Our Staff

Jill Vihos, Chair

Chair, Department of Interprofessional Education and Simulation Learning

PhD (Alberta); RN

9-203L, Robbins Health Learning Centre
10910 – 104 Avenue
Edmonton, AB
780-497-4135

Margot Zemrau

Simulation Educator, Nurse Educator

BScN (Alberta), RN, CHSE

9-305A, City Centre Campus
10700 – 104 Avenue
Edmonton, AB
780-497-5424

Colette Foisy-Doll

Simulation Program Coordinator, Clinical Simulation Centre

MSN (Grand Canyon); BScN; RN; CHSE

On Leave

9-306C, City Centre Campus
10700 – 104 Avenue
Edmonton, AB
780-497-5791

Colette has has 30-plus years to nursing education and started teaching with the Faculty of Nursing at MacEwan University in 1984.. Since 2003, she has served as a Professional Resource Faculty and simulationist in undergraduate nursing and healthcare programs. She is currently the Director, Clinical Simulation Centre at MacEwan's City Centre Campus. Colette is a pioneer in simulation, with a global reputation in the field. She is passionate about Sim-IPE, patient safety, faculty development in simulation-based learning and in tool and resource development to bolster the integration of simulation learning outcomes. She is the recipient of several prestigious international and national awards for her local, national and international efforts in simulation.

Together with Dr. Kim Leighton, Colette co-edited and co-authored Simulation Champions: Fostering Courage, Caring and Connection (2017) and has authored numerous other publications. Her service to the discipline of nursing and healthcare education extends around the globe. She has contributed to the development of over 20 simulation programs and learning spaces worldwide and has also served on the board of directors of Sim-ONE, Canada’s National Simulation Network, and chaired the Nominations and Elections Sub-Committee for the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning.

Chunyan Zhang

Simulation Technologist, Clinical Simulation Centre

9-312E, City Centre Campus
10700 – 104 Avenue
Edmonton, AB
780-633-3420

Cynthia Gundermann

Interim Simulation Program Coordinator, Professional Resource Faculty

MEd (Alberta), BScN, RN

9-306D, City Centre Campus
10700 – 104 Avenue
Edmonton, AB
780-633-3597

Keri Klimchuk, Administrative Assistant

9-305A, City Centre Campus
10700 – 104 Avenue
Edmonton, AB
780-633-3411

Julie Hoffart

Simulation Educator, Professional Resource Faculty

MN (Alberta); BScN (Alberta); RN

9-203G, City Centre Campus
10700 – 104 Avenue
Edmonton, AB
780-497-5714

Sheena Simpkins-Gibbs

Simulation Educator, Professional Resource Faculty

MScN (Lethbridge); RN; CHSE

9-305A, City Centre Campus
10700 – 104 Avenue
Edmonton, AB
780-497-5671

Deborah Maloney

Lab Assistant, Clinical Simulation Centre

9-306A, City Centre Campus
10700 – 104 Avenue
Edmonton, AB
780-497-5734