Our Staff

Help you can trust

Our staff members are critical to the efficiency and effectiveness of our department. Whether they’re responding to the questions and concerns of our students, or they’re working to ensure that our residency program is running smoothly, these people constantly make sure that our department is taken care of.

Department head: Dr. Marcelo Nicolela

Email: nicolela@dal.ca
Phone: 902-473-7155
Fax: 902-473-2839

Department Manager: Susan E. Smith

Email: smithse@dal.ca
Phone: 902-473-3589
Fax: 902-473-2839

Health Services Manager: Shawna Dunsworth

Email: shawna.dunsworth@nshealth.ca
Phone: 902-473-7331
Fax: 902-473-2839

Research Manager: Leah Wood

Email: Ophthalmology.Research@dal.ca
Phone: 902-473-3751
Fax: 902-473-2839

Education Coordinator: Tomma MacDonald

Email: ophthed@dal.ca
Phone: 902-473-2517
Fax: 902-473-2839

Assistant to Dr Nicolela: Jennifer Milligan

Email: jenn.milligan@nshealth.ca
Phone: 902-473-7155
Fax: 902-473-2839

Technical Coordinator: Chris Phillips

Email: chris.phillips@dal.ca
Phone: 902-473-3465
Fax: 902-473-2839