Administration & Finance


Director of Administration, Mary Liu
Phone: 604-875-4771

  • Responsible for the operational and strategic management of the Department
  • Provides direction and leadership to division heads, faculty members, division managers and administrative staff
  • Plans workforce structures and establishes departmental goals and objectives in accordance with the Department’s mission

Administrative Coordinator to the Department Head, Donna Combs
Phone: 604-875-5613

  • Responsible for coordinating division reviews and departmental events.
  • Supports the Equity Committee, and the VGH Executive/Medical Operations Team

Communications and Office Manager, Laurie Golding
Phone: 604-875-4160

  • Responsible for operations management for the Administrative Office including IT, space and facilities management, and equipment purchases
  • Responsible for communication initiatives including website, annual reports and social media activities
  • Chairs the Administration Office’s Health & Safety Committee and is the Administration Office’s Fire Warden

Administrative Assistant to the Department Head, Ginny Mak
Phone: 604-875-4045

  • Responsible for the Department Head’s schedule, correspondence, and travel
  • Supports the departmental Executive Committee, and Departmental Awards Committee

Finance – Faculty of Medicine, Cluster 4

FOM 4 provides support to the following Departments:  Medicine, Dermatology & Skin Sciences, Emergency Medicine, Radiology, Orthopaedics, and Surgery

Associate Director, FinanceAllison Kim, 604-875-4878

Effective May 5, 2018: Documents that need processing may be sent to the address below:

UBC Faculty of Medicine – Finance Cluster 4
c/o Department of Medicine Finance
Suite 208 – 555 West 12th Ave
Vancouver, BC  V5Z 3X7
UBC Faculty of Medicine – Finance Cluster 4
c/o Department of Surgery
Suite 208 – 555 West 12th Ave
Vancouver, BC  V5Z 3X7

For general inquiries, please send an email here or Fax: 604-675-2444

Financial Processing (Paying vendors, Invoicing for Services, Purchase Requisitions, JVs):

Name Area of Responsibility Telephone
Roxana Taheri Manager, Financial Accounts 604-875-4111 x 68460
Min Soo Kang Financial Processing Specialist 604-875-4111 X 66748
Winnie Yang Financial Processing Specialist 604-875 4111 x 64716
Cindy Zhang Financial Processing Specialist 604-875-4111 x 54354
Laura Salagian Lead, Processing Specialist 604-875-4111 x 62046

Department of Medicine:

Name Area of Responsibility Telephone
Lynda Callard Clinical Faculty Payments 604-875-4111 x 66744
Debbie Cua Financial Analyst 604-875-4111 x 54514
Journey Wong Financial Analyst 604-875-4111 x 62138

Budget (FMS Access, new PG creation, Budget items, HR finance approvals):

Name Area of Responsibility Telephone
Kerry Marincich Budget Officer (Medicine, non-PGME) 604-875-4111 x 68151
Kathryn Bell Lewis Budget Officer (PGME) 604-875-4111 x 68123
Sonia Penaflor Senior Financial Specialist (PGME) 604-875-4111 x 61388

Ancillary FOM 4 Staff:

Name Area of Responsibility Telephone
Anilu Skala Finance Assistant (Hematology) 604-875-4777 x 63614
Eric Munoz

Financial Coordinator

(MS&NMO Clinical Trials Group)