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Medical Sciences Building, St. George

Visiting and Mailing Address

Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Dean's Office
1 King's College Circle
Medical Sciences Building, Room 2109
Toronto, ON M5S 1A8

Office of the Dean

The Office of the Dean provides strategic leadership for the extensive educational and research activities within the Temerty Faculty of Medicine. They also support learners, graduates, faculty, staff and partners to be an unparalleled force for new knowledge, better health and equity.

Room 2109, Medical Sciences Building, 1 King's College Circle, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1A8

Patricia Houston

Interim Dean, Temerty Faculty of Medicine


Marcella Fiordimondo

Executive Assistant to the Dean



Director, Office of the Dean


Katiana Kotobelli

Executive Assistant to the CAO


Gosia Urbanski

Manager, Finance & Operations


Liam Mitchell 

Senior Project Manager, Strategic Initiatives



The Office of Advancement cultivates and maintains support for the Temerty Faculty of Medicine’s vision and funding priorities — partnering with our diverse network of faculty, researchers, alumni, students and donors. You can call us at 416.946.3111 or write to us at

C. David Naylor Building, 6 Queen's Park Crescent West, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3H2

Darina Landa

Executive Director


Dimitar Trajkovski

Advancement Assistant


Chief Administrative Officer

The Office of the Chief Administrative Officer provides leadership and direction for the overall operational management of the Faculty in support of its academic mission. Executive responsibilities include oversight of all administrative services including finance, human resources, information technology, facilities management and space planning, health and safety, security and logistics services.

Denis Bourguignon

Chief Administrative Officer


Katiana Kotobelli

Executive Assistant to the CAO


Nancy Edwards

Chief Financial Officer


Diana Tiernan

Director, Academic Human Resources


Mark Friesen

Director, Administrative Human Resources


Dimitris Keramidas 

Director, Information Technology


Heather Taylor

Executive Director, Major Projects and Facilities Management 


Paul Martin 

Director, Facilities Management and Space Planning


Clinical & Faculty Affairs

Clinical and Faculty Affairs provides policies, explanations, tools and links to related information for clinical (MD) faculty appointments to the university.

Room 2113, Medical Sciences Building, 1 King’s College Circle, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1A8

Lynn Wilson

Vice Dean, Clinical & Faculty Affairs


Amanda Singh

Executive Assistant to the Vice Dean


Pier Bryden

Associate Dean, Clinical Affairs & Professional Values


Julie Maggi

Director, Faculty Wellness 


Avery Nathens

Senior Advisor on Faculty Affairs


Terrilyn Chow

Administrative Coordinator to the Associate Dean and Director


Meera Rai

Senior Partnerships Advisor


Melissa Aldham

Policy and Projects Advisor


Mital Patel

Case Coordinator 



The Office of Communications manages internal and external communications for the Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, including the creation and promotion of news stories, media relations, digital and social media, and advancement and marketing communications.

Room 125, C. David Naylor Bldg, 6 Queen's Park Cres. West, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3H2

Gabrielle Giroday

Communications & Media Relations Specialist


Julia Soudat

Social Media & Digital Communications Specialist


Linda Quattrin

Executive Director


 For general inquiries please contact us at 416.978.7752 or email us at 

Continuing Professional Development

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) oversees almost 400 accredited courses and conferences attended by thousands of Canadian and international health care professionals. Approximately 8,000 Temerty Faculty of Medicine alumni return annually to learn in high-quality programs. A detailed list of CPD contacts can be found at

6th floor, 500 University Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1V7

Suzan Schneeweiss

Associate Dean, Continuing Professional Development


Vashty Hawkins 

Executive Assistant to the Associate Dean and Director, CPD


Facilities Management & Space Planning

The Facilities Management & Space Planning manages facilities information, operations and space management for Temerty Faculty of Medicine buildings on- and off-campus.

