Lorraine has been involved with the Hospital Auxiliary for the past thirty years. Following her retirement as an Elementary School Principal, she has maintained her Presidency as well as the convenorship of the hospital gift shop, HELLP lottery tickets and their Annual Article Bingo.
As Auxiliary President, she also fulfills her roles as an ex-officio member of the SFMH hospital board, St. Francis Valley Heathcare Foundation and Hospice Palliative Care Committee. She is also a dedicated volunteer (since its inception) as receptionist in the SFMH Mammography unit.
Lorraine has also been H.A.A.O. Chairman of Region 9, a member of the Ontario Trillium Foundation Review Team, Bay Day Treasurer, recording secretary for the Northern Credit Union, committee member for the Madawaska Valley Township Economic Development and communications director for the Retired Teachers of Ontario as well as president of the Renfrew County Catholic Principal’s Association.
Pursuing his love for rural family medicine, Dr. Malinowski graduated from Queen's University with his MD and completed his residency there in Family and Palliative Medicine.
He found that Barry's Bay and the St. Francis Memorial Hospital were a perfect match for his career and family aspirations, and began practicing here in 2002. Dr. Malinowski cherishes his time with his wife Andrea, and his boys Joseph and William.
His professional interests include Quality Improvement in medical care, Healthcare Leadership, Medical Education, Social Media in Healthcare, and Hospice Palliative Care. Dr. Malinowski holds academic appointments with Queen's University and the University of Ottawa, and was named "Community Teacher of the Year" by the Ontario College of Family Physicians in 2012.