Giving to the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Philanthropic support to the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry makes possible everything from student’s financial aid and medical research to classrooms with state-of-the-art technology. The Office of Advancement helps alumni and our friends remain connected to the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry in meaningful ways. Each donor—and their reason for giving—is unique. We work with you to identify specific areas of interest and ensure that your funds are invested so as to ensure greatest impact.
Lorne Tyrrell

The COVID-19 and Emerging Pathogens Research Fund

The impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus has been felt worldwide. This fund will support researchers at the Li Ka Shing Institute for Virology and across the University of Alberta in developing a vaccine and treatments for COVID-19.

Office of Advancement

Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry
2J2.00 WC Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre
Edmonton, AB T6G 2R7

Daryl Silzer
Assistant Dean, Advancement
(780) 492-4719


Kyla Denisuik
Director of Development
(780) 492-5348


Bobbi Wolbeck
Director of Development
(780) 504-5664


Salena Kitteringham
Director, Marketing & Communications
(780) 492-5881
Media:Office of Communications


Elise Hetu
Assistant Director, Alumni Relations
(780) 248-1445


Franca Brodett
Associate Director, Advancement
(780) 492-8839


Jason Cobb
Associate Director, Advancement
(780) 492-9605


Nana Thaver
Associate Director, Advancement
(780) 492-9746


Bobbie O'Connor
Associate Director, Advancement
(780) 492-5348


Barbara Tolevski (on leave)
Associate Director, Advancement
(780) 492-9746


Lena Hozaima
Associate Director, Advancement
(780) 492-8074


Scott Bremner
Associate Director, Advancement
(780) 492-7324


Jamie Fuchs
Executive Assistant to the Assistant Dean, Advancement
(780) 492-8472