Our Team

The REDI team members collaborate with people and units across the Faculty of Medicine to support our learning and work environments.

In addition to the Executive Director, the work of the Office will be undertaken by a group of Advisors. The Office will work closely with the Director of Indigenous Engagement to implement the Faculty of Medicine’s action plans in response to the Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action and with the Vice Dean Health Engagement in collaboration with health sector partners to promote changes in the learning and work environments where there is shared jurisdiction.

Roslyn Goldner

Executive Director

Roslyn Goldner was appointed by Dean Kelleher to reorganize and broaden the scope of the office and to lead the Faculty of Medicine’s Transforming Culture Initiative to change our culture by creating and sustaining respectful, inclusive working and learning environments that are anti-racist and free from all forms of discrimination.

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Maï Yasué

Maï Yasué

Associate Director

Maï is the Associate Director of the Office of Respectful Environments, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (REDI) in the Faculty of Medicine. She provides leadership to the REDI team in the development and delivery of our education and training programming. She collaborates with leaders in departments, centres, and administration units, and staff, and faculty to identify institutional and individual barriers to inclusion and to foster long-term socio-cultural change towards justice, equity, decolonization, indigenization, and inclusion (JEDII). Previously, she worked at the Equity & Inclusion Office at UBC, where she led initiatives such as the JEDII STEM Series and the IBPOC STEM Network and supported the integration of the JEDII principles into teaching, research, and faculty and staff recruitment. Prior to her work at UBC, she was a faculty member at Quest University Canada for over a decade, teaching interdisciplinary courses in conservation and geography and advocating for transparency, equity, and inclusion through various leadership roles.

Maï, a second-generation immigrant from Japan, holds an MSc in Zoology from the University of Oxford and a PhD in Geography from the University of Victoria. As an interdisciplinary scholar, she has published over 40 articles in academic fields such as conservation, geography, zoology, education, behavioral ecology, economics, and psychology. She is grateful for having spent most of her life on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish), səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), and Stó:lō Nations.

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Dr. Saleem Razack

Dr. Saleem Razack

Senior Faculty Advisor

Dr. Razack is a Senior Faculty Advisor in the Office of Respectful Environments, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (REDI) in the Faculty of Medicine. In his role, Dr. Razack will advise on strategy related to the implementation of a comprehensive anti-racism plan for the Faculty. He is excited to be at UBC and hopes to serve in and contribute to the vibrant and diverse community within the Faculty of Medicine and its associated clinical and research sites.

Dr Razack joined faculty at UBC/BC Children’s Hospital on January 1, 2023, after a 25-year career as a pediatric intensivist and medical educator/education researcher at McGill University. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto. His research Interests in Medical Education include the intersection of assessment and professionalism with representation, equity, diversity, inclusion and anti-racism, for which he has had SSHRC and CIHR support. He is the recipient of the AFMC May Cohen award for outstanding contributions to equity in medical education, the Haile T. Debas award for contributions to equity in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at McGill, and the Pediatric Chairs of Canada award for outstanding contribution to Medical Education.

Learn more about the Appointment of Dr. Saleem Razack as a Senior Faculty Advisor in REDI


Robyn Campol

Learning Environment Advisor

Robyn Campol is an advisor in the Faculty of Medicine Office of Respectful Environments, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion. As the Learning Environment Advisor, Robyn supports the education units to create respectful, inclusive, anti-racist and discrimination-free learning environments in which students feel safe to participate without fear of mistreatment or reprisals. In addition to providing advice and guidance to decision makers Robyn can assist Programs to resolve mistreatment or learning environment concerns through coaching, skill building and education, facilitation and mediation, and by conducting inquiries and investigations.


Joseph Tita

Education Specialist and Instructional Designer

Joseph Tita is the Education Specialist and Instructional Designer in the Faculty of Medicine Office of Respectful Environments, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. He brings instructional and learning technology expertise from his professional background in faculty development and education technology. He is responsible for the design and development of REDI’s in-person and online educational programming. In collaboration with the REDI advisors and partners across the Faculty of Medicine, Joseph assists in planning new learning experiences, developing learning materials, aligning learning activities with objectives and outcomes, assessing the efficacy of learning design and delivery, and providing feedback on the consistency and sustainability of learning content and programming. He also consults about technology opportunities, oversees the production of educational media, and contributes occasional content to the REDI website.


Mary Victor Kostandy

Mary Victor Kostandy

Educational Projects and Digital Content Strategist

Mary is the Educational Projects and Digital Content Strategist in the Faculty of Medicine Office of Respectful Environments, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. She oversees REDI’s communication strategy in line with its mission to support the culture transformation in the Faculty of Medicine. Her role includes promoting REDI’s work across the Faculty and managing the REDI website. She also supports the REDI Advisors in the design and development of REDI’s Education and Training Programming and organizes, promotes, and oversees the tracking of REDI activities and events. 

Mary brings to this role her education and work experience, which lies at the intersection of Computer Science, Education and Social Justice. As a Ph.D. Candidate in Educational Studies, her doctoral research follows a digital movement of Egyptian teachers on Facebook. It uses a social justice lens to analyze teachers’ calls for moral, material and legal justice. Mary’s MA is in International and Comparative Education, and her BSc is in Computer Science, both from the American University in Cairo (AUC), Egypt. Prior to this role, she worked as a sessional instructor in the UBC Faculty of Education Teacher Education Program (BEd). She is the PI for the Diverse Career Paths of Educational Studies (EDST) Alumni initiative.