Karen Clayton-Babb, DNP, MSc-IPH, BScN, PHCNP
Karen Clayton-Babb is the Chief Nurse Practitioner/ Clinic Director at the Belleville Nurse Practitioner Led Clinic in Belleville, Ontario. She served in many leadership roles in the primary care sector in the Caribbean before assuming the leadership role at the Belleville Nurse Practitioner Led Clinic. She is passionate about and committed to quality primary care and has a special interest in the management of chronic non-communicable diseases and polypharmacy in the elderly. Karen holds a Doctorate in Nursing Practice with specialization in Executive Leadership, from Post University in Connecticut, a Master of Science in International Primary Health Care from the University College of London, UK as a Commonwealth Scholar, and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, with certification as a Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, at McMaster University in Hamilton Ontario.
Kristy Naulls, MN, NP-PHC
After graduating from Queen’s University with a Bachelor of Nursing Science, Kristy gained eight years of experience working as a Registered Nurse at Kingston General Hospital; two years in orthopedic care, and six years in Cardiac Critical Care. Kristy is a life long learner. While working full time shift work for Kingston General Hospital, she completed her first diploma in Critical Care from St. Lawrence College, and then her Master of Nursing Degree in Advanced Nursing Practice from Athabasca University. She developed an interest in primary care and became a Nurse Practitioner to provide equitable health care, support health improvements and improve quality of life for Canadians citizens. She has gained experience in primary care by working as an Advanced Practice Nurse for the Bancroft Family Health Team. Kristy joined the BNPLC team in 2012.
Kristy was the 2015 NPAO Patient Choice Award Winner
Margaret Lynch, MN, NP-PHC
Margaret graduated from the Brock-Loyalist Nursing Program in 2015. She has over 9 years experience in nursing roles, and recently completed her Master of Nursing, Nurse Practitioner at Athabasca University. Margaret’s training as an advanced practice nurse builds on a foundation of primary and emergency care in remote and complex locations. Margaret’s experience as a Community Health Nurse in remote first Nation communities across Northern Ontario inspired her to pursue a career as a NP. In this role, she provided primary care in an outpost setting with limited resources and staff. She saw first-hand a recognized need for dedicated NPs in underserved communities and an opportunity to work collaboratively to support health promotion and disease prevention. Margaret holds additional certifications in Emergency Nursing, and considers herself a lifelong learner. Margaret continues to work as a Flight Nurse for the leading provider of international medical repatriation services-operating out of Toronto. In this role, she provides critical care to travelers in need of medical repatriation abroad, on a fully equipped air ambulance-Learjet 40XR.
Madison Chamberlain, MN., NP-PHC
Madison graduated from the Brock-Loyalist Nursing Program in 2015. Following her undergraduate degree, she worked in Calgary, Alberta in a trauma-based setting and Neuro ICU. When Madison returned to Ontario in 2017, she started working in her hometown Belleville, providing care through the local emergency departments. In 2019, Madison started her Master’s of Nursing Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Program at Queen’s University and graduated in the summer of 2022. Initially, she started her NP career through Quinte Health, but soon realized her love for primary care and obtained the position at the Belleville NP-Led Clinic. Her special interests include disease prevention and Women’s Health. Madison is a committed lifelong learner and is excited to utilize her education to care for the community she loves.
Cecilia “Annie” Brown MN., NP-PHC
Annie moved from Nova Scotia to Kingston to study nursing at Queen’s University, completing a Bachelor of Nursing Science degree in 2013. She has experience practicing as a Registered Nurse in palliative care, nephrology, and physical rehabilitation with an emphasis on chronic disease management and geriatric medicine. While teaching nursing students at Queen’s, Annie felt inspired to return to school and pursue a Masters of Nursing and Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner diploma, which she completed in August 2023. With enthusiasm for helping individuals reach their health goals and improving primary care accessibility, Annie was eager to join the BNPLC team. She has special clinical interests in chronic disease management, mental health, and care of the elderly, She enjoys Belleville’s proximity to the Bay of Quinte which reminds her of her East Coast roots!
Sarah Shaw MN., NP-PHC
Sarah completed her Bachelor of Nursing Science degree at Toronto Metropolitan University – George Brown College in 2019. She began her nursing career in her hometown, working in the emergency department at Quinte Health. Following her time in the emergency department, Sarah worked for several years in remote First Nation communities in northern Ontario. At various fly-in reservations, Sarah worked in an expanded scope of practice with limited resources to provide primary and emergency care to community members. This work provided exposure to the ongoing challenges that community members face related to access to health care, Indigenous Determinants of Health, and past and current trauma as the result of colonialism. While working up north, Sarah completed a Master of Nursing Science at Queen’s University. Sarah’s work in northern communities highlighted the importance of primary care and inspired her to pursue the Post-Master Nurse Practitioner certification at Queen’s which was completed in August 2023. In addition to comprehensive primary care for all patients, Sarah has a special interest in Indigenous and women’s health and values continuing education. Sarah is excited to join the BNPLC team and begin her career as an NP in her hometown!
