Staff

Shane Brandon

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Position: Curriculum and Departmental Assistant
Email:  pt.reception@utoronto.ca
Phone: 416-946-8641
Office: Room 875

Shane supports faculty with unit organization matters, helps with the continuing education program and assists with the admissions process for the 2-year MScPT program. He also provides front line service for the department.

Contact Shane if:

  • You have a general question.
  • You are a current faculty, staff or student and would like to book a room

Sarah McMahon

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Position: Student Liaison Officer
Email:  ptstudent.services@utoronto.ca
Phone: 416-978-5476
Office: Room 870

Sarah manages recruitment, admissions, and awards and bursaries for the MScPT programs. She acts as the registrar for current MScPT students, in collaboration with the School of Graduate Studies, to oversee registration and enrolment and administer policies and procedures within the program. She also assists with policy development and website organization and maintenance.

Contact Sarah if:

  • You are a current student who needs assistance
  • You are a previous student who needs their ROSI PIN re-set

Jane Kean

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Position: Clinical & Community – Student & Business Affairs Assistant
Admissions Email:  physther.facmed@utoronto.ca
Clinical Education email: ptclined@utoronto.ca 
Phone: 416-946-3793
Office: Room 866

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.

Contact Jane if:

  • You have an admissions question
  • You have a clinical education question
  • Financial (timesheet, invoice) question

Mae Kwan

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Position: Ontario Internationally Educated Physical Therapy Bridging (OIEPB) Program, Administrator
Email:  iept@utoronto.ca
Phone: 416-946-8560
Office: Room 860

Mae is the first point of contact for the Physical Therapy Bridging Program. She is responsible for inquiries and administration of the comprehensive bridging program, admissions, and financial assistance.

Contact Mae if:

  • You are an internationally or Canadian trained physical therapist seeking help to pass the  licensure exams in Ontario.
  • You are an internationally or Canadian trained physical therapist interested in working as a physical therapist in Ontario.

Traci Peggie

Position: Executive & Information Assistant
Email:  pt.chair@utoronto.ca
Phone: 416 978 2769
Office: Room 872

Traci provides direct support to the Department Chair including calendar management, coordinating events and academic processes. She is responsible for managing tenure/senior promotions, faculty reviews, workload, PTR, and academic search activities within the department as well as disseminating internal and external communication and preparing content for the monthly Departmental Newsletter.

Contact Traci if:

  • You require information from the Chair’s office
  • You would like to meet with the chair
  • You have questions about the department or University of Toronto policies and procedures
  • You have content or feedback regarding the PT Link Newsletter

Amanda Patterson

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Position: Business Manager
Email:  pt.busofficer@utoronto.ca
Phone: 416-946-3233
Office: Room 868

Amanda is responsible for business, financial, personnel, space and resources.   She manages the departments daily operations, 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.

Contact Amanda if:

  • You have a financial question
  • You are a department employee with an HR question

Ningsha Zhong

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Position: Professional Education Program Administrative Coordinator
Email:  pt.curriculum@utoronto.ca
Phone: 416 978 7763
Office: Room 864

Ningsha supports and oversees curriculum delivery of the MScPT program, and is responsible for class scheduling, course/faculty evaluations, TA hiring, and the management of teaching labs and resources. She also maintains the clinical internship database (JUN), supports and participates in the curriculum committees, assists program accreditations and evaluations, administer annual surveys (exit, graduate and employer) and provides credentialing services.

Contact Ningsha if:

You are a graduate of the program who requires course information for credentialing purposes.

Rob Page

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Position: IT Manager
Email: rob.page@utoronto.ca
Phone: 416-946-8544
Office: Room 809

Chanh Diep

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Position: Infrastructure Analyst
Email: chanh.diep@utoronto.ca
Phone: 416-946-3308
Office: Room 809