Paula Reaume-Zimmer, DHA

Integrated Vice-President, Mental Health & Addictions Bluewater Health and Canadian Mental Health Association Lambton Kent
519-464-4400 ext. 5622

Paula Reaume-Zimmer currently holds a unique leadership role as Integrated Vice President, for Mental Health and Addictions at Bluewater Health and the Canadian Mental Health Association Lambton-Kent.

Paula is known and respected locally and provincially for her leadership, expertise and passion for collaborative and cross-sectoral approaches to integrated mental health and addictions service delivery and system outcomes. Her professional career began in nursing as an inpatient psychiatric nurse, she has held various roles related to MH&A and Emergency Dept. leadership throughout her professional career.  Paula is the Chatham-Kent site Executive Lead of a SPOR research grant, ACCESS Open Mind, leading the only site located in ON. Paula has earned her Doctorate in Health Administration (DHA) from Central Michigan University with her research focus on Transitional Age Youth Mental Health Services. She is a Lecturer for the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Western Ontario, and is an alumni of the University of Toronto Rotman, Advanced Health Leadership Program. 

Maps & Directions

Bluewater Health’s programs and services are distributed across two locations, Bluewater Health in Sarnia and Charlotte Eleanor Englehart Hospital of Bluewater Health in Petrolia. 

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Patient Virtual Visit

Due to COVID-19, Bluewater Health currently has restrictions in place limiting family support and visiting in the hospital – but that doesn't mean you can't connect with your loved ones. Please let us know if you would like to schedule a 15-minute virtual visit with a loved one in hospital.

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