A Timmins doctor is being recognized by the Ontario College of Family Physicians.

Dr. Nancy Woods has been named the 2017 Ontario College of Family Physicians Regional Family Physician of the year in the Northeastern region. Woods was nominated by her coworkers at the Timmins and District Regional Hospital for her work in the community for over 30 years. Woods says she is semi-retired and just working with oncology patients at the hospital.

Woods says she didn’t believe it when she got the news.

She will be presented the award during the OCFP Awards Ceremony on November 23rd in Toronto.