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, Associate Registrar, Enrollment Systems & Management
Teniayo Araba, Ph.D., Director, People Consultants
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
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
Hasina Jaffer, Chair, Critical Care
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
Michelle Morgan, Manager, Continuing Education
Raymond Nielsen, Dean of Students and Director, Clinical Education and Student Success Network
Carrie Pajotte, Director, Digital Solutions
Lori Peppler-Beechey, Associate Head of Academic Affairs
Marc Potvin, Manager, Strategic Partnerships, Procurement & Analysis
Juanita Richardson, Librarian, Learning Resource Centre
Mohammad Salhia, Director, Continuing Education
Mandy Sangha, Manager, Centre for Program Review and Accreditation
Luckshi Sathasivam, Associate Registrar, Records & Registration
Lisa Slack, Manager, Institutional Analysis & Evaluation
Maria Tassone, Executive Director, Education
Erica Tong, Director, Facilities
Iveta Vasil, Manager, International Department
Jacqueline Waldorf, Director, Communications and Marketing
Ross Woodruff, Service Desk Team Lead, Information Management
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