Current Academic Administrative Searches and (Re)Appointments

Director, Rehabilitation Sciences Institute

Professor Angela Colantonio will be completing her first 5-year term as Director of the Rehabilitation Sciences Institute. Dr. Colantonio is eligible for reappointment.

In accordance with the University of Toronto's “Policy on Appointment of Academic Administrators,” a committee has been struck to advise Dean Trevor Young on the appointment of the Director—considering whether to recommend the reappointment of Professor Colantonio for a second 5-year term or to proceed with a search.

The composition of the committee, which has been approved by the Vice-President and Provost, is as follows:

Lisa Robinson (Chair) – Vice Dean, Strategy & Operations 
Jill Cameron – Associate Professor and Vice-Chair, Research, Dept. of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy
Emma Campisi – MSc Trainee
Tom Chau – Vice President, Research, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital and Director, Bloorview Research Institute
Deirdre Dawson – Professor, Dept. of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy and Graduate Coordinator, Rehabilitation Sciences Institute
Susan Jaglal – Professor and Chair, Dept. of Physical Therapy
Emily Nalder – Assistant Professor, Dept. of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy
Nick Reed – Associate Professor, Dept. of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy
Darlene Reid – Professor, Dept. of Physical Therapy
Tyler Saumur – PhD Candidate; Co-President, Rehabilitation Science Graduate Students' Union
Pascal van Lieshout – Professor and Chair, Dept. of Speech-Language Pathology
Diane Wiltshire – Business Officer, Rehabilitation Sciences Institute
Yana Yunusova – Professor, Dept. of Speech-Language Pathology and Acting Director, Rehabilitation Sciences Institute

The committee welcomes input. Please send any comments to Vice Dean Lisa Robinson, c/o Anastasia Meletopoulos, Academic Affairs Manager, at anastasia.meletopoulos@utoronto.ca. Your opinions will be treated in strict confidence and will be made known only to the Advisory Committee for the (Re)Appointment of Director, Rehabilitation Sciences Institute.

 

Chair, Department of Surgery

In accordance with the University of Toronto's “Policy on Appointment of Academic Administrators,” a committee has been struck to advise Dean Trevor Young on the appointment of the next Chair of the Department of Surgery.

The composition of the committee, which has been approved by the Vice-President and Provost, is as follows:

Patricia Houston (Co-Chair) – Vice Dean, Medical Education and Professor, Dept. of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine (Unity Health Toronto: St. Michael’s Hospital)
Lisa Robinson (Co-Chair) – Vice Dean, Strategy & Operations and Professor, Dept. of Paediatrics (The Hospital for Sick Children)
Mona Al-Taha – PGY3 Resident, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Neil Fleshner – Professor and Martin Barkin Chair, Division of Urology (University Health Network: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre)
Jeremy Hall – Assistant Professor and Program Director, Division of Orthopedic Surgery (Unity Health Toronto: St. Michael's Hospital)
Gillian Hawker – Chair, Dept. of Medicine (Women's College Hospital)
Sharifa Himidan – Assistant Professor, Division of General Surgery (The Hospital for Sick Children)
Dhruvin Hirpara – PGY4 Resident, General Surgery
John Kingdom – Chair, Dept. of Obstetrics & Gynaecology (Sinai Health)
Nicole Look Hong – Associate Professor, Division of General Surgery (Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre)
Sylvia Perry – Executive Administrative Assistant
Najib Safieddine – Assistant Professor, Division of Thoracic Surgery (Toronto East Health Network: Michael Garron Hospital)
Andy Smith – President and CEO, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Gelareh Zadeh – Professor and Dan Family Chair, Division of Neurosurgery (University Health Network: Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre)

The Advisory Committee welcomes comments. Input should be sent to Anastasia Meletopoulos, Academic Affairs Manager, at anastasia.meletopoulos@utoronto.ca. Communications will be received in confidence.

 

Associate Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education

In accordance with Section 83 of the University of Toronto's “Policy on Appointment of Academic Administrators,” a committee has been struck to advise Dean Trevor Young on the appointment of the next Associate Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education. 

The committee will convene shortly. The Dean welcomes applications and nominations for this position.   All communications will be received in confidence.  Feedback and questions should be directed to Professor Patricia Houston, c/o Andrew McLeod, search coordinator – md.vicedean@utoronto.ca

Full job description is available online. The closing date for this position is Wednesday, April 21, 2021.

 

Associate Dean, MD Program

As a result of changes in the decanal structure and the appointment of Patricia Houston as Vice Dean, Medical Education, the Provost has approved the creation of the role of Associate Dean, MD Program. In accordance with Section 83 of the Policy on Appointment of Academic Administrators, Dean Trevor Young has struck a committee to advise him on the appointment of a new Associate Dean MD Program, effective July 1, 2021.

The committee will convene shortly. The Dean welcomes applications and nominations for this position. All communications will be received in confidence. Feedback and questions should be directed to Professor Patricia Houston, c/o Andrew McLeod, search coordinator – md.vicedean@utoronto.ca.

