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Leadership

LifeLabs is a Canadian-owned company that has been serving
the healthcare needs of Canadians for more than 50 years.
Chair of the Board

Jon Hantho

Jon is a seasoned business executive with over 25 years of experience, including general management of mid to large size organizations, corporate development, business development, product/service dev...

Tom Closson

Tom is currently the principal of Tom Closson Consulting. Prior to this, he held the position of President and CEO of the Ontario Hospital Association, stepping down in 2012. Tom has previously held r...

John Knowlton

In his role at Borealis and OMERS as Executive Vice President, Legal, John is responsible for leading the legal group at OMERS Private Markets which includes the Borealis and OMERS Private Equity lega...

Michelle Lee

Michelle is a Director with OMERS Infrastructure. Michelle joined OMERS Infrastructure in 2006 and is responsible for the origination, execution and asset management of infrastructure investments, wit...

John McManus

John is currently a Senior Advisor of OMERS Infrastructure where he supports the areas of asset management, assessment of investment opportunities, relationship development and mentorship. OMERS Infra...

David Podmore

Widely recognized as one of Vancouver’s most influential contributors to the real estate industry, David Podmore has been in the business for more than 40 years. David brought years of planning and ...

James Scongack

James Scongack is currently the Vice-President of Corporate Affairs for Bruce Power, Ontario’s largest independent electricity producer and operator of the largest nuclear facility in the World....

Dr. Gavin Stuart

Gavin has been Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia since September 2003. Upon his renewal in September 2009, he also was appointed as UBC’s Vice Provost Health,...
President and CEO

Charles Brown

Charles Brown is President and CEO of LifeLabs, Canada’s largest medical laboratory and leading diagnostics and health technology provider. In this role, Charles is driving patient-centred innovatio...
Senior Vice-President, Corporate Services

Frank Amodeo

As Senior Vice President, Corporate Services, Frank leads the development of LifeLabs’ services and expertise that support the direct provision of lab services, including Procurement, Real Estat...
Chief Operating Officer

Pierre Bou-Mansour

As Chief Operating Officer, Pierre oversees and leads LifeLabs’ complete value stream from specimen collection to testing operations and results reporting across Canada, with a focus on delivering t...
Chief Information Officer

Akiko Campbell

As Chief Information Officer, Akiko leads LifeLabs’ information technology and e-health strategies. Leveraging two decades of system engineering and information technology experience, Akiko is r...
Senior Vice President, Partner Relations

Chris Carson

As Senior Vice President, Partner Relations, Chris is responsible for renewing and building relationships with governments across the country while enhancing LifeLabs’ external presence. Working clo...
Senior Vice-President - British Columbia

Jennifer Cudlipp

As Senior Vice President, Strategic Partnerships- British Columbia Jennifer holds the responsibility of developing and maintaining relationships with leaders in the B.C. healthcare sector, government,...
Vice President, Clinical Services

Dr. Andrew Don-Wauchope

​Dr. Andrew Don-Wauchope is Vice President Clinical Services for LifeLabs. He is responsible for Professional and Quality services of the national operations of LifeLabs. He is an experienced and re...
Chief Financial Officer

Jill Sharland

As Chief Financial Officer, Jill is accountable for overseeing the overall financial operations of LifeLabs. Jill will assist and direct the formulation of tactical financial initiatives with a portfo...
Hematology Discipline Head, LifeLabs

Dr. Ekram Zayed, MD, ChB, FRCPC

Dr. Zayed joined Lifelabs in 2002 providing hematopathology diagnostic service and is located in Victoria. Dr. Zayed obtained his medical degree from Alexandria, Egypt, did his residency training in O...
Medical Microbiologist, LifeLabs

Dr. Diana Whellams, MD, MPH, FRCPC

Dr. Whellams joined LifeLabs in the summer of 2017. Her interests include antibiotic susceptibility testing, quality control, and education. Dr. Whellams completed a master degree in Public Health at ...
Hematopathology Consultant, LifeLabs

Dr. Ayesha Vawda, MD, FRCPC

Dr. Vawda joined the Hematology Department at LifeLabs in August 2014 in the role of Hematopathology Consultant. Her interests are focused on lymphoma, flow cytometry, lymph node morphology and molecu...
Clinical Biochemist, LifeLabs

