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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...
President and CEO

Charles Brown

In his current role as President and CEO of LifeLabs Medical Laboratory, Charles is committed to the optimization of service delivery to provide better outcomes for customers, patients, medical profes...

Bruce Burrows

Bruce Burrows is an accomplished Senior Executive and Consultant with more than 35 years of success in the higher education, telecom, transportation, and retail industries. Bruce is a strategic leader...

Rowena Rizzotti

Rowena Rizzotti is a highly successful healthcare leader with more than 35 years’ experience in management and executive-level leadership roles across multi-site, complex health and business env...

Natalie Dakers

Natalie Dakers is a leading figure in the Canadian health sciences sector. Natalie has been the founding CEO of several high impact and first-of-its kind national organizations including Accel-Rx Heal...

Dr. Brendan Byrne

Brendan’s deep passion is to use the latest science to help people change their behaviors and optimize their health. He believes that each of us need our own wellness practice; something that’s fu...

Brenda Eaton

Brenda Eaton is an experienced corporate director. Based in Victoria, British Columbia, Brenda serves on the boards for a number of private, public, and not-for-profit boards. She currently is Chair o...

James Scongack

James Scongack is the Chief Development Officer and EVP Operational Services at Bruce Power. In this role, James is responsible for operational services at Bruce Power – the World’s largest operat...

Nandit Gandhi

Nandit Gandhi is a Managing Director with OMERS Infrastructure team in New York, where he is responsible for the origination, execution and management of infrastructure investments. He also plays a cr...

Matthew Mendell

Matthew is a Managing Director with OMERS Infrastructure’s team in Toronto, where he is responsible for the origination, execution and management of infrastructure investments. Matthew’s current r...
President and CEO

Charles Brown

In his current role as President and CEO of LifeLabs Medical Laboratory, Charles is committed to the optimization of service delivery to provide better outcomes for customers, patients, medical profes...
Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Jennifer Cudlipp

As Chief Operating Officer, Jennifer is accountable for all areas of operations including lab operations, client services, supply chain, employee health and safety and environmental sustainability, lo...
Senior Vice President, Strategy, Product Innovation & Customer Experience

Chris Carson

As Senior Vice President, Strategy, Product Innovation & Customer Experience, Chris is responsible for transforming LifeLabs’ service delivery model and building a product and service pipeline c...
Senior Vice President, People

Nicole Desloges

Nicole Desloges is Senior Vice President, People for LifeLabs. She has a passion for building high performance, high integrity teams, cultures and organizations. An inspirational leader, Nicole sets a...
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...
Senior Vice President, Business & Consumer Markets

Lawrence Mahan

As Senior Vice President, Business & Consumer Markets, Lawrence is responsible for driving revenue and profitability within LifeLabs’ B2B and B2C portfolio, managing the consumer product life cy...
Chief Financial Officer

Kelly Martin

As Chief Financial Officer, Kelly is a key advisor to the CEO and Executive Team on strategic and financial matters, working closely with LifeLabs’ Board of Directors and audit committee. Kelly play...
Senior Vice President, Government Markets

Erica Zarkovich

As Senior Vice President, Government Markets, Erica is responsible for LifeLabs’ core business, renewing and building relationships with government partners and expanding community lab access. In th...
BC Medical Director

Dr. Romina Reyes, MD, MSc, FRCPC

Dr. Reyes is the Medical Director for LifeLabs, B.C. In this role she helps to guide the LifeLabs Medical Leadership and work with all areas of the business to provide quality, accurate and relevant d...
BC Clinical Director, Microbiology

Dr. Miguel Imperial, MD, MHSc, D(ABMM), 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 ...
BC Lab Director, CCB

Dr. Diana Whellams, MPH, MD, FRCPC

Dr. Whellams joined LifeLabs in the summer of 2017. She previously completed a Master’s degree in Public Health at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver in 2009 before pursuing her undergraduate medi...
Clinical Microbiologist

Dr. Robert 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...
Medical Microbiologist

Dr. Michael Kelly, MD, PhD, FRCPC

Dr. Kelly had been in the role of Medical Director and Medical Lead at LifeLabs from 1998 – August 2020.  He had been responsible for all medical operations across B.C., overseeing eight laboratori...
BC Clinical Director, Chemistry

Dr. William 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...
Clinical BioChemist

Dr. Cheryl Tomalty, PhD, FCACB

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 clini...
Clinical Biochemist

Dr. Joanna Jung, PhD

Dr. Jung received her PhD in Biochemistry at the University of Alberta and completed Clinical Chemistry fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. She will be overseeing high volume b...
BC Clinical Director, Hematology

Dr. Graham Segal, MD, ABP, CCFP

Dr. Segal comes to LifeLabs from the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. He is board certified in both Clinical Pathology and Family Medicine.  At UT Houston, Dr. Segal cared for pa...
BC Lab Director, BRL/VRL

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...
Hematopathologist

Dr. Peter Van-Den Elzen, MD, FASCP

Dr. van den Elzen is a consultant hematopathologist at LifeLabs. After completing a BSc in biochemistry and an MD at the University of Calgary, he did postdoctoral research in immunology at the La Jol...
​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, FCCMG (Molecular, Cytogenetics)

Dr. Carter joined LifeLabs in 2014 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, FCACB

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...
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...
BC Medical Director

Dr. Romina Reyes, MD, MSc, FRCPC

Dr. Reyes is the Medical Director for LifeLabs, B.C. In this role she helps to guide the LifeLabs Medical Leadership and work with all areas of the business to provide quality, accurate and relevant d...
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...
BC Lab Director, CCB

Dr. Diana Whellams, MPH, MD, FRCPC

Dr. Whellams joined LifeLabs in the summer of 2017. She previously completed a Master’s degree in Public Health at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver in 2009 before pursuing her undergraduate medi...
BC Lab Director, BRL/VRL

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...
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...
Director, Molecular Genetics Laboratory, LifeLabs

Dr. Ronald Carter, PhD, FCCMG (Molecular, Cytogenetics)

Dr. Carter joined LifeLabs in 2014 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...
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...
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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.