Leadership

Robert Findling, M.D., M.B.A.

Robert Findling, M.D., M.B.A.

Department Chair

Robert Findling, M.D., M.B.A.

Robert Findling, M.D., M.B.A.

Department Chair

Department of Psychiatry

Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

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James Levenson, M.D.

James Levenson, M.D.

Vice Chair

James Levenson, M.D.

James Levenson, M.D.

Vice Chair

Department of Psychiatry

Department Vice Chair
Chair, Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry

Phone: 804-828-0763

Fax: 804-828-7675

Email: james.levenson@vcuhealth.org

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Kenneth Kendler, M.D.

Kenneth Kendler, M.D.

VIPGB

Kenneth Kendler, M.D.

Kenneth Kendler, M.D.

VIPGB

Department of Psychiatry

Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics (VIPBG) Director
Rachel Brown Banks Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry
Director, Psychiatric Genetics Research Program

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Jarrod Leffler, Ph.D.

Jarrod Leffler, Ph.D.

Child and Adolescent Psychology

Jarrod Leffler, Ph.D.

Jarrod Leffler, Ph.D.

Child and Adolescent Psychology

Department of Psychiatry

Associate Professor

F. Gerard Moeller, M.D.

F. Gerard Moeller, M.D.

Addiction Medicine

F. Gerard Moeller, M.D.

F. Gerard Moeller, M.D.

Addiction Medicine

Department of Psychiatry

Addiction Medicine Division Chair

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William Nay, Ph.D.

William Nay, Ph.D.

Adult Ambulatory Psychiatry

William Nay, Ph.D.

William Nay, Ph.D.

Adult Ambulatory Psychiatry

Department of Psychiatry

Associate Professor

Phone: (804) 828-9452

Fax: (804)828-5058

Email: william.nay@vcuhealth.org

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Ekaterina Stepanova, M.D.

Ekaterina Stepanova, M.D.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Ekaterina Stepanova, M.D.

Ekaterina Stepanova, M.D.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Department of Psychiatry

Associate Professor

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Tushar P. Thakre, M.D., Ph.D.

Tushar P. Thakre, M.D., Ph.D.

Adult Inpatient Psychiatry

Tushar P. Thakre, M.D., Ph.D.

Tushar P. Thakre, M.D., Ph.D.

Adult Inpatient Psychiatry

Department of Psychiatry

Interim Chair, Division of Inpatient Psychiatry
Director, Medical Psychiatry Program
Interim Director, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Services
Staff Physician, VCU Center for Sleep Medicine

Email: tushar.thakre@vcuhealth.org

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Susan Waller, M.D.

Susan Waller, M.D.

Adult Ambulatory Psychiatry

Susan Waller, M.D.

Susan Waller, M.D.

Adult Ambulatory Psychiatry

Department of Psychiatry

Residency Program Director
Associate Professor

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Stephan R. Weinland, Ph.D.

Stephan R. Weinland, Ph.D.

Clinical Health Psychology

Stephan R. Weinland, Ph.D.

Stephan R. Weinland, Ph.D.

Clinical Health Psychology

Department of Psychiatry

Associate Professor

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Suzanne Balduzzi-Williams M.P.A, M.S.

Suzanne Balduzzi-Williams M.P.A, M.S.

Administrator

Suzanne Balduzzi-Williams M.P.A, M.S.

Suzanne Balduzzi-Williams M.P.A, M.S.

Administrator

Department of Psychiatry

Faculty

Cheryl S. Al-Mateen, M.D.

Cheryl S. Al-Mateen, M.D.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Cheryl S. Al-Mateen, M.D.

Cheryl S. Al-Mateen, M.D.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Department of Psychiatry

Child & Adolescent Fellowship Program Manager - Interim
Associate Professor
Medical Director VTCC

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Albert J. Arias, M.D.

Albert J. Arias, M.D.

Addiction Medicine

Albert J. Arias, M.D.

Albert J. Arias, M.D.

Addiction Medicine

Department of Psychiatry

Addiction Fellowship Program Director
Associate Professor
Associate Division Director, Addiction Psychiatry
Interim Medical Director, MOTIVATE clinic

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Sandra Barker, Ph.D.

Sandra Barker, Ph.D.

