The Kids' Health Links Team

Our amazing KHLF Team is project specific and on contract for implementations of our programs and initiatives. We have no permanent employees or overhead. 

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Krista Naugler, National Program Manager

As Upopolis' National Program Manager, Krista is focused on outreach to hospitals and health care centres both across Canada and the U.S. She supports and seeks out new partners, leads trainings, and looks for ways to increase usership. She also manages special projects and partnerships that involve the Upopolis Program, as well as acting as liaison with the TELUS team responsible for hosting and maintaining the technology platform.

Allison Sohanlal, Program Consultant and Onboarding Specialist

Allison has worked with the Upopolis Program for the past 8 years in many different capacities. In her current role, she is focused on outreach to hospitals and health centres specifically in Ontario. She supports and seeks out new partners, leads trainings, and attends conferences speaking on behalf of Kids' Health Links Foundation and Upopolis.

Laura McGrath, Program Coordinator

As well as acting as the Upopolis Superuser (Lead) at SickKids Hospital in Toronto, Laura is the Upopolis Program Coordinator, focused on site content and programming, supporting users, and managing the Umentor-Upal Leadership Program on the platform. She also is responsible for liaising with the other Upopolis Hospitals and Site Superusers. Laura is always looking for creative ways to keep Upopolis users engaged and grow the value and content on the site! 

Jessica Miller-Poesch, Uknow Content Coordinator

Jess is responsible for Uknow, the multimedia library of age-appropriate medical information on Upopolis. Her important work includes updating and adding vetted and valuable resources to the Uknow space and helping to manage the Upopolis hospital and health care organization spaces. Jessica is always looking for creative new videos and websites designed with youth-users in mind.

Cathy Humphreys - Clinical Advisor to Upopolis / Upedia

Co-Director and Chair of Admissions, Child Life Studies; Assistant Clinical Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics; Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University

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Marni Harold, Program Manager

Kathy Payette, National Ambassador

Tana Nash, National Ambassador

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Jessica Miller-Poesch, Program Manager