Faculty and Staff

Our Team

Medical Director: Dr. Leslie Nickell leslie.nickell@utoronto.ca

Program Director: Dr. Peter Tzakas PAProgram.Director@utoronto.ca

Academic Coordinator: Aurthi Muthukumaran aurthi.muthukumaran@mail.utoronto.ca

Scholar/Research Lead: Sharona Kanofsky PA-C, CCPA, MScCH sharona.kanofsky@utoronto.ca

Program Coordinator: Melissa Rodway paprogram.coordinator@utoronto.ca

Program Office: physician.assistant@utoronto.ca

BScPA Admissions:  admissions.pa@utoronto.ca

For all admissions related questions, please contact the Admissions Department.

Clinical Office:

Clinical Placement Officer: Teena McLaren clinical.pa@nosm.ca
Responsible for administrative issues regarding clinical placements, funding, and logistics

Clinical Course Director: Britton Sprules CCPA bsprules@nosm.ca
Responsible for oversight of student progress in clinical rotations, clinical assessments, evaluating clinical curriculum, and approval of final clinical rotation schedules

Course Directors:

PAP110/120/130: Longitudinal Clinical Experience: Zlata Janicijevic, PA-C, CCPA
PAP112  Anatomy: Dr. Paulo Koeberle
PAP113  Physiology: Dr. Nohjin Kee
PAP114/134  Clinical Skills I and III: Jeff Straw, PA-C, CCPA
PAP114/124  Clinical Skills I (online) and II: Claire Suarez, CCPA
PAP119/129/139  Professional Competencies: Sharona Kanofsky, PA-C, CCPA, MScCH
PAP122  Pathology: Dr. Iram Siddiqui
PAP125/135  Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures I and II: Dee Naidu, CCPA
PAP127  Pharm: Sonja Sajic, PharmD, RPh, CCPA
PAP136/246  Medical Foundations I and II: Dr. Jordana Boro
PAP138  Behavioural Medicine: Dr. Rima Styra
PAP258  Health Promotion and Education: Dr. Anne Wormsbecker
PAP250-260  Clinical I and II: Britton Sprules, CCPA
PAP251  PA Scholar (EBM & QI): Drew Gould, CCPA
PAP269 Medical Ethics: Heather Sampson, CCRP

We are pleased to announce that two of our Course Directors were CAPA Award Winners in 2020!