Support Staff

The UBC Department of Medicine staff members support the administrative, human resources, research, educational, and clinical pursuits of our faculty members and trainees.  Our staff members assist with program coordination, financial matters, research endeavours and grants, appointment processes, strategizing and communicating the vision of our Department and its Divisions.


Name Area of Responsibility
Mary Liu Director of Administration
Donna Combs Administrative Coordinator to the Department Head
Laurie Golding Communications and Office Manager
Kelsie Atwater Administrative Assistant to the Department Head
Nehal Gupta Project Coordinator for Strategic Planning


Name Area of Responsibility
Kathy Standeven Senior Education Manager
Laura Moss Postgraduate Program Manager
Melissa Nightingale Postgraduate Program Coordinator
Natalie Cheng Postgraduate Senior Program Assistant
Amy Meyer Postgraduate Senior Program Assistant
Ros Wisenthal Education Coordinator
Sabina Fitzsimmons Undergraduate Senior Program Assistant, SPH & VGH
Monica Carrasco Undergraduate Senior Program Assistant, Year 4
Jeanne Valencia Undergraduate Senior Program Assistant
Adriana Villegas Undergraduate Senior Program Assistant
Chenoa Mah Undergraduate Senior Program Assistant


Name Area of Responsibility
Sharon Duguid Senior Finance Manager
Jenny Wang Financial Analyst
Katy Wong Financial Analyst

Human Resources

Name Area of Responsibility
Currently Recruiting HR Manager
Lygia Siqueira Faculty Hires & Promotions Manager
Lyndsie Plowman Faculty HR Assistant
Selen Ince Human Resources Assistant
Jenny Hsiao Human Resources Assistant
Jojo Lee Human Resources Assistant


Name Area of Responsibility
Stefanie Cheah Research Manager
Diane Kim Research Coordinator
Sharon Xu Program Assistant, Experimental Medicine
Yusuf Shodeko Administrative Assistant, Experimental Medicine