Meet Our Team

Arlene McCorry
Arlene McCorry
NP-PHC, BScN - Lead Nurse Practitioner

Arlene McCorry is the Lead NP with the new Northern Neighbours Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic. She has been the sole Nurse Practitioner in White River since 2003 except for a short departure in 2013. Arlene was born and raised in Schreiber then moved to Southern Ontario for post-secondary education. She received her BA from the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario then went on to obtain her nursing diploma from St Claire College in Windsor. After graduation she worked at McKellar Hospital in Thunder Bay on the medical floor. In 1987 she married Hugh and moved to Marathon where she worked at Wilson Memorial Hospital for several years before taking a position as the RN with the Marathon Family Practice. Between work and family she returned to school to pursue her BScN and her Nurse Practitioner Certification from Lakehead University, and then began her position in White River in 2003. While completing her nursing degree she worked part time at the Thunder Bay District Health Unit. She also did a short term with the then CCAC as Palliative Care NP in 2013, but her heart pulled her back to the residents of White River and the primary care that she loved.

Malcolm McCormick
NP-PHC, BScN

Malcolm McCormick NP recently joined the Northern Neighbours Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic staff assisting patients in the community of Netmizaaggamig Nishnaabeg – formally known as Pic Mobert First Nation.

Malcolm was born in a small community in northern Ontario therefore, he is very familiar with the many challenges faced by rural communities.

He proudly identifies as First Nation who values his family, appreciates his culture and the knowledge he has obtained through teachings and traditional ways of the communities he has resided. Because of this, he feels this experience will enhance his ability to treat and understand the peoples we serve; with the hope of eliminating potential barriers to trust and culturally sensitive issues.

Malcolm graduated in 1996 from Sault College of Applied Arts, Sault Ste Marie ON where he obtained his Nursing Diploma; being honored with numerous scholarships and academic awards. He then pursued his Bachelors of Science in Nursing at Lakestate University in Sault Ste Marie Michigan. He graduated in 1998 Magna Cum Laude, receiving several scholarships and awards for his academic excellence. Finally graduating in 2003 at Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, ON as a Nurse Practitioner.

He offers extensive experience in community-based nursing care, as well as clinical care and diagnosis. He aims to provide competent nursing care across the ages with the goal of improving people’s lives.

Malcolm McCormick
Carolyn Burton
Carolyn Burton
Clinic Administrator

Carolyn has been a resident of Northwestern Ontario for close to three decades. After raising her family, she returned to college and graduated with a 4.0 GPA in Business and Human Resources. Carolyn’s activities, both professionally and personally are guided by her top core values: compassion, equality, and honesty. Carolyn has extensive administrative experience and solid business acumen in non-profit organizational environments. She was an integral part of the Edmonton SPCA, Ontario Aboriginal Housing, Marathon Non-profit Housing, Marathon Community Collective, Marathon Victim’s Services and Marathon Community Adjustment. In 2013 Carolyn co-authored the Marathon Community Adjustment Report. The report focused on lowering the barriers and increasing opportunities facing the area as a result of the permanent closure of its core industry. The deliverables were comprised of hand-offs / recommendations for the small business community, education community and the volunteer community. She was extensively involved in the Volunteer Centre Business Plan which, as a deliverable, is a current strategic focus of the “Marathon Corporate Strategic Plan."

Nathalie McCaig
RPN - Ontario Telemedicine Network

Nathalie McCaig, is a long time resident of White River who went to Confederation College to receive her diploma as a registered practical nurse, and graduated in 2009. After graduation she worked at Wilson Memorial General Hospital for 5 years. She is now the OTN Nurse at the White River Medical Clinic and she also does Phlebotomy at the clinic. Nathalie has been an RPN nurse at the clinic since 2014.

Nathalie McCaig
Diane Proulx
Diane Proulx

Nancy McLeod
Receptionist

Hi my name is Nancy McLeod. I was born in Wawa and raised in Hawk Junction however I have been a long-time resident in White River for the last 35 years.

My diverse background includes working with Red Cross Care Partners as a PSW for 3-5 years while taking the Practical Nursing Program, completed 1.5 years of the Practical Nursing Program through Confederation College and Sault College, attained my Medical Office Assistant Diploma in 2015 with the Stratford Career Institute and completed the Personal Support Program through Sault College.

Since May of 2019 I accepted a position at Northern Neighbours Nurse Practitioner LED Clinic in White River working as a Receptionist at the front Desk and prior to this, I was and still employed working in Hornepayne as a Personal Support Worker at the Hornepayne Community Hospital for 1.5 years.

I am very happy to be working back in our community and look forward to seeing all the new growth that is yet to come and many opportunities that will arise in White River.

Nancy McLeod
Kristen Carnes
Kristen Carnes

Kristen Carnes is a Registered Nurse who obtained her Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) degree at Laurentian University in Sudbury. Kristen describes herself as a dedicated and patient-focused individual who strives to provide superior patient care to all culturally diverse groups.

Kristen was born and raised in Sault Ste. Marie and moved to Wawa in 2019 seeking employment. In the past, Kristen has worked as an agency nurse for Plan A for one year prior to joining our NNNPLC team.

Kristen decided to become a nurse after witnessing the positive impacts healthcare providers have on the population. Kristen Carnes is very excited and feels honored to be able to serve the White River area and surrounding communities.

