Our NPs

Maurice Michelin, NP-Clinic Director

Clinic Director and Lead NP for Emery Keelesdale Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic. Maurice is a graduate of McMaster University with degrees in Biology and Psychology as well as one in Nursing and is a graduate of University of Toronto’s Nurse Practitioner Program. His professional work encompasses leadership of the clinic, full scope of Nurse Practitioner duties, community development, community health locally and internationally (Mexico and El Salvador), mental health care, research and healthcare management. In 2010 Maurice submitted a proposal to the Ontario Ministry of Health to fund a primary care Nurse Practitioner Led Clinic in the north-west corner of Toronto. This successful application established the first of its kind clinic in Toronto. Through his efforts the clinic has grown to 2 burgeoning locations which serves communities in the north-west end of the GTA.

Zarna Patel, NP

Nurse Practitioner with Emery Keelesdale Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic. Zarna first graduated from York University with a Bachelor’s degree as a Registered Nurse.  After working for over 11 years at the University Health Network Toronto, she then completed her Master’s degree as a Nurse Practitioner from Athabasca University. Zarna is delighted to join the team at Emery Keelesdale in order to serve the community of Humber Summit.

Selam Amare, NP-PHC

Nurse Practitioner at Emery Keelesdale NPLC. Selam is a BScN graduate from George Brown and Ryerson and holds a Master’s degree in nurse practitioner specialty from McMaster University. Her career interests have been in the areas of mental health, sexual health and refugee and other vulnerable populations’ health. She is also an instructor for the RPN Refresher Program at Humber College. Selam looks forward to contributing to community health in the North York communities we serve.

Mahrokh Fazl, NP-PHC

Nurse Practitioner at Emery Keelesdale NPLC. Mahrokh is a BScN and MN from the University of Toronto. After almost 7 years as a RN with Mt. Sinai, Mahrokh made the decision to pursue a career in Primary Care as a nurse practitioner. Her career interests are pre-natal and post-natal care and she possesses a passion for preventative care. She also speaks Farsi. Mahrokh is excited to start her NP career in the NP-led model serving the North York communities.