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REFERENCE DOCUMENTS: Click to view Rady Faculty of Health Sciences Orientation and Governance handbook and appendices (templates).

Executive Council of the Faculty

Dr. Michael Benarroch
President and Vice-Chancellor

Dr. Janice Ristock
Vice President (Academic) and Provost
(Vice-President designated by the President)

Dr. Brian Postl
Dean & Vice-Provost (Health Sciences)

Dr. Anastasia Cholakis
Dean, Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry

Dr. Netha Dyck
Dean, College of Nursing

Dr. Lalitha Raman-Wilms
Dean, College of Pharmacy

Dr. Reg Urbanowski
Dean, College of Rehabilitation Sciences

Professor Mary Bertone
Director, School of Dental Hygiene

Dr. Peter Nickerson
Vice-Dean, Research

Dr. Christine Ateah

Vice-Dean, Education

Dr. Marcia Anderson,
Vice-Dean Indigenous Health

Dr. Sara Israels
Vice-Dean, Academic Affairs

Dr. Hope Anderson
Vice-Dean, Graduate Studies

Dr. Christine Polimeni
Vice-Dean, Continuing Competency and Assessment

Carol Cooke
Head, Health Sciences Libraries

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences Faculty Reps


  • Raj Bhullar
  • James Gilchrist 
  • Bob Schroth


  • Chris Anderson
  • Peter Cattini     
  • Marcus Blouw
  • Geoff Hicks
  • Kelly Kaita
  • Adrienne Morrow
  • Mojgan Rastegar


  • Marie Edwards
  • Lynda Balneaves
  • Lori Davis
  • Joe Gordon
  • Trina Arnold
  • Vladen Protudjer
  • Alia Legace
  • Linda Townsend


  • Silvia Alessi-Severini
  • Frank Burczynski  
  • Lavern Vercaigne 

Rehabilitation Sciences:

  • Jacquie Ripat
  • Mark Garrett
  • Leanne Leclair

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences Student Reps

Dentistry: Derek Oryniak

Medicine: George Cai

Nursing: Miranda Stead

Pharmacy: Snimar Bali

CoRS: Satpreet Sandhu

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences Staff Reps

Raman Dhaliwal, Director of Administration, Rady FHS, Ex-Officio

Nathan Dueck, Director of Finance, Rady FHS, Ex-Officio

Sophia Anastasiadis, HR Consultant, Rady FHS, Ex-Officio

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences Support Staff Reps

Maribel Abrenica, College of Rehab Sciences

Kristjana Oliver, Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry

Reference Documents



Upcoming Meeting Dates

Tuesday, February 2 –  4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, May 4 –  4:30 p.m.
Tuesday,  August 24 –  4:30 p.m.

NOTE: Meeting dates may be subject to change.

Meeting Minutes:


FEC Minutes -  Feb 04 2020
May Meeting (Cancelled)
FEC Minutes – Aug 25 (minutes subject to approval Feb 02 2021)


FEC Minutes - Jan 22 2019
FEC Minutes - Jun 18 2019
October Meeting (Cancelled)


FEC Minutes – October 16, 2018
FEC Minutes – June 19, 2018
FEC Minutes – Feb. 6, 2018


Upcoming Meeting Dates

2020: November 24 4:00pm via ZOOM
2021: November  23

NOTE: Meeting dates may be subject to change.

Meeting Minutes:

FC Minutes – Nov. 28 2017

FC Minutes - Jan. 24, 2017

FC Minutes - Dec. 17, 2015

FC Minutes - Sept. 18, 2014

(Inaugural Council Meeting)

Governance Documentation:

Faculty Council Bylaw

College Bylaw: Dentistry

College Bylaw: Medicine

College Bylaw: Nursing

College Bylaw: Pharmacy

College Bylaw: Rehabilitation Sciences

Context: Development of  Rady FHS Council Bylaws

Local Discipline Committee (LDC)
Terms of Reference

Nominating/Goverance Committee
Terms of Reference