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Our instructors are qualified professionals with industry-specific expertise, providing knowledge, leadership and mentorship; they bring passion and dedication to the classroom, everyday.

We know you have what it takes – to be a skillful, confident and in-demand employee; these are your future mentors who will prove that you can!

Agnes V.

Faculty, Healthcare

“It is very satisfying for me to teach and help my students achieve their goals. I have a lot of empathy and respect for the incredible struggles our students overcome, as many of them are also working and caring for their families while they are completing their studies.”

Agnes has over 50 years’ experience in nursing, having worked in various hospital and long term care settings, including acute care and mental health. She also owned and ran her own nursing agency for 16 years, employing 170 staff members and servicing nine long term care facilities. Agnes has been a Personal Support Worker instructor for almost 18 years, delivering a comprehensive and relevant learning experience to her upcoming PSW students.

Agnes has a bachelor’s degree in Nursing and has completed a variety of post graduate courses, including Gerontology, Psychiatry, Mental Health and Business Administration.

Aileen V.

Faculty, Healthcare

“My favourite thing about teaching is that I get to encourage my students to believe in themselves. Once they have done that, they can start to see the opportunities around them and be successful in their careers.”

Aileen has over 25 years of dental experience, having worked as a dentist in the Philippines before moving to Canada. Dentistry is Aileen’s passion; hence she participates in continuous training, professional development, and education, enabling her to give her best to her students and patients.

Aileen graduated as valedictorian from her Dental Hygiene certificate program, and is a certified Level II Dental Assistant. Aileen has also completed various professional training courses in Canada and the USA.

Akram R.

Faculty, Healthcare

"Akram’s calm and caring nature helps to make students comfortable and relaxed while ensuring that they gain all the theoretical and practical knowledge to perform as top Estheticians. She prides herself on her attention to detail which allows for a positive classroom experience where her knowledge, experience and education shine for all her students to see."

Akram has been involved in various areas of the beauty industry since graduating as a Medical Esthetician in 2017. Her areas of expertise have been in management, where she assisted with training and development of new employees as well as provided client treatments and support. She has worked for a Medical Esthetician Device company providing multiple service level training on devices and treatments available on the market. Akram’s medical science background has facilitated a strong understanding and passion for laser treatments and devices, supporting companies and spas in their pursuit of excellence in the Medical Esthetics field.

Her significant involvement in mentoring new Estheticians and Medical Estheticians and training business owners and staff members on various Medical devices has influenced her decision to join the Anderson College Team as a Medical Esthetician Instructor.

Amandeep K. S.

Faculty, Business

“I am passionate about teaching because I believe it gives me the ability to make a difference in someone’s life. I especially enjoy teaching adult students because they are sincere, punctual and responsible. To see my students succeed gives me so much pleasure.”

Amandeep is a highly educated instructor with more than 10 years’ experience teaching Business Management and Accounting to a diverse group of students from all over the world. She has received numerous awards and recognitions in the business and accounting field, and has conducted a series of research programs. She has published 3 books, 25 conference research papers, and 10 research papers in journals, one of which received the “Best Research Paper Award” from the Insurance Institute of India.

Amandeep has a PhD in Management and a Masters of Business Administration in Finance. She is also a certified Payroll Compliance Practitioner.

Amelia P.

Faculty, Healthcare

“Teaching is my passion and nursing is my advocacy. I am doing both and humbled by my chosen profession. To see the students transforming into exceptional support workers is what keeps me going. Their success is my happiness. I’m the kind of person who from the moment I wake up devotes myself to the perfection of whatever I pursue and do my very best to share the knowledge, skills and experience I have with my students.”

Amelia is an internationally educated nurse (IEN) who is registered to practice nursing by the College of Nurses of Ontario. She has been teaching as a PSW instructor in Canada since 2013 and has shown her exceptional abilities in theoretical instruction and laboratory skills.

Amelia achieved her BScN diploma and pursued her postgraduate studies in nursing at the University of the City of Manila. She has done her continuing studies in nursing at George Brown College as part of her registration to practice nursing in Canada. She is a US Registered Nurse and has experience working in both acute and chronic continuing care. She has also earned her diploma in ECG, Phlebotomy and Medical Laboratory Technician at Anderson College.

Amy L. CRGS, RDMS, DMS, BMRSc

Faculty, Healthcare

"I am passionate about adult education, patient care optimization, organizational development and effectiveness, workflow management and outcome analysis in the clinical setting."

Amy has been a frontline Diagnostic Medical Sonographer at a teaching and trauma hospital for the last 7 years. Before that, she also spent 3 years working at community hospitals, clinics and fertility centres.

Anand R., MSc, CRGS, CRVT, RT

Faculty, Healthcare

I have over 24 years' experience in medical ultrasound, in a wide range of clinical applications. I did my training and completed my Masters’ Degree in the UK, and have been working in Canada since 2008.

I previously worked as a Clinical Instructor in the UK (Addenbrookes, Cambridge), and was an External Instructor at the Michener Institute in Toronto. I was also an invited lecturer on various topics in ultrasound at Universities in the UK, as well as at the Michener Institute.

I previously worked as a Research Associate, both in the UK and in Canada, and I am the first author of three publications, and co-author of an additional five papers. I’ve presented at various conferences, including at RSNA (Chicago). I am an invited reviewer for the Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM). My management experience includes working as the Ultrasound Lead in Scotland, as well as consulting on various projects. I currently work at the University Health Network, in capacity as both a Sonographer, and also as a Research Associate. I was also involved in volunteering abroad where I taught ultrasound skills to physicians and technologists in both Ethiopia and in Haiti.

Anish S., RPh

Faculty, Healthcare

"It brings me immense joy knowing that I can assist others in developing the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful in the pharmacy field. I hope to give back to the students and profession, just as my pharmacy instructors and mentors helped in my development as a pharmacist and business owner"

Anish graduated from the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Toronto in 2012. He has been a pharmacist working at Loblaws, and more recently Shoppers Drug Mart. Since 2013, Anish has been a franchise owner of multiple Shoppers Drug Mart locations in Ontario and serves as a preceptor for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians with the College of Pharmacy.

Avelina M.

Faculty, Healthcare

“Being in the dental field for 25 years, I wanted a change in my career. As an Instructor at Anderson College, it allows me to pass my years of experience on to my students, it is very rewarding to see the students grow and move on to a career they love.”

Avelina has 25 years of experience in the dental field, both in clinical and administrative areas. She worked as a CDA (expanded functions assistant) treatment coordinating and IPac officer. Avelina attributes her professional success to the support she has received from her family/ teams throughout the years, which she is now paying forward through teaching. She has now been an instructor where she enjoys mentoring, training and preparing up-and-coming dental assistants for their own successful careers.

Avelina is a Level 2 Dental Assistant & Registered ODAA member for 25 years. She also achieved her Diplomas at Career Canada College and Medix College in Ontario.

Azza S.

Faculty, Business

“I am honored when my students feel that they are being enlightened by the information I give them.
In my teachings, I not only talk about academic subjects, but also about professional experiences. I transfer practical knowledge from my own life experience to enrich their journey.”

Azza is an entrepreneur and project manager with over 20 years’ international experience in Canada and the Middle East. She is the founder of numerous successful businesses in Egypt, Dubai, and Canada, including conference management, wellness, and self-development companies. Azza has a passion for knowledge transfer and has been an independent consultant since 2008. She also organizes workshops and retreats for self-development.

Azza holds an undergraduate degree in Business Administration and Computer Science, and has been a certified Project Management Professional in good standing with the Project Management Institute since 2008. Azza has completed diploma programs in a variety of subjects including Canadian Taxes, and Journalism and Broadcasting.

Barbara O.

Faculty, Healthcare

“I aim to provide a positive learning environment for my students through giving them encouragement, motivation, inspiration, and enthusiasm!”

Barbara’s career in medical office administration has spanned over 25 years. She began her career as an administrator in a private medical office before moving to a hospital environment, where she supported heads of departments, senior leadership and a vice president in two hospitals. Barbara is experienced in medical terminology, office procedures, OHIP billing, medical transcription, and customer service.

Barbara holds a diploma in Office Administration for Medicine and became a certified medical secretary in 1998.



Barbara T., B.Sc.N., R.N.

Faculty, Healthcare

“As a PSW Instructor, my experience as a Public Health Nurse has broadened my teaching and facilitation skills by utilizing adult learning principles. I practice by applying a strength-based lens and approach to recognize, enhance and build the capacity of each student and support their individualized and unique learning styles.”

Barbara earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.Sc.N.) from the Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto. She remains a current member in good standing as a Registered Nurse (R.N.) with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) and a member of the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO).

Prior to becoming an instructor at Anderson College, she has worked as a staff nurse at the Clarke Institute of Psychiatry, Forensic Unit, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Department of Psychiatry, Psychogeriatric Team and as a Public Health Nurse for both the Region of Peel and the City of Toronto.

As a committed believer in lifelong learning, Barbara has completed the Clinical Skills Program for Well Woman Care at McMaster University while working in a Public Health Healthy Sexuality Clinic, the Johns Hopkins University COVID-19 Contact Tracing Course and the Ruth Ruttan & Associates Advanced Nursing Footcare Course.

Bardhyl V.

Faculty, Healthcare

“Teaching is an art, because you have to put your heart and honesty into it; you have to work hard. My passion is teaching. Since receiving my diploma, my priority has been changing students’ lives, preparing them to serve people in need and to lead successful futures.”

Bardhyl has been a college instructor for over a decade, with his teaching practice informed by his practical skills gained working as an Independent Medical Examiner.

Since earning his MLA/T Diploma, Bardhyl has been a member of the Medical Laboratory Professionals' Association of Ontario and the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science. He is also a certified First Aid and CPR Instructor with St. John Ambulance in Mississauga, Ontario.

Basanti R.L., RPhT

Program Coordinator, Healthcare

“I have always been fascinated by the idea of sharing knowledge, and I love to see my students succeed in their careers. I am interested in academic management, research, teaching, and sharing my experiences and knowledge with my students.”

Basanti has more than 7 years’ combined experience in pharmacy and research. Basanti specializes in aseptic technique and intravenous medicines, having started her career as a research scientist with the Princess Margaret Research Institute (the research arm of the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre) performing research on human ovarian cancer cells. After completing her training as a pharmacy technician, Basanti worked in a community pharmacy environment for over two years before transitioning to a specialized pharmacy setting.

Basanti has a bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology and a Pharmacy Technician’s diploma. She is a Registered Pharmacy Technician with the Ontario College of Pharmacists.

Brechelle P. , RPN

Faculty, Healthcare

“I strive to be an instructor that students can rely on. Throughout my career, I’ve always looked at the people who got me to where I wanted to be, and I want to be that person for other people.”

