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Faculty & Staff


Douglas Ziedonis, MD, MPH
Executive Director

Steven D. Hickman, Psