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Staff Directory

Name Title Email Phone
J.T. Hosack, MA Teams Coordinator (804) 827-PAWS (7297)
Karl Dorn, MEd Program Coordinator (804) 628-2532
Nancy R. Gee, PhD, C-AISS Professor of Psychiatry, Bill Balaban Chair in Human-Animal Interaction, and Director of the Center for Human-Animal Interaction (804) 827-7297
Sandra B. Barker, PhD, LPC, NCC Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry, Founding Director, and Senior Advisor (804) 628-2532
Lisa Townsend, LCSW, PhD Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry, Clinical and Research Associate (804) 827-7297