Brechelle graduated from the PSW program at Mohawk College in 2013. Shortly after, she completed her RPN and graduated in 2015. She spent 4 years in Endoscopy as a Nurse Manager, worked at St. Joes Hospital in Hamilton in the Renal Transplant clinic, same-day surgery at the Hamilton General. Now currently, she works at a Chronic Pain Centre and recently opened her own Cosmetic / Medical Spa in the Hamilton area.

Brechelle has a PSW certificate, her RPN diploma and possesses a credited Nurse Injector certificate. She aspires to finish her degree and become a Nurse Practitioner.

Brigitte L.

Faculty, Healthcare

“I love teaching at Anderson College because our students also teach me so much! Our students bring a great deal of diversity and energy into the class; to teach them is a great honour. I look forward to meeting you next!”

Brigitte has 20 years’ experience in early childhood education, working with special needs children and teaching ages 0-14 years in private Montessori Schools and child care centres across the Greater Toronto Area. Her previous roles include Summer School Director, children’s in-home-tutor, and Parent Workshop Leader. She combines her interior design background with the childcare field to ensure children, families, and her students have inspiring educational environments to learn from.

Brigitte holds a diploma in Early Childhood Education, is a Registered Early Childhood Educator (with the College of Early Childhood Educators), and completed her Montessori Casa training in 2015. She is also a qualified Interior Designer.

Cathy D.

Faculty, Healthcare

“I’m so proud to see my students pursue their dreams and help others who may be homeless, addicted, or struggle with various other challenges. In their chosen profession, and with the knowledge they receive from Anderson College, they will be vital and compassionate agents for change!”

Cathy Dickson has over 20 years’ experience within several sectors of Social Services and vulnerable populations, working with those dealing with severe and multiple disabilities. Her skills range from implementing physical and mental health management techniques, including efficient strategies for crisis intervention, to individual counselling and workshop facilitation.

Cathy has a bachelor’s degree from McMaster University and is a Sir Wilfrid Laurier University Graduate. She has also completed a number of additional training programs, including Teaching the Adult Learner, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Trainer, Personal Support Worker, American Sign Language, Child & Adult Abuse, Sexual Trafficking and Disability Awareness.

Chandra S.

Faculty, Healthcare

“I love everything about teaching, especially supporting my students to achieve their goals and succeed in their careers.”

Chandra has amassed experience in various areas within the field of dentistry, having worked as a general dentist in India, a manager of a dental office and laboratory in the United States, and as a clinical technician at the Canadian Academy of Dental Hygiene in Mississauga.

Chandra holds a master’s degree in Business Administration and is certified by the National Dental Assisting Examining Board as a Level II Dental Assistant.

Chantal N., BSc, MAppSc, RDMS, CRGS

Faculty, Healthcare

"I enjoy inspiring and facilitating the learning of others and I’m excited to be a part of the DMS program at Anderson College."

My interest in health sciences, specifically diagnostic imaging has inspired my educational endeavors. I obtained a BSc in Biology from the University of Toronto and completed the Radiography and Ultrasound programs at The Michener Institute. I have been practicing sonography since 2001 in both clinic and hospital environments. My desire to further my knowledge led me to obtain a Master’s degree in Ultrasound from Charles Sturt University in Australia in 2007.
 
For more than 10 years I’ve had the privilege of teaching sonography to learners in various settings. As a Clinical Educator for both The Michener Institute and McMaster-Mohawk Ultrasound programs I facilitated the learning of Sonography students in a busy hospital environment. Also, as an External Instructor for the Michener Institute I shared my knowledge of sonography with Radiation Therapists to guide them in the use of ultrasound to localize structures to be radiated and I instructed Nephrology Fellows to utilize ultrasound in locating both native and transplant kidneys.
 

Charles U. , PhD, CRSP, EP

Faculty, Healthcare

“My major goal is to educate and guide students so they can achieve their career objectives. As an instructor, I facilitate learning and encourage unique independent ideas to enable students to pursue their career goals. I look forward to promoting a great learning experience for students.”

Charles earned his Occupational Health and Safety certificate with honours from Seneca College. He also had earned a Ph.D. in Applied Biochemistry from the University of Tsukuba, Japan. He has been an OHS practitioner and instructor for over a decade. He has developed a sense for teaching techniques that effectively empower students and create a desire for learning.

Charles also has a strong industrial experience, having worked in various manufacturing industries.

He has a Canadian Registered Safety Professional and Environmental Professional designations to his portfolio.

Charles received his certification in Occupational Health and Safety from Seneca College. He also holds a PhD in Applied Biochemistry from the University of Tsukuba, Japan. He had held various positions in private and public institutions.

Christeen G. , BA HonOHS CNM-FS CHSC

Faculty, Healthcare

“With over 30 years of practical experience, it is my greatest pleasure to be instrumental in assisting the future health and safety professionals to be the very best safety officers that they can possibly be. ‘The safety of the people shall be the highest law’. Safety is not an intellectual exercise to keep us in work. It is a matter of life and death. It is the sum of our contribution to safety management that determines whether the people we work with will live or die.”

Christeen has earned her HonOHS and Human Resources Management at the Conestoga Polytechnic College in Guelph, Ontario. She is also a graduate of the Human Nutrition and Food Safety Management program with the Canadian University College, Alb Canada. Christeen has been a designated member of the CSNM-FS Healthcare Services Management for over 20 years. Christeen has extensive experience as an Occupational Health and Safety professional working in the public arena including the Healthcare and the Retail Food and Drug sectors. Christeen also functions as an OHS Advisor-Emergency Management with the Canadian Red Cross. She has been an on-site and online OHS Instructor for over 30 years.

Christeen achieved her CSNM-FS designation (Canadian Society of Nutrition Management- Food Safety) as well as her HonOHS/Human Resources Management with the Conestoga Polytechnic College, Guelph, Ontario. She is working towards her Teacher/Trainer of Adults certification.

David M.

Faculty, Law

“It is an honour to teach the new generation of law enforcement professionals. I love being able to share everything that I know and relate my experiences to what they are learning, so they too can be successful.”

David’s career in law enforcement has spanned 30 years in both the public and private sectors. David spent over a decade in various roles from uniform and plainclothes patrols, criminal investigations, youth crime, and gang investigations, coaching, search and rescue, and public order units.

His experience led him to the private sector, where he worked in security management, large-scale security auditing, international sports venue management and operations, aviation security operations and control, and teaching.

David has successfully completed various courses and certificates from Federal, State, and City US police agencies on street gang investigations, along with Ontario Police College and other college courses on police management and leadership.

Dawn B.

Faculty, Healthcare

"Dawn lives by the saying “Today’s a good day to learn something new.” She loves interacting with students from all walks of life and from all over the world because she learns from their experiences. Dawn enjoys her open and encouraging classroom atmosphere and has a coaching leadership style enabling her students to reach their full potential and inspire others."

Dawn has been an esthetician and makeup artist for more than 10 years. It started as a desire to make people feel good and evolved into a passion for skin care. Dawn’s career has given her the ability to impact lives by spending time with clients and allowing them to feel great about skin care and treatment of skin conditions. She is passionate about educating aspiring Estheticians so that they can use their platform to influence individuals to take care of their skin and see results. Dawn also believes that educating clients about homecare treatment can aid great results for people of all ages with varying skin conditions.

Debbie M.

Faculty, Healthcare

“I absolutely love instructing my students, including the challenges of getting to know my individual students and learning what I can do to help them succeed. I come to work every day knowing that I will be part of the accomplishments of my students and I couldn’t be more excited for that.” – Debbie

Debbie Mayers spent 7 years working as an MLA/T, developing a solid foundation of accuracy and practical experience in the field. She also honed her teaching and learning strategy skills for several years prior to joining the Anderson team, having worked as an Educational Assistant, private tutor, and as an Acquired Brain Injuries Rehabilitation Therapist.

Qualifications: MLPAO MLA/T Certificate, Educational Assistant Diploma – Mohawk College

Debora M.

Faculty, Healthcare

“I love working with different people and helping them with the challenges they face. Students come to my class struggling with English and feeling discriminated against because they come from different cultures, and I see them go through a complete transformation. I love to see these same students graduate and go on to succeed in their careers.”

Debora has over 15 years’ experience working in esthetics and medical esthetics, including managing medical spas and laser clinics, performing services and sales, as well as hiring and training staff. She also owned and ran her own esthetics and medical esthetics business before going on to share her knowledge as a college instructor.

Debora graduated from one of the most prestigious esthetics colleges in Toronto in Medical Aesthetics with Honors. Debora is a certified IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) and laser technologies skin care therapist, and Master of Medical Aesthetics.

Deepthi M. , MSc, RMLT

Faculty, Healthcare

“I feel proud to be a teacher because it gives me a greater sense of purpose and satisfaction. It means that I am doing the valuable task of shaping the future with a solid commitment to the social, academic growth and development of every student. I am happy that I have become a lifelong learner.” I love the quote – ‘To Teach is to Learn Twice.

Deepthi has over 10 years of experience in the field of teaching and research clinic. She is working as a Medical Laboratory Assistant since last 8 years. She is also a member of various research teams at Rajiv Gandhi Center for Biotechnology.

Deepthi has a Master of Science (MSc) and is a Registered MLT with the Canadian Society of Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) and the Medical Laboratory Professional’s Association of Ontario (MLPAO).

Denise S. , BSc, DMS, CRGS, RDMS

Faculty, Healthcare

"I am excited to share the knowledge and experience I have in ultrasound with all the students so that they may also share my passion for the profession."

Denise has over 8 years of experience in the field of ultrasound. She is an active member of both the College of Medical Radiation and Imaging Technologists of Ontario and Sonography Canada. Working at a busy hospital environment, she has obtained a wealth of experience performing general and specialized ultrasound exams.

Denise received her Diploma in Ultrasound from the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. She also holds an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Health Studies from the University of Waterloo.

Ebenezer N., MA, CRSP

Faculty, Healthcare

“I’m motivated to share my knowledge with people because I was once in your shoes walking down that path of ambition to find my passion. I had been looking for an outlet to cement myself professionally and express my passion artfully and safety was it! My goal is to get you from the unknowns of the safety world to a place where you would be able to engage with the field with competence and curiosity.”

With a BA in Health Studies from York University, Ebenezer, sought to pivot towards the health and safety field. He did this by doing the Health and Safety Administrator designation from the Alberta Construction Safety Association and then proceeded to complete professional certificate in Environmental Health and Safety from the University of Calgary. Ebenezer has earned his MA in Environmental Sustainability from Royal Roads University and obtained the Canadian Registered Safety Professional designation. With experience in construction, manufacturing, healthcare in cross provincial workplaces Ebenezer has rich exposure to the health and safety industry to share with all types of learners.

