Contact information for the Providence Research Facilitation Office and its specific departments.

A researcher works at a computer with mountains in the background

Please refer to the information below to contact a specific department at the Providence Research Facilitation Office.

Providence Research Facilitation Office

Main Switchboard: 604-806-9090 or 604-682-2344
Admin Fax: 604-806-8568
Finance/HR Fax: 604-806-8276

Office Location
10th Floor - 1190 Hornby Street
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2K5

Courier Address
400 - 1190 Hornby Street
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2K5

Mailing Address
1081 Burrard Street 
Vancouver, BC V6Z 1Y6


Office of the VP Research and Academic Affairs

Executive Assistant to the VP, Research and Academic Affairs, PHC; and President, Providence Research

Jo-Lynn Mervyn
Director of Operations


Julie Hadden
Manager, Ethical Reviews 
604-682-2344, ext. 63496 
Queries relating to policies, standards and REB administrative inquiries.

Alex Trethewey
Manager, Pre and Post Review 
604-682-2344 ext.68366
Queries relating to pre-review of applications, post review documentation of REB decisions, post approval activities and general inquiries.

Paula Piper
Operations Coordinator

Contracts & Grants

Jeff Wong
Manager, Clinical Research Contracts and Grants
604-682-2344 Ext. 63199

Gwen Sin
Grants & Contracts Coordinator

Angela Ogniben
Contract and Budget Specialist

Donna Lei
Contracts and Grants Coordinator

Human Resources

Kelly Ceron
Manager, Human Resources

Chris Robinson
Human Resources Coordinator
604-682-2344 Local 62859


Tracy Yang
Manager, Finance
604-682-2344 ext. 66053
Queries related to Policies and Procedures, Indirect Costs of Research, General Finance comments, questions or concerns.

Freda Liang
604-682-2344 ext. 63438
Queries related to Accounts Payable, Inter-unit Transfer, Monthly Statements or Finance Generated Journal entries.

Molana Lanuma
HLI  Finance Administrator

Diana Doan
HLI Finance Coordinator

Carrie Yuan
Finance Administrator, Clinical Academic Research Groups

Rita Yao
Finance Coordinator


Susan Ogilvie
Communications Officer
Queries related to research news, social media and events

Grace Jenkins,
Communications Coordinator