For the Record: June 10, 2021

For the Record: June 10, 2021

June 10, 2021


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Search committee for Associate Dean, Equity and Social Accountability, Faculty of Health Sciences

A search committee has been established to recommend a candidate for appointment to the position of Associate Dean, Equity and Social Accountability, Faculty of Health Sciences, at Queen’s University.

Committee Membership

  • Dr. Leslie Flynn (Chair), Vice Dean, Education, Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Dr. Oyedeji Ayonrinde, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry
  • Amit Bansal, Chief Financial Officer, Kingston Health Sciences Centre
  • Dr. Heather Braund, Health Education Researcher and Consultant, Office of Professional Development and Educational Scholarship
  • Benjamin Carroll, PhD Student, School of Nursing
  • Celina Caesar-Chavannes, EDI Senior Advisor, Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Michael Coccimiglio, President of the Rehabilitation Therapy Society, School of Rehabilitation Therapy
  • Dr. Sophy Chan, Research Associate, Department of Family Medicine
  • Dr. Peggy DeJong, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
  • Dr. Nora Fayed, Assistant Professor, School of Rehabilitation Therapy
  • Dr. Michael Kawaja, Associate Dean (Academic), School of Medicine
  • Jill McCreary, Manager of Operations, Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Allison Philpot, Director of Medical Administration, Providence Care
  • Dr. Michelle Quaye, Resident, Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Department of Family Medicine
  • Katie Roberts (Secretary), Senior Staffing Officer, Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Dr. Erna Snelgrove-Clarke, Vice Dean (Health Sciences) and Director, School of Nursing
  • Dr. Claudio Soares, Head, Department of Psychiatry
  • Dr. Giselle Valarezo, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Program Manager, Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Bryan Wong, Aesculapian Society, School of Medicine

All staff, faculty, students, and members of the university community are encouraged to provide input on the profile of our future associate dean, Equity and Social Accountability, via the completion of this feedback form. Questions can be directed to Crystal Tripple, Staffing Officer at

Feedback received will be shared with the committee and will help to inform both the development of the role description and the search process. In addition, nominations to the position, including rationale for supporting each nominee are encouraged.