Ebenezer obtained his CRSP designation while completing a MA in Environmental Sustainability from Royal Roads University.

Edward G.

Faculty, Business

“It is a privilege to have the opportunity to help students achieve their best, and to guide them down a path where they realize how much better their lives are with hard work and confidence.”

Before becoming an instructor, Edward spent many years working as a chef before embarking upon a career in business, working at Bell Canada’s corporate office. He has now amassed over 20 years’ experience in adult education (teaching Business Administration) throughout which he has developed his communication and leadership skills.

Edward is a certified Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Master and has also completed courses at DeVry and Ryerson Universities.

Eman Q.

Faculty, Healthcare

“What I like most about teaching is the great fulfillment I get in sharing my knowledge with my students. I love mentoring my students and getting to know them, as I believe each student has a different reason to get their education; knowing that helps me to motivate them.”

Eman has several years’ experience both as a dental assistant, and as an instructor in Canada’s private sector. Eman started her dentistry career abroad, gaining several years’ experience in the field in her home country of Yemen. After coming to Canada, she continued her career by achieving her Intra Oral Dental Assisting diploma, working in the field as a Dental Assistant for several years.

Eman is NDAEB, CDA Level II, and HARP-certified and is an active member of the Ontario Dental Assistants Association.

Farnaz D., PhD in Computer Science

Faculty, Business

“I love teaching, because of the nature of student-teacher interaction and the passion for learning. I believe that good education motivates students for lifelong learning and helps them to develop the necessary skills to do in their careers and to become valuable members of society. Therefore, I always keep in mind that it is the responsibility of me as a teacher to present the subject interestingly and to encourage each student to learn new skills.”

Farnaz has worked in many different academic roles at international universities and colleges. She was a teaching assistant at the University of Liverpool, UK, also, she has worked as a tenured faculty at University of Tabriz, Iran from 2009 to 2019, which provided her with a wealth of experience in teaching and research. Since 2019, she is a computer instructor at Anderson College. She is teaching at Sheridan College as well. She has well research publications which the list of them is available on Google scholar.

Farnaz received her Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Liverpool, UK, and her BSc and MSc degree in Computer Engineering from Iran Universities.

Farrah R, BHA, Bs. MLS

Faculty, Healthcare

“I love teaching and instructing students to obtain their dream job. Although I have my own method of teaching, I respect students’ feedback and adjust my style since we started online classes. In my view all students, regardless of their background in education and language efficiency, have the right to learn materials in detail as well as gain enough confidence to obtain a job soon after practicum.”

Farrah has about 12 years teaching and management experience in both community and public colleges. As a program chair, she managed healthcare programs at former Everest College as well as worked as consultant to develop curriculum, course guides and lesson plans for post graduate students in Northern College at Pures Toronto. She is a certified adult educations instructor and has attended many conferences and workshops to strength her skills and knowledge to teach/ instruct diverse adult students to gain required knowledge and skills and obtain a job in the Canadian healthcare system. Farrah additionally has 10 years international experience working as Medical Laboratory Technologist in a university affiliated hospital and more than 8 years administrative experiences (training and orientating newly hired administrative assistants) at Providence Healthcare.

Farrah has a graduate degree in Health Administration majoring Health Service Management from Ryerson University and a graduated degree in Medical Laboratory Science from Iran. She has pursued post graduate management/ leadership and adult education courses via Tampa University, George Brown and Seneca Colleges between 2013 and 2018.

Fran O.

Faculty, Healthcare

“I love instructing because it gives me the opportunity to inspire, support, and mentor my students. I get to share my knowledge with others, as well as to discover and share some of the best parts of being human. Every day I’m hopeful to make a difference in some individual’s life which goes beyond knowledge.”

Fran O’Reilly has over two decades’ experience in nursing, having worked in both the mental health and community sectors. Throughout her career she has developed leadership, collaboration, and communication abilities, all of which apply equally to nursing and instructing. Her skills range from developing and implementing treatment and care plans, to providing a safe and confidential environment in which to administer care.

Fran completed a 2 year Diploma program in Social Service Work and has been a Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) since 1998.

Gary A.

Faculty, Business

“Teaching others is one of the most rewarding of all tasks I have experienced in my career. I especially enjoy helping students who have made large sacrifices in their life and are now trying to improve their quality of life. In many cases, the challenges our students have faced and overcome has inspired me to help make sure they succeed in life.”

Gary has worked in many different roles and fields throughout his career, including more than 25 years as a computer programmer, systems analyst, and business analyst. Gary spent 12 years running his own consulting and contracting business, where he was able to work with some of Canada’s largest companies. Working with such varied entities has provided Gary with a wealth of experience in not only computer systems, but continuous improvement and better business practices.

Gary’s education includes diplomas in computer programming and systems analysis, and a certificate in coaching.

Genelyn F.

Faculty, Business

“Teaching is my “calling”. I love sharing my knowledge with others, as well as the feeling of accomplishment seeing my students grow in knowledge, confidence and skills. Every single day we make a difference in someone's life which goes far beyond knowledge.” - Genelyn

Genelyn has over 10 years’ experience in accountancy and customer service. In her role as an instructor, she identifies and selects different instructional resources and methods to meet students' varying needs, establishing and communicating clear objectives for all learning activities. She believes that a positive attitude, commitment, and hard work are the keys to success.

Qualifications: BSc in Accountancy; Accounting and Payroll (Diploma); Tax Fundamentals (Diploma)
Accreditation: Member of Canadian Payroll Association, Member of Association of Filipino Accountants

Gilbert R.

Faculty, Healthcare

“Having graduated from the institution where I teach gives me a unique perspective on guiding my students on what it takes to work in the field. My journey from being a student to finally work as a Medical Laboratory Technician is a story filled with lessons worth telling my students. It is my hope that by sharing these lessons will place them in a much better position and inspire them to grow and love the field.”

Gilbert has earned his Medical Laboratory Technician diploma from Anderson College of Health Business and Technology’s Downtown campus. After finishing his program, he cleared both the federal and provincial examinations offered by the CSMLS and MLPAO. He began working in one of Ontario’s leading private laboratories as a Medical Laboratory Technician/Phlebotomist. Several months after, he was also hired as a Phlebotomist in Hospital Laboratory in Toronto. Three years after working in the field, he was hired to teach at Anderson College.

Gilbert received his diploma in Medical Laboratory Technician program from Anderson College of Health Business and Technology. He also holds a BS in Biology from University of Saint La Salle in the Philippines.

Gina T.

Faculty, Healthcare

“My favourite thing about teaching is the students; their energy and willingness to learn. I love helping people find a new career.”

Gina’s experience in medical administration spans over 25 years, having worked in a variety of roles, including Medical Office Administrator, Senior Medical Secretary and Medical Transcriptionist.

Gina is a graduate of the Medical Office Administrator program at the Toronto School of Business.

Gloria M.

Faculty, Healthcare

“I am very passionate about teaching. As an instructor, I understand that students choose to study PSW course, but they are not sure if this is the right field they should get for their future. I feel that my mission is to teach and guide them the best I can so that they can agree that this is the right course, and that they can be part of the staff community during this crucial time in our world.”

Gloria is a Registered Nurse from George Brown College. She is also a certified CPR and an active member of both the College of Nurses of Ontario and the Registered Nurse Association of Ontario.

She has several experiences including hospital, private health care settings, and community-based centres dealing with wide range of medical areas, as well as acute medical and surgical conditions. She has also been a Personal Support Worker program instructor since 2014, incorporating a variety of teaching and learning strategies in order to meet the students needs.

Gloria achieved her certificate as an Occupational Health Nurse with distinction at St. Lawrence College.

Heather P.

Program Chair, Healthcare

“As a teacher, I know that students often haven’t yet found the right direction for their future. I feel that my mission is to put a dream in their heads and to show them that there is a light at the end of the tunnel.”

Heather has over 25 years’ experience in different aspects of Diagnostic Cardiology Services, particularly in managing, testing, training, and development. She has extensive experience managing, developing, and training clinical staff, allied professionals, and students. Heather is an expert clinician with exceptional communication, interpersonal, and organizational capabilities.

Heather has completed diplomas in Cardiology and Echocardiography and also holds a certificate in Program Management.

Helen L., BSc, MLT

Faculty, Healthcare

“I retired from the Hospital Laboratory after 36 years on the bench to pursue my other passions. Teaching is one of those other passions. I love being able to spend time with and mold the next generation of Laboratory Professionals. Nothing makes me happier than seeing a student succeed in class and then succeed in their chosen career. Putting them on that career path makes me very proud to be an instructor.”

Helen has earned her MLT at Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology. She is CPR certified and an active member of the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario (CMLTO), as well as The Canadian Society of Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) and The Medical Laboratory Professionals of Ontario (MLPAO). She has years of experience teaching the Laboratory skill set. She has taught Medical Students, Nurses and Future Laboratory Personnel since 1989. She has been the Lead Medical Laboratory Instructor since October 2020, incorporating various teaching strategies in order to make her students successful in their chosen field.

Helen received her MLT Diploma from Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology. She also holds a BSc in Genetics from Waterloo University. Helen is also the Director of Women’s Development for the National Slo-Pitch Association of Canada.

Howard S.

Faculty, Law

“I enjoy teaching because my students and I get to have fun while we learn. It is amazing to help a student get their RCIC license so that they can help immigrants start a new life in a new country.”

Howard has a decade’s experience working in Canadian immigration. He is passionate about teaching and working in the immigration field.

Howard received his bachelor’s degree from Concordia University in Montreal and is also a member of the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council.

Iam O.

Faculty, Healthcare

“I love teaching because I believe the best way to educate my students is by engaging them. Through teaching, I get to show my students how important health care providers are to the community, and how they can use what they learn in my classroom to succeed in their future careers.”

Iam has over 10 years’ experience working in various medical settings, which has enabled her to adapt and respond appropriately to any emergency situations, while ensuring she provides quality client-centered care. Throughout her career, she has gained extensive experience in a variety of roles and working in numerous medical settings, including long term care, home care, emergency and psychiatric nursing, hospitals, and clinics.

Iam is a Registered Practical Nurse who is certified in IV Therapies, and Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care. She is a certified Psychiatric Nurse and has also received a Certificate of Professional Development from the National Association of Career Colleges.

Imtiaz A.

Faculty, Law

“I want to use my knowledge for the benefit of society, so I love helping students succeed and become ethical Immigration Consultants. I look forward to seeing my students grow in the field.”

Imtiaz is a licensed Paralegal and Registered Canadian Immigration Consultant. He is skilled in legal research, information analysis and writing. He previously worked at a law firm before going on to manage an immigration practice.