C. David Naylor Building, Suite 207, 6 Queen’s Park Cres. Toronto, Ontario

Heather Taylor

Executive Director, Major Projects and Facilities Management


Paul Martin 

Director, Facilities Management and Space Planning 


Brittany Starkey

Administrative Coordinator


Holly Huizenga     

Facilities Coordinator     


Facility repairs or emergencies, contact Facilities and Services at 8-3000 (416-978-3000).
Caretaking services, contact 8-6252 (416-978-6252).
Property Managers: Find your building property manager here.

Faculty Council

The Temerty Faculty of Medicine Faculty Council is the senior body in the Faculty with responsibility for academic affairs. It has a broad membership base - with representation from the student body (undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate), faculty, Chairs, Deans, and administrative staff. Faculty Council meets three times per year.

Room 2120, 1 King’s College Circle, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1A8

Luc De Nil

Faculty Council Speaker 


Todd Coomber     

Faculty Affair Officer 


Office of Learner Affairs

The Office of Learner Affairs is dedicated to supporting students in achieving their full academic and personal potential within Faculty of Medicine’s 'programs. They have expertise in a variety of areas, and access to extensive resources and networks within the University and surrounding communities.

St. George campus - C. David Naylor Building, 6 Queen's Park Crescent West, room 309

Antonio Pignatiello

Associate Dean, Office of Learner Affairs


Jonathon Dionisi

Administrative Assistant to the Associate Dean


Human Resources

HR touches the lives of all staff and faculty at the University, and are committed to supporting the achievement of the Faculty's vision of leadership in improving health through education, research and partnerships. We work closely with the Faculty’s departments, centres and administrative units to provide academic and administrative HR services. 

Room 2306, Medical Sciences Building, 1 King's College Circle, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1A8

Diana Tiernan

Director, Academic HR


Mark Friesen

Director, Administrative HR


For general inquiries, please call 416.978.2529 or contact our HR Coordinator. HR Office Fax: 416.978.6746.

For specific HR or employment inquiries, please consult with your Academic HR Advisors (Faculty or Academic Staff),  Recruiters or Administrative HR Consultants (Unionized Staff, Research Associates, PM or Confidential Staff). A list of recruiters and consultants by units is available at the bottom of the Human Resources page


Kendra Naidoo

Legal Counsel, Clinical matters

Heather Skelton

Legal Coordinator, Clinical matters

Sarah Lowy

Legal Counsel, Corporate (contract) matters

Geeta Sehgal

Legal Coordinator, Corporate (contract) matters

MD Program

The MD program is one of the largest undergraduate medical education programs in Canada and it is delivered in partnership with 30+ affiliated clinical teaching sites, including nine fully affiliated hospitals and research institutes and four associate affiliated hospitals. A detailed list of MD Program contacts can be found at

Patricia Houston

Vice Dean, Medical Education


Andrew McLeod

Executive Assistant to the Vice Dean 


Marcus Law

Associate Dean, MD Program


Aisha Patel

Executive Assistant to the Associate Dean, MD Program


For admissions inquiries please contact us at  416.978.7928 or e-mail us at


MedIT provides information technology support to the Temerty Faculty of Medicine. Please direct all support requests to our Service Desk at or 416.978.8504 and for more detailed information, visit the MedIT staff listing.

Room, 3172, Medical Sciences Building, 1 King's College Circle, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1A8

Dimitris Keramidas 

Director, Information Technology


Tarann Ann Steane

Project Coordinator



MedStore is dedicated to providing an efficient and effective supply centre service to the medical research community of Toronto. Our knowledge and professionalism has ensured MedStore is the preferred supplier to many of the leading research projects within Toronto's Discovery District. A detailed list of contacts can be found at

MedStore is located in the basement of the Medical Sciences Building on University of Toronto's St. George Campus.

Michael Scott 



Andrew Dakin

Customer Service 


Physician Scientist Training Programs

Physician scientist training programs aim to prepare physicians‐in‐training for a career of leading medical discovery, and application of new knowledge to improve human health. These programs aim to educate a physician‐in‐training to become bilingual in medicine and scientific research.

