Units and Staff


The Gerstein Science Information Centre provides comprehensive access to scientific and health science information and innovative services that fosters the search for knowledge and understanding in the University and the wider community

Associate Chief Librarian for Science Research and Information: Neil Romanosky

Administrative Support Associate: Vidya Mahadeo

Access Services

Responsible for course reserves, the public service desk, maintaining collections, and maintaining physical facilities

Manager: Renata Holder

Education and Information Services

Responsible for instruction support, email services, and consultation requests

Interim Assistant Director: Elena Springall 

Health Science Information Consortium of Toronto (HSICT)

A collaboration of libraries and information centres in teaching & community hospitals, public health units, educational institutions, and government and non-government organizations in the health sector

More about the HSICT

Executive Director: Lori Anne Oja

Research and Innovation Services

Responsible for supporting faculty research & innovation via services  such as Knowledge Synthesis Service (KSS) and entrepreneurship support

Assistant Director: Heather Cunningham

Neil Romanosky
Associate Chief Librarian for Science Research and Information
Phone: 416-978-6370
Vidya Mahadeo
Administrative Support Associate
Phone: 416-978-6434
Access Services
Renata Holder
Resource Sharing & Access Services Unit Supervisor, Short Term Loan (Sciences & Health Sciences) & SLA Supervisor
Phone: 416-978-2794
Dinah Draper
Access Services Associate
Phone: 416-978-3327
Marina Fedchenko
Access Services Associate
Phone: 416-978-7664
Meredith George
Senior Serials Associate
Phone: 416-978-1598
Teresa Guardia
Access Services Associate
Phone: 416-978-7131
Peter Gurney
Access/Information Services Specialist
Phone: 416-946-5043
Jeff Heeney
Reference Specialist
Phone: 416-946-7030
Debra Labern
Access Services Associate
Phone: 416-946-8377
Andrew Sorcik
Access Services Associate
Phone: 416-946-8376
Education & Information Services
Elena Springall
Interim Assistant Director for Education & Information Services
Phone: 416-978-0853
ORCid: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3686-7098
Liaison Subjects:
  • Interfaculty Pain Curriculum
  • Medical Education
  • Psychiatry
Glyneva Bradley-Ridout
Liaison & Education Librarian
Phone: 416-978-4080
ORCid: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2879-9056
Liaison Subjects:
  • Nutritional Sciences
  • Pharmacology & Toxicology
  • Pharmacy
Kaitlin Fuller
Liaison & Education Librarian
Phone: 416-978-2045
ORCid: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8315-187X
Liaison Subjects:
  • Institute of Medical Science
  • MD Program
Mikaela Gray
Liaison & Education Librarian
Phone: 416 978-6938
ORCid: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5580-5824
Liaison Subjects:
  • Nursing
Dana Kuszelewski
Reference Specialist
Phone: 416-978-2340
Liaison Subjects:
  • Accessibility services
Erica Lenton
Faculty Liaison & Instruction Librarian
Phone: 416-978-7663
ORCid: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9392-2669
Liaison Subjects:
  • Kinesiology
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Education & Health
  • Physical Therapy
  • Rehabilitation Science
  • Speech Language Pathology
  • Terrence Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research
profile photo Vincci Lui
Faculty Liaison & Instruction Librarian | Communications & Web Librarian (on leave until November 2019)
Phone: 416-978-5295
ORCid: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7371-1258
Liaison Subjects:
  • Bioethics
  • Health Policy, Management and Evaluation
  • Public Health
Gail Nichol (retired)
Collection Development - Health & Life Sciences/Reference & Instruction
Linda Singh
Access and Reference Services Associate
Phone: 416-978-7258
Health Science Information Consortium of Toronto
Lori Anne Oja
Executive Director
Phone: 416-978-6359
Research and Innovation Services
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Assistant Director for Research and Innovation Services
Phone: 416-946-5488
Liaison Subjects:
  • Biochemistry
  • Genetics
  • Immunology
  • Research services
Patricia Ayala
Research Services Librarian (on leave until September 2019)
Phone: 416-978-6778
ORCid: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3613-2270
Liaison Subjects:
  • Health research methodologies
  • Research services
  • Systematic & scoping reviews
Christina Kim
Interim Entrepreneurship Librarian
Phone: 416-978-0859
Liaison Subjects:
  • Commercialization
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Startups
Carey Toane
Entrepreneurship Librarian
Phone: 416-978-0859
Liaison Subjects:
  • Entrepreneurship