Imtiaz has completed Paralegal and Immigration Consultant Diplomas, and holds an undergraduate degree in English and Political Science. He is a member of good standing with the Law Society of Ontario and the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council. He is also a member of the Ontario Paralegal Association and the Canadian Association of Professional Immigration Consultants.

Isaac J.

Faculty, Business

“Every day I have the opportunity to witness Anderson students bloom, developing the self-confidence to face the real world after just two months of a computer course. It is an amazing feeling to have the chance to make a humble difference in someone’s life. It is not what you teach, but how you teach that makes a difference.”

Isaac has over 15 years’ experience in IT, having worked in multiple roles, including computer hardware technician and web developer. His skills range from system administration to software development (for which he has a particular passion). Isaac’s belief that knowledge is empowering has led him to teach, which allows him to both share knowledge with others, and to further his own learning.

Isaac has a Bachelor of Science degree, as well as certifications in Computer Hardware and Networking, and Multimedia.

Jagdeep B., RPhT

Faculty, Healthcare

"I'm passionate about teaching and seeing my students grow and develop."

Jagdeep Bath is a tenured Pharmacy Technician professional who has over 25 years' experience working in a hospital setting. She spent 15 years of her career at world renowned Sick Kids hospital, and currently works at Mississauga's leading Trillium Health Centre, Credit Vallery Hospital. She completed her Pharmacy Assistant Program certification from Humber College, Pharmacy Technician bridging from Sheridan, and also holds Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of education from Punjab University in India. She is highly skilled in her field but loves to give back to her industry and community.

Jasbir S.

Faculty, Healthcare

“As a health professional, I always feel motivated and excited when it comes to assisting students in developing the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful in the health care field. I always try to motivate and inspire individuals to come into this noble profession and be able to lead a successful future.”

Jasbir has earned her BSc in Nursing from India, she is CPR certified and an active member of College of Nurses of Ontario. She has immense experience in teaching all the medical subjects to the nursing students in various private career colleges, as she has managed large groups, trained health professionals in class and provided hands on training to nursing and personal support worker students since 2007. She has worked in various care communities as a registered nurse since 2012.

Jasbir received her RN degree from India and since has served in different health care colleges as clinical instructor and Registered Nurse in different long-term cares since 2007.

Javad R.

Faculty, Law

“I am proud and honoured to be part of Anderson Faculty of Law. I am passionate about teaching future RCICs and to help them reach their career goals. I believe this is a special important profession as it affects people's lives in so many different ways.”

Javad Rahimi is a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant based in Toronto at his own company Better Land Immigration Consulting Inc. Javad graduated with honours from the Immigration Consultant Program and received award of Excellence at the end of his studies for his exceptional performance among all the students. Javad is a member in good standing with the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC). Moreover, he is a proud member of the Education and Training Committee and the Ontario Chapter of the Canadian Association of Professional Immigration Consultants (CAPIC).

He is passionate about helping his clients achieve their immigration goals. At his immigration firm integrity, quality of services, professionalism and ethical practice are the core values that lead his team.

Jeet B.

Faculty, Healthcare

“As a responsible instructor, I believe my responsibility is to provide accurate and timely information about pharmacy courses to my prospective students. My purpose of teaching is to promote learning and spread knowledge amongst future Pharmacy Technician students.”

Jeet is a Registered Pharmacy Technician with Ontario College of Pharmacist. He has experience working in all three pharmacy settings like Retail, Long term Care and Hospital Pharmacy. Currently he is working as Registered Pharmacy Technician at Trillium Mississauga Hospital. He is also a Registered Preceptor for SPT students. He has been in teaching profession since 2017 for pharmacy technician students guiding them to achieve their long-term and short-term goals.

Jeet is a Registered Pharmacist from India and received his Pharmacy Technician Degree in Canada.

Jelena D.

Faculty, Healthcare

“I am passionate about teaching and molding students to become the best that they can be. I want to inspire my students to gain meaningful careers in the healthcare field. My goal is to transfer knowledge while assisting students in achieving their academic goals.”

Jelena brings over 15 years’ experience in the medical field to Anderson College, having worked in various disciplines and environments. She has worked extensively in a primary care environment, as well as in acute care in a hospital.

Prior to coming to Canada, Jelena gained her Doctor of Medicine qualification from the University of Sarajevo, and later completed the Residents as Teachers program at the University of Ottawa.

Jennifer M., BSc., CRGS

Faculty, Healthcare

"I am excited to start this new chapter of my career and I look forward to sharing my knowledge and expertise with all of you!"

I have over 18 years of experience in the field of ultrasound, having obtained my diploma from the Mohawk/McMaster Institute of Applied Health Sciences in 2003. I also hold a Bachelor of Science degree from Wilfrid Laurier University.

I currently work at a busy community hospital in the GTA where we do a variety of exam types, encountering many different pathologies. In addition to general imaging, our centre has specialized departments for High-Risk Obstetrical ultrasound and Breast Imaging.  


Jessica B.

Faculty, Healthcare

“I am eager to share my passion for dental assisting and strive to motivate my students to aspire to provide proficient and professional quality dental care. I am devoted to guiding her students towards successful futures in the dental profession.”

Jessica is a Level II certified dental assistant with extensive knowledge pertaining to dental procedures, terminology, hygiene coordination and preventative care. Her personal support worker and social service worker diplomas have proven assets in her previous dental assistant field experience and exemplify her dedication to professional and continuous learning.

Joanne I.

Faculty, Healthcare

“I have always wanted to be a teacher so I can share the knowledge I have acquired over the years, but I also gain knowledge and experience from my students. I love interacting with them and seeing how far they have come by the end of the program. It’s amazing! In life, we are always students; always learning. Our possibilities are infinite!”

Joanne has been in the dental field for 21 years. She has worked in many areas of the industry, including General Practice, Endodontics, Oral Surgery, Orthodontics, and now, Teaching. Articles she has written have been published in the Ontario Dental Assisting Association Journal, and her work has taken her across Canada as far Nunavut.

She has her Level II Dental certificate and has also completed further training in Orthodontics.

John L., CRGS, CRCS, CRVS

Program Chair, Healthcare

"I truly enjoy teaching. I look forward to sharing the knowledge, skills, and expertise that I acquired during my career with all of you."

I have been in the field of diagnostic imaging both clinical and in the classroom since 1984. Recently, I completed a 10-year term as a clinical manager at Trillium Health Partners Imaging department.

John P. J. M.

Faculty, Law

"I have been proud and honored to be part of the law enforcement community and to serve my country; I am just as proud and honored to help prepare a new generation to take on that role."

John is a retired military policeman with 25 years’ police experience, having worked in multiple roles and eventually becoming a Platoon Sergeant-Major and Warrant Officer. Upon retiring, John opened a private investigation business and later became the Security Manager of St
Joseph’s Healthcare in Hamilton. John has taught at various Ontario colleges, as well as at the Canadian Forces School of Intelligence and Security (now the Canadian Forces Military Police Academy).

John has completed numerous professional training courses with the armed forces and RCMP, as well as courses from Leiden University in The Hague in topics such as Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Operational Preparedness.

Johnny C., CRGS, RDMS, MSc, BMRSc

Faculty, Healthcare

"I am passionate about teaching and education. I look forward to sharing with you all the adventures and experiences I had, all the places that Sonography has taken me in my career!"

I’ve been in the field of diagnostic imaging in clinical, research, and in the corporate world since 2013. Recently, I worked as a Clinical Application Specialist for General Electric Canada Inc.


Jonathan D.

Faculty, Law

“I am passionate about teaching and hope to inspire my students toward successful careers in the legal industry.”

Jonathan was called to the Bar of Ontario in September, 2013. During his nearly six years as a licensed lawyer, he owned and operated a private law practice. He has worked as in-house counsel in both the private sector and with the government in the areas of corporate law and child protection, respectively.
Prior to attending law school, Jonathan earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Toronto and an MBA from the American College of Thessaloniki, Greece. Jonathan received his law degree from Toronto’s Osgoode Hall Law School.

Joseph M. B.

Faculty, Business

“I feel very pleased when I see my students apply what I have taught them when they are in a business environment – that is the reason they came back to school – and that’s when I know they have fulfilled their purpose. I enjoy what I do, and the students seem to enjoy it as well since I receive many emails of appreciation from them and their families.”

Joseph has also taught Business Communication, Business Essentials, Windows 10 and Employment Strategies. He’s been employed by many other colleges in the past 25 years.

Joseph is a Microsoft Office Specialist (MSO); specializing in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook. He is also an Industry trained (IBM) in Accounting.

Judy G.

Faculty, Healthcare

“It is amazing to see the students grow from when they start the program to when they are ready to find employment. It is a very rewarding experience.”

Judy has 30 years’ experience in the dental field, both in clinical and administrative areas. She worked as an RDA (expanded functions assistant) in BC and Alberta, as well as in other support, management and training roles. Judy attributes her professional success to the support she has received from her teams throughout the years, which she is now paying forward through teaching. She has now been an instructor for 7 years, where she enjoys mentoring, training and preparing up-and-coming dental assistants for their own successful careers.

She is a registered ODAA member.

Julio L.

Faculty, Healthcare

“I enjoy engaging and motivating Anderson students to learn and understand difficult concepts, obtain new skills, techniques and grow professionally. It is my goal to continue to combine my range of scientific experience with my ability to be passionate, enthusiastic and most importantly a Great Teacher!”

Julio C. Lara has many years of clinical practice as a registered medical laboratory technologist in both the public and private healthcare sectors. Previously, he was actively involved in the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) accreditation process.

Julio is a medical laboratory technologist registered with the College of Medical Laboratory Technologist of Ontario (CMLTO), the Canadian Society of Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS), and the Medical Laboratory Professionals’ Association of Ontario (MLPAO). He completed the medical laboratory sciences program at the Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences in Toronto, Ontario.

Kaivan S., RPh

Faculty, Healthcare

"Teaching is a profession that provides me an environment filled with diversity, ingenuity, laughter, and enthusiasm of the future generation. Being able to be a part of such journey is privilege and I have been blessed to have been affiliated with this endeavour."

Kaivan has over 10 years of experience in the field of pharmacy. He is working in various community colleges as a pharmacy technician instructor along with working as a pharmacist in the pharmacy. He has depth knowledge of Canadian Healthcare system and is a quick learner with creative, analytical and time management skills.

Kaivan has a bachelor of pharmacist degree (B.Sc. RPh CDE) and a registered member of Ontario College of Pharmacists (OCP). He is a clinical preceptor for University of Waterloo, Humber College and Sheridan College. He is also a preceptor of pharmacy technician and pharmacist interns for OCP. Kaivan has recently been appointed as an assessor for OCP for PACE applicants.