Adult Ambulatory Psychiatry

Sandra Barker, Ph.D.

Sandra Barker, Ph.D.

Adult Ambulatory Psychiatry

Department of Psychiatry

Professor Emeritas

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Allison Baylor Williams, Ph.D.

Allison Baylor Williams, Ph.D.

Child Psychology

Allison Baylor Williams, Ph.D.

Allison Baylor Williams, Ph.D.

Child Psychology

Department of Psychiatry

Assistant Clinical Professor

James M Bjork, Ph.D.

James M Bjork, Ph.D.

Addiction Medicine

James M Bjork, Ph.D.

James M Bjork, Ph.D.

Addiction Medicine

Department of Psychiatry

Associate Professor

Email: james.bjork@vcuhealth.org

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Melissa Bui, M.D.

Melissa Bui, M.D.

Consultation - Liaison Psychiatry

Melissa Bui, M.D.

Melissa Bui, M.D.

Consultation - Liaison Psychiatry

Department of Psychology

Assistant Professor

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Ryan Chiarella, D.O.

Ryan Chiarella, D.O.

Adult Inpatient Psychiatry

Ryan Chiarella, D.O.

Ryan Chiarella, D.O.

Adult Inpatient Psychiatry

Department of Psychiatry

Associate Clinical Professor
Director, Schizophrenia Program
Interim Director, Emergency Psychiatric Services

Email: ryan.chiarella@vcuhealth.org

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Michele Cosby, PsyD

Michele Cosby, PsyD

Child and Adolescent Psychology

Michele Cosby, PsyD

Michele Cosby, PsyD

Child and Adolescent Psychology

Department of Psychiatry

Child & Adolescent Psychology Division Chair - Interim
Assistant Professor

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Taylor Crouch, Ph.D.

Taylor Crouch, Ph.D.

Clinical Health Psychology

Taylor Crouch, Ph.D.

Taylor Crouch, Ph.D.

Clinical Health Psychology

Department of Psychiatry

Assistant Professor

Email: taylor.crouch@vcuhealth.org

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Nancy Gee, Ph.D

Nancy Gee, Ph.D

Center for Human-Animal Interaction

Nancy Gee, Ph.D

Nancy Gee, Ph.D

Center for Human-Animal Interaction

Department of Psychiatry

Center for Human-Animal Interaction (CHAI) Director
Professor

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Rashelle Hayes, Ph.D.

Rashelle Hayes, Ph.D.

Clinical Health Psychology

Rashelle Hayes, Ph.D.

Rashelle Hayes, Ph.D.

Clinical Health Psychology

Department of Psychiatry

Associate Professor

Email: rashelle.hayes@vcuhealth.org

Address/Location:
Box 980710

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Leila Islam, Ph.D.

Leila Islam, Ph.D.

Clinical Health Psychology

Leila Islam, Ph.D.

Leila Islam, Ph.D.

Clinical Health Psychology

Department of Psychiatry

Assistant Professor

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Kathryn Jones, M.D.

Kathryn Jones, M.D.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Kathryn Jones, M.D.

Kathryn Jones, M.D.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Department of Psychiatry

Assistant Professor

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Lori Keyser-Marcus, Ph.D.

Lori Keyser-Marcus, Ph.D.

Addiction Medicine

Lori Keyser-Marcus, Ph.D.

Lori Keyser-Marcus, Ph.D.

Addiction Medicine

Department of Psychiatry

Assistant Professor

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Susan Kornstein, M.D.

Susan Kornstein, M.D.

Adult Ambulatory Psychiatry Research

Susan Kornstein, M.D.

Susan Kornstein, M.D.

Adult Ambulatory Psychiatry Research

Department of Psychiatry

Institute for Women's Health Executive Director
Executive Director, VCU Mood Disorders Institute
Professor
Director of Clinical Research, Dept of Psychiatry

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Anh-Thuy Le, Ph.D.

Anh-Thuy Le, Ph.D.

Child and Adolescent Psychology

Anh-Thuy Le, Ph.D.

Anh-Thuy Le, Ph.D.

Child and Adolescent Psychology

Department of Psychiatry

Assistant Clinical Professor

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Stella Lopez, Ph.D.