Room 2256, Medical Sciences Building, 1 King's College Circle, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1A8

Nicola Jones 

Director, Integration Physician Scientist Training Program


Kendra Hawke

Program Manager, Physician Scientist Training


Postgraduate Medical Education

Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) oversees training in 75 residency programs accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or the College of Family Physicians of Canada in 31 affiliated training sites. A detailed list of PGME contacts can be found at 

6th floor, Suite 602, 500 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1V7

Meredith Giuliani

Associate Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education


Tessa Catchpole

Executive Assistant to the Associate Dean, PGME


Research & Health Science Education 

The University of Toronto Temerty Faculty of Medicine and our nine fully affiliated hospitals bring together one of the largest communities of health researchers in the world. Our Research & Health Science Education Office works to facilitate and coordinate research activities in all areas of the Faculty and affiliated research institutes. A detailed list of contacts can be found at

Room 119, C. David Naylor Building, 6 Queen's Park Cres. W, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3H2

Justin Nodwell

Vice Dean, Research & Health Science Education


Hajer Abid

Administrative Coordinator


Sara Sharifpoor



Joanna King 

Manager, Business & Research Administration


Strategy & Operations

The office of the Vice Dean, Strategy and Operations leads the Faculty’s academic strategic planning, oversees academic affairs (including all UTQAP and non-UTQAP reviews) and the Faculty’s Office of Inclusion and Diversity.

Medical Sciences Building, 1 King's College Circle, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1A8

Lisa Robinson

Vice Dean, Strategy and Operations 


Marcella Fiordimondo

Executive Assistant to the Vice Dean 


Academic Affairs

Room 2111, Medical Sciences Building, 1 King's College Circle, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1A8

Anastasia Meletopoulos

Academic Affairs Manager


Linda Gural

Academic Affairs Coordinator


Christina Stevancec

Administrative Assistant


Aanastasia Myers

Administrative Assistant


The Office of Inclusion and Diversity (OID) supports Temerty Faculty of Medicine’s commitment to Excellence through Equity, one of the three Strategic Domains of Focus named in the 2018-2023 Academic Strategic Plan.

Contact us if you: 

  • Are interested in collaborating on an equity event or initiative, such as a Diversity Dialogue Event
  • Would like guidance and support on EDI and human rights issues (e.g. experiences of discrimination/harassment)
  • Want to request an equity workshop for Faculty of Medicine learners, staff or faculty members

Lisa Richardson (she/her pronouns)

Associate Dean, Inclusion & Diversity


Charlene Betty (she/her pronouns)

Administrative and Project Coordinator



The Toronto Academic Health Science Network (TAHSN) is a dynamic network of academic health organizations providing leading edge research, teaching and clinical care. TAHSN is comprised of the University of Toronto and 12 affiliated academic hospitals, each of which hold national and international standing as leaders in their particular fields.

777 Bay St, Suite 2202, Toronto, Ontario, M5B 2H7

Jason Manayathu

TAHSN Director


Selma Al-Samarrai 

TAHSN Advisor 


La Toya Dennie

TAHSN Advisor, Anti-Racism Projects


Hillary Chan

TAHSN Advisor


Taskina Huq

TAHSN Administrative Assistant 


Teaching Labs

Division of Teaching Laboratories (DTL) is primarily a service wing that has technical staff who are well trained to provide excellent service to various multi-discipline courses. DTL's technical staff work in collaboration with the various departments in the faculty and includes such departments as Biochemistry, Immunology, Human Biology, Physiology in providing a wholesome and practical laboratory experience to undergraduate and professional program students. For a complete list of contacts, please visit

Room 3382, Medical Sciences Building, 1 King's College Circle, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1A8 

Azmiri Sultana

DTL Manager


Nancy Fortin

DTL Business Manager