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Faculty and Staff

Developmental Behavioral Pediatricians

  • Susan Buttross, MD - Professor
  • Cynthia Field, MD - Assistant Professor
  • Barbara Saunders, DO - Chief, Division of Child Development - Medical Director
  • Melora Wiley, MD - Assistant Professor

Psychiatrists

  • Jahanzeb Khan, MD - Assistant Professor
  • Philip Merideth, MD - Professor

Nurse practitioners

  • Meagan Dear, PMHNP
  • Thomas Howington, PMHNP
  • Rosanna Lea, PMHNP
  • Martha Rainey Daniels, PMHNP

Psychologists

  • Gabrielle Banks, PhD - Assistant Professor
  • Carey Bates, School Psychologist
  • Randi Cheatham-Johnson, PhD - MS-BeHIP Post-doctoral fellow
  • David Elkin, PhD - Executive Director
  • Hannah Ford, PhD - Assistant Professor
  • Kara Mabus, PhD - MS-BeHIP Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
  • Twila Rawson PhD - Associate Professor
  • Dustin Sarver, PhD - Associate Professor
  • Dorothy Scattone, PhD - Professor
  • Tanja Seifen, PhD - Assistant Professor
  • Monica Sutton, PhD - Professor
  • Courtney Walker, PhD - Assistant Professor

Therapists

  • Genevieve Garrett, LCSW
  • Gigi Holder, LCSW
  • Stephanie Moses, LPC
  • Savanna Norfleet, LPC-S
  • Ann Skelton, LCSW
  • Steven Stafford, LPC-S

Speech therapy

  • Whitney Wallace, S.L.P.

Physical therapy

  • Anne Caroline Bailey, DPT

Occupational therapy

  • Mary L Nemeth, MOT

MS Thrive

  • Amanda Lucas - Project Manager
  • Aggie Sikora - Project Manager
  • Samantha Newman - Project Manager
  • Morgan Hamilton - ECHO Coordinator
  • Courtney Walker, PhD - Assistant Professor
  • Susan Buttross, MD - Professor
  • Ruth Patterson, MD - Associate Professor
  • Lauren Elliott MSN, RN, CPNP-PC - Nurse Practitioner
  • Rachel Tyrone, SLP - Speech Language Pathologist
  • Sarah Withrow, MSN, RN, FNP-C - Nurse Practitioner 

CHAMP

  • Dustin Sarver, PhD - CHAMP Clinical Director
  • Philip Merideth, MD - CHAMP Medical Director
  • Gigi Holder, LCSW - CHAMP Program Director
  • Terrence Hibbert, MBA - CHAMP Project Manager
  • Carson Allen, BS - CHAMP Resource Coordinator
  • Hannah Ford, PhD - CHAMP Mental Health Specialist
  • David Elkin, PhD - CHAMP Mental Health Specialist

BeHIP

  • Dustin Sarver, PhD - Principal Investigator
  • Courtney Walker, PhD - Co-Principal Investigator
  • Ann Skelton, LCSW - Project Director
  • Catherine Powers - Psychometrist
  • Randi Cheatham-Johnson, PhD - MS-BeHIP Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
  • Kara Mabus, PhD - MS-BeHIP Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
  • Aundria Price - Research Assistant
  • Taylor-Ann Bailey Timbs - Research Assistant
  • Annah Cash - Research Assistant
  • Kara Driver, MD - Neonatologist
  • Katie Dillard - Mental Health Specialist
  • Sheena Gardner - External Evaluator 

TEACH Program

  • Susan Buttross, MD - Co- Principal Investigator
  • David Elkin, PhD - Co-Principal Investigator
  • Courtney Walker, PhD - Co-Investigator, ECHO Director
  • Sarah Downey - Project Manager
  • Bradley Welch - ECHO Coordinator
  • Steven Stafford, LPC-S - Therapist
  • Sara Withrow, MSN, RN, FNP-C - Nurse Practitioner 
  • Dustin Sarver, PhD - Psychologist