Physical Therapy

Staff

Shane Brandon

Position: Receptionist & Department Support
Email:  pt.reception@utoronto.ca
Phone: 416 946 8641
Fax: 416 946 8562
Office: 8th floor reception, 500 University Ave.
Contact Shane if:  you have a general question

Shane provides front line service for the department. He supports faculty with unit organization matters, and helps facilitate our continuing education program. Shane also assists with the admissions process for the two year entry-to-practice MScPT program.

Jane Kean standing in the mountainsJane Kean

Position: Clinical & Community – Student & Business Affairs Assistant
Admissions email:  physther.facmed@utoronto.ca
Clinical Education email: ptclined@utoronto.ca 
Phone: 416 946 3793
Fax: 416 946 8562
Office: Room 866, 500 University Ave.
Contact Jane if: you have an admissions or clinical education question

Jane works with various stakeholders, including prospective students, current students, faculty and suppliers. Jane responds to front line inquiries from applicants, and coordinates the clinical internships for current students at sites throughout our catchment area.  She also assists the Business Manager with processing invoices and payroll.

Daniela Pirraglia

Head shot of Daniela PirragliaPosition: Student Liaison Officer
Email:  ptstudent.services@utoronto.ca
Phone: 416 978 5476
Fax: 416 946 8562
Office: Room 870, 500 University Ave.
Contact Daniela if:  you are a current student who needs assistance or you are a U of T PT alumni who needs their ROSI PIN reset.

Daniela manages the recruitment, admission and registration processes for both the two year entry-to-practice MScPT program and the one year MScPT Advanced Standing Option. She acts as the registrar for all MScPT students, in collaboration with the School of Graduate Studies.  She also manages and administers the various awards and bursaries distributed by the PT Department to current students.

Photo of LindaLinda Stone

Position: Administrative Assistant to the Chair
Email:  pt.chair@utoronto.ca
Phone: 416 978 2769
Fax: 416 946 8562
Office: Room 872, 500 University Ave.
Contact Linda if:  You require information from the Chair’s office or you would like to meet with the chair; you have questions about Department or University of Toronto policies and procedures; have  content or feedback regarding the PT Link Newsletter.

Linda assists the Chair of the PT department. She is responsible for managing Tenure/Senior Promotions/Search processes within the PT department. She is also the editor of the PT Link, a newsletter published by the department on a quarterly basis.

Head shot of Amanda PattersonAmanda Patterson

Position: Business Manager
Email:  pt.busofficer@utoronto.ca
Phone: 416 946 3233
Fax: 416 946 8562
Office: Room 868, 500 University Ave.
Contact Amanda if:  you have a financial question or you are a Dept of PT employee with an HR question

Amanda is responsible for the Human Resources and finances of the department.  She coordinates the budgets for the department, faculty grants and IEPT program.  In addition to hiring/supervising staff and processing salary payments, Amanda is also the contact for all departmental employees, past and present.  Additionally, she is responsible for office management and the building operations of the department.

Ningsha ZhongHead shot of Ningsha Zhong

Position: Professional Education Administrative Coordinator
Email:  ningsha.zhong@utoronto.ca
Phone: 416 978 7763
Fax: 416 946 8562
Office: Room 864, 500 University Ave.
Contact Ningsha if:  you are a U of T PT alumni who needs course information for credentialing purposes

Ningsha Zhong (PhD, MPhil) has been working in the Department over 12 years. Her duties encompass the areas of curriculum and program management, review and accreditation for Professional Master’s Program, and management of clinical education database and the physical therapy laboratory. She also administers teaching evaluations and resources for group activities for current PT students, and offers credentialing services for PT alumni.

Head shot of Nicole PercivalNicole Percival

Position: OIEPB Program Administrator
Email:  iept@utoronto.ca
Phone: 416 946 8560
Fax: 416 946 8562
Office: Room 860, 500 University Ave.
Contact Nicole if:  You are an internationally trained physical therapist interested in working as a PT in Ontario

Nicole is the first point of contact for any IEPT who would like to know more about the OIEPB program.   She can assist with all inquiries involving becoming a registered physiotherapist in Ontario, the OIEPB program, the application process, OBPAP bursary and other general information.

Mae KwanMae Kwan

Position: OIEPB Program Administrative Assistant
Email: iept.courses@utoronto.ca
Phone: 416 946 3414
Fax: 416 946 8562
Office: Room 814, 500 University Ave.
Contact Mae if: You are an internationally trained physical therapist interested in courses or workshops offered by the OIEPB program.

Mae assists the IEPT Program administrator and manages course and workshop registrations. She can be contacted if you would like more information about the program’s Online and Hybrid courses or Exam Skills Workshops. She can assist with all inquiries about the OIEPB program, the application process, OBPAP bursary and other general information.

Rob Page

Position: IT Manager
Email: rob.page@utoronto.ca
Phone: 416 946 8544
Fax: 416 946 8562
Office: Room 809, 500 University Ave.
Contact Rob if:  you require IT and/or AV support

Chanh Diep

Position: Infrastructure Analyst
Email: chanh.diep@utoronto.ca
Phone: 416 946 3308
Fax: 416 946 8562
Office: Room 809, 500 University Ave.
Contact Chanh if:  you require IT and/or AV support

Gordon Bryant

Position: AV Support Technician
Email: gordon.bryant@utoronto.ca
Phone:  416 946 3859
Office: Room 809, 500 University Ave.
Contact Gordon if: you require AV support