Meet our staff

Management and Administration

Paula Mullins, RN - Manager of Operations
Clinical Learning and Simulation Centre

(709) 864-6323
Paula manages the operations of the Clinical Learning and Simulation Centre. She has been with the Faculty of Medicine since 2007 and has previously been a Standardized Patient Program Coordinator and Progam Manager (UGME).

Cynthia Skinner - Secretary, Clinical Learning and Simulation Centre
(709) 864-6322
Cynthia provides administrative support for all three units at the CLSC, and is the smiling face who greets you at the front desk and offers you a snack! She also coordinates payroll for our Standardized Patients.

Clinical Skills

Kelly M. Penton, B. Comm (Coop) - Clinical Experience Coordinator
(709) 864-6309
Kelly coordinates and administers the Clinical Skills program for the Undergraduate Medical Education Program. She also assists with the development of course objectives, organizing and administering Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCE), and instructing clinical faculty on course content, format and objectives to meet curriculum requirements.

High Fidelity

Sherry Pritchett-Kelly, B.N.R.N. - High Fidelity Curriculum Coordinator
(709) 864-6286
Sherry coordinates and oversees the High Fidelity Simulation Program within the CLSC. She also collaborates with faculty to develop simulation curriculum and participates in research and evaluation activities.

Standardized Patient Program

SP Educators
Standardized Patient Educators collaborate with faculty and other user groups to design and deliver role plays for students, residents, or other learners to practice and perfect communication and clinical skills. They also recruit and train Standardized Patients and Teaching Patients. Visit the SP Contacts page for a list of SP Educators and their contact information.

Sharon King: (709) 864-4925
Karen Mitchell: (709) 864-6053
Theresa Ricketts: (709) 864-4983
Nikita Strickland: (709) 864-6319
Jackie Turner: (709) 864-6018

Medical Technologists

Barry Trenchard
(709) 864-6303

Barry assists faculty and learners during Surgical Skills events. Barry also supports, maintains and troubleshoots high fidelity mannequins, task trainers, patient simulators, virtual reality and associated equipment within the CLSC.

Audiovisual Services

Robert French
(709) 864-6388

Rob provides PC Support and EMS system support within the CLSC.

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