Meet Donna Russo

Donna-Russo-spotlight.jpgJob Title

Faculty Coordinator  

Department | Campus  

Southern Medical Program | Okanagan 

How long have you worked at the Faculty of Medicine? 

Since our first cohort was rolled out in 2011.

Tell us what you do at the Faculty in one or two sentences:  

Coordinate clinical and academic faculty appointments and promotions for the Southern Medical Program.

What’s your favourite thing about your work?  

Investigating issues and problem solving.

One thing we might be surprised to learn about you?  

I played football as a kid.

What is the song you sang out loud as a teenager? 

Anything by Fleetwood Mac, Bee Gees, Abba…

What makes you laugh? 

The lunch room banter and my family;  they all have a great sense of humour!

One thing on your desk you brought from home?  

Pics of my travels.

Most healthy habit 

Walking every day!

What is your favourite vacation spot and why? 

Italy.  It’s a friendly barrage of the senses:  cappuccino, walking through the piazzas and markets, views from the train, quatro formaggio gnocchi, gelato, and Lambrusco!