 

Chair, Family and Community Medicine

In accordance with the University of Toronto's “Policy on Appointment of Academic Administrators,” a committee has been struck to advise Dean Trevor Young on the appointment of the next Chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine. 

The composition of the committee, which has been approved by the Vice-President and Provost, is as follows:

Lisa Robinson (Co-Chair) – Vice Dean, Strategy and Operations
Sal Spadafora (Co-Chair) – Special Advisor to the Dean and Special Advisor to the President and Provost on COVID-19
Philip Berger – Associate Professor (St. Michael’s Hospital, Unity Health Toronto 
Nader Chaya – MD Student
Kymm Feldman – Assistant Professor (Women’s College Hospital)
Risa Freeman – Associate Professor (North York General Hospital)
Meredith Irwin – Chair-Chief, Dept. of Paediatrics, University of Toronto and The Hospital for Sick Children
Megan Landes – Associate Professor (University Health Network)
Elliot Lass – Resident (Mount Sinai Hospital, Sinai Health)
Beverley Orser – Chair, Dept. of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine (Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre)
Robert Reid – Senior Vice-President Science, Trillium Health Partners
Lisa Robinson – Associate Dean, Inclusion and Diversity
Tim Rutledge – President & CEO, Unity Health Toronto
Suzanne Shoush – Lecturer (St. Michael’s Hospital, Unity Health Toronto)
Caroline Turenko – Director, Business and Administration
Ross Upshur – Professor (Sinai Health)

The Advisory Committee welcomes comments and nominations for the position. Input should be sent to Anastasia Meletopoulos, Academic Affairs Manager, at academic.affairs@utoronto.ca. Communications will be received in confidence.

Interested individuals may submit applications online. The closing date for this position is Monday April 26, 2021. 

 

Director, Donnelly Centre for Cellular & Biomolecular Research

In accordance with the University of Toronto's “Policy on Appointment of Academic Administrators,” a committee has been struck to advise Dean Trevor Young on the appointment of the next Director of the Donnelly Centre for Cellular & Biomolecular Research.

The composition of the committee, which has been approved by the Vice-President and Provost, is as follows:

Trevor Young (Chair) – Dean, Faculty of Medicine and Vice-Provost, Relations with Health Care Institutions
Leah Cowen – Chair, Dept. of Molecular Genetics
Jack Greenblatt – University Professor and Anne & Max Tanenbaum Professor of Molecular Genetics
Gillian Hawker – Chair, Dept. of Medicine
Jason Moffat – Professor and CRC in Functional Genomics 
Cindi Morshead – Professor and Chair, Division of Anatomy
Ben Ouyang – PhD Candidate
Lisa Robinson – Vice Dean, Strategy and Operations, Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Sara Sharifpoor – Director, Research Operations & Strategy
Mikko Taipale – Associate Professor and CRC in Functional Proteomics & Proteostasis
Tajinder Ubhi – PhD Candidate

The Advisory Committee welcomes comments and nominations for the position. Input should be sent to Anastasia Meletopoulos, Academic Affairs Manager, at academic.affairs@utoronto.ca. Communications will be received in confidence.

Interested individuals may submit applications online. The closing date for this position is Monday January 11, 2021.

 

Chair, Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy

In accordance with the University of Toronto's “Policy on Appointment of Academic Administrators,” a committee has been struck to advise Dean Trevor Young on the appointment of the next Chair of the Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy. 

The composition of the committee, which has been approved by the Vice-President and Provost, is as follows:

Lisa Robinson (Chair) – Vice Dean, Strategy and Operations, Faculty of Medicine
Donna Barker – Associate Professor, Teaching Stream and Director of Clinical Education
Gretchen Kerr – Vice Dean, Programs and Innovation, School of Graduate Studies
Alim Lalani – Program Manager
Allen Lee – MScOT Candidate ‘21
Alex Mihailids – Professor and Barbara G Stymiest Research Chair in Rehabilitation Technology
Emily Nalder – Assistant Professor and March of Dimes Paul JJ Martin Early Career Professor
Behdin Nowrouzi-Kia – Assistant Professor and Emily Geldsaler Grant Early Career Professor in Workplace Mental Health
Deborah O’Connor – Chair, Dept. of Nutritional Sciences
Gobika Sithamparanathan – MScOT Candidate ‘21
Barry Trentham – Assistant Professor and Academic Coordinator, Mississauga Campus
Pascal van Lieshout – Chair, Dept. of Speech-Language Pathology
Lynn Wilson – Vice Dean, Clinical & Faculty Affairs

The Advisory Committee welcomes comments and nominations for the position. Input should be sent to Anastasia Meletopoulos, Academic Affairs Manager, at academic.affairs@utoronto.ca. Communications will be received in confidence.

Interested individuals may submit applications online. The closing date for this position is Monday January 11, 2021.