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Medical Sciences Building, St. George

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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 Acting Dean, Temerty Faculty of Medicine


Amy Lee Executive Assistant to the Acting Dean


Meg Connell



Katiana Kotobelli Administrative Coordinator


Gosia Urbanski Manager, Finance & Operations 416.978.6910
Salvatore Spadafora  Senior Advisor to the Dean  416.456.7796
Marcella Fiordimondo Executive Assistant to the Senior Advisor  416.456.7796
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 416.805.6203
Cassandra Piroutz Receptionist 416.946.3111

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.

Dev Chopra

Chief Administrative Officer


Katiana Kotobelli Administrative Coordinator


Nancy Edwards Chief Financial Officer 416.978.6967
Jean Robertson Director, Human Resources 416.978.8314
Dimitris Keramidas  Director, Information Technology 416.946.8625
Heather Taylor Executive Director, Major Projects and Facilities Management  416.978.3457
Michael Scott  Director, Logistics/MedStore 416.978.8941

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 2115A, Medical Sciences Building, 1 King’s College Circle, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1A8

Lynn Wilson Vice Dean, Clinical and Faculty Affairs 416.946.7273
Diana Crozier  Executive Assistant  416.946.7273
Meera Rai

Senior Partnerships Advisor and Council of Health Sciences Administrator

Nancy Smart Clinical Affairs Administrator 416.978.7212
Pier Bryden Senior Advisor, Clinical Affairs & Professional Values 416.813.7357
Julie Maggi Director, Faculty Wellness  TBC


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 416.978.5811
Julia Soudat Social Media & Digital Communications Specialist 416.978.7752
Linda Quattrin Executive Director 416.978.3771

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

Discovery Commons

Discovery Commons 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 Discovery Commons staff listing.

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

Dimitris Keramidas  Director, Information Technology 416.946.8625
Tarann Ann Steane Project Coordinator 647.231.6189

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.

Room 2356, Medical Sciences Building, 1 King's College Circle, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A8

Heather Taylor Executive Director, Major Projects and Facilities Management 416.978.3457
Paul Martin  Director, Facilities Management and Space Planning  416.978.1489
Brittany Starkey Administrative Coordinator 416.978.1489
Holly Huizenga      Facilities Coordinator      647.354.5902

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

Boris Steipe Faculty Council Speaker  416.946.7741
Todd Coomber      Faculty Affair Officer  416 .978.2711

Graduate and Life Sciences Education

GLSE encompasses two major education activities in the Temerty Faculty of Medicine – Graduate Education and Undergraduate Education in the Life Sciences including Arts and Science and other interdivisional teaching. GLSE also oversees the activities of the Department of Teaching Labs (DTL).  GLSE advocates for graduate and undergraduate students and promotes innovative education in the heart of Canada’s largest health care research hub.

Room 2360, Medical Sciences Building, 1 King's College Circle, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1A8

Justin Nodwell

Vice Dean, Research & Health Science Education


Health Professions Student Affairs

Office of Health Professions Student Affairs (OHPSA) 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, Health Professions Student 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

Jean Robertson  Director 416.978.2529
Emily Au  Human Resources Coordinator 416.978.2529

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


Room 2113 & 2115, Medical Sciences Building, 1 King's College Circle, Toronto, ON M5S 1A8

Sara Gottlieb Legal Counsel 416.978.3066
Heather Skelton Legal Coordinator 416.978.7680

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 

Room 3157, Medical Sciences Building, 1 King’s College Circle, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1A8

Patricia Houston

Vice Dean, Medical Education 416.978.4934
Andrew McLeod

Executive Assistant to the Vice Dean

Marcus Law Associate Dean, MD Program TBC
Christina Keith Acting Executive Assistant to the Associate Dean, MD Program TBC

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


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  Director  416.978.8941
Andrew Dakin Customer Service  416.946.7197

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 416.978.8582
Kendra Hawke Program Manager, Physician Scientist Training 416.978.3277

Post MD Education (PGME & CPD)

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

Glen Bandiera Associate Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education 416.978.8421
Charlene Sturge Executive Assistant to the Associate Dean, PGME 416.978.6808

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 416.946.7903
Vashty Hawkins 

Executive Assistant to the Associate Dean and Director, CPD


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 416.978.6446
Hajer Abid Administrative Coordinator 416.978.6446
Jeremy Knight Director 416.978.4660
Joanna King  Manager, Business & Research Administration 416.629.2533

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  416.813.6289
Marcella Fiordimondo Executive Assistant to the Vice Dean  416.456.7796

Academic Affairs

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

Anastasia Meletopoulos

Academic Affairs Specialist


Linda Stone  Academic Affairs Coordinator


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  TBC
Anita Balakrishna (she/her pronouns) Director, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion 416.978.8867
Christina Stevancec (she/her pronouns) Administrative Assistant 416.946.3577


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.

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

Jason Manayathu                                                           TAHSN Manager  416.946.5442
Rebecca Kelsey                                                                                                                TAHSN Advisor  416.946.7231

Hillary Chan                                                                 

TAHSN Advisor


Taskina Huq                                                                                                         

TAHSN Administrative Assistant  416.946.0454

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 

Ahlia Khan-Trottier Director 416.978.5449