Katrina F.

Faculty, Healthcare

“I am proud to say that I teach from the heart and give my all to each and every student. It is truly a privilege to be a part of their success. The most rewarding part of being an instructor, is seeing the student’s journey over the months as their confidence and skills develop. Picture this…. it’s graduation day and I’m handing out diplomas to MOA students, when all of a sudden there is a shout from a child in the audience saying, “You did it mom!”…. it indeed brings a tear in my eye. My students have given me so many “wow” moments. Thank you all.”

Katrina has instructed the MOA program at Anderson College since 2017 and brings extensive knowledge of the field working in both private and hospital environments.

Katrina graduated from George Brown College in Toronto, with Honours, in the Medical Secretary Diploma Program.

Kelly W.

Faculty, Healthcare

“As an Intra Oral Dental Assisting Program Instructor, I am excited to share my 30 years of experience with students who are trying to better themselves. I have enjoyed this career and watching it evolve. The knowledge I have obtained over the past 30 years in all aspects of this field such as assisting the dentist, reception, treatment coordinating and office management has allowed me to expand into training, which I love. There is a growing need for all auxiliary staff in the dental field, so I am confident that all graduates will be able to obtain gainful employment upon graduating!”

Kelly has earned her Level II Assisting diploma from Niagara College. She is certified in CPR and is a member of Ontario Dental Assistants Association. She also has many years' experiences as a Dental Assistant and Dental Office Manager.

Kelly manages a Dental Office in Brantford. She has also been an Instructor at Anderson College since 2019.

Kerylous M., RPh

Faculty, Healthcare

“The profession of pharmacy is constantly evolving, and pharmacy technicians are crucial to its growth. Education has always been a passion of mine, and I am glad to be able to give back to the profession through teaching.”

Kero graduated from the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Toronto in 2014. He has worked in a variety of roles in community pharmacy and is currently a franchise owner of a Shoppers Drug Mart. In addition, he is a clinical instructor at U of T Pharmacy and is a guest speaker for the Abbott Laboratories.”

Leonardo F., MA-Ed BSc, RDMS, RVT, CRGS, CRVS

Lead Instructor, Healthcare

"I am very passionate about teaching and trying new ideas to make learning better and easier."

I have been a registered Canadian Diagnostic Medical Sonographer with 20+ years of experience in a variety of health care settings. I have also been teaching sonography for more than 10 years in a variety of learning environments. I have had the great opportunity to work in other roles in the field of ultrasound which has been quite rewarding. In 2013, I started Aprende Canada where I offer ultrasound continuing education to sonographers and sonologists.


Lorraine V.

Faculty, Healthcare

“Taking a student, who may have no prior medical knowledge, through the Medical Laboratory Assistants/Technician program and watching them develop the skills required to collect blood and perform other laboratory tests is extremely rewarding. As an instructor I have the privilege of assisting students in attaining their career goals.”

Lorraine has spent over three decades working as a Registered Medical Laboratory Technologist, including over 10 years managing an active medical laboratory. Most recently, she has spent 13 years instructing and training Medical Laboratory Assistants/Technicians at the college level.

Lorraine’s qualifications include those as a Registered Technologist, an Advanced Medical Technologist, Microbiology. She successfully completed Mohawk College’s Management Certificate Program and is an active member of the College of Medical Technologists of Ontario, the Medical Laboratory Professional Association of Ontario, and the Canadian Society of Medical Laboratory Science.

Lubna N., MBBS, MS

Faculty, Healthcare

“As an instructor, I’m motivated when I see my inspiration for learning translate into improved student performance. I strongly believe that each student needs a champion and an academic mentor. As an instructor, I strive to help my students learn better by being a planner, resource developer, information provider, facilitator, assessor and a role model.”

Lubna is an international medical graduate. She trained as a Physician in India and later specialized in Clinical Anatomy. She has extensive experience designing and developing courses and teaching students in health professions’ education. Earlier, she taught students of Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing. She has implemented innovative teaching and learning strategies like Problem Based Learning and Team Based Learning to facilitate student learning. She is CPR certified and has been a Medical Office Assistant program instructor since 2016.

Lubna has earned her MBBS from Kakatiya University and her M.S. (Clinical Anatomy) from Osmania Medical College in India.

Mahwish S., B.E (Mech), M.A.Sc. (Mech)

Faculty, Business

“I hold a unique combination of Learning & Development and Instructional Design. Using a systematic approach to training principles, I've worked with adult-learners, corporate employees, trainers & students across various organizations, colleges & universities. My personal focus is finding new, innovative ways to help learners achieve their learning goals.”

Mahwish graduated with honours from Ryerson University with a Master's in Mechanical Engineering. She worked as a Research Engineer in the Ministry of the Environment and made major contributions to the Mechanical research. She also completed her certification in Instructional Design and Learning & Development and successfully developed 3 courses for in-person and online teaching module. Her complete teaching portfolio can be found at https://mahwishsohail.ucraft.site/

Mahwish graduated from Ryerson University with a master's degree in Mechanical Engineering. Because of her outstanding academic record, she was awarded prestigious scholarships such as NSERC and OGS.

Marcos M.

Faculty, Healthcare

“The future of the healthcare field is always growing, and I want to make sure that I’m a part of that growth. What better way to do that than to teach - and learn from - future practioners?”

Marcos has been a pharmacist since 2015, working in community pharmacy, hospital, and teaching positions. He graduated from the University of Toronto into an ever-changing landscape when certified pharmacy technicians were first being introduced. He has considerable experience in management, training, and educating staff and students.

Marcos received his BSc in Pharmacy from the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy in 2014. Prior to that he was working as a pharmacy assistant for several years.

Mark M.

Faculty, Business

“I sincerely enjoy passing on the knowledge and experience I have gained throughout my career. I have a keen desire to see others achieve their dreams”

Mark has amassed over 35 years’ experience in logistics, with a comprehensive background in transportation services, warehouse and supply chain management, operations management, financial management, and administration. His skills include leading teams in manufacturing, third-party logistics, food retail, and finance. Mark’s skills include optimizing operational efficiency and reducing costs via creative solutions to practical problems, while utilizing exceptional negotiating and team building skills.

Mark has a BSc (Hons) from University of Toronto, Mississauga, and has taken professional advancement courses in a multitude of topics, including ISO 9000 Standards, Business Case Analysis, Team Leader Training, Effective Negotiating Skills, and Sustainable Profit Improvement. He is also a Six Sigma Yellow Belt and a Canadian International Freight Forwards Association-certified instructor.

Marta P.M.

Faculty, Healthcare

“I believe in sharing knowledge with others, and I love seeing my students apply their newly-developed skills in order to improve their lives and succeed in the workplace. I am happiest when I see my students finally overcome the obstacles they have faced to wear their graduation gown and hold their diploma.”

Marta has worked as a dental assistant for over five years. Throughout this time, she has developed her practical skills, assisting during complex dental procedures. She particularly enjoys working with young patients, providing them with positive dental experiences by creating a safe environment.

Marta has a diploma in Intra Oral Dental Assisting Level II, is certified by the National Dental Assisting Examining Board, and is a member of the Ontario Dental Assistants Association. She constantly upgrades her skills and knowledge through participation in continuing education courses.

Monica C.

Faculty, Healthcare

“I try to create a caring environment for my students as I believe a positive environment is conducive to learning. I gain satisfaction from teaching, motivating and mentoring my students. As Yeats said, “Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.”

Monica has been a Registered Nurse since 2004 and has since worked in both hospital and community settings. Throughout her nursing career she has provided health education and nursing care, engaged in research activities, and delivered supportive counselling and life skills programming. She has been a Personal Support Worker program instructor since 2006, incorporating a variety of teaching and learning strategies into her methodology in order to meet students’ needs.

Monica received her RN Diploma from Durham College before going on to achieve a BSc in Nursing from York University. She also holds a BA in Sociology from York University.

Naila A.

Faculty, Business

“I get great pleasure in watching my adult learners develop and succeed, but my passion for teaching and mentoring extends way beyond the classroom. I am happiest while I teach and develop my students’ curriculum, applying the latest trends and technology. To me, making this impact in my students’ lives is a great honour.”

Naila has been an instructor for over 18 years, teaching business-related programs at reputed universities and colleges in Canada and overseas. She is a certified adult educator, curriculum designer, and business management instructor, with a focus on blended learning. Her skills include teaching adult students and new immigrants to navigate Canadian business needs.

Naila holds an MBA and a PhD in Business Management and Economics. She is a business researcher, case writer for academic books, and book author. She received the “Service Excellence Award” at her previous university employment.

Nanji P. , MBBS, MD, MLA/T

Faculty, Healthcare

"When it comes to teaching, I believe it is about developing strong relationships that tap into students’ passions and provide relevancy to students that allow them to make connections with the curriculum. It makes me feel so happy and proud when I see my students succeed towards their goals in the field of Medical Laboratory. "

With more than 10 years of experience in the Healthcare, Nanji started his career as a Physician in India, where he worked at multiple hospitals. Having extensive knowledge in the medical subjects, he can explain all the concepts in simple terms. He is always focused on making sure that students truly understand the material, rather than just lecturing and hoping it will compute.

Nanji is an International Medical Graduate. He obtained his M.B.B.S from India before going on to achieve his Post Graduation in General Medicine from University of Buckingham, UK.

Nanji also has a Medical Laboratory Technician Diploma and is certified by the Medical Laboratory Professionals’ Association of Ontario (MLPAO) and Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Sciences (CSMLS). He is associated with multiple Laboratories and Clinics which helps to keep him abreast of the constant changes in the Medical Laboratory field.

Naseem F.

Faculty, Healthcare

“To me, teaching is not just about providing students with the knowledge and skills to succeed, it is also about inspiring our next generation and leaders of tomorrow to take our world to a better place. With each step, I aim to elevate my students to achieve that goal.”

Naseem has over a decade’s worth of experience as a Medical Lab Assistant/Technician working with many healthcare organizations, research facilities, labs/hospital, and customer service experience. She has excellent phlebotomy skills among others such as clinical procedures and lab management. Naseem also earned numerous laboratory certifications to grow her skillset and credentials. With her experience, passion for medical practices/knowledge, and strong desire to share her learnings over the years, Naseem found the best outcome to be the intersection of the education and healthcare sectors by teaching at Anderson College.

Naseem has extensive experience as a Medical Laboratory Technician and graduated with distinction from a Canadian College to receive a Medical Lab Technician diploma. She is OSMT certified from the Medical Laboratory Professionals Association of Ontario with which she is a registered member and has a bachelor’s degree in Sociology.

Nasreen M.

Faculty, Healthcare

“I love developing the personal care skills of my students so they can contribute as members of the healthcare team.”

