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HR Contacts

Mailing Address
Human Resources
UConn Health Center
P.O. Box 4035
Farmington, CT 06034-4035
Phone: 860-679-2426
Fax: 860-679-1051

In Person
Human Resources
16 Munson Road, 5th Floor
Farmington, CT 06032

HR Conference Room, 860-679-7249


Vice President of Human Resources
Elizabeth Bolt, 860-679-2204

Administrative Program Coordinator
Etta Henderson, 860-679-3490

Lavione Irby, 860-679-2426
Kasia Piekut, 860-679-7913

Fax: 860-679-1051



The Benefits Unit advises, administers, and provides services to employees in areas such as benefit enrollment, retirement and insurance plans, worker’s compensation, and tax-deferred products. This unit also administers other benefits such as leaves, and tuition reimbursements/waivers.

Jessica Van Alstyne, 860-679-3073

Health Insurance
A-K: Teri Chasse, 860-679-2791
L-Z: Erin Ransford, 860-679-3549

Leaves (Medical, Military, Maternity)
Joann LaMere, 860-679-4105

Paula Dube, 860-679-2901


Retirement Questions and Tax Shelters
Jessica Van Alstyne, 860-679-3073

Tuition Reimbursement (UHP and Managerial/Confidential)
Teri Chasse, 860-679-2791

Tuition Reimbursement (Classified)
Erin Ransford, 860-679-3549

Tuition Waivers
UHP Employees: Teri Chasse, 860-679-2791
Dependent Children of UHP, Faculty, and Managerial/Confidential Employees: Erin Ransford, 860-679-3549


Workers’ Compensation
Kathy Rouleau, 860-679-4589

Fax: 860-679-4660


Creative Child Center

The Creative Child Center offers day care services to employees and members of the community. The Center is licensed for 107 children between the ages of six weeks and five years. The hours of operation are 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Antoinette Matthews, 860-679-2124

Administrative Fiscal Assistant
Barbara Brush, 860-679-2150

Head Teacher
Tracy Clarke-Thompson, 860-679-2150

Fax: 860-679-1388


Employment Services

The Employment Services Unit provides services to internal and external customers, including initial assistance with general inquiries for recruitment, hiring, employment, new employee orientation, employee relations, retention, classification/compensation, separation, immigration and naturalization.

Joyce Smith, 860-679-1784

HR Associate
Lori Grant, 860-679-1221

Fax: 860-679-1051

  • All Faculty and Director Level Positions
  • Deans and Academic Officers (Medical)
  • Health Center Administration
  • Human Resources
  • Patient/Financial Service (Patient Access, Patient Services)
  • Public Safety

Human Resources Officer
Jaishree Duggal, 860-679-4430

Fax: 860-679-1051

  • International, Immigration and Naturalization Services

Human Resources Officer
Margo Granger, 860-679-3989

Fax: 860-679-1051

  • Compensation and Classification

Human Resources Officer
Marisa Leone, 860-679-3143

HR Associate
Lori Grant, 860-679-1221

Fax: 860-679-1051

  • Academic Affairs and Education
  • Communications
  • Community Medicine and Health Care
  • Compliance
  • CICATS (Clinical Research)
  • CRC
  • Dermatology
  • Facilities
  • Finance (Purchasing, Materials Management)
  • Internal Audit
  • Medical Records
  • Medicine
  • NEMSI (Orthopaedics)
  • OB/GYN
  • Psychiatry
  • Research Administration and Finance (Research Safety, Grants and Contracts, Research Administration and Comparative Medicine)
  • Student Services
  • Surgery
  • UMG Outpatient Clinics

Human Resources Officer
Noreen Logan, 860-679-7691

HR Associate
Sylvia Nolan, 860-679-2837

Fax: 860-674-7570

  • CMHC

Human Resources Officer
Pamela Rucker, 860-679-2040

HR Associate
Kelly Pitkin, 860-679-3782

Fax: 860-679-1051

  • Aging
  • CCAM
  • Cell Biology
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Dental School
  • Family Medicine
  • Genetics and Developmental Biology
  • HCOP
  • Immunology
  • Information Technology (Library, Video Communications)
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Molecular, Microbial and Structural Biology
  • Neurology
  • Neuroscience
  • Public Health
  • Vascular Biology

Human Resources Officer
Joyce Smith, 860-679-1784

HR Associate
Lori Grant, 860-679-1221

Fax: 860-679-1051

  • Anesthesiology
  • Child Care
  • Clinical Engineering
  • Diagnostic Imaging and Therapeutics
  • Hospital Administration
  • Hospital-based Clinics
  • Laboratory Medicine
  • Outpatient Mid-level Practitioners
  • Pathology and Lab Medicine
  • Perfusion Services
  • Pharmacy
  • Radiology
  • Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Traumatology and Emergence Medicine
  • UMG Nursing Staff

Human Resources Officer
Lynn Stockwell, 860-679-2597

HR Associate
Kira Callahan, 860-679-4103

Fax: 860-679-1051

  • Nursing
  • Pediatrics
  • Respiratory Therapy


Information Management

The Information Management Unit is responsible for implementing, setting standards for maintaining Human Resources information and employee records, longevity payments and bargaining unit pay increases. The unit also provides reporting services to all levels of management.

Lawrence Pittman, 860-679-4575

Information Specialists
Chris Desjardins, 860-679-7577
Susan Keegan, 860-679-8170
Ken Lowell, 860-679-2427
Paul Shea, 860-679-2163

Personnel Specialist
Banner Implementation Team: Sandy Leba,

Human Resources Coordinator
Personnel Transaction Requests: Liz Fay,

Records Manager
Sheila Carenzo, 860-679-4368

Auditing/Records Analysts
Processing of employee personnel and payroll records with last names beginning with:

A-C: Kristen Gauvin, 860-679-3492
D-K: Cathy Guidotti, 860-679-4663
L-P: Laura Arciero, 860-679-2049
Q-Z: Elizabeth Fay, 860-679-7573

Fax: 860-679-1051

File Room: 860-679-7106


Labor Relations

The Labor Relations Unit is responsible for the administration of collective bargaining at the Health Center, including: interpretation of contract provisions, grievance handling, negotiations, labor-management meetings, investigations, discipline, and training in related areas.

Karen Duffy Wallace, 860-679-4588

Labor Relations Specialists
Sylvia Flickinger, 860-679-3864
Jessica Hajdasz, 860-679-2917
Kristen Pepin, 860-679-4472

Administrative Support
Shaela Ryng, 860-679-8067
Tanya Kulangara, 860-679-4375

Fax: 860-679-4115


Organization and Staff Development

The Organization and Staff Development Unit develops, delivers and evaluates compliance training, and professional management and organizational development. In addition, the unit is responsible for the Know Better Place culture initiative.

Cynthia Couture, 860-679-2035

Education and Staff Development Specialists
Alexis Crean, 860-679-4946
Sandy Kressner, 860-679-3419
Marisol Cruz St. Juste, 860-679-2752

Administrative Program Coordinator
Shannon Kelmelis, 860-679-8367

Fax: 860-679-1051



The Payroll Unit is responsible for processing employee payments on a bi-weekly basis, including regular pay, lump-sum payments for separating employees, workers’ compensation checks, and other pay due employees. In addition, the Payroll Unit assists employees with changes to pay, such as tax status, direct deposit, and other employee pay deductions.

Lawrence Pittman, 860-679-4575

Payroll Associates
Responsible for general and workers' compensation payroll questions with last names beginning with:

A, N-R: Jean Boyce, 860-679-2033
B, J-M: Karen Klemyk, 860-679-3442

C, S-Z: Dee Faraone, 860-679-2681
D-I: Michael Malloy, 860-679-3443
Steven Hodska, 860-679-2380

Payroll Manager
Lynn Martin, 860-679-2384

KRONOS Specialist
Brian Kleinhen, 860-679-4061

Fax: 860-679-1328