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

Assistant Director: Allison Bell 

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

Resource Sharing

Responsible for Interlibrary Loans Service (ILL/RACER service), Scan & Deliver Service, and Document Delivery Services

Coordinator: Elena Springall

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
ORCid: 0000-0003-4876-9999
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
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
Allison Bell
Assistant Director for Education and Information Services
Phone: 416-978-7676
Liaison Subjects:
  • Psychiatry
Kaitlin Fuller
Liaison & Education Librarian
Phone: 416-978-2045
Liaison Subjects:
  • MD Program
Dana Kuszelewski
Reference Specialist
Phone: 416-978-2340
Liaison Subjects:
  • Accessibility services
Erica Lenton
Faculty Liaison & Instruction Librarian
Phone: 416-978-7663
Liaison Subjects:
  • History & Philosophy of Science and Technology
  • Kinesiology
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Education & Health
  • Physical Therapy
  • Rehabilitation Science
  • Speech Language Pathology
  • Terrence Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research
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Faculty Liaison & Instruction Librarian | Communications & Web Librarian
Phone: 416-978-5295
ORCid: 0000-0001-7371-1258
Liaison Subjects:
  • Bioethics
  • Health Policy, Management and Evaluation
  • Public Health
Gail Nichol
Collection Development - Health & Life Sciences/Reference & Instruction
Phone: 416-978-7665
Liaison Subjects:
  • Interfaculty Pain Curriculum
  • Nutritional Sciences
  • Pharmacology & Toxicology
  • Pharmacy
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
Resource Sharing
Elena Springall
Coordinator, Resource Sharing & Instruction and Liaison Librarian
Phone: 416-978-0853
Liaison Subjects:
  • Medical Education
Dinah Draper
Resource Sharing Associate
Phone: 416-978-3327
Matthew Edwards
Senior Resource Sharing and Access Services Associate
Phone: 416-978-3327
Hacques Shillingford
Resource Sharing Specialist
Phone: 416-978-7536
Kelly Visconti
Senior Resource Sharing & Access Services Associate
Phone: 416-978-4080
Research and Innovation Services
Patricia Ayala
Research Services Librarian
Phone: 416-978-6778
Liaison Subjects:
  • Research services
  • Systematic & scoping reviews
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Assistant Director for Research and Innovation Services
Phone: 416-946-5488
Liaison Subjects:
  • Biochemistry
  • Genetics
  • Immunology
  • Research services
Christina Kim
Information Specialist, MaRS Market Intelligence
Phone: 416-673-8200
Liaison Subjects:
  • Entrepreneurship
Carey Toane
Entrepreneurship Librarian
Phone: 416-978-0859
Liaison Subjects:
  • Entrepreneurship