Stella Lopez, Ph.D.

Child and Adolescent Psychology

Stella Lopez, Ph.D.

Stella Lopez, Ph.D.

Child and Adolescent Psychology

Department of Psychiatry

Assistant Clinical Professor

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Liangsuo Ma, Ph.D.

Liangsuo Ma, Ph.D.

Addiction Medicine

Liangsuo Ma, Ph.D.

Liangsuo Ma, Ph.D.

Addiction Medicine

Department of Psychiatry

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Kathryn Maher, Ph.D., LCP

Kathryn Maher, Ph.D., LCP

Clinical Health Psychology

Kathryn Maher, Ph.D., LCP

Kathryn Maher, Ph.D., LCP

Clinical Health Psychology

Department of Psychiatry

Assistant Professor

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Lauren Mahoney, M.D.

Lauren Mahoney, M.D.

Consultation - Liaison Psychiatry

Lauren Mahoney, M.D.

Lauren Mahoney, M.D.

Consultation - Liaison Psychiatry

Department of Psychiatry

Dorothy O’Keefe, M.D.

Dorothy O’Keefe, M.D.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Dorothy O’Keefe, M.D.

Dorothy O’Keefe, M.D.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Department of Psychiatry

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Mary Ellen Olbrisch, Ph.D., LCP

Mary Ellen Olbrisch, Ph.D., LCP

Clinical Health Psychology

Mary Ellen Olbrisch, Ph.D., LCP

Mary Ellen Olbrisch, Ph.D., LCP

Clinical Health Psychology

Department of Psychiatry

Clinical Professor

Phone: 804-827-0053

Fax: 804-828-0220

Email: mary.olbrisch@vcuhealth.org

Parna Prajapati, M.D.

Parna Prajapati, M.D.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Parna Prajapati, M.D.

Parna Prajapati, M.D.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Department of Psychiatry

Assistant Professor

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Anna-Leigh Powell, Ph.D.

Anna-Leigh Powell, Ph.D.

Clinical Health Psychology

Anna-Leigh Powell, Ph.D.

Anna-Leigh Powell, Ph.D.

Clinical Health Psychology

Department of Psychiatry

Assistant Clinical Professor

Muhammad Raza, M.D.

Muhammad Raza, M.D.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Muhammad Raza, M.D.

Muhammad Raza, M.D.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Department of Psychiatry

Associate Professor

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David Ryan, M.D.

David Ryan, M.D.

Addiction Medicine

David Ryan, M.D.

David Ryan, M.D.

Addiction Medicine

Department of Psychiatry

Assistant Clinical Professor

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Bushra Shah, M.D.

Bushra Shah, M.D.

Adult Ambulatory Psychiatry

Bushra Shah, M.D.

Bushra Shah, M.D.

Adult Ambulatory Psychiatry

Department of Psychiatry

Assistant Professor
Residency Associate Director

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Dimal Shah, M.D.

Dimal Shah, M.D.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Dimal Shah, M.D.

Dimal Shah, M.D.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Department of Psychiatry

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Joel J. Silverman, M.D.

Joel J. Silverman, M.D.

Adult Ambulatory Psychiatry

Joel J. Silverman, M.D.

Joel J. Silverman, M.D.

Adult Ambulatory Psychiatry

Department of Psychiatry

James Asa Shield, Jr., MD Professor

Fax: 804-628-1247

Email: joel.silverman@vcuhealth.org

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Neil Sonenklar, M.D.

Neil Sonenklar, M.D.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Neil Sonenklar, M.D.

Neil Sonenklar, M.D.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Department of Psychiatry

Associate Professor

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Aradhana Sood, M.D.

Aradhana Sood, M.D.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Aradhana Sood, M.D.

Aradhana Sood, M.D.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Department of Psychiatry

Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics
Senior Professor of Child Mental Health Policy

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Joel L. Steinberg, M.D.

Joel L. Steinberg, M.D.

Addiction Medicine

Joel L. Steinberg, M.D.

Joel L. Steinberg, M.D.

Addiction Medicine

Department of Psychiatry

Health Practitioners Monitoring Program (HPMP)
Professor
Institute for Drug and Alcohol Studies
Director, Collaborative Advanced Research Imaging program

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Eric Trinh, M.D.