Arlene McCorry
Arlene McCorry
Nurse Practitioner, NP-PHC, BScN

Arlene McCorry is the Lead NP with the new Northern Neighbours Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic. She has been the sole Nurse Practitioner in White River since 2003 except for a short departure in 2013. Arlene was born and raised in Schreiber then moved to Southern Ontario for post-secondary education. She received her BA from the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario then went on to obtain her nursing diploma from St Claire College in Windsor. After graduation she worked at McKellar Hospital in Thunder Bay on the medical floor. In 1987 she married Hugh and moved to Marathon where she worked at Wilson Memorial Hospital for several years before taking a position as the RN with the Marathon Family Practice. Between work and family she returned to school to pursue her BScN and her Nurse Practitioner Certification from Lakehead University, and then began her position in White River in 2003. While completing her nursing degree she worked part time at the Thunder Bay District Health Unit. She also did a short term with the then CCAC as Palliative Care NP in 2013, but her heart pulled her back to the residents of White River and the primary care that she loved.

Malcolm McCormick
Malcolm McCormick
NP-PHC, BScN

Malcolm McCormick NP recently joined the Northern Neighbours Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic staff assisting patients in the community of Netmizaaggamig Nishnaabeg – formally known as Pic Mobert First Nation.

Malcolm was born in a small community in northern Ontario therefore, he is very familiar with the many challenges faced by rural communities.

He proudly identifies as First Nation who values his family, appreciates his culture and the knowledge he has obtained through teachings and traditional ways of the communities he has resided. Because of this, he feels this experience will enhance his ability to treat and understand the peoples we serve; with the hope of eliminating potential barriers to trust and culturally sensitive issues.

Malcolm graduated in 1996 from Sault College of Applied Arts, Sault Ste Marie ON where he obtained his Nursing Diploma; being honored with numerous scholarships and academic awards. He then pursued his Bachelors of Science in Nursing at Lakestate University in Sault Ste Marie Michigan. He graduated in 1998 Magna Cum Laude, receiving several scholarships and awards for his academic excellence. Finally graduating in 2003 at Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, ON as a Nurse Practitioner.

He offers extensive experience in community-based nursing care, as well as clinical care and diagnosis. He aims to provide competent nursing care across the ages with the goal of improving people’s lives.

Carolyn Burton
Carolyn Burton
Clinic Administrator

Carolyn has been a resident of Northwestern Ontario for close to three decades. After raising her family, she returned to college and graduated with a 4.0 GPA in Business and Human Resources. Carolyn’s activities, both professionally and personally are guided by her top core values: compassion, equality, and honesty. Carolyn has extensive administrative experience and solid business acumen in non-profit organizational environments. She was an integral part of the Edmonton SPCA, Ontario Aboriginal Housing, Marathon Non-profit Housing, Marathon Community Collective, Marathon Victim’s Services and Marathon Community Adjustment. In 2013 Carolyn co-authored the Marathon Community Adjustment Report. The report focused on lowering the barriers and increasing opportunities facing the area as a result of the permanent closure of its core industry. The deliverables were comprised of hand-offs / recommendations for the small business community, education community and the volunteer community. She was extensively involved in the Volunteer Centre Business Plan which, as a deliverable, is a current strategic focus of the “Marathon Corporate Strategic Plan."

Chantal Godin
Chantal Godin
BScN, RN

Chantal Godin recently joined the Northern Neighbours Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic team as a Registered Nurse. She graduated from Northern College as a Registered Practical Nurse in 2013. After graduation, she became employed at the Sault Area Hospital where she enhanced her skills as a float nurse for 5 years. She obtained experience inpatient medical units, surgical unit, emergency department, including the labor and delivery unit and the mental health unit.

During her time in Sault Ste Marie, Chantal was offered an amazing opportunity working as a clinical instructor at Sault College teaching first year RPN students.

In 2018 she moved to the community of White River with her boyfriend. At which time she obtained employment working in the inpatient department at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Marathon ON.

Chantal adds to her portfolio a Bachelor’s Degree in the Science of Nursing program from Nipissing University – obtained while working full time as a RPN.

Chantal and her partner have since started a family and look forward to every opportunity to enjoy the outdoors and what White River has to offer.

Nathalie McCaig
Nathalie McCaig
OTN Nurse

Nathalie McCaig, is a long time resident of White River who went to Confederation College to receive her diploma as a registered practical nurse, and graduated in 2009. After graduation she worked at Wilson Memorial General Hospital for 5 years. She is now the OTN Nurse at the White River Medical Clinic and she also does Phlebotomy at the clinic. Nathalie has been an RPN nurse at the clinic since 2014.

Crystal M Wilson
Crystal M Wilson
Receptionist

Crystal Wilson is the receptionist at Northern Neighbours NPLC in White River. Crystal graduated with Honours from the Personal Support Worker (PSW) program in 2006.
Crystal grew up in Southern Ontario and has enjoyed working in the medical industry for 20yrs. Her move to Northern Ontario in 2011 was one that brought her to White River where she plans to retire with her husband Dean.
Her hobbies include reading, writing and spending time with her family (fur family included) and friends.

Nancy McLeod
Nancy McLeod
Receptionist

Hi my name is Nancy McLeod. I was born in Wawa and raised in Hawk Junction however I have been a long-time resident in White River for the last 35 years.

Since May of 2019 I accepted a position at Northern Neighbours Nurse Practitioner LED Clinic in White River working as a Receptionist at the front Desk and prior to this, I was and still employed working in Hornpayne as a Personal Support Worker at the Hornepayne Community Hospital for 1.5 years.

I am very happy to be working back in our community and look forward to seeing all the new growth that is yet to come and many opportunities that will arise in White River.