Med-I-Well Services is a nationally recognized organization for delivering innovative corporate health care solutions. Founded in 1998, Med-I-Well Services delivers sustainable drug benefit management programs, comprehensive corporate and industrial wellness programs, and corporate fatigue risk management programs to assist organizations with cost savings while improving their employees’ health, safety, and productivity.
Lucio Fabris B.Sc.Phm. CAE
Lucio Fabris is the pharmacist/owner of Med-I-Well Services. He has over 30 years of experience in all areas of pharmacy having worked in community and hospital pharmacy, drug formulary management, home care, retirement homes, long term care, and medical research.
This comprehensive experience of the health care system has provided the Med-I-Well team with the knowledge and skills to implement a very innovative medication and health enhancement program which has helped private companies reduce drug benefit costs, sustain their respective drug plans, and improve health, safety and productivity.
In addition to a thorough understanding of strategies to improve health and health care delivery, Lucio has exceptional interpersonal skills. He has developed strong and credible working relationships with company management, union representatives, employees, retirees, and health care providers.
This diverse experience and excellent communication and presentation skills have contributed to Med-I-Well’s success in implementing very unique programs aimed at improved drug usage and the optimization of quality of life and wellbeing.
Lucio has been recognized nationally for his innovative practice model and his long standing commitment to patient care.
Gregg Fabris, MDE, B. Soc. Sc. Maj. Economics
Gregg graduated from the University of Ottawa in 2007 with a bachelor of social science, majoring in economics. After the completion of his undergrad, Gregg worked as a Health Economist for ICARE before continuing his education at Dalhousie University where he completed a Masters program in Development Economics. He has recently published his thesis as a book, titled “Canadian Health in the New Economy” which analyses the health status of Canadians before, during, and after the financial crisis of 2007.
Gregg is the Operations Manager at Med-I-Well Services. He is responsible for management oversight on all company initiatives. He has successfully created and implemented a Fatigue Management Framework and the educational fatigue training program for all employees for an international mining company. He has completed several complex shiftwork related assignments. These projects specialize in reducing risks and liabilities of shiftwork and extended hour operations while improving worker safety.
In addition to his involvement in shiftwork and fatigue related projects, Gregg has also completed many annual analyses of companywide drug expenditures aimed at improving drug plan cost effectiveness and sustainability.
Kristina van Lankvelt, B.Sc., MPH
Wellness Coordinator and Life Coach
Kristina attended the University of South Florida on a full-athletic scholarship and graduated with a Bachelor of Exercise Science. While competing for the volleyball team at the University of South Florida, Kristina was awarded with NCAA Strength and Conditioning All-American and Institutional Female Athlete of the Year, nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year, and received numerous All-Conference Player awards. During her final semester, she completed her internship at one of the top national corporate wellness programs for a Fortune 500 company in Tampa, Florida.
Kristina went on to play volleyball for the Canadian women’s national volleyball team and played volleyball professionally in Europe for 4 years. While playing, she completed her Masters in Public Health through correspondence from Lakehead University. Kristina fulfilled her internship requirement by working in the Healthy Active Living and Obesity (HALO) Research Institute at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) in Ottawa. She acted as a research assistant for various international and national research projects focused on childhood obesity and health. She also contributed to the writing of Active Healthy Kids Canada 2012 Report Card. Kristina combines her international experiences, knowledge, determination and energy to help companies and individuals improve their overall quality of life. She is certified as an International Coaching Federation accredited Life Coach through Erickson College. She is also certified as a Personal Trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). Kristina has vast experience in wellness coordinating, behaviour change, health coaching and fitness training.
Nancy Kusnierczyk-Tripodi, B.Sc. Phm., ACPR
Nancy Kusnierczyk-Tripodi is a pharmacist licensed with the Ontario College of Pharmacists. She is a graduate of the University of Toronto Faculty of Pharmacy and completed the Residency Program at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. Following that, she returned to her hometown of Sudbury to begin her career with Med-I-Well Services Ltd. Nancy helps to provide pharmacy consultant services and assists with the medical management program.
Vickie Luckham B.Sc. Phm.
Vickie graduated from University of Toronto Faculty of Pharmacy, completing a hospital pharmacy residency program at St. Joseph's Healthcare in Hamilton. Pursuing an interest in primary care, she moved "north" to work as the Clinical Pharmacist at the Elliot Lake Family Health Team, where she supported patients' medication-related needs. She was able to participate in additional training in smoking cessation and chronic disease management programming and helped contribute to quality improvement around cancer screening within the clinic. Since moving to the Sudbury area to raise her family, she has predominantly worked in community pharmacy. Working with Med-I-Well Services Ltd., Vickie helps to provide pharmacy consultant services throughout the Greater City of Sudbury.
Emily Tetzlaff, BPHE Health Promotion, MHK
Emily graduated from Laurentian University in 2015 with a bachelor of physical and health education specializing in health promotion, and minoring in gerontology. During her undergraduate degree Emily studied abroad in the Republic of Ireland, at the University of Limerick’s Physical Education & Sport Science institute. After completing her undergrad, Emily began her Masters degree in Human Kinetics, specializing in Occupational Health and Safety, and was a Graduate Student Researcher with the Centre for Research in Occupational Health and Safety (CROSH). In 2013, Emily also had the opportunity to broaden her understanding of international health issues in some of the most remote areas of Western Mongolia, with the Health Promotion Without Borders program. Emily returned to Mongolia in 2017 in a leadership capacity, with a group of undergraduate students, to continue to assist the NGO in developing projects concerning health, education and the environment.
Toon van Lankvelt, BA
Peak Performance Coach
Toon graduated from the University of Manitoba, where he was an All-Canadian athlete, with a Bachelors of Art degree in Psychology. Toon recently retired from a very successful career as a professional international and Canadian National Team volleyball player. Toon has played in over 50 countries throughout his 12 year professional career. He has represented Canada at World Championships, World Leagues, World Cups, Pan Am Games, and was an alternate for the 2016 Canadian Olympic team. He was well known for his work ethic and determination to succeed at all levels on and off the court. Upon retiring in 2017, Toon has completed his provincial firefighter training and is Red Cross certified at the First Responder level. He remains actively involved in sport through coaching in the community. Toon brings a wealth of knowledge and real-life experiences to our Peak Performance training teams.
Serena San Cartier, B.Sc.
Serena graduated from Oakland University with a Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences. While at school, she competed as a dual athlete in both track & field and soccer. Serena won numerous conference titles and awards in both sports and also holds the 100m hurdle school record. She continued hurdling after university where she raced at the 2015 Canadian National Track and Field Championships and the 2016 Canadian Olympic trials. Following her passion for health and exercise, Serena began working as a rehabilitation assistant at St. Joseph’s Continuing Care Center and as a physiotherapist assistant at Health Sciences North. Promoting wellness and healthy living has been the central focus of her broad volunteer work, and she remains involved in the sporting community through coaching youth track & field athletes.
Shannon graduated from Carleton University with a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies. Her degree sparked interest in discovering how cultural differences play into the natural environment around the world. This led Shannon to spending a year abroad, volunteering for various conservation and animal welfare organizations in Northern Thailand and Borneo. Upon her return to Sudbury, she began working as an activity co-ordinator at Red Oak Villa Retirement Home, and shortly after began working part-time with Med-I-Well Services. The knowledge and experience she has gained throughout her education and travels have encouraged innovation and a drive to inspire environmental change. She enjoys being able to apply her environmental knowledge within her new roles in the health and wellness sector.