Eric Trinh, M.D.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Eric Trinh, M.D.

Eric Trinh, M.D.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Department of Psychiatry

Assistant Clinical Professor

Alexandru E. Trutia, M.D.

Alexandru E. Trutia, M.D.

Adult Inpatient Psychiatry

Alexandru E. Trutia, M.D.

Alexandru E. Trutia, M.D.

Adult Inpatient Psychiatry

Department of Psychiatry

Associate Professor
Interim Medical Director, N3
Director, Geriatric Psychiatry Program

Email: alexandru.trutia@vcuhealth.org

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John Urbach, M.D.

John Urbach, M.D.

Adult Ambulatroy Psychiatry

John Urbach, M.D.

John Urbach, M.D.

Adult Ambulatroy Psychiatry

Department of Psychiatry

Associate Professor

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Jasmin L. Vassileva, Ph.D.

Jasmin L. Vassileva, Ph.D.

Addiction Medicine

Jasmin L. Vassileva, Ph.D.

Jasmin L. Vassileva, Ph.D.

Addiction Medicine

Department of Psychiatry

Associate Professor

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Vasu Venkatachalam, M.D.

Vasu Venkatachalam, M.D.

Adult Inpatient Psychiatry

Vasu Venkatachalam, M.D.

Vasu Venkatachalam, M.D.

Adult Inpatient Psychiatry

Department of Psychiatry

Assistant Clinical Professor
Interim Director, Electroconvulsive Therapy Services

Email: vasu.venkatachalam@vcuhealth.org

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John Vernon, M.D.

John Vernon, M.D.

Adult Inpatient Psychiatry

John Vernon, M.D.

John Vernon, M.D.

Adult Inpatient Psychiatry

Department of Psychiatry

Assistant Professor
Director, Mood Disorders Program

Email: john.vernon@vcuhealth.org

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James Wade, Ph.D., LCP

James Wade, Ph.D., LCP

Neuropsychology

James Wade, Ph.D., LCP

James Wade, Ph.D., LCP

Neuropsychology

Department of Psychiatry

Professor

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Anna Wright, Ph.D., L.C.P.

Anna Wright, Ph.D., L.C.P.

Child and Adolescent Psychology

Anna Wright, Ph.D., L.C.P.

Anna Wright, Ph.D., L.C.P.

Child and Adolescent Psychology

Department of Psychiatry

Assistant Professor

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 Salim Zulfiqar, M.D.

Salim Zulfiqar, M.D.

Adult Ambulatory Psychiatry

 Salim Zulfiqar, M.D.

Salim Zulfiqar, M.D.

Adult Ambulatory Psychiatry

Department of Psychiatry

Assistant Professor

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Advanced Practice Professionals

Kimbery Bailey Dexter, N.P.
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Tracy Davis, N.P.
Addiction Medicine

Hallie Gorica, N.P.
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Tara Horne, N.P.
Addiction Medicine

Adam Nichols, P.A.
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Jessica Roberts, N.P.
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Grace Screeney, N.P.
Addiction Medicine

Rebecca Smith, N.P.
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Licensed Therapists

Nicole Cook, MSW, LCSW
Behavioral Health Program Manager

Lakesha Barrett, LCSW
Adult - Access

Shareene Berti, LCSW, MSW
Adult Ambulatory Psychiatry

Susan Cheyne, LPC
Adult Ambulatory Psychiatry

LaToya Cotman, LPC
Child abd Adolescent Psychiatry

Kathleen Cosco, LCSW
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Sarah Farber, LCSW
Addiction Medicine

Brittany Fisher, LCSW
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Kevin Hanger, LCSW
Addiction Medicine

Brendan Hayes, LCSW
Adult Ambulatory Psychiatry

Darnel James, LCSW, CTS
Adult - Access

Karen Landrum, LCSW
Interim EAP Program Manager

Vivian Mann, LCSW
Adult Ambulatory Psychiatry

Nikkia Parker-Lundy, LPC
Adult - Access

Karmen Story, LCSW
Adult - Access

Tammy Taylor-Musoke, LCSW
Children's Mental Health Resource Center (CMHRC)

Administrative Staff

Educational Program Staff

Program Staff