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Introducing Two New Leads

Dr. Jean SeelyDr. Jean Seely – Regional Breast Imaging Lead

Dr. Jean Seely has recently been appointed as the Regional Breast Imaging Lead (RBIL) for the Ontario Breast Screening Program (OBSP) in the Champlain LHIN. The RBIL fulfills a critical role in maintaining and improving the quality, safety and accessibility of services for breast cancer screening, from screening to diagnostic. The RBIL advises on all radiological aspects of the OBSP in the region. Dr. Seely started the Breast MRI Program in 2001 in Ottawa. She is a specialist in breast imaging and chest disease, has published over 40 articles and has taught at meetings nationally and internationally. Dr. Seely is the Head of Breast Imaging at The Ottawa Hospital and at the Women’s Breast Health Center. She is an Associate Professor at the University of Ottawa.

Dr. Declan RowanDr. Declan Rowan – Co-lead, Regional Primary Care Cancer Program

Dr. Declan Rowan recently joined Dr. Lee Donohue as co-lead of the Regional Primary Care Cancer Program. He is originally from Ireland where he completed his medical training at Trinity College Dublin in 1994. He moved to Canada in 2000 working in a rural family practice in Prince Edward Island. In 2006, he moved to Petawawa to work as a family physician at the Petawawa Centennial Family Health Team (FHT). He is the clinical co-lead at the FHT and has co-chaired a collaborative working group with the University of Ottawa Heart Institute. He works with Health Quality Ontario as a primary care quality improvement champion.

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