Welcome Desk

Elizabeth (Elsa) Kiosses (she/her)
Team Lead, Health Education & Administration

I am a first gen, UofT Alumni, born and raised in Scarborough, passionate about building a supportive community and health promotion!

Experience/area of expertise: I am a Registered Nurse and worked in hospital and public health before joining the Health & Wellness Centre team at UTSC! I completed my BScN and MN at UofT.  

Things I love: Every day, I try to do something that makes me happy and appreciate the little things in life. I love making a bucket list and look forward to doing everything on that list one day!!

Cindy Ho
Cindy Ho (she/her)
Health & Wellness Centre Assistant

I was born in Vietnam and grew up in Canada. My background is Cantonese and Teowchew.

Experience/area of expertise: I have worked in health care for many years varying from client care to administration. I enjoy helping others; therefore I knew the medical field is where I wanted to be. I always welcome the opportunity to learn and grow, and I am excited to add my skill set and experiences to the Health & Wellness Team.

Things I love: I love going on walks and exploring nature and its beautiful scenery. 

Edwina Simmons
Edwina Simmons (she/her)
Health & Wellness Centre Assistant

I am Black and was born in Ghana, Accra.

Experience/area of expertise: My area of expertise is billing.

Things I love: I enjoying music and dancing.  I would love to travel more.

Rebeca Lopez-Leandro
Rebeca Lopez-Leandro (she/her)
Health & Wellness Centre Assistant

I’m a Latina Canadian living in Toronto. My parents originate from El Salvador and Bolivia.

Experience/Area of Expertise:

I went to Centennial College and studied Office Administration Medical. It has led me to work in the eye care field as an assistant and technician. I have also worked in a medical OHIP billing agency where I’ve communicated with the Ministry of Health. I am eager to continue to gain experience and learn in my current position at UTSC. I hope to help all students who enter the Health and Wellness Centre.

Things I love:

I enjoy reading whether it is rom-coms, thriller or mystery, listening to music, and I also like being creative with eyeshadow makeup.

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Wendy Schrader (she/her)

I was born and raised in Toronto and I am now living in the Durham Region.

Experience/area of expertise: I have spent the earlier years of my career working in the Information Technology field in different roles. In 2008 I returned to school to study Health Information at George Brown College and at the Canadian Healthcare Association. I have always had a passion for helping others by supporting their needs and goals. I look forward to gaining more experience, as well as sharing my own experience with the UTSC Health and Wellness Centre team.

Things I love: I love working out at the gym and I especially enjoy attending a Zumba class.