Clinic Staff

Dominic Noel

Executive Director & Nurse Practitioner Lead

He earned his Bachelor's in Nursing Science in 2006 and his Master's in Nursing Science in 2014. Dominic spent over 5 years at the Montreal Jewish General Hospital working as an Endocrinology/Insulin Pump Trainer and in the Cardiovascular Care, Medical & Post-Op areas.

Dominic is a strong believer in health promotion and disease prevention as powerful means to enhance the quality of life of our community members. Dominic and his family moved to Sault Ste. Marie from Montreal in 2017. They have developed a deep appreciation for the Northern Ontario way of life and he is excited about continuing to serve this community.

Dominic joined the Algoma NPLC team in May 2017.

Velvet Redmond-Harten


Velvet has over 38 years of experience being a Registered Practical Nurse. She worked at The Group Health Centre, The General Hospital and at Pathways Retirement Home. She has additional expertise in Skin Health & Wound Management as well as Diabetes.

She is also a Head Usher at GFL Memorial Gardens. Velvet also volunteered on several school councils and is involved with the Canadian Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. She is a volunteer Board Member with the local Crime Stoppers program.

Velvet has been with the Algoma NPLC since its opening day in 2011.

Jessica Oldham


Jessica earned her Master’s Degree in Nursing through Laurentian University in 2012, and then continued to earn her Nurse Practitioner certificate from Lakehead University in 2013. She was fortunate enough to work at the Elliot Family Health Team, where she recognized her passion for primary care. Jessica looks forward to working with her clients to positively impact their health and wellbeing.

Jessica joined the Algoma NPLC team in June 2018.

Sara Bullock

NP (Maternity Leave)

Sara received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Ottawa in 2010 and continued on to the University of Toronto where she received her Master’s in Nursing and Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Diploma in 2016. Prior to commencing her career here at the ANPLC, Sara worked at The Ottawa Hospital and Mount Sinai in Toronto as a registered nurse specializing in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. She also worked as a Clinical Instructor for Algonquin College, The University of Ottawa, and Sault College.

Sara joined the team in May 2017.

Caitlin McCullough

NP (Maternity Leave)

Caitlin began her education earning her Bachelor of Nursing at Queen’s University in 2009. She completed her Master’s of Nursing at Ryerson University in 2014. Her career as a Primary Care Nurse Practitioner included working at Sunnybrook Hospital and Humber River Family Health Team. She also worked as a Sub-Investigator at Inflamax Research.

Caitlin began her career with Algoma NPLC in September 2017.

Debora Osei-Owusu


Debora recently graduated with a Master’s of Science in Nursing and a Nurse Practitioner Diploma from the University of Ottawa. With over 6 years as an RN, Debora worked on a busy acute care medical unit at the Ottawa Hospital caring for individuals with various chronic illness. Her passion to become a NP stemmed from volunteering at a local community Health Center back in Ottawa where she had the opportunity to work alongside other NP’s. As a newly licensed NP graduate, she seeks to work collaboratively with patients, families and the clinic’s multidisciplinary team to improve health outcomes for residents of Sault Ste Marie.

Deborah returned to the Algoma NPLC team in 2021 to cover a maternity leave.

Hailey Summers


Hailey completed her Bachelor of Nursing at Laurentian University in 2013. Her career includes working in the Emergency Department in Sault Area Hospital. She has also worked for the Blind River District Health Centre in the Medical, Labour & Delivery, Maternity, Paediatrics & Neonatal ICU, Surgical and Mental Health areas. She also works with the Sexual Assault Care Centre/Partner Assault Clinic.

Hailey joined the Algoma NPLC team in 2021.

Kristine Smith


Kristine began her career as a Personal Support Worker. She completed her education as a Registered Practical Nurse in 2009. She has worked with all ages in the community. Kristine has served the community for several years practicing the role as a Registered Practical Nurse within Cardiology.

Kristine joined the team in August 2019.

Sara DeSimon

Registered Social Worker

Sara graduated with Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work in 2013. Since then, she has been a registered member of The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Services Workers (OCSWSSW), working primarily with individuals with both mental and physical disabilities in case management, navigation, and counselling capacities.

She recently completed training for both levels of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy through Sick Kids Centre for Community Mental Health.

Sara began working at the clinic April 2019.

Jillian Grocholsky


Jillian is Algoma NPLC’s skilled Pharmacist and, may offer advice on medication usage/education and side effects. Jillian is passionate about helping the public with medication needs, and works collaboratively with our team of clinicians to ensure these needs are met.

Jillian joined the Algoma NPLC team September 2019.

Ashley Gearing

Administrative Assistant

She started out as the Medical Receptionist and is now the Administrative Assistant. Ashley is also working towards a Business Administration degree. She has been working in the health care field for over 10 years. She is very passionate about customer service and loves to help in any way she can.

Ashley has been with the clinic since 2014.

Rebecca Reed

Medical Receptionist

Rebecca relocated from the Niagara Region to Sault Ste. Marie in the fall of 2018. She graduated from the Office Administration – Medical Program at Niagara College in 2014 and has been working in the medical field since then.

She joined the team in April 2019.

Jaden Cerasuolo

Office/HR Administrator

Jaden holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Algoma University with a specialization in Human Resources. She has previously worked in the education sector and is very eager to apply her skills to the health care field! New to the team, she is excited to use her skills to foster growth and development at the Algoma NPLC.

Jaden has been working at the clinic since May 2021.