Our Administrative Support
James Crouse

BSc (Mount Allison), MASc (TUNS)

Office: Room 302, Forrest Building

Tel: (902) 494-1949


James modifies existing software and hardware to meet the School's needs. He also maintains, repairs and keeps inventory of electronic and mechanical equipment. He prepares computers and other equipment for laboratory use, and serves as a resource for faculty, students and staff.

Lillian Crump

Online Communications

BA (University of Winnipeg), Graphic and Visual Design Diploma (Kwantlen Polytechnic University)

Office: Room 418, Forrest Building
Tel: (902) 494-3616

Lil provides communications support to faculty, staff and students through the administration of the school's website, e-newsletter, collateral development, formatting and design. Lil also provides administrative support to the School of Physiotherapy.

Lil joined the School of Physiotherapy in February 2016 with over 10 years’ graphic design and administratvie experience in the private-sector health and wellness industry.
Judith Hollett
Secretary to the Director, Clinical Education Assistant

BA (Acadia)

Office: Room 418, Forrest Building
Tel: (902) 494-2524

Judith provides administrative support to the Director and to the Clinical Education Coordinator. She liaises with the National Association of Clinical Educators in Physiotherapy, regarding clinical placements. In addition, she acts as the initial contact person for the School and performs a variety of administrative and other support services for the faculty, administrative coordinator, and students.

Judith joined the School of Physiotherapy in 2004 with 12 years of administrative experience at Dalhousie University.
Joanne Tortola
Administrative Manager

BComm, MPA (Dalhousie)

Office: Room 403, Forrest Building
Tel: (902) 494-2629

Joanne is the School's Administrative Manager and oversees budget administration, office management, staff selection and supervision, data collection and report production. Joanne also advises the Director on administrative details and participates in decision-making within the School.

Joanne holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Master's degree in Public Administration from Dalhousie University. She has worked previously at Dalhousie within Academic Computing Services and Research Services. Most recently, Joanne was employed in the private-sector as Manager of Operations and Administration with a local health-research based consulting firm. Joanne joined the School of Physiotherapy team in the autumn of 2012.
Kelly Underwood
Admissions and Graduate Program Assistant

Office: Room 408, Forrest Building
Tel: (902) 494-1947

In addition to processing applicant files for the two graduate programs, Kelly answers enquires about the programs; provides support to students, staff and faculty; assists in the development of promotional material and represents the School at recruitment events.

Kelly joined the School of Physiotherapy in July 2008. Prior to that, she worked in Family Medicine.