Nasreen joins Anderson College with 6 years’ practical experience as Cardiology Technologist. She has a positive attitude and demeanor that has been greatly appreciated by the patients of the various clinics she has worked with.

Nasreen holds a diploma in Cardiovascular Technology and has been a member of the Canadian Society of Cardiology Technologists since September 2012.

Nusrat Fatima S.

Faculty, Healthcare

“I am passionate about being a part of the positive change that my students are making to better their lives. I love mentoring Anderson College students because I am contributing to their successful careers.”

Nusrat has worked in various dental offices around the city for several years, developing a wealth of knowledge through her work as a chairside assistant and office administrator. As an internationally-trained medical professional, Nusrat has transitioned to chairside dental assisting with ease, performing a variety of duties, including sterilization of instruments, dental impressions of teeth for models, exposing and developing dental x-rays, fluoride and sealant application, and showing empathy and providing support to patients.

As a graduate of the Intra Oral Dental Assistant Level I and Level II program, Nusrat is certified with the National Dental Assisting Examination Board, and is a member of the Ontario Dental Assistant Association.

Orlando B.

Faculty, Healthcare

“Teaching is my passion because it means I get to spend my career cultivating a love of learning in my students. As an instructor you are leaving a lasting legacy on the world by providing love and support to your students, giving them the tools they need to live happy and productive lives.”

Orlando has been working as an instructor for the MLAT program for more than 5 years, prior to which he worked in the field as a Research Laboratory Technician. He is also a Phlebotomy and ECG Workshop Facilitator.

Orlando graduated as valedictorian from his Medical Laboratory Technician Diploma program and is registered with the Medical Laboratory Professionals’ Association of Ontario (MLPAO).

Patricia C., Hon. BSc, RDMS, CRGS, RVT

Faculty, Healthcare

"I look forward to sharing my experience, skills, and knowledge with our future Sonographers."

Patricia is a registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, who has work experience in both a hospital and clinical setting. She has been a Clinical Educator in the areas of gynecology and obstetrics for the past 11 years.

Patricia graduated from the ultrasound program at The Michener Institute of Education at UHN. She further advanced her career by studying Vascular Technology through the Burwin Institute and obtained her vascular accreditation through the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography. She is certified with the Fetal Medicine Foundation as a Sonographer that can perform nuchal translucency measurements for the enhanced first-trimester screening (eFTS) exams.

Patricia co-developed and is faculty for the Ultrasound Bridging Program for The Michener Institute of Education.

For the past 6 years Patricia has also been a Clinical Assessor for Sonography Canada’s Canadian Clinical Skills Assessment (CCSA).

Patricia looks forward to sharing her experience, skills, and knowledge with our future Sonographers.

Prikita S.

Faculty, Business

“As an instructor, I always aim to acquaint my students with the real-life experiences. My goal is to be the mentor who can guide them throughout their life towards achieving excellence. My mission is to bring the positivity, knowledge and required discipline among my students. Undoubtedly, teaching is my first and foremost passion. This passion is a motivating force that keeps me striving for excellence every single day. I look forward to sharing the knowledge, skills, and expertise that I acquired over the years with my students.”

Prikita has earned her master’s in supply chain management and logistics. She is a CIFFA certified instructor and an active member of Canadian International Freight Forwarding Association. She has extensive experience of demand planning, sourcing, and inventory flow management. She is a logistic specialist and has even worked as a training facilitator with large scale Supply Chain companies in Ontario. She has experience of working as a Senior Demand Planning Analyst for automotive and furniture based companies. She has 7+ years of experience in mentoring the students with Supply Chain Industry related strategies, policies, and procedures.

Prikita received her Post Graduate degree from St. Clair College. She also holds her degrees in Human Resources Management as well as Accounting.

Priya J.

Faculty, Business

"Technology nowadays is very important, and I feel fortunate that I can teach and enable students to advance their knowledge beyond the classroom. I enjoy teaching and most importantly experience a sense of accomplishment when students tell me how these learnings have helped them enhance their time management and organizational skills."

Priya has several years of experience as Subject Matter Expert in India and also has experience in industries such as Telecom, Retail, Education & Entertainment across India & Canada. Priya holds an MBA, major in Human Resources, Business & Accounting. She has also completed various computer certificate-level courses.

Priya has received her Graduate Certificate in Marketing Management from Seneca College, Canada. She also holds an MBA from Sikkim Manipal University, India & a B.Com from Gujarat University, India

Rafik R.

Program Chair, Healthcare

“My teaching is focused on empowering our students with three sets of fundamentals: competency, integrity and respect. I am proud to go the extra mile to ensure my students receive the education they need to succeed as future Medical Laboratory Professionals.”

Dr. Ragheb has been practicing medical laboratory sciences for more than 25 years, and is conducting diagnostic research that links inflammation with diabetes and other metabolic disorders. He has received a number of national and international awards for his work. Dr. Ragheb has played a critical role in the development of Anderson College’s annual Scientific Day, an educational and networking industry event for Anderson students.

Dr. Rafik Ragheb served as a Council Member for the CMLTO’s Inquiries, Complaints and Reports Committee (ICRC). He also holds his status with the Ministry of Health as a Medical Laboratory Director (Ontario Regulation 682, section 6 (1) class of Biochemistry) and is a member of the Canadian Society of Clinical Chemists and the American Association for Clinical Chemistry.

Rajeev M.

Faculty, Healthcare

“My passion for teaching stems from an innate desire to change the lives of my students for the better. I do this by igniting in them a love for life-long learning, and inspiring them to maximize their potential to succeed in life.”

Rajeev’s career in healthcare spans more than two decades and many roles within the field. Having trained and practiced as a medical professional in India, Rajeev later used his wealth of skills and experience to provide consultancy services to healthcare companies abroad and in Canada. He has been teaching medical office administration at career colleges in Ontario since 2012.

Rajeev has a postgraduate diploma in Hospital and Health Management, as well as certificates in phlebotomy and Business Management (the latter from the Toronto Business Development Centre). In 2015 he received an Excellence-in-Teaching Award from Career Colleges Ontario, and in his spare time volunteers with multiple community health organizations.

Rani H.

Faculty, Healthcare

“I enjoy giving my students a strong foundation of knowledge in healthcare, and instilling them with confidence. I emphasize a positive work ethic, and love encouraging students to be passionate about their Personal Support Worker careers.”

Rani has over 25 years’ experience as a registered nurse, including 17 in hospital settings. Her clinical work encompassed acute care, medicine, surgery, and ER, as well as managing outpatient services. During her career she has excelled in patient care, medical rounds, and discharge planning, coordinating care conferences and collaborating with community agencies and pharmacies to provide home care services. During her time at Lakeshore General Hospital in Quebec she was a member of the Council of Nurses committee, and also taught the preceptorship program for student nurses.

Rani earned her BSc in Nursing with Honours from the University of Ottawa. She is CPR certified, and an active member of both the College of Nurses of Ontario and the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario.

Raymond B.

Program Chair, Healthcare

“My favourite thing about teaching is that I can prepare my students to overcome any challenges they may encounter. My students come to Anderson to change their lives for the better, and I enjoy working with them towards achieving their goals, which then enables them to succeed in their careers.”

Raymond is a dental educator with 25 years’ experience in Adult Learning. During his time in the industry, Raymond has developed his managerial and leadership skills, occupying roles such as Department Head, Teaching Chair, and Program Director in various educational institutions.

Raymond started his dentistry career in the Philippines, before becoming a certified dental assistant in Canada. He has been a Clinical Practical Evaluator for the National Dental Assisting Examining Board (NDAEB) for over 10 years, and in 2013 he was appointed as the Dental Assisting Educators of Canada’s representative to the NDAEB for Non-Accredited Dental Assisting Programs. Raymond now serves as President of the NDAEB, making him the first Filipino and international candidate to hold a position on their Board of Directors.

Reza G.

Faculty, Healthcare

“As an instructor, I know that students often haven’t yet found the right direction for their future. Especially as Cardiology Technician, they are often unclear about their future career. Also, for most of them without a medical background, this course is basically difficult, but it is truly very interesting. I feel that my mission is to support their dreams and visions as I truly enjoy teaching in this field. I look forward to sharing the knowledge, skills, and expertise that I acquired over the years with my students.”

Reza G earned his medical degree back from his home country around 20 years ago. He earned his Cardiology Technology certificate in 2019 from Anderson College and gained the CSCT certification. He is really interested in working towards educating about cardiology to new students as he is skilled at critical thinking. He has experience in teaching this course since 2021 along with experience working as RCT for 4 years at Sunnybrook Hospital and some private clinics.

Reza gained his Medical Doctor Degree from Iran in 2000. He is also a Registered Cardiology Technologist CSCT and graduated from Anderson College as RCT in 2019.

Rita S.

Faculty, Healthcare

“As a former immigrant, I know how hard starting a new career can be. My main career goal is to help my students be successful and independent. I am passionate about teaching because I’m rich with experience in my field and I want to share my knowledge with other people.”

Rita has two decades’ experience working as a Medical Laboratory Technologist, starting her career in the United Arab Emirates, where she also began her teaching career. After moving to Canada, Rita spent more than 10 years working as a Medical Laboratory Technologist in a hospital setting.

Rita gained her Medical Laboratory Technology Diploma from the Michener Institute of Technology, and is also a member of multiple professional associations, including the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science, the Medical Laboratory Professionals’ Association of Ontario (formerly OSMT), and the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario.

Ronald M.

Faculty, Healthcare

“What I love most about teaching is to give back the knowledge I have to my students in order to shape their careers. I love to share the experiences I have had during my career so that my students can have an understanding of the real world.”

Ronald’s career in physiotherapy spans over two decades and various environments, including respected private clinics and rehabilitation facilities. He has taken on many challenges throughout his extensive career, including owning and managing his own physiotherapy clinic, working as the clinical director of a fast-paced multi-disciplinary rehabilitation facility, supervising and mentoring resident physiotherapists, and training colleagues.

Ronald graduated from the University of Western Ontario with Bachelor of Science degrees in both Physical Therapy and Biology. Over the course of Ronald’s career he has furthered his theoretical knowledge and enhanced his clinical skills by enrolling in post-graduate physiotherapy and health science courses.

Rosalina V.

Faculty, Healthcare

“Teaching my class is very rewarding. Knowing that I have helped them move forward with skills they can use for the rest of their lives is gratifying and truly fulfilling for me. Priceless, even!”

Rosalina has five years of dental assisting experience in a variety of areas of the field, including assisting a Periodontist, Oral Surgeon, Prosthodontist, General Anesthesiologist, and working at a General Practitioner’s office. Throughout this time, she amassed a wealth of practical experience, developing her communication skills to ensure that her patients were always informed, comfortable, and able to overcome their dental fears.

