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


Vice President of Human Resources
John Peeples, 860-679-2204

Administrative Officer
Etta Henderson, 860-679-3490


Assistant Vice President, Talent Management
Sam Avery, 860-679-4588

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
Maryanne Daly-Doran, 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 Flickinger, 860-679-3864
UConn Medical Group, Shaela Ryng, 860-679-8067
Correctional Managed Health Care, Sylvia Flickinger, 860-679-3864
Institutional Support, Caroline Beitman, 860-679-8171
School of Medicine, Research, John Peeples, 860-679-2204
School of Dental Medicine, Research, Sam Avery, 860-679-4588

Labor Relations Coordinator

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.

Cynthia Molin, 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 & Staff Development
Amy Lawson, 860-679-4368

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 & Staff Development
Amy Lawson, 860-679-4368

Talent Acquisition Specialists
Correctional Managed Health Care, Noreen Logan, 860-679-7691
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, UConn John Dempsey Hospital Support, Marisa Leone, 860-679-3143,
UConn John Dempsey Hospital Non-Nursing, Clinics, Facilities, Logistics, Donna Seklecki, 860-679-3431

HR Associates
Noreen Logan, Vacant
Pamela Rucker, Vacant
Julie Parrette, Rose Marie Orsini, 860-679-4103
Marisa Leone, Vacant
Donna Seklecki, Elizabeth McNamara, 860-679-2115

Fax: 860-679-1051
Fax, Correctional Managed Health Care: 860-674-7570


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-F: Personnel Specialist, Teri Chasse, 860-679-2791
G-Z: Personnel Specialist, Jennifer Hart, 860-679-3549

Leaves (Medical, Military, Maternity)
Leave Coordinator, Joann LaMere, 860-679-4105
HR Associate/FMLA, Dala Grabowski, 860-679-2901
HR Resource Center, 860-679-2403

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

Tuition Reimbursement (UHP and Managerial/Confidential)
Teri Chasse, 860-679-2791

Tuition Reimbursement (Classified)
Personnel Specialist, Jennifer Hart, 860-679-3549

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
Margo Granger, 860-679-3989

Fax: 860-679-1051

Employment Resource Center

Employee Resource Specialists
Vincent P. Caprio III, 860-679-1221
Lauren McLean, 860-679-2917


Human Resources Assistants
Janice Coco, 860-679-7913
Kasia Piekut, 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/Records Analysts
Processing of employee personnel and payroll records with last names beginning with:

A-E: Rosemarie Jensen, 860-679-4375
F-L: Liz Fay, 860-679-4368
M-R: Carrie Proctor, 860-679-2049
S-Z: Cathy Guidotti, 860-679-4663
Liza Cracco, 860-679-3492
Vacant, 860-679-4368

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: Steven Hodska, 860-679-2380
D-I: April Hoyt, 860-679-3443
J-M: Karen Klemyk, 860-679-3442
N-R: Jean Boyce, 860-679-2033
S-Z: Vivian Boucher, 860-679-2681

Payroll Manager
Lynn Martin, 860-679-2384

KRONOS Specialist
Brian Kleinhen, 860-679-4061

Fax: 860-679-1328