UConn Health building

Mailing Address
Human Resources
UConn Health
P.O. Box 4035
Farmington, CT 06034-4035
Phone: 860-679-2426
Fax: 860-679-1051

In Person
Human Resources
16 Munson Road, 5th Floor
Farmington, CT 06032

HR Conference Room: 860-679-7249


Interim Vice President of Human Resources
Carolle Andrews

Administrative Officer
Etta Henderson, 860-679-3490

Fax: 860-679-1051

Creative Child Center

The Creative Child Center offers day care services to employees and members of the community. The Center is licensed for 107 children between the ages of six weeks and five years. The hours of operation are 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Interim Director
Barbara Brush, 860-679-2124

Head Teacher
Barbara Brush, 860-679-2124

Fax: 860-679-1388

International Services

International Servies serves as a resource for immigration, international tax and human resource related issues for the international population at UConn Health.

International Specialist
Jaishree Duggal, 860-679-4430


HR Associate
Kaitlin Dornenburg
Human Resources Associate
phone: 860-679-4472

Fax: 860-679-1051

HR Consulting

HR Consulting is responsible for the administration of collective bargaining contract administration, workforce separations, corrective actions, training in related areas as well as general human resources expertise across all human resources areas of knowledge.

Human Resources Consultants
UConn John Dempsey Hospital Nursing and Administration, Caroline Beitman, 860-679-8171
John Dempsey Hospital Operations Sylvia Santos, 860-679-3864
UConn Medical Group, Shaela Ryng, 860-679-8067
Institutional Support, Caroline Beitman, 860-679-8171
School of Medicine, Research, John Peeples, 860-679-2204
School of Dental Medicine, Research, Sylvia Santos, 860-679-3864


Employee & Labor Relations Associate - Labor Attorney
Erick Diaz, 860-679-4588
Fax: 860-679-4115

Diane Ferguson, 860-679-6207
Fax: 860-679-4115


Administrative Program Assistant II
Marie Colavecchio, 860-679-4375
Fax: 860-679-4115

Organization and Staff Development

Organizational and Staff Development is dedicated to building capacity in individuals and teams by delivering outstanding solutions that impact organizational effectiveness in support the UConn Health mission.

Robin Perregaux, 860-679-2035

Education and Staff Development Specialists
Alexis Crean, 860-679-4946
Marisol Cruz St. Juste, 860-679-2734
Roselyn Wright, 860-679-3419

HR Associate - Recruiting and Staff Development


Talent Acquisition

Talent Management partners with hiring managers and departments in finding, recruiting, and selecting the most talented individuals who align with UConn Health's mission, possess required competencies, and fit into the university's culture.

Erica D'Angelo, 860-679-1433

HR Associate - Recruiting and Staff Development

Talent Acquisition Specialists
School of Dental Medicine, Central Administration, IT, Pamela Rucker, 860-679-2040
UConn John Dempsey Hospital, Nursing, Julie Parrette, 860-679-2597
UConn Medical Group Administration, School of Medicine, Marisa Leone, 860-679-3143,
UConn John Dempsey Hospital Non-Nursing, Clinics, Facilities, Logistics, Donna Seklecki, 860-679-3431
UConn Medical Group Nursing & Medical Assisting, Patient Services & Administration Support, Noreen Logan, 860-679-7691

HR Associates
Elizabeth McNamara, 860-679-2115

Janice Coco, 860-679-4103

Swapna Das, 860-679-2837

Fax: 860-679-1051


The Benefits Unit advises, administers, and provides services to employees in areas such as benefit enrollment, retirement and insurance plans, worker’s compensation, and tax-deferred products. This unit also administers other benefits such as leaves, and tuition reimbursements/waivers.

Jessica Van Alstyne, 860-679-3073

Health Insurance
A-L: Personnel Specialist, Teri Chasse, 860-679-2791
M-Z: HR Associate, Jennifer Hart, 860-679-3549

Leaves (Medical, Military, Maternity)
HR Associate/FMLA, Denace Boyington , 860-679-4105
Personnel Specialist/Leave Coordinator, Dala Grabowski, 860-679-2901
HR Resource Center, 860-679-2426

Retirement and Supplemental Benefits
Benefits Director, Jessica Van Alstyne, 860-679-3073

Tuition Reimbursement (UHP and Managerial/Confidential)
Jennifer Hart, 860-679-3549

Tuition Reimbursement (Classified)
Teri Chasse, 860-679-2791

Tuition Waivers
UHP Employees, Dependent Children of UHP, Faculty, and Managerial/Confidential Employees: Personnel Specialist, Teri Chasse, 860-679-2791

Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation Safety Program Coordinator, Filip Pensa, 860-679-1483
Worker's Compensation, Kathy Rouleau, 860-679-4589

Fax: 860-679-4660

Compensation and Classification

The Compensation and Classification unit is responsible for the coordination of the classification program, the classification appeal process, employee-initiated and management-initiated classification review requests, and temporary or permanent reassignments. It provides new/replacement position classification; assists with departmental reorganizations; and receiving and processing requests for additional compensation.

Joyce Smith, 860-679-1784

Fax: 860-679-1051

Compensation and Classification Specialist

Dayna Ahern, 860-679-3989

Fax: 860-679-1051

Employee Resource Center

Employee Resource Specialists
Amy Lawson, 860-679-8367
Lauren McLean, 860-679-2917


Human Resources Assistants

Kasia Piekut, 860-679-7913
Bethany Rameika, 860-679-7913

Fax: 860-679-1051

HR Information Systems and Operations

HR Information Systems and Operations is responsible for implementing, setting standards for maintaining Human Resources information and employee records, longevity payments and bargaining unit pay increases. The unit also provides reporting services to all levels of management.

Lawrence Pittman, 860-679-4575

HR Information Systems
HRIS Specialist, SABA, Chris Desjardins, 860-679-7577
HRIS Administrator, iGreentree, Susan Keegan, 860-679-8170
HRIS Administrator, KRONOS, Ken Lowell, 860-679-2427

Banner Specialist, Sandy Leba, 860-679-4579

Personnel Transaction Requests
Human Resources Coordinator, Cathy Guidotti, 860-679-4663

Operations Manager
Liz Fay, 860-679-7573

Auditing/Operations Analysts
Processing of employee personnel and payroll records with last names beginning with:

A: Carrie Proctor, 860-679-2049
B: Liza Cracco, 860-679-3492
C: Heather Pike , 860-679-4368
D-I: Liza Cracco, 860-679-3492
J-M: Heather Pike , 860-679-4368
N-R & PTRs: Cathy Guidotti, 860-679-4663
S-Z: Carrie Proctor, 860-679-2049

Fax: 860-679-1051

File Room: 860-679-7106


The Payroll Unit is responsible for processing employee payments on a bi-weekly basis, including regular pay, lump-sum payments for separating employees, workers’ compensation checks, and other pay due employees. In addition, the Payroll Unit assists employees with changes to pay, such as tax status, direct deposit, and other employee pay deductions.

Lawrence Pittman, 860-679-4575

Payroll Associates
Responsible for general and workers' compensation payroll questions with last names beginning with:

A-C, K: Steven Hodska, 860-679-2380
D-J: April Hoyt, 860-679-3443
M-R: Jean Boyce, 860-679-2033
S-Z, L: Vivian Boucher, 860-679-2681

Payroll Manager
Lynn Martin, 860-679-2384

Fax: 860-679-1328