Rosalina has a degree of Public Administration from the University of the Philippines. She continued her education after coming to Canada, graduating with honours from her Intra Oral Dental Assisting program and later becoming a National Dental Assisting Examining Board-certified dental assistant. Rosalina has been an active member of the Ontario Dental Assistants Association since 2014.

Ruth C.

Faculty, Healthcare

“I love sharing my passion for and hands-on experience in the field. I use various methods to teach adult learners, which will enable them to thrive in class and on placement. I absolutely love seeing students blossom into confident, capable, passionate, and hardworking individuals who make a difference in children’s lives and in the community.”

Ruth has worked in early childhood education since 2001, beginning her career by working with children in a variety of settings, teaching various curriculums and styles. Her passion for enriching new neighbourhoods and families’ needs later led her to take on supervisory and administrative roles, opening new classrooms, childcare facilities and family centres before transitioning to a career in adult education, where she facilitated workshops for parents and caregivers.

Ruth has a diploma in Early Childhood Education and is a registered member of the College of Early Childhood Educators of Ontario.

Salima S., BSc., CRGS, MRT

Faculty, Healthcare

"I am excited to offer my knowledge and skills through high-quality instruction."

I have over 20 years of experience in the field of ultrasound in both the hospital and clinical settings.  I hold a Bachelor Science degree in Biology and Environmental Science and a Diploma in Health Sciences in Diagnostic Medical Imaging Ultrasonography.  I have worked with the Canadian Rheumatology Ultrasound Society in a pilot project that focused on clinical trials as it relates to staging of Rheumatoid Arthritis.  I have also trained staff sonographers in my role as an Application Specialist.
 

Saloua A., RPh

Faculty, Healthcare

"I love smiling and believe it's a contagious way of relaying happiness. I am a practicing pharmacist and passionate about teaching. I truly enjoy helping all my staff grow in confidence and knowledge and it is a great opportunity to be involved in the community, and share back through the development of great future pharmacy technicians. I always try to maintain my student's excitement to keep learning and to stay motivated no matter the challenge."

Samar B., BSc

Faculty, Healthcare

“I understand the importance of creating a challenging, fun, and effective learning environment for students. As an instructor, I want to utilize the experience that I have gained as a medical lab technician to provide my students with the technical skills for a successful career. By putting effort, commitment, passion, and enthusiasm into my teaching, I provide the support students need to reach their full potential.”

Samar is CSMLS and MLPAO certified member with over 4 years of experience in the medical laboratory field specializing in Microbiology, ECG and Phlebotomy. Samar worked as medical lab assistant at Pharma Medica Research Inc before joining the Anderson College teaching force in 2021 as MLT/A instructor.

Samar received her BSc in Science with honors from Egypt before going on to achieve a diploma in Medical Laboratory Technician from Anderson College.

Sarah O.

Faculty, Healthcare

“I truly enjoy instructing at Anderson College. It’s an honor to be able to pass on my students the knowledge, skills and experience that I’ve obtained over the years in this field. It’s also a privilege to be part of my student’s journeys and guide them in achieving their goals.”

Sarah is a highly skilled and resourceful Medical Esthetician with over 20 years of experience in providing the highest standard of esthetics. Her decision to join Anderson College as a Medical Esthetic Instructor was driven by her love for the industry and her desire to share her experiences with others.

Sarah is committed to providing the highest quality education and assisting aspiring estheticians to find their niche in this ever-evolving industry. She strives to supply the skills necessary for students to be as successful as possible by providing excellent up-to-date education along with career development opportunities for their lucrative futures.

Sarah received her Esthetic Diploma from one of the most distinguished esthetic colleges in Toronto, Ontario, where she graduated with Honors.

Satbir G.

Faculty, Business

“I love that in teaching, there is no stagnancy or end to this amazingly beautiful lifestyle. Everyone we meet has an unexplored store of ideas that have the potential to change the future. Being a student for almost all my life, it’s always a great feeling to know and learn something new every single day of your life. “
 
Satbir successfully integrated the detail-oriented approach required in his roles in the medical field with the critical thinking aspects of his business education while working as a Quality Assurance Specialist with renowned companies like Microsoft and Prime Therapeutics. During his time with Anthem Inc., the third largest dental insurance company in USA, he managed dental practices across seven North American states. 
 
Satbir completed his Certificate in Oral Health studies from the University of Minnesota and his Masters of Business Administration from the Minnesota School of Business.

Shaeba R.

Faculty, Healthcare

“I found theory topics to be very challenging as a student. Realizing that students use many different methods to process information gave me the idea to try a variety of forms of transmitting information in my lectures. I like to show students how simple and logical science can be, and how all are capable of understanding the human body with ease.”

Shaeba has been an instructor in private colleges since 2006, prior to which he trained as a medical professional in Pakistan, specializing in neurology. In his clinical practice, he spent time rehabilitating accident and stroke patients, developing motivational skills to encourage his patients to take control of their recovery. Shaeba now applies these techniques to his teaching practice, along with the wealth of theoretical knowledge he acquired throughout his studies, and the leadership and teaching skills he cultivated while training new residents and interns in their clinical placements.

Shaeba is an International Medical Graduate.

Sharee M.

Faculty, Healthcare

“Teaching is about giving back. It’s a natural evolution to help others achieve their goals and success, which I find to be the most enjoyable part of teaching.”

Sharee has been a practicing physiotherapist for over 30 years, throughout which she has developed a broad range of business experience and practical skills. She has worked in a variety of areas within the field, including hospital settings, community care, seniors’ long-term care, and has also owned and operated several private practices.

Sharee graduated from the University of Toronto with a BSc (Hons) Neurophysiology and BSc Physiotherapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine. She was elected to the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario’s professional council in 2012, and serves on their ICRC (complaints), Quality Assurance, Registration and Executive Committees.

Shila S.

Faculty, Business

“Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself.” – Desiderius Erasmus. My motto is to enlighten our students’ strengths. I acknowledge and respect my students. It gives me an immense amount of happiness when I see the smile after they achieve great success."

Shila possesses a bachelor’s degree in Commerce from India. She taught computerized accounting software (Tally) to high school students prior to immigrating to Canada. After two and half-decade, she earned a diploma in Accounting and Payroll and a certificate in system manager in ERP 300 (previously known as Accpac). Shila now has over 15 years of experience teaching Book-keeping, Computerized Accounting, Microsoft Office Applications, soft skills and business courses at most major Canadian career colleges and community centers including Anderson College, CDI Career College, Trios College, Everest College, Newcomer Centre of Peel, Skills for Change, Costi community centre etc. She enjoys teaching accounting to professional immigrants.

Shila is passionate about teaching and strives to make a difference in students’ life by nurturing their curiosity and guiding them on their journey to find a rewarding career. She not only excels at teaching the academic curriculum but, also tries to engage her students with anecdotes of her professional experiences and helpful tips about where they can apply her learnings.

Shweta A.

Faculty, Healthcare

"Behind the smile of each student after passing every exam is a huge satisfaction as an instructor. It serves as a reminder that they are another step closer to their goal."

Shweta earned her Medical Esthetics honors and worked at different medical spas throughout. She was selected by her instructor to help her assist a big group of class. She has been managing and training women from different backgrounds with language barrier while building their confidence at the same time. She has been an instructor since 2016 and she believes in teaching each student differently as they all have different learning and understanding skill level.

With more than 10 years working experience in esthetics industry Shweta has achieved her B.A along with Diplomas in Medical Aesthetics and Computer programing. Shweta also has certificate from McMaster University in Adult student Communication. Shweta is also CPR Certified and obtained her COVID Infection Control certification IPAC from WHO.

Silvano L., MBA, PFF, CCI

Faculty, Business

“I always believed that knowledge is one of the only richness that we can share and instead of dividing, we multiply it. This sharing is complemented by several stories that I hear daily from the diverse life experiences, which certainly creates a scenario of growth and development.”

Silvano has earned his BSc in Supply Chain & Logistics and is a Professional Freight Forwarding and CIFFA Certified Instructor. He has experience in retail management, with a focus on logistics companies. His tasks include, but are not limited to, in fields of developing demand forecast, optimizing procurement strategies, creating tools for inventory control and sales analysis. He has been a Business Instructor since 2006, in diverse fields like entrepreneurship, marketing, finance, project management, logistics & supply chain, in-campus and online, always looking for improvements in his teaching style to attend to the students and market demands.

Silvano received his bachelor’s in management from Universidade Federal de Viçosa, in Brazil and achieved an MBA in Retail Marketing from Fundação Getúlio Vargas. He is also a post-graduate in Supply Chain & Logistics from Lambton College.

Simona K.

Faculty, Healthcare

“My passion to teach and share my knowledge is what makes me a better teacher every day. To understand students’ varying needs, a teacher needs to be patient, a good listener, and easy adaptable – traits which I aim to embody in my teaching practice.”

Simona has worked in the medical laboratory field for more than 25 years, giving her vast experience in the industry. Simona began her career as a medical technologist, specializing in hematology, biochemistry, and urinalysis, and has been teaching since 2003.

Simona has a Medical Laboratory Technician Diploma, and is certified by the Medical Laboratory Professionals’ Association of Ontario. Simona ensures she stays abreast of the constant changes in the medical industry by attending seminars and completing continuing education courses, obtaining certificates in Instructing Adults, as a Clinical Educator, and completing an ECG interpretation course, among others.

Sindhuja K., BScN

Faculty, Healthcare

“As an instructor, I believe that the PSW program is not there only to help students graduate as PSWs, but this is also their first step in health care education that carries them towards greater career opportunities. My goal is to encourage students by providing a strong educational foundation to grow as skillful and compassionate health care workers. Seeing students’ performances cheers me up, and I look forward to sharing my knowledge and skills with my students.”

Sindhuja is an RPN with good standing at the College of Nurses of Ontario. She earned her BSc in nursing from the Open University of Malaysia and is a potential graduate of Ryerson University. She has been a nurse for more than 12 years and has acquired clinical expertise as a critical care nurse, surgical nurse, and community nurse. She has been teaching in the Personal Support Worker program since 2019 and has experienced teaching in in-class and online platforms.

Sindhuja received her RPN diploma from Centennial College, before entering the Ryerson University BScN program. She is currently working as an RPN in the community.

Sudhir S. , Bsc, RPht

Faculty, Healthcare

“I enjoy teaching from my heart and love to share with my students the knowledge and experiences that I have gained from the various roles I have performed during my tenure with different organizations that I have served. I feel proud when I see my students excel in their careers and inform me that I was able to make a positive influence in their life.”

