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Welcome to IPAC Southwestern Ontario!

Message from the President

Francine Paquette, 2019-2020 Chapter PresidentWelcome to IPAC SWO! 

My name is Francine Paquette, 2019-2020 IPAC SWO Chapter President. 

Our chapter has a rich history of supporting approximately 130 members with geographic boundaries that spread to three LHIN regions. Our members represent all health care sectors including acute care, long term care, community care, public health as well as industry.

IPAC SWO offers face-to face meetings, webinars and educational workshops to meet the educational needs of our members. Our meetings provide a forum for networking, education and collaboration and we invite you and your colleagues to join us as a member or as a guest.

IPAC SWO is proud to offer:

  • The Betty Bannerman Award of Excellence that recognizes a chapter member who has made outstanding contributions to the practice of Infection Control,
  • Scholarship funding for members to attend the Annual IPAC Canada National Conference.

I welcome you to contact any member of the executive to find out what IPAC Canada has to offer.

Francine Paquette

2019-2020 IPAC SWO Chapter President

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Upcoming Events

IPAC SWO Chapter Meeting

The next IPAC SWO Chapter Meeting will be in February. Stay tuned for more details.


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IPAC Job Opportunities 

Access Employment Opportunities section of IPAC Canada's website for current job postings across Canada.

To view other opportunities visit IPAC Canada's Employment Opportunity webpage.

IPAC SWO Member wins EcoLab Poster Contest

Congratulations to Monika Szabo from Southwestern Public Health as the  winner of the 2020 Ecolab Poster contest! The poster is available for download  until September. The poster is also available for bulk orders. Please see the EcoLab Poster Contest website for further information.  We are proud to have Monika in our chapter!




Education Day Presentations

Did you know that you can access presentations from past education days here? Visit "IPAC SWO Chapter Meetings" on the right navigation bar to access these documents.

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Upcoming IPAC SWO Chapter Meeting and Educational Day September 21, 2018

Join IPAC SWO at West Haven Golf & Country Club on September 21st for the IPAC SWO Chapter Meeting and Education Day. 

Registration opens at 9:00 am. The IPAC-SWO business meeting will start at 9:30 am and the educational portion of the day will start at 10:30 am. If you plan to only participate in the educational portion of the day, please arrive at 10:15 am to register. 

IPAC SWO is pleased to welcome Dr. Kevin Schwartz (IPAC Physician, Public Health Ontario) and Dr. Sameer Elsayed (Consultant in Infectious Diseases, Microbiology and Internal Medicine, London Health Sciences Centre) who will be speaking about the impact of antibiotic resistant organisms and the importance of Antimicrobial Stewardship.