Our Staff

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Sonia Ben Slimane – Rehabilitation Sciences Online Program (RSOP) Coordinator

I am responsible for supporting the Graduate Certificate in Rehabilitation and the Master of Rehabilitation Science programs, which includes coordinating all aspects of student services, admissions, graduation, instructor support, financial tracking and student records management.

Email

Tel: 604-827-5374

Victoria Brown – Classroom Support Assistant

I am responsible for ensuring that the teaching environment of the MOT program is administered smoothly for all students, faculty, clinical faculty and external instructors involved in the program. This includes classroom set-up, printing prep, assistance during zoom lectures, as well as liaising with external departments when needed.

Email

Tel: 604-822-2774

Rebecca Chen – Executive Assistant (Maternity Leave)

I support the OS&OT Department Head, as well as the department with all their administrative needs.

Email

Tel: 604-827-0527

Stephanie Gardner – MOT Program Assistant (Fieldwork)

I provide front-line support to the department and I am key in supporting all aspects of student fieldwork coordination for the Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) program.

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Cassandra Gilliam – Executive Assistant

I support the OS&OT Department Head, as well as the department with all their administrative needs.

Email

Tel: 604-827-0527

Tracy Henderson – Education Manager

I oversee and coordinate all aspects of curriculum and program delivery for the Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) Program at UBC. This includes the current program offered at the Point Grey campus in addition to developing and implementing the MOT Program expansion into Northern & Rural BC.

Email

Tel: 604-827-2257

Shareen Khan – Department Administrator (on leave)

I am responsible for the overall planning and direction of administrative operations across the research, education, clinical and academic sectors.

Email

Tel: 604-822-7652

HeeJung Kim – Senior Program Coordinator

I support curriculum planning and delivery for the Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) program.

Email

Tel: 604-822-7240

Mark Meheriuk – Information Systems Coordinator

I look after the technological needs of the department including set-up of teaching facilities, audio/visual requests, equipment loans, IT purchasing, computer hardware & software installations, network administration, as well as, general support and equipment maintenance (e.g., phones, printers, etc.)

Email

Tel: 604-827-3391

Fran Piddlesden – Project Manager, Communications & Marketing (Interim)

My current focus is a full refresh of the department’s website, leading the communications and marketing around our graduate programs and supporting other arising projects behind-the-scenes.

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Anny Shen – RHSC Program Assistant

I provide enhanced support to the Rehabilitation Science Graduate Program students and Head.

Email

Tel: 604-827-4055

Max Thompson – Research Grants Facilitator

I look after the development, management and implementation of grant preparation, organization and funding, maintains CV database for grant applications, and assists in grant-writing proposals. I also facilitate faculty salary and teaching awards, and communicates grant successes both internally and to the greater UBC community.

Email

Tel: 604-827-5010

David Tsukada – Student Services Manager

I manage the student life cycle of the Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) program, from prospective students to current students and alumni.

Email

Tel: 604-822-7196