SCOPE - Meet the Team

Meet the Team

SCOPE connects you and your patients to specialized care with just one phone call. Become a registered SCOPE provider today and give your patients access to these specialized SCOPE services.

Nurse Navigator

Carleen Shipley

SCOPE Nurse Navigator

Carleen is the SCOPE Nurse Navigator at Halton Healthcare.

Carleen graduated from Conestoga College with a diploma in Practical Nursing in 2011, a Bachelor of Nursing Science in 2015 from McMaster University, and a Master of Nursing in 2017 from University of Toronto.

Carleen has experience working in both hospital and community settings. She has worked in ER, PACU, and complex continuing care. Prior to beginning the SCOPE nurse navigator role, Carleen worked as a Rapid Response Nurse with HCCSS Mississauga Halton (formerly Mississauga LHIN).

In the role for SCOPE nurse navigator Carleen will provide primary care providers with assistance navigating hospital and community resources to improve patient care needs.

Physician Leads

Dr. Nadia Alam

Primary Care

Dr. Nadia Alam is a recognized physician leader and policy analyst. She has worked as a family doctor and anesthetist for over a decade. She graduated from Dalhousie University's undergraduate medicine program, after which she completed Family Medicine and a 3rd year in GP-Anesthesia at Queen's University. She has also completed a Masters at the London School of Economics in Health Economics, Policy and Management.

She is active in policy and strategy with a special focus on primary care at the provincial, regional and local level. She has co-chaired bilateral tables with the Ministry of Health, as well as representing family medicine in Ontario Health's Central Region Mental Health and Addictions table as well as other tables for the Central Region. Locally, she has worked on the COVID@Home program and the business case for the Halton SCOPE program for Connected Care Halton OHT. She is cross-appointed as faculty at UofT's Department of Family and Community Medicine and the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation. She is a sought-after speaker and writer for traditional and social media. She is Past - President and Past - Board Director of the Ontario Medical Association and has won a number of awards over the past five years for her leadership.

Dr. David Skogstad-Stubbs

General Internal Medicine

Dr. Skogstad-Stubbs is a specialist in General Internal Medicine. He attended medical school at Queen's University and then a completed internal medicine residency as well as a two year fellowship in General Internal Medicine at the University of Toronto.


His areas of interests include diagnostic reasoning, perioperative medicine and point of care ultrasound.

Dr. Deborah Marshall

Palliative Care

Dr. Deb Marshall is a Hospitalist at Milton District Hospital and Physician Co-Lead of the Milton Community Palliative Care Physician Group, which she helped develop from its infancy.

Dr. Marshall is passionate about improving palliative care access and quality in the Halton Region. She will apply this enthusiasm to her role as the Palliative Care Lead for SCOPE.

Dr. Gina Di Primo

Diagnostic Imaging

Dr. Di Primio has worked at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital since 2015 and a Professor adjunct at McMaster University. She completed her undergraduate education, medical school and diagnostic radiology residency at the University of Ottawa. She completed sub-specialty, a musculoskeletal fellowship at the Mayo Clinic (Jacksonville and Rochester) in 1999 and went on to complete a mini-fellowship in Body MRI in Montreal, Quebec in 2000. In 2014, after 16 years of Academic practice in Ottawa, new family commitments led to move to the Toronto area and is currently in community practice at the Oakville Hospital. In November 2020, she took on the role of Medical Director for radiology at the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital and focused on improving radiology services to the community using evidence based best practice guidelines.

She is committed to providing radiology insight into the SCOPE program in order to improve services to community physicians and help avoid Emergency room referrals.

Dr. Tonia Seli

Mental Health

Dr. Antonia Seli is an Adult Outpatient Psychiatrist who has worked at Halton Healthcare since 2003. She completed her BSc (Combined Honours Biology & Psychology '95) and MD ('98) at McMaster University, then went on to complete her Psychiatry Residency at the University of Toronto (2003). She currently works in the areas of Consultation Clinic, Medication Review Clinic, Urgent Care Clinic and Mental Health Day Treatment Program.

She is also an Assistant Clinical Professor at McMaster University providing clinical supervision of residents and medical students. She has participated in Shared Care with a local family health team and was previously Co-Mentor for the Collaborative Mental Health Network. She is also an examiner for the Royal College of Canada, Medical Council of Canada and an Assessor for the Inquiries, Complaints and Reports Committee at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.


SCOPE launches at Halton Healthcare in November 2021. SCOPE will be evaluated as part of a Quality Improvement initiative. SCOPE is supported by the Connected Care Halton Ontario Health Team and is being delivered by Halton Healthcare.

Contact SCOPE - 289-952-2457