Department Counsellors

Each department has counsellors to answer your inquiries about courses and modules, such as:

  • Advice on progression and course selection within your module
  • Taking a course without the pre-requisite
  • Course substitutions (discussing taking a different course than what is normally required in your module)
  • Problems with course registration (for example, a course is full)
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Faculty of Science Department Counsellors:

Applied Mathematics


Brenda Beretta
North Campus Bldg 301A


Dr. Richard Gardiner
Biotron 105E

Computer Science

Earth Sciences

Environmental Science


Physics and Astronomy

Planetary Science

Statistical & Actuarial Sciences

Counsellors and Drop-in Hours are listed on their website

Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry: Basic Medical Science Counsellors:

Anatomy and Cell Biology

Dr. Walter Rushlow


Dr. Derek McLachlin

Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Interdisciplinary Medical Sciences (IMS)

Dr. Nicole Campbell

Medical Biophysics

Dr. Dwayne Jackson

Medical Health Informatics

Dr. Candace Gibson

Medical Sciences Modules (Major and Minor)

Kathy Boon
Medical Sciences Bldg M137 - No appointments, drop-in only

Microbiology and Immunology

Dr. Kelly Summers


Dr. Walter Rushlow


Dr. Zia Khan

Physiology and Pharmacology

One Health

Dr. Zia Khan