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Our Specialists

Tim Phillips

Tim Phillips
B.Sc., C. Ped (C),
Clinical Supervisor

Tim is a Certified Pedorthist and brings over 15 years of experience to the Orthotics field. He graduated from Simon Fraser University with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology in 2001. His passion for Orthotics and Bracing began with a practicum placement and has evolved into a very rewarding career in which he has received invaluable training along the way. He enjoys solving challenges with ‘out-of-the-box’ thinking as there is rarely a textbook solution.

Outside of work he enjoys being active, which usually means chasing after his young family. He recently survived his first Triathlon and is excited about training and completing more.


Lisa Evans

Lisa Evans
B.Kin., Associate Clinical Specialist

Lisa graduated from the University of British Columbia with a degree in Kinesiology and is currently completing a Master’s in Rehabilitation Science. Lisa’s passion for fitness and her desire to help people find ways to maintain an active lifestyle, led her to Ӧssur. Physical activity is such an important aspect of people’s quality of life and Lisa is so grateful to be able to help people regain and maintain their mobility, so that they can continue doing the activities they enjoy. Outside of the Ӧssur Motion Lab, Lisa can be found leading fitness classes, dancing, hiking, and running.


Jeremy Williams

Jeremy Williams
C. Ped (C), Clinician

After attaining his Bachelor or Human Kinetics and Orthotic/Prosthetic Technician Diploma in Ontario, Jeremy started his career with Össur as a technician in 2004. From there, he went on to become a Canadian Certified Pedorthist and has been helping clients with their lower limb health since 2006. After spending some time Ontario gaining experience as a clinic manager in an orthotic facility, Jeremy has returned to Össur and is a welcomed addition to the Motion Lab team.

 


Emma Simpson

Emma Simpson
B.Sc. (H.Kin), Clinician

Emma started her career in orthopaedics as an injury management consultant at a clinic in Ontario. Emma’s passion for physical activity and the outdoors brought her to Vancouver in August 2018. Her clinical experience and desire to help people stay active led her to Ӧssur. In her spare time, you can find Emma in the pool doing synchronized swimming, outside hiking, running or exploring new places.

 

 


Brenda Nonis

Brenda Nonis
Clinic Administration

Brenda’s background in the health industry started in 1982 when she became a Certified Dental Assistant/Receptionist and worked in this field for over 8 years. Then, being a Mom of twin boys and living in Tsawwassen, she was a stay at home mom for many years before the allure of the fitness industry grabbed her attention.

She became a BCRPA Certified Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor and worked at her local fitness facility and recreational centre. Upon moving to Langley, she was introduced to the Pedorthic Industry and used her fitness and administrative capabilities and worked at a pedorthic clinic/store for 3 years. Later, realizing that she really enjoyed the administrative component, she joined the Össur team and works as the Clinic Administrator at the Abbotsford location and has been there for over 10 years.


Desiree Pagulayan

Desiree Pagulayan
B.Sc., Clinic Administration

A bona fide jack of all trades and wellness enthusiast. Following an unconventional career path, from the immunization service line at the BC CDC to Össur, she now enjoys helping people find solutions to improve their injury and mobility. When she is not analyzing a computer screen, she tries very hard to rock out a tune.

 

 


Vandana Kumra

Vandana Kumra
Clinic Administration

Vandana is a Kinesiology major who will be graduating from Simon Fraser University shortly. She is a BCRPA certified personal trainer and has worked with many sports teams and clinics where she was responsible for the immediate care and management of athletic injuries. Vandana is now one of our clinical administrators, and she is excited to merge her background in Human Kinetics with business.