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

  • 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.

  • Susie Johnson, PHR

    Susie Johnson, PHR

    Human Resources Analyst

    Susie is embedded in the Department of Psychiatry along with three other School of Medicine and Health Sciences departments. She splits her time between the four departments and her responsibilities include recruiting, screening, hiring, and troubleshooting many HR-related matters. She is a Certified Professional of Human Resources (PHR) and has worked for the University for 12 years.

  • 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.

  • Karen Furgis-Coady

    Karen Furgis-Coady

    Executive Secretary

    Karen provides administrative support to the Division Chiefs. Her responsibilities include organizing calendars, scheduling meetings, and assisting with travel. Additionally, she assists the Faculty Programs Manager with faculty recruitment. Karen has a BS in Family & Consumer Studies from the University and has worked here for 12 years.

  • 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.

  • Monica Boice

    Monica Boice

    Web Manager

    Monica oversees all the content presented on the Department's website and social media profiles. She is responsible for creating, editing, posting, maintaining, updating, and occasionally cleaning up outdated content. She also contributes to and supports departmental marketing efforts and events, including educational programs, community outreach, and research.

  • Tara Henderson

    Research Manager

    Tara 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. She has a BS in Political Science and BS in Sociology. She has worked at the University of Utah for over 22 years.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Jaime Bruse Christensen, C-TAGME

    Jaime Bruse Christensen, 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.

  • Mylie Hamilton

    Mylie Hamilton

    Outpatient Services Specialist

    Mylie has many patient-facing responsibilities, including answering phone calls, scheduling appointments, and checking patients in for our outpatient clinics. Additionally, she processes referrals and prior authorizations for neuropsychological testing. She also supports several providers by managing their schedules and monitoring EPIC for patient messages.

  • 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.