Contact Information

Potential graduate students inquiring about:

  • admission requirements
  • the application process
  • general information about the department
  • general information such as deadlines
  • finding forms or formatting application materials

Please contact: for the above matters or for any other general inquiries related to the graduate program.

Department contacts:

Alan Underhill
Associate Chair, Education
Phone: 780-432-8903
Oversees the entire Oncology Graduate Program. Academic appeals, student-supervisor conflicts, academic integrity issues; identifies chairs for examinations; provides letters of support for extensions of program; is the official Graduate Coordinator signatory for all FGSR documents


Jen Freund and Tara Schuetz-Zawaduk
Training Program Administrator
Phone: 780-432-8477


HR, payroll and funding inquiries, financial administration, funding opportunities, student advising, summer students, departmental statistics/reports, scholarship competition results, grad program policy inquiries, recruitment initiatives, sponsored student programs, leaves, postdocs, transferring or visiting students, visiting academics, immigration/student visa letters, tuition remissions

Training Program Assistant
Phone: 780-577-8083
Course registration (for grad and undergrad) and administration, organizing PhD exams (travel bookings for examiner, room booking, notification to FGSR), department website, collects scholarship application materials during specific competitions, supervisory committee meetings, eClass, extension requests, changes to grade, calendar changes