Department of Psychiatry Staff Updates
We wish to advise you of changes and some new additions to our Department Staff.
Stacey Hung started January 1 as the new HR Assistant, taking over the role previously held by Christine Niven which coordinates appointments and hourly payroll for students, staff and full time faculty. Steve Glitz from Staff Finders has been filling in since Christine left and will stay on until January 11th to train Stacey. Stacey is an HR professional with extensive experience in office administration and providing quality service in fast paced environments. He worked previously for the UBC bookstore.
For continuity, the email address will remain the same: firstname.lastname@example.org, and Stacey will take over the phone number of 822-7610.
Howard Tsang started January 1 in as Communications Coordinator. Working closely with Bill and Colleen, he will be responsible for developing communications strategies and material for the Department and IMH. In the future, his role will also encompass generating annual reports, revising and maintaining the website, the communications bulletin and other communications tools. Howard comes to us after several years as a Communications Assistant at the UBC Institute of Asian Research where he launched and maintained a twice weekly newsletter and developed communication strategies and materials.
Howard’s office is in the Detwiller Pavilion Room 2830, down the hall from the main admin office. His phone number is 822-7469 and his email is email@example.com .
Senior Education Programs Manager
Shilpa Samji will be starting January 14th as the Senior Education Programs Manager for the Department Education office at the Diamond Centre. She will be responsible for overseeing the planning, development and administration of the Psychiatry Medical Education Programs as a whole, and will also manage the Undergraduate program directly. Shilpa has over 4 years successful leadership experience at University Canada West downtown, and is enthusiastically committed to enhancing the student experience.
Shilpa will take over the office that David Sleator has been using as Interim Undergraduate Program Manager. Another Staff Finders employee, David will stay on until February 1st to help with the transition. Shilpa’s office will be Room 11169 in the Diamond Centre, and her phone number 604-875-4111 extension 68102. Her email will be firstname.lastname@example.org.
UGE Program Assistant
We were pleased to have Monique Sunderland rejoin us from her mat leave in November. Her position was most recently covered by Kirsty Cameron from Staff Finders who stayed on to finish up some projects and who will be leaving us on January 18th. Monique’s office is Room 11173 in the Diamond Centre and her email is email@example.com. Her phone number is 604-875-4111 ext 68108.
Please join us in welcoming Stacey, Howard and Shilpa to the Department, and in thanking Steve, David and Kirsty for all the hard work they have done for us over the past months.
Manager, Human Resources
Department of Psychiatry, UBC
2255 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3