Dr. Cheryl Tomalty, BSc, PhD

Based at the LifeLabs Burnaby Reference Laboratory, Dr. Tomalty joined LifeLabs in 2007 as a Clinical Biochemist. Her work is focused on the high-volume biochemistry laboratory and she also has clinic...
Clinical Director of Chemistry, B.C., LifeLabs

Dr. William E. Schreiber, MD

Dr. Schreiber is the Clinical Director for Chemistry, B.C. In this role, he provides medical oversight for all chemistry testing in British Columbia. Prior to joining LifeLabs, he worked in the Divisi...
Medical Microbiologist, LifeLabs

Dr. Romina Reyes, MD, FRCPC

Dr. Reyes is the Clinical Director of Microbiology and the Deputy Medical Director for LifeLabs, B.C. In these roles she helps to guide the direction of the Microbiology Department from an operational...
Clinical Biochemist, LifeLabs

Dr. Jan Palaty, PhD, FCACB

Dr. Palaty has worked as a Clinical Biochemist with LifeLabs since 2005. Based in our Burnaby Lab in the toxicology department, he has a particular interest in clinical applications of mass spectromet...
Clinical Director of Hematology, B.C., LifeLabs

Dr. Anil Mangal, DSM, ABIM, FRCPC, MBA

Dr. Mangal has been a Hematopathologist with LifeLabs since 2006 and currently holds the position of Clinical Director of Hematology, B.C. In addition to this leadership role, he is the on-site coordi...
Clinical Microbiologist, LifeLabs

Dr. Robert S. Liao PhD, D(ABMM)

Dr. Liao joined the Microbiology team at LifeLabs in 2017 as a Microbiologist. Focused on providing consultative services for Microbiology and Molecular Microbiology in British Columbia, he also has a...
B.C. Medical Director and Medical Lead, Molecular Diagnostics, LifeLabs

Dr. Michael T. Kelly, MD, PhD, FRCPC

Dr. Kelly has been in the role of Medical Director and Medical Lead at LifeLabs since 1998. Responsible for all medical operations across B.C., Dr. Kelly oversees eight laboratories, 120 patient servi...
Hematopathologist, LifeLabs

Dr. Clinton Ho, MD, FRCPC

Dr. Ho came to LifeLabs in 2012 to pursue his interest in hematopathology and quality and is a member of Medical Scientific team in British Columba. Dr. Ho completed his medical degree from the Univer...
Consultant Medical Microbiologist, Lifelabs

Dr. Miguel Imperial, MD, MHSc (Epidemiology) and FRCPC

Dr. Imperial is a consultant in Medical Microbiology for Lifelabs. He provides medical oversight for the laboratory workup of microbiological samples, consults on best practices for infection control ...
​Clinical Biochemist, LifeLabs

Dr. Mohamed Abouelhassan, PhD, FCACB

Dr. Abouelhassan joined the LifeLabs Chemistry Medical Scientific Team in 2018. His responsibilities are primarily General Clinical Chemistry testing and include protein electrophoresis and immunoassa...
Deputy Ontario Medical Director, LifeLabs

Dr. Huda Almohri, MD, FRCPC

Dr. Almohri joined LifeLabs as a Medical Microbiologist in 2008 and became the Discipline Head for Microbiology in 2011, Ontario Deputy Medical Director in 2014 and Laboratory Director for 100 Interna...
Medical Microbiology Consultant, LifeLabs

Dr. Abdel Belhaj, MD, FRCPC, FCCM

Dr. Belhaj has been a Medical Microbiology Consultant at LifeLabs since 2010. As a medical microbiologist, he specializes in infection prevention and control, hospital-acquired infections, tuberculosi...
Director, Molecular Genetics Laboratory, LifeLabs

Dr. Ronald Carter, PhD, DVM

Dr. Carter joined LifeLabs in 2015 as the Director of the Genetics Laboratory. Playing a pivotal role in driving LifeLabs’ leadership role in genetic testing, Dr. Carter works with academic, industr...
Discipline Head of Histopathology, LifeLabs

Dr. Terence (Terry) Colgan, MD, FRCPC, FCAP, MIAC

For over 25 years, Dr. Colgan has worked with LifeLabs as a diagnostic pathologist and most recently in the capacity as the Discipline Head of Histopathology. Dr. Colgan is a surgical and cyto-patholo...
Vice President Clinical Services, LifeLabs

