Office of the President &CEO

Dr. Kevin Smith, President and CEO

Dr. Kevin Smith is President & CEO of University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest academic health sciences centre. Dr. Smith has spent his career at the interface of the University and Research Hospital and is passionately committed to the mission of education, research and exemplary clinical care. Dr. Smith is a pioneer in advancing integrated care models spanning the continuum of health and social services.

Dr. Smith is a Professor, Institute for Medical Sciences, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME), Rotman School of Management and at the De Groote School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, McMaster University.

Educated in Canada, the U.S. and Great Britain, Dr. Smith began his career in medical education, followed by leadership roles in university administration, academic hospitals and health systems. He is professionally certified in Corporate Governance by the Institute of Corporate Directors and the Harvard Program in Effective Governance, and completed the Wharton School CEO Program for Health Care Leadership.

Dr. Smith currently serves as Chair, Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario and was privileged to serve in many past roles including Chair, The Canada Foundation for Innovation, the Ontario Hospital Association and as a frequent advisor to governments and the private sector.

Management Team

Grace Acosta, Acting Associate Registrar, Admissions & Systems
Dr. Peter Bridge, Chair, Medical Laboratory Sciences
Miranda Cheng, Registrar
Fiona Cherryman, Head of Academic Affairs and Operations
Christine Davidson, Manager Communications and Marketing
Andrea Etherington, Strategic Projects and Planning
Leonard Fearon, Manager, Building Services
Garth Gayle, Director, Finance
Catharine Gray, Chair, Chiropody
Yasmin Halley, Manager, Laboratory Service
Dr. Brian Hodges, Executive Vice President Education
Jordan Holmes, Senior Manager, Centre for Learning, Innovation and Simulation
Kerry Knickle, Director, Simulated Participant Program
Natasha Kuzmanov, Sr. Director Human Resources
Catherine Ladhani, Chair, Radiation Therapy and MRI
Mandy Lowe, Senior Director, Clinical Education
Frank Marcelli, Project Manager, Information Management
Jane Mattson, Manager, Continuing Education
Roseli Melo, Simulation Operations Manager
Carolyn Menezes, Manager, International Department
Raymond Nielsen, Director, Clinical Education and Student Success Network
Lori Peppler-Beechey, Chair, Critical Care
Marc Potvin, Manager, Strategic Partnerships, Procurement & Analysis
Juanita Richardson, Librarian, Learning Resource Centre
Mohammad Salhia, Director, Continuing Education
Mandy Sangha, Manager, Centre for Academic Quality
Luckshi Sathasivam, Associate Registrar, Records & Registration
Lisa Slack, Manager, Institutional Analysis
Dr. Melanie Spence-Ariemma, Dean of Student Affairs
Maria Tassone, Senior Director, Collaborative and Transformative Learning
Jacqueline Waldorf, Director, Communications and Marketing
Ross Woodruff, Manager, Information Management
Debbie Warner, Manager, Continuing Education
Harvey Weingarten, Principal of the School of Applied Health Sciences
Susan Weltz, Chair, Imaging
Alice Yuan, Manager, Accounting

Contact the Office of the President and CEO

Mailing Address:

222 St. Patrick Street
Toronto, ON M5T 1V4

General Enquiries:

Executive Assistant: Grace Ivo