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Click to listen to this page using ReadPleaseThunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre is a state-of-the-art acute care facility serving the healthcare needs of people living in Thunder Bay and Northwestern Ontario. An architectural showpiece situated on a landscaped site of nearly 70 acres, the Regional Health Sciences Centre is a stunning award-winning design that is functionally efficient. There are 375 acute care beds. The spacious patient rooms each have a large shower with wheelchair accessible washrooms. The facility is air-conditioned with special “negative pressure” rooms strategically located to accommodate people who may be suffering from a communicable disease.


Leading-edge technology is apparent throughout including linear accelerators in Cancer Care where TBRHSC has two of only a few of its kind found in the world. To this end people will come to Thunder Bay to be trained on the use of this kind of equipment. As well, articulating arms are featured in the Critical Care unit, Operating Rooms, and Emergency Department Trauma Rooms. This advancement in technology permits physicians and caregivers to work with patients with great ease. Besides hard-wired and wireless technology throughout, Diagnostic Imaging uses Picture Archival Computer Systems to record the images from the MRI, 16 and 10 slice CT Scanners and simulators, and other DI equipment which permits easy transportation of files among radiologists and specialists anywhere so they may view and assess images. The ability to store and move the data of a patient from an Electronic Medical Record makes the region’s hospitals of Northwestern Ontario a virtual library whereby physicians and “need to know” care providers can assist with patient care in an instant.


The Emergency Department is one of the busiest in the country with approximately 95,000 annual visits. The OR suite containing 12 theatres also includes a High-dose Brachytherapy room for special Cancer Care procedures. The 28 bed Post Anesthetic Recovery Unit has full med gas services as does the 40 bed Day Surgery Recovery area.

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TBRHSC Senior Management
Andrée Robichaud
President and Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Mark Henderson
Executive Vice President, Chronic Disease Prevention and Management
* Acting Chief of Staff
Dr. Rhonda Crocker Ellacott
Executive Vice President, Patient Care, Health Professions, and Chief Nursing Executive, Diagnostic Services
Dr. Stewart Kennedy
Executive Vice President, Medical and Academic Affairs, Pharmacy Services
Rod Morrison
Interim Lead, Strategy, Performance and Aboriginal Health
Vice President, Human Resources and Organizational Development
Dr. Roxanne Deslauriers
Acting Vice President, Research
Cathy Covino
Senior Director, Quality and Risk Management
Tracie Smith
Senior Director, Communications and Engagement
Glenn Craig President & CEO
Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation
Janet Northan
Director, Government Relations
Peter Myllymaa
Executive Vice President, Corporate Services and Operations