102119mtp_1347Shane Brandon

Position: Curriculum and Departmental Assistant
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.


Sarah McMahon

Position: Student Liaison Officer
Phone: 416 978 5476
Fax: 416 946 8562
Office: Room 870, 500 University Ave.
Contact Sarah if:  you are a current student who needs assistance or you are a U of T PT alumni who needs their ROSI PIN reset

Sarah 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. Sarah 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.


Jane KeanJane Kean

Position: Clinical & Community – Student & Business Affairs Assistant
Admissions email:
Clinical Education email: 
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.


Mae Kwan

Position: OIEPB Program Administrator, Comprehensive
Phone: 416 946 8560
Fax: 416 946 8562
Office: Room 860, 500 University Ave.
Contact Mae if:  You are an internationally trained physical therapist interested in working as a physical therapist in Ontario

Mae 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, modular courses, OBPAP bursary and other general information.


Traci Peggie

Position: Executive & Information Assistant
Phone: 416 978 2769
Fax: 416 946 8561
Office: Room 872, 500 University Ave.
Contact if:  You require information from the Chair’s office or you would like to meet with the chair; you have questions about the department or University of Toronto policies and procedures; have content or feedback regarding the PT Link Newsletter.

Traci assists the Chair of the department and is responsible for managing tenure/senior promotions/search processes within the department.


Amanda PattesrsonAmanda Patterson

Position: Business Manager
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 department 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-zhongNingsha Zhong

Position: Professional Education Administrative Coordinator
Phone: 416 978 7763
Fax: 416 946 8562
Office: Room 864, 500 University Ave.
Contact Ningsha if:  You are a graduate of the program who requires course information for credentialing purposes.

Ningsha Zhong (PhD, MPhil) has been working in the department for over 12 years. Her duties encompass curriculum and program management, review and accreditation for the 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 alumni.


Rob PageRob Page

Position: IT Manager
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 DiepChanh Diep

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