Dr. Andrew Don-Wauchope, MB.BCh, MD, FRCP Edin, FCPath, FRCPath

Dr. Don-Wauchope joined LifeLabs as the Vice President Clinical Services in 2016. As a member of the Executive Leadership Team, he leads the Medical Scientific and Quality teams on a national basis. A...
Consultant Hematopathologist, LifeLabs

Dr. Afaf Erfaei, MD, FRCPC

In September 2013, Dr. Efaei joined the LifeLabs’ Medical Scientific Division as a Consultant Hematopathologist. Over the past five years, in conjunction with our Quality and Regulatory Affairs ...
Ontario Medical Director and General Pathologist, LifeLabs

Dr. Tim Feltis, MD, FRCPC

Dr. Feltis is the Ontario Medical Director at LifeLabs and is responsible for the supervision and provision of Medical Scientific services in Ontario and supporting the overall Quality Management Syst...
Discipline Head Cytopathology, LifeLabs

Dr. Mona Kamel, MD, BCh, FRCPC

Dr. Kamel is the Discipline Head for Cytopathology for LifeLabs in Ontario specializing in anatomical pathology. Dr. Kamel’s career with LifeLabs began in 2000 when she was a cytopathology and gynep...
Interim Director, Sudbury Lab, LifeLabs

Dr. Danijela Konforte, PhD, FCACB

Dr. Konforte joined LifeLabs as a clinical biochemist in 2012 and became the laboratory director for the Sudbury and Thunder Bay LifeLabs locations in 2014. Dr. Konforte supports provincial routine ch...
Medical Microbiologist and Infectious Disease Specialist, LifeLabs

Dr. Daniela Leto, MD, FRCPC

Dr. Leto joined LifeLabs as a consultant in Medical Microbiology in April 2012. As a member of the Medical-Scientific team, she is primarily responsible for bacteriology and parasitology at the Kenned...
Clinical Biochemist, Medical Scientific Department, LifeLabs

Dr. Tracy Morrison, PhD, FCACB

In 2016, Dr. Morrison joined LifeLabs as Clinical Biochemist and oversees serum/urine protein electrophoresis, allergens and special chemistry assays. Prior to joining LifeLabs, Dr. Morrison served as...
Medical Microbiologist/Infectious Disease Specialist, LifeLabs

Dr. Krystyna Ostrowska, MD, FRCP

Dr. Ostrowska joined LifeLabs as a medical microbiologist specializing in infectious diseases. In her role she consults on test results and clinical management, reviews lab procedures and protocols, r...
Clinical Biochemist, LifeLabs

Dr. Patrick St. Louis, PhD, DipCC

Since 2014, Dr. St. Louis has been part of the Medical Scientific Division at LifeLabs as a clinical biochemist. In his current role as Discipline Head, Chemistry, Dr. St. Louis has played a key role ...
Clinical Biochemist, LifeLabs

Dr. Dorothy Truong, PhD, BSc

Dr. Truong joined the LifeLabs Chemistry Medical Scientific Team in 2017. Her responsibilities include specialized test interpretation and physician consultations in areas related to toxicology, bioge...
Clinical Biochemist, LifeLabs

Dr. Kika Veljkovic, PhD, FCACB

Dr. Veljkovic joined LifeLabs as a Clinical Biochemist in 2012 and is currently the Interim Laboratory Director for the LifeLabs Sudbury site. She is focused on high volume biochemistry and immunoassa...
Deputy Ontario Medical Director, LifeLabs

Dr. Miranda Wozniak, MD, FRCPC

Since Dr. Wozniak joined LifeLabs as Hematology Discipline Head in November 2010, she has taken on several additional roles including Laboratory Director for both Kennedy and London Labs and Deputy On...
Medical Director, Rocky Mountain Analytical

Dr. George Gillson, MD, PhD, CCFP

Dr. Gillson is the Medical Director and Foundation of Rocky Mountain Analytical. Dr. Gillson started Rocky Mountain Analytical with the idea of offering Canadian healthcare professionals a laborato...
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Opportunities

LifeLabs is Canada's largest provider of community laboratory services with over 5,700 employees across Canada. We care about helping patients and healthcare providers, and they count on our expertise to map a journey towards better health outcomes. We are always looking for the brightest minds and caring hearts to join our team.
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Accreditation &
Licencing

We have a relentless commitment to quality and work with provincial, national and international accreditation and licensing bodies to ensure we consistently deliver the standard patients and healthcare providers have come to expect from us.