Department of Surgery

Technical Staff

BellLaboratory Manager: Ian C. Bell

Ian is the Laboratory Manager for the Division of Anatomy. He is in charge of one of the largest Willed Body Programs in Canada with three full-time technicians, prosectors, work-study students and volunteers. He oversees the management and allocation of cadaveric material for the Division. He directs the day-to-day operations of the Division including personnel and laboratory use. He also manages the cadaveric material required for surgical resident/post-graduate training at the Surgical Skills Center at Mount Sinai Hospital and various hospitals throughout the Greater Toronto Area.






Anatomy Prosector: John Demarco 

John is the head prosector for the Division of Anatomy. He is responsible for creating detailed anatomical specimens for the demonstration and examination of gross anatomy for all health care disciplines. He is also the lab demonstrator of human gross anatomy for the Kinesiology Professional Placement Program (KPE355Y/455Y), the Anatomy Dissection course (ANA400H1), and the Physician Assistant Program (PAP112).

Willed Body Program Coordinator/Anatomy Technician: Alexandra Surugiu

Alexandra is the Willed Body Program Coordinator for the Division of Anatomy. She is responsible for all administrative tasks involving the Donation Program and assists with the day to day operations of the Anatomy facilities. She manages the screening and handling of all Willed Body enquiries, donor files and documentation, and is the liaison between the various institutions with whom the Division works. Alexandra arranges and coordinates Program logistics, including the Division of Anatomy’s Memorial Service; an annual commemorative service that honours the individuals who have donated their bodies to science and medical research.


sutherlandDivisional Administrator: Elizabeth Sutherland 

Elizabeth manages the financial details and human resources for the Division of Anatomy.  As well, she is the Undergraduate Administrator for Arts and Science courses ANA300Y, ANA301H, ANA320H, ANA400Y,ANA498Y. 








LoganAnatomy Technician: Logan Richard

Logan is the Division of Anatomy’s Medical Technician. His role is to oversee the maintenance of the anatomy satellite facility at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) campus; to  prepare and maintain anatomical specimens used in the undergraduate medical program and to act as an anatomy resource, assisting in gross anatomy, histology and neuroanatomy instruction at the UTM facility and Division of Anatomy.