Sudhir has a rich experience of over 25 years in the pharmaceutical industry having served various reputable organizations at differing positions. He has worked with several big-box retail chain stores like Costco, Sobeys, Shoppers Drug Mart as a Registered Pharmacy Technician for over 15 years. He has also worked with multinational pharmaceutical companies like Abbott Laboratories at various managerial levels in sales and marketing. He has also taught Science and Mathematics in colleges and universities in India.

Sudhir is a Registered Pharmacy Technician with the Ontario College of Pharmacists.

Sudhir possesses a bachelor’s degree in science and earned his Diploma in Pharmacy Technician program with Honours from Humber College.

Sukhpreet P. , M.Sc.

Faculty, Healthcare

“Education has a great impact and can change the world. I strongly believe that my role as an instructor is to nurture and encourage the students to learn effectively. Through hands-on training, interactive learning tools and group discussions, I help them be successful in achieving goals in their profession.”

Sukhpreet has earned his Diploma in medical laboratory in 2014. He is an active member and certified by the Medical Laboratory Professionals Association of Ontario. His special interest in clinical Microbiology had him involved in various research projects. He has over 15 years of clinical and teaching experience in Canada and India. He follows an advance and modern teaching methodology which encourages students to learn more about the subject through assignments and discussion sessions. Moreover, he has a strong ability to understand the needs of students with innovative ideas and approaches to interaction and with excellent interpersonal skills. In addition to being a classroom instructor, Sukhpreet teaches them practical laboratory training with clinical specimens focused on lab diagnosis of different kinds of diseases.

Sukhpreet received his diploma from Algonquin career academy, Mississauga. He is also holding a master’s degree in applied microbiology from India. He trained in molecular and advanced techniques for the diagnosis of infectious diseases, especially tuberculosis.

Susan R. W.

Faculty, Healthcare

"Teaching in Early Childhood Education and Care has left me with a funny and fabulous storybook of memories. It is those wonderful memories, that inspire my teaching today. Be it creating an outdoor adventure with nature, singing their favorite silly song, or observing new learning moments to then see a child’s eyes widen in delight, all of these memories and more are treasured."

Since 1995, it has been my pleasure to work as; an Early Childhood Educator (RECE), an ESL Kindergarten Teacher abroad, a Special Needs and Social Development RECE Consultant, and in the last 4 years, a College Instructor of the Early Childcare Assistant Program.

In my adult studies, there were many wonderful examples of teaching. The instructors/professors while I earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts, (BFA), a Diploma of Early Childhood Education (RECE), and a Bachelor of Education (BED), were knowledgeable, inspiring, resourceful and committed.

Following in their footsteps, and joining the Anderson College team, I have found the students quite impressive. It is an honor to teach them, as they begin to find their own treasured memories. They bring their best selves to class, learn, and aspire to grow professionally. Mentoring this new, mindful and exciting chapter for them is a career that will always be dear to my heart. Their goals become mine and I get to watch as they write the first pages of their storybook of memories.

Syeda (Jia) K., CDA II

Faculty, Healthcare

“I firmly believe that one can achieve their desired goals with perseverance and hard-work, given the right direction. That is why my objective has always been to guide my pupils to the best of my abilities, expecting more from them so they can excel and go beyond, sometimes surprising themselves.”

Jia has extensive experience in a dental clinical setting, along with developing and training clinical staff. Jia also worked as a dental hygienist assistant. She has a sound knowledge of dental procedures and terminology. Learning is a continuous process which requires constant course correction, that is where Jia’s role as an instructor comes in, she helps students along the way. She loves reviewing students’ journeys and how far they have come since the start of the program, considering it the best reward a teacher can get.

Jia has received her Intra Oral Dental Assisting Level I and Level II diploma with honours from The National Academy of Health & Business in 2016. She is NDAEB certified, HARP-certified, CPR certified and an active member of the Ontario Dental Assistants Association. Jia worked as a CDA II at a local dental practice since 2016.

Tammy B. W.

Faculty, Healthcare

“Knowledge is Power! Watching my students make life-changing moves through personal growth, dedication, perseverance and endurance is what keeps me teaching. Each student has the potential to take control of their life, education and career; with this comes the power to reach their dreams.”

Tammy graduated with Honours from her Intra-Oral Dental Assisting Program in 2002. Over the past 17 years she has explored many areas of dentistry, including orthodontics, general dentistry, oral surgery, office management and teaching, after which she managed a dental practice for several years. Tammy has been teaching as an Intra-Oral Dental Assisting instructor since 2007.

Tammy is a member of the ODAA, a Certified Dental Assistant, and also holds an Adult Educator’s certificate.

Tianna B.

Faculty, Healthcare

“What I love most about teaching is the gratification of seeing my students succeed. It gives me the motivation to continue teaching them the joy of working as a Medical Office Administrator.”

Tianna has over 14 years’ experience in the medical field, including five years teaching Medical Administration. She has worked alongside family physicians and medical specialists in a variety of work environments, including offices, long-term care centres, and chronic pain clinics across the GTA.

Her skills include OHIP billing, administrative and clinical procedures, scheduling using a variety of computer software systems, and creating a fun and collaborative environment in the classroom. Outside of school she volunteers her time in community events where she speaks about various careers in the Medical Office Administration field.

Tianna graduated as a Medical Laboratory/Office Assistant from a Private Career College in 2005.

Tonmoy P.

Faculty, Healthcare

“I love teaching at Anderson College because of the organized curriculum, well-equipped laboratories, high level of education, and community involvement. Graduates of Anderson College, like myself, receive strong training both on theory and practical, and are confident in our knowledge and skills as a medical professional.”

As an Anderson College graduate, Tonmoy began his career working as a Sterilization Technician at an Endoscopy centre, which strengthened his knowledge and skills, specifically on disinfection and sterilization. Tonmoy is a foreign-trained medical graduate specializing in Pathology and has experience working in hospitals as well as training undergraduate medical students overseas for over three years. He has been working as an educator for the Medical Laboratory Technician program since January 2019 supporting instructors, teaching students on laboratory skill competencies and is a proud mentor as well.

Tonmoy is a certified Medical Laboratory Technician with the Canadian Society of Medical Laboratory Technologists and the Medical Laboratory Professional Association of Ontario. He is also a certified Medical Device Reprocessing Technician. As a foreign-trained Medical Doctor, he is holding a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery diploma with an M. Phil degree in Pathology from Bangladesh.

Victoria G. H.

Faculty, Business

“I am instructing students in Computer Business Software applications and Accounting since 1997. The courses I teach are Windows, Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Sage 50, and Sage 300. I love to teach, and I am glad to see the students succeed in their careers.”

Victoria has more than 20 years of experience teaching in Canada’s Private Colleges for a diverse group of students. She also has a B.S.B.A. – Accounting Diploma and is a certified Payroll Compliance Practitioner, a certified Office Specialist (MOS) Master, certified IC3 authorize Instructor. Victoria has also obtained various certifications in subjects such as Adult Education.

Victoria is a proud member of the Canadian Payroll Association since 2011.

Vinu Raj V.

Faculty, Business

"As an instructor at Anderson college, I would like to share my journey within the supply chain sector with the students and mentor them towards achieving their career paths. I believe in implementing a discussion-based teaching methodology wherein the students get an opportunity to offer their perspective on supply chain concepts."

Vinu Raj brings with him a diversified experience of over 13 years in the industry. His professional background stretches over the entire breadth of procurement and logistics operations within the oil & gas, mining, construction, manufacturing, and public sectors.

Vinu Raj has a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Graduate Diploma in Supply Chain and Logistics Management. He is also a CIFFA certified instructor ( CCI ) and currently working towards his CSCMP designation from Supply Chain Canada.

Waran N.

Faculty, Business

"I believe that a teacher never stops learning regardless of the number of years of experience or the educational qualifications because of the intense changes in knowledge and technology since the evolution and the availability of the technology. Knowing students’ background and adapting the teaching methods and styles that suits the subject and students is key to being successful in teaching. By keeping them in my mind, I always look for improvement in my personal journey. "

For many years, I have been teaching several subjects that include Windows/Computer Fundamentals, MS Office, and Bookkeeping, Computerized Accounting (QuickBooks, Sage 50 Accounting, and Sage 300 ERP). In addition to teaching, I have experience in developing learning materials that include, PowerPoint Presentations, Assignments, Tests, Practices, and Exams. As an instructor, I enjoy both teaching in the class and preparing learning materials.

My educational qualifications include an Accounting Diploma, Accounting Technique Certificate and Adult Education Certificate.

I find the opportunity to teach at Anderson College is one of the greatest experiences since it gives me the opportunity to teach a variety of subjects.

Every work experience is unique because each work environment is different from others. Anderson college provides not only a healthy work environment but also a healthy learning environment to enhance student experiences.

Zani D., BSc., MRT(R), DMS

Faculty, Healthcare

"I'm excited to be part of the Anderson College Ultrasound faculty team and am looking forward to providing my insight and experiences in the upcoming courses I will be involved in."

Zani Dhalla earned her Bachelor of Science at the University of Toronto in 1991, her MRT (R) at The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences in 1993 and her Ultrasound designation at the Mohawk-McMaster Institute for Applied Health Sciences in 1994. Zani has worked in both the hospital health care environment as well as managed Independent Health Facilities within the Diagnostic Imaging sector. In 1999, Zani became an Ultrasound faculty member at The Michener Institute for Applied Sciences. 

She was with TMI full-time until 2004 and was actively involved in the Full-Time, Part-Time and Distance education programs.  Zani is currently a Facility Director at an Independent Health Facility, in Richmond Hill, which incorporates all Diagnostic Imaging modalities and is RIS and PACS equipped.  Zani has been affiliated with the CPSO since 1999, as an IHF assessor, conducting assessments at Independent Health Facilities located throughout Ontario.  As of 2016, Zani took on the Lead DI assessor role with the CPSO as well as became an assessor for the Canadian clinical skills assessment testing for Sonography Canada.

Zani is currently the DMS professional member on council at the CMRITO since June 2019.


Zeynab A.

Faculty, Healthcare

“Playing a significant role in building and developing an individual’s educational foundation has always been a dream of mine. It is truly my passion and honour to observe students learn, develop, and apply all the skills I teach them.”

Zeynab is a dynamic and engaging educator with over 15 years’ experience in childhood work and education. Throughout her career she has developed extensive experience in various settings like universities, daycares, and elementary schools. Zeynab is well-versed in industry standards and ensures she is aware of significant changes in the industry. In the classroom, her aim is to deliver a holistic educational experience around both the theoretical and practical branches of childcare to all her students.

Along with professional training in Childcare, Zeynab has also obtained education in the fields of English Literature and Physical Education from the University of Toronto and Sheridan College.

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