College Leadership

Interim Dean & Vice Provost

Greta Cummings

College General Manager

Susan Lynch

Executive Assistant, College Dean & Vice Provost and General Manager

Shelley McDonald

Executive Assistant, College Associate Deans

Julie Paterson

Office of Education (

Associate Dean, Education: Patricia (Trish) Manns
Director, Office of Education: Lihong Yang

Office of Health Research (

Associate Dean, Health Research: Lawrence Richer
Research Projects Manager: Anelise Silveira


partnership Network

The partnership network in the College of Health Sciences connects our faculties and college with the U of A’s administrative expertise and resources.

Find your contact for alumni relations, communications and marketing, faculty development, finance, HR, IT, research and student services below:


Alumni Relations

Program Leads

Elise Hetu (KSR, Medicine & Dentistry)
Jodi Richter (Public Health, Nursing, Pharm, Rehab Med)

Communications and Marketing

Senior Communication & Marketing Service Partner

Janelle Morin

Communications & Marketing Partners

Allie Voisin (Nursing, Public Health)
Tarwinder Rai (Rehab Med, KSR, Pharm)
Shelby Soke (Medicine & Dentistry)

Faculty Development

Director, Faculty Development

Daryl Silzer

Manager, FoMD

Kim Falconer

Senior Partners

Brianne Thomas (Nursing)
John Voyer (Rehab Med)
Franca Brodett (Pharm)
Julian Solberg (KSR)
Jacqui Andersen (Public Health)


Senior Finance Service Partners 

Wendy Nickolson (Medicine & Dentistry)
Sara Horseman (Rehab Med, Pharm, Health Sciences Council)

Finance Partners

Ruma Daulay (KSR)
Clara Mtsigwah (Medicine & Dentistry)
Bradley Neufeld (Public Health, Nursing)
Maarij Ali (Medicine & Dentistry)
Jennifer Bernard (Medicine & Dentistry)
Margo Desmarais (Medicine & Dentistry)
Katie Bosch (Medicine & Dentistry)
Dusty Pederson (Medicine & Dentistry) 
Andrea Smart (Medicine & Dentistry)
Peggy Scade (Medicine & Dentistry)
Elaine Thorne (Medicine & Dentistry)
Claudia Bosch (Medicine & Dentistry)


Senior HR Service Partner

Pam Averill

HR Partners

Wendy Dechant (KSR, Nursing, Health Sciences Council)
Tracy Saly (Pharmacy, School of Public Health)
Jerrie Andreasson-Richardson (Rehab Med, Medicine & Dentistry)
Cliff Anderson (Medicine & Dentistry)
Jessica Leaman (Medicine & Dentistry)
Kendra Brunt (Medicine & Dentistry)
Michelle Rowland (Medicine & Dentistry)
Ahmed Hussain (Medicine & Dentistry)


Senior IT Partner

Sherri Honeychurch


Senior Research Service Partner

Mark Taylor

Research Partners

Angela McCormick (Nursing, Medicine & Dentistry - clinical depts.)
Lan Chan-Marples (Rehab Med, KSR, Pharmacy, School of Public Health, Native Studies, Medicine & Dentistry - basic science depts.)

Student Services

Enrolment Management Service Partner

Craig Weston (College, Augustana, Faculty of Business)

Student Services Recruitment Partner

Mariel Tavakoli (KSR, Nursing)

Student Recruiter

Carmen Tessier (KSR, Nursing)