Research & Health Science Education Contacts

Office of the Vice Dean, Research & Health Science Education

(As of April 4, 2023)

C. David Naylor Building, Suite 119, 6 Queen's Park Crescent
Toronto, Ontario M5S 3H2, Canada

Justin Nodwell

Vice Dean, Research & Health Science Education

(416) 978-6446

Hajer Abid

Administrative Coordinator

(416) 978-6446

Sara Sharifpoor


Joanna King

Manager, Business & Research Administration

(416) 629-2533

Betty Poon

Research Operations Officer


Alex De Serrano

Research Funding, Awards and Honours Officer

Golnaz Farhat

Strategic Research Development Officer

Jarrod Ladouceur

Industrial Partnerships Officer

Shawn Healy

Strategic Research Data Coordinator

Ashley Muncaster

Office Assistant

Microscopy Imaging Lab Staff

Lindsey Fiddes, PhD


(416) 978-8972

Stephen Girardin, PhD

Academic Supervisor

(416) 978-7507

Health Innovation Hub (H2i)

Yolanda Yao 

Program Coordinator

Division of Comparative Medicine Staff

DCM contacts


Research Contacts at Hospitals and Research Institutes


Helen Der, Grants Coordinator

Bloorview Kids Rehab

Meghann Proulx – Manager, Grants, Contracts & Awards

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Tara McDonald - Manager, Grants and Awards

Hospital for Sick Children

Senior Controller, Grants Management Office Research Applications and Infrastructure

Mount Sinai Hospital

Caitlin Di Paolo - Manager, Grants Administration

Unity Health Toronto 

Dalton Charters - Director, Research Operations

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Donna Yee

Negeen Pak

University Health Network

Maria Kannu - Manager, Grants and Services,
Grants Officer

Women's College Research Institute

Alex Willis - Manager, Research Grants