Board of Directors 2019/2020


Cheryl Waters –  Chair (Strathroy-Caradoc)

Susan Latta –  Vice Chair (Middlesex Centre)

Todd Stepanuik –  Treasurer (Middlesex Hospital Alliance, Strathroy-Caradoc)


Leland Sturgeon – Chippewa of the Thames First Nation

Glenn Forrest – Munsee-Delaware Nation

Gloria Doxtator – Oneida Nation of the Thames

Stephen Wetmore – Western University, Department of Family Medicine

Michael Clarke – Middlesex Centre

Joyce Walter – Strathroy-Caradoc


Medical Director

Copeland, Medical DirectorSouthwest Middlesex Health Centre is part of the Thames Valley Family Health Team and a Regional Teaching Site for the Department of Family Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine, Western University.  We serve patients from Mount Brydges, Delaware, Komoka and their surrounding areas as well as the First Nations communities of Oneida, Muncey, and Chippewa.

Our medical services are provided by 4 Family Practice Teams composed of 5 comprehensive family physicians as well as 1st year and 2nd year Family Medicine Resident Physicians who are all associated with the Department of Family Medicine at Western University.  We also have a large number of medical students who rotate through our Centre each year.  We have a strong emphasis on the Team approach with strong involvement of our family practice nurses in patient care.

We provide comprehensive family medicine including office-based family medicine here at SWMHC as well as inpatient hospital care and Emergency Department coverage at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital and home visits for our palliative patients in the community.

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Dr. Julie Copeland, MD, CCFP



Welcome to the Southwest Middlesex Health Centre.

Thank you for taking the time to get to know who we are and what we do. As a non-profit charitable health centre we are here to provide our clients with primary comprehensive health services, education and research. Our passionate and dedicated staff, together with our dynamic community partners are ready, willing and able to offer you the best services available.

Our medical services are offered by experienced staff family physicians complemented by family medicine residents and a team of family practice registered nurses. We also provide lab, x-ray and pharmaceutical services within the facility.

The Thames Valley Family Health Team provides to our patients the services of a highly trained social worker,
dietician, occupational therapist, foot care nurse and respiratory therapist.

Meridian Spine and Joint Centre provides physiotherapy and massage therapy services.

Future Dental provides complete dental services.

Thank you for visiting.

Barbara Spratley, CPA, CMA