Judy Gilligan, Operations Assistant, Retires After 16 Years of Dedicated Service at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering

The Institute of Biomedical Engineering (BME) proudly announces the retirement of Judy Gilligan, Operations Assistant, after 16 years of dedicated service. Judy joined BME in 2008 under the supervision of then Operations Manager Sandra Walker. As one of the longest-serving staff members at the Institute, she has observed major transformations through the transition of 4 directors. Her contributions have been pivotal in maintaining the smooth operations of the Institute.

Her last day at the Institute was June 14th, 2024.

“Judy has been a key part of our team and she will be sorely missed by the members of our community,” said Barbara Alexander, Manager of Operations at BME. “Her presence and dedication have made a significant impact on all of us.”

In her role, Judy provided comprehensive operational and administrative support, managed financial processes including invoice processing and expense recovery, and handled departmental special events. She also served as the first point of contact for visitors, ensuring a welcoming and efficient environment in RS407. Judy’s responsibilities encompassed sustaining all operation functions. Her commitment and warm demeanor have been instrumental in fostering a positive atmosphere at BME.

“We wish a well-deserved retirement for Judy as she moves into a new stage of her life. She has left a lasting legacy here at the Institute.” Said Dr. Milos Popovic, Director of the Institute of Biomedical Engineering.