Dr. Scot Mundle, BA(HonsKin), D.C.
Dr Mundle earned his undergraduate degree in Honors Kinesiology in 1996 at the University of Western Ontario, with special training in athletic injuries. In 2000 he received his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic – West in San Jose, California with Magna Cum Laude Honors. He has attained additional certification as a Low Intensity Laser Therapist. He has taught Anatomy and Nutrition at Loyalist College, and has been the Head Trainer for Napanee Minor Hockey and the Napanee Raiders Jr. C Hockey Club. His life-long learning interests include low back, neck and shoulder stabilization techniques, athletic injuries, and arthritis management among others. Dr Mundle uses a bio-psycho-social approach to patient management and takes the time to explain complex issues in plain English. He truly appreciates the mind-body relationship and helps patients realize that hurt does not always equal harm. His treatment philosophy is to help rehabilitate and release his patents as quickly as possible. He employs traditional diversified chiropractic techniques, as well as soft tissue methods to help his patients. Dr Mundle enjoys traveling, competitive sailing, snowboarding and taxiing his busy children to their activities when he is not working with patients. Dr. Mundle joined the BNPLC in 2020.
Anita Chard, MSW, RSW
Anita graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work. Two years later, after working as a social worker, Anita returned to school to earn her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Wilfred Laurier University. Anita has worked in a variety of social work environments, including school social work, child welfare, private practice, and employee assistance program counseling. She is a member of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers.
Anita joined the BNPLC team in July 2011.
Alison Walker, MScA, RD
Alison graduated from the University of Guelph with a bachelor’s degree in Human Nutrition in 2013 and went on to complete a Master’s degree in Applied Human Nutrition from McGill University in 2015.
Her graduate research in the area of food security provided her with valuable insights into nutrition programming at the community level. Alison gained experience in the Montreal Jewish General Hospital working in the family medicine and internal medicine departments. She has a passion for helping patients turn nutrition knowledge into practical actions that become lifelong habits. Alison joined the Belleville Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic in May 2018.
Dawn Reavie, BScN, RN
Dawn is a certified pediatric nurse who was born and raised in Belleville and educated at Laurentian University in Sudbury. Dawn graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing in 1993. After graduation, Dawn moved to Florida where she practiced nursing in an acute care hospital setting for fifteen and a half years. Through her career as a nurse, Dawn has performed various roles as a staff nurse, charge nurse and an administrator on duty. Fourteen years of her nursing practice were in an acute care pediatric medical/surgical setting. She not only managed the care of children with various health care issues and needs, she also supported the families needs as well. Dawn took the certified pediatric nurse exam in 2003. Dawn joined the BNPLC team in November 2010.
Vanessa Cornish, BScN, RN
Vanessa, originally from Quebec, moved to the Quinte region in early adulthood after travelling for a few years. She graduated from the Brock-Loyalist Nursing program in 2016. She worked in a acute medicine unit in a hospital setting. She also took on the role of clinical instructor on the medicine unit for Nipissing University. She now looks forward to gaining a wider range of experience in primary care while working with the BNPLC Team
Lindsay Pine, BScN, RN
Lindsay graduated in 2011 with a Bachelor of Nursing Science from Queen’s University. She began her nursing career at a small hospital in Northwestern Ontario, providing a range of patient services, including emergency and labour and delivery care. In 2013, Lindsay relocated to Kingston, ON where she worked in the emergency department of Kingston Health Sciences Centre. Life then took Lindsay to Vermont in 2016 where she continued to pursue a passion for emergency nursing in a community hospital emergency department for six years. Lindsay is looking forward to learning, expanding, and applying her knowledge gained over more than ten years as an RN to assist mothers and babies of the Belleville area.
Peet de Villiers
Originally from South Africa, Peet graduated from Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education with a Bachelor of Pharmacy in 1995 and an Honors Bachelor of Science in Pharmacology in 1996. Peet and his wife immigrated to Canada in 2000. After relocating to Canada, Peet pursued a Doctor of Pharmacy degree (PharmD) from Idaho State University in the U.S.A. and graduated in 2008. He has worked in Saskatchewan, The North West Territories and Ontario and has experience in primary care, long-term care (geriatrics), and hospital pharmacy. His interests are geriatrics, chronic non-cancer pain and substance addictions. He loves photography and you will sometimes find him parked next to the road taking pictures of beautiful sunsets. Peet joined the BNPLC in 2020.