Administration Contacts








Director of Administration: Colleen Tinline 604-822-7313 email:

  • Oversees all administrative operations
  • Manages strategic initiatives
  • Budgets, financial commitments
  • Administrative representation for  Department (internal and external units)
  • Department resource management

Administrative Coordinator: Corinne Carpenter 604-822-7310 email:

  • Head’s office administration
  • Institute of Mental Health Administration
  • Department Events
  • Website Updating
  • Email lists
  • Department Communications

Personnel and Business Operations Manager: Vicky Yau 604-822-7315 email:

  • Staff recruitment, job descriptions, and position classifications
  • Faculty recruitment , advertising , and work permits
  • Performance management
  • Staff merit
  • Faculty merit
  • Faculty leaves
  • Royal College Academic Certification
  • Financial policies & procedures (UBC, Faculty of Medicine & Department)
  • Financial management & problem resolution
  • Project Grant set up (Research grants and Non-Research grants)
  • FMS access & signing authority
  • Purchasing
  • General finance questions or concerns
  • Facilities request or concerns
  • Health & Safe

Assistant HR Manager, Faculty Appointments : Margaret Koshi  604-822-2142 email:

  • Full-time Faculty appointments,  reappointment’s, promotions and tenure
  • Clinical Faculty appointments,  reappointment’s,  and promotions
  • Clinical Faculty work permits
  • Other Faculty appointments requiring committee review
  • Enquiries and orientation (setting up CWL,email, etc) for faculty appointments

HR Assistant: Amity Chiang 604-822-7610 email:

  • Staff and student appointments, enquiries and orientation (CWL, emails, etc.)
  • Staff leave management
  • Hourly  payroll
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Research Associates ad Clinical Fellow appointments, enquiries and orientation (CWL, email, etc)
  • Immigration offer letters for Postdoctoral Felllows and Clinical Fellows
  • Honorary and visitor appointments
  • Volunteers
  • Criminal record checks

Finance & Admin Assistant: Helen Yau 604-822-7314 email:

  • Financial Processing
  • Reception assistance
  • Room bookings
  • Key requests
  • Supplies and vendor contact
  • Assists with facilities and health and safety

Senior Education Programs Manager: Shilpa Samji 604-875-4111 local 68102  email:

  • Responsible for the operational management of the Department’s Education Programs (UGE, PGE and SSP Programs)
  • Provides Senior level operational oversight for the PGE Program
  • Responsible for the implementation and evaluation of new initiatives in the Education Programs
  • Manages a variety of ongoing, annual and one-time projects and activities within the Department’s Education Programs

Undergraduate Program Assistant (Years 3 & 4):Monique Sunderland604-875-4111 local 68108 email: Program Assistant

  • Provides administrative support to the Undergraduate Education Program assisting Years 3 & 4
  • Coordinates and tracks student rotations, seminars, evaluations, attendance, distributes teaching and orientation materials
  • Prepares and submits payment tracking sheets for didactic teaching for Year 3 and electives for Year 4 on a quarterly basis
  • Distributes and collects End of Rotation exams from all sites (VFMP, NMP, IMP, SMP and Integrated Clerkship Programs)
  • Collects and reviews student reports (Mini CEXs, evaluations and exams) after completion of every rotation

Postgraduate Program Manager:  Luiza Shamkulova 604-875-4111, ext. 68092 email: Program Manager

  • Manages day to day operations, planning and coordination of PGE Program
  • Acts as information resource regarding program related issues

Postgraduate Program Assistant: Roshanak Ghannadan 604-875-4111, ext. 68372 email: Program Assistant

  • Organizes academic day seminars for PGY1-5 at various locations (Vancouver, Victoria and Prince George)
  • Coordinates collection, distribution and posting of academic day materials and manages academic day evaluations
  • Manages Vancouver resident vacations/leaves and tracks academic day attendance

Fraser Postgraduate Program Assistant: Rosalia Monagas 604-520-4253, ext, 523901 email: Fraser Program Assistant

  •  Provides administrative support to the Fraser Assistant Program Director
  • Acts as a point of contact and resource for the Fraser Program and answers program-related questions
  • Manages Fraser resident rotations, vacations/leaves and evaluations

Postgraduate Subspecialties Training Programs Program Assistant : Katrina Liu  604 875-4111 ext. (68098)email:

  • Provides support, planning, and coordination to PGE Subspecialty Residency Programs (Forensic, Geriatric, and Child Psychiatry)
  • Coordinates, posts, and maintains SSP academic day teaching materials, faculty and rotation evaluations and distribution of reports
  • Coordinates workshops, special events including catering, room bookings, agendas, etc
  • Prepares documentation for processing clinical teaching payments for Year 3 on a quarterly basis

Information Technology Support: 604-827-5695

Computer and Communications Systems Manager: Colin Bryant 604 822-7374  email:

IT Service Coordinator: Allan Kwan 604 827-5695