• Geoff Erickson, MBA

    Geoff Erickson, MBA

    Administrative Director

    Geoff oversees all administrative and financial functions in the department. He has worked for University since 2000 with roles in Customer Service, Huntsman Cancer Hospital, Budgeting & Finance, and Neurosurgery. Geoff received his Bachelors in Accounting and MBA from the David Eccles School of Business at University of Utah.

  • Abbie Hess

    Abbie Hess

    Executive Assistant

    Abbie provides administrative support to department and department Chair. She is responsible for managing and scheduling meetings, planning events, coordinating visits of guests and collaborators, and assisting with travel. Her efforts include executing the department’s monthly Grand Rounds series and serving as a liaison for the executive committee.

  • Jenny S. Jensen

    Jenny S. Jensen

    Faculty Programs Manager

    Jenny manages faculty recruitment/retention processes in Psychiatry, acting as liaison to offices of the VP for Academic Affairs/Health Sciences, Medical Staff Services, Provider Enrollment, and UNI Compliance. Jenny earned a BA in History from CSU and has worked at the University of Utah since 1997, joining the department in 2009.

  • Susie Johnson, PHR

    Susie Johnson, PHR

    Human Resources Analyst

    Susie splits her time between the Department of Psychiatry and the Division of Human Resources. Her responsibilities include recruiting, screening, hiring, and troubleshooting many HR-related matters. She also implements and educates about HR policies. She is a Certified Professional of Human Resources and has worked for the University for 11 years.

  • Kristie Shilaos

    Kristie Shilaos

    Manager of Accounting & Finance

    Kristie oversees the accounting and financial functions of the department and the department's outpatient clinic. She is responsible for AR/AP, purchasing, payroll, CIP, budgeting, inventory, expense allocations, and fiscal reporting. She received her Accounting degree from the University's David Eccles School of Business and provides over 20 years of related experience.

  • Anne Asman, MS

    Anne Asman, MS

    Director of Advancement and Outreach

    Anne's work includes the education, engagement, solicitation and stewardship of current and potential financial support for both the Department of Psychiatry and the University Neuropsychiatric Institute. She facilitates support for clinical, research, and academic domains through the cultivation of individual, corporate, and foundation funding sources.

  • Rachel DeHart, MSHR

    Rachel DeHart, MSHR

    Research Finance Manager

    Rachel oversees the department’s research accounting and finance functions. Her responsibilities include planning, organizing, directing, budgeting and controlling finances. She provides financial insight for principal investigators to make strategic financial decisions. Rachel has a BS in Accounting, MS in Human Resources, and 15 years cross-industry experience.

  • Chelsey Church

    Chelsey Church

    Grants and Contracts Officer

    Chelsey is responsible for the effective and timely handling of all research grants and contracts. In conjunction with the University’s Office of Sponsored Projects, she prepares, interprets, negotiates, and executes agreements for projects funded by federal and state agencies, foundations and other public and private sources.

  • Karen Furgis-Coady

    Karen Furgis-Coady

    Project Coordinator

    Karen provides administrative support to the Division Chiefs. Her responsibilities include organizing calendars, assisting with travel, and recruitment. Additionally, she manages the front office for several psychiatrists and psychologists and their clinical practices. Karen has a BS in Family & Consumer Studies from the University and has worked here for 11 years.

  • Jill Carter

    Jill Carter

    Program Assistant

    Jill works for the Department of Psychiatry primarily executing reimbursements, facilitating mental health court, and purchasing on behalf of faculty and staff. She also supports many of the department's day-to-day administrative tasks. Jill is currently a student at the University of Utah majoring in Psychology and Sociology.

  • Monica H. Boice

    Monica H. Boice

    Web Manager

    Monica develops and maintains all content and layout for the Department's website. She also contributes to departmental marketing efforts and events, including educational programs, community outreach, and research. She has a BA in Visual Arts and has worked in web-related roles since 2008.

  • Jaime Bruse, C-TAGME

    Jaime Bruse, C-TAGME

    Adult Psychiatry Residency Program Manager

    Jaime has worked as a Graduate Medical Education program coordinator since 2000. She has served in leadership roles at the University & in national organizations. As a Certified Training Administrator for GME (C-TAGME), she mentors coordinators & advocates for coordinator professional development.

  • Glenda Evans

    Glenda Evans

    Residency Training Program Coordinator

    Glenda supports both the Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and the Triple Board training programs. Her duties include assisting with recruitment of applicants, matriculation of candidates, and management of resident activities through the duration of the residency. She joined the department’s training program in 2003.

  • Cassie Bowles

    Cassie Bowles

    Academic Project Coordinator

    Cassie provides collaborative, clerical, and administrative support to the Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program, Addiction Fellowship Training Program, and the MHI Community Clinics. She joined the Department’s training team in September 2017 and has worked for the University of Utah for 5 years.

  • Stacey Leventis

    Medical Student Academic Coordinator

    Stacey manages all day-to-day aspects of the Medical Student Education for Psychiatry, including the 3rd and 4th year Psychiatry courses. She also coordinates clinical rotations for International, Visiting, and External Physician Assistant Students. Stacey has 30 years of experience working in the field of Psychiatry.