
Jackie DeBenedet - Human Resources/ Office Manager
Tina Selman - Finance Manager
Cherie McLeod - Health Records Clerk/Receptionist
Jandalyn Heil - Health Records Clerk/Receptionist
Wendy Anderson - Medical Receptionist
John Payne - IT/Data Management Coordinator
Mary Jane Kewakundo - Ojibway Medical Translator
Elin Czayka - RD Diabetes Educator
Tammy Brown - Diabetic Foot Care
Randi Fulford - Primary Care Asthma Program Coordinator
Shauna-Leigh Carlson - Health Educator
Christa Bruyere - Health Educator
Barb Kabel - Health Educator
Janet Drennan - Registered Dietitian/Nutrition Lead
Miranda Skirten - RPN System Navigator/OTN Coordinator
Pam Johnson - Female Traditional Healing Coordinator
James Woods - Mental Health Worker
Brenda Whitehead - Mental Health Worker

Clinic Staff

Dr. L. Keffer – Physician
Dr. M Dillon – Physician
Dr. D. Opper - Physician
Danette McIntyre - Nurse Practitioner
Leah Galusha - Nurse Practitioner
Paula Stringer - Nurse Practitioner
Janet Lenart - RN Clinical Lead
Donna Heyens - RPN Clinic Nurse
Katherine MacKenzie – Casual Registered Nurse
Michael Hogard – Casual RPN
Madison Allan – Casual RPN


For more complete information on programs or services offered at the Health Access Centre, please feel free to e-mail and your e-mail will be forwarded to the correct staff member. 

NOTE: Please do not send requests regarding confidential/medical issues.  It would be best to book an appointment with the NP or the MD for that.