Our Team

General contact:
Amber Rushton, Administrative Assistant, NMP
Email: rushtona@unbc.ca; Phone: 250-960-6352

Academic and Administrative Leadership

Administrative contact (NMP leadership):
Tanya Stella, Executive Assistant
E
mail: tanya.stella@unbc.ca; Phone: 250-960-5150


Associate Vice President, Northern Medical Program, UNBC
Regional Associate Dean, Northern BC, UBC Faculty of Medicine
Associate Professor

Dr. Paul Winwood
250-960-5275
winwood@unbc.ca

Assistant Dean - Curriculum, NMP
Associate Professor
Canada Research Chair in Integrative Physiology of Diabetes

Dr. Sarah Gray
250-960-5442
sarah.gray@unbc.ca

Administrative Director
Twylla Hamelin
250-960-5989
twylla.hamelin@unbc.ca


Curriculum - Years 1 & 2

Senior Lab Instructor
MEDD Site Director - Years 1 and 2

Dr. Sean Maurice
250-960-5443
maurice@unbc.ca

Flexible Enhanced Learning (FLEX) Site Director
FLEX Course Co-Director, UBC Faculty of Medicine

Dr. Richard Lazenby
250-960-6696
lazenby@unbc.ca

Clinical Skills Site Director
Dr. Steven Chang
250-649-7104
swkchang@hotmail.com

Family Practice Site Director
Dr. Gerrard Prigmore
250-563-6417
gerrardprigmore@shaw.ca

Curriculum & Assessment Manager - Years 1 & 2
Michelle Oster
250-960-5144
osterm@unbc.ca

Interim Administrative Assistant - Years 1 & 2
Jenifer Hartel
250-565-2660
Jenifer.Hartel@unbc.ca

Administrative Assistant - Years 1 & 2
Savannah Boreland
250-565-2660
savannah.boreland@unbc.ca

Clinical Program Assistant - Years 1 & 2
Eileen Hunsaker
250-960-5330
eileen.hunsaker@unbc.ca

Assessment & Evaluation Coordinator - Years 1 & 2
Dianna Fors
250-960-5203
dianna.fors@unbc.ca

Clinical Experience Coordinator - Years 1 & 2; Clinical Skills & Family Practice
Trisha Legeard
250-649-7104
trisha.legeard@unbc.ca

Curriculum - Years 3 & 4

Year 3 Clerkship Director
Dr. Devin Spooner
250-649-7102
dspooner@unbc.ca
PLEASE NOTE: Dr. Spooner's contact information is for academic purposes only and not for patient-related matters.

Year 4 Electives Director
Dr. Kathleen O'Malley
kathleen.omalley@unbc.ca
Please note: Dr. O'Malley's contact information is for academic purposes only and not for patient-related matters.

Transition into Postgrad and Professional Practice (TIPP) Site Director
Dr. Keri Closson
250-562-1231
keri.closson@gmail.com
PLEASE NOTE: Dr. Closson's contact information is for academic purposes only and not for patient-related matters.

Integrated Clerkship Site Director - Fort St. John
Site Lead - Northeast Region

Dr. Becky Temple
250-261-7583
Becky.Temple@northernhealth.ca
PLEASE NOTE: Dr. Temple's contact information is for academic purposes only and not for patient-related matters.

Integrated Clerkship Co-Site Director – Terrace
Dr. Natasha De Sousa
natasha.desousa@unbc.ca
PLEASE NOTE: Dr. De Sousa's contact information is for academic purposes only and not for patient-related matters.

Integrated Clerkship Co-Site Director – Terrace
Dr. Denise Jaworsky
denise.jaworsky@utoronto.ca
PLEASE NOTE: Dr. Jaworsky's contact information is for academic purposes only and not for patient-related matters.

Site Lead - Northwest Region
Dr. Karin Blouw
Karin.blouw@northernhealth.ca
PLEASE NOTE: Dr. Blouw's contact information is for academic purposes only and not for patient-related matters.

Curriculum and Assessment Manager - Years 3 & 4
Jennifer Young
250-565-5763
jennifer.young@unbc.ca

Clinical Program Assistant - Years 3 & 4; Brain and Behavior Block (Internal Medicine and Psychiatry) and the Ambulatory Care Block (Dermatology, Ophthalmology, IM AMB and Emergency)
Carol Brown
250-649-7581
carol.brown@unbc.ca

Clinical Program Assistant - Years 3 & 4; Year 4 Electives and Transition into Postgrad and Professional Practice
Deanna Brown
250-565-5773
Deanna.Brown@unbc.ca
Fax: 250-649-7105

Clinical Program Assistant - Years 3 & 4; Surgical Perioperative Block (General Surgery, Anesthesia, Urology, Orthopedics, Radiation Oncology and Plastics) and Women and Children’s Block (Pediatrics and Obstetrics/Gynecology)
Melissa Kandler
250-649-7246
melissa.kandler@unbc.ca

Assessment & Evaluation Coordinator - Years 3 & 4
Denise Marcotte
250-649-7246
denise.marcotte@unbc.ca

Integrated Clerkship Coordinator - Fort St John
Kim Furlong
250-261-7583
kim.furlong@unbc.ca

Integrated Clerkship & Post-Graduate Coordinator - Terrace
Manon Joice
250-638-4023
manon.joice@unbc.ca

Interim Administrative Assistant - Years 3 & 4
Doran Schuur
250-565-5766
doran.schuur@unbc.ca

Clinical Program Assistant - Smithers
Elizabeth Zweck 
zweckvo@unbc.ca

Faculty Development

Regional Faculty Development Co-Director
Interim Assistant Dean - Student Affairs
Dr. Tammy Attia
Tammy.Attia@unbc.ca
Please note: Dr. Attia's contact information is for academic purposes only and not for patient-related matters.

Regional Faculty Development Co-Director
Senior Lab Instructor

Dr. Julia Wimmers-Klick
250-960-5152
Julia.Wimmers-Klick@unbc.ca

Administrative Assistant - Northern Medical Program
Amber Rushton
250-960-6352
Amber.Rushton@unbc.ca

Library

Health Sciences Librarian
Dr. Trina Fyfe
250-960-5195
trina.fyfe@unbc.ca

Research

Research Lead
Associate Professor
Division Head, Radiation Oncology, UBC

Dr. Robert Olson
250-645-7335
rolson2@bccancer.bc.ca

NMP Research Coordinator
Lindsay Mathews
250-960-6511
mathews@unbc.ca

Administrative Assistant - Faculty
Lisa Munro
250-960-6731
lisa.munro@unbc.ca

Simulation

 

Simulation Lead
Dr. Brydon Blacklaws

Student Affairs

Interim Assistant Dean - Student Affairs
Regional Faculty Development Co-Director

Dr. Tammy Attia
Tammy.Attia@unbc.ca

Assistant Dean - Student Affairs
Dr. Leigh Hunsinger-Chang

NMP Admissions Site Coordinator / Student Affairs Coordinator
Shelley Raper
250-960-5165
Shelley.Raper@unbc.ca

Support Services

Audio Visual Technician II
Dale Laluk
250-960-5101
dale.laluk@unbc.ca

Audio Visual Technician
Sebastian Newall
250-960-5876
sebastian.newall@unbc.ca

Audio Visual Tech Assistant
Devin Vassallo
250-960-5896
devin.vassallo@unbc.ca

Executive Assistant to Associate Vice President, Northern Medical Program; and, Assistant to Dr. Sarah Gray
Tanya Stella
250-960-5150
tanya.stella@unbc.ca

Finance Coordinator
Lisa Viik
250-960-5146
lisa.viik@unbc.ca

Communications Officer, NMP and UNBC
Sonya Kruger
250-960-5122
sonya.kruger@unbc.ca

Administrative Assistant, Physical Therapy, Northern and Rural Cohort; and NMP
Shannon Norum
250-960-5806
shannon.norum@unbc.ca

Administrative Assistant, Northern Pathways to Medicine; and NMP
Abby Lodge
960-6800
abby.lodge@unbc.ca

Volunteer Patient Program

Patient Program Supervisor
Katherine Dewijn
250-649-7240
Katherine.Dewijn@unbc.ca

Patient Recruiter/Trainer
Jackie Prive
jackie.prive@unbc.ca