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Welcome New Medical Leaders

Island Health is pleased to welcome two new medical leads in Campbell River and the Cowichan Valley:

Dr. Erika Kellerhals is the new medical lead for Mental Health, Substance Use and Addictions Medicine for Geo 1. Based in Campbell River, Dr. Kellerhals is an avid outdoors woman and single parent of three teenagers. Raised on Quadra Island, Dr. Kellerhals is passionate about the amazing region we call Geo 1 and passionate about advocating for her patients’ needs. She is currently preparing to write her International Society of Addiction Medicine exam. Dr. Kellerhals’s  new role is effective February 1, 2019.

Dr. Isabel Rimmer is the new medical lead for emergency at Cowichan District Hospital. Dr. Rimmer came to Vancouver Island in 2000 as a GP Locum and has been practicing emergency medicine in the Cowichan Valley since 2002. Dr. Rimmer’s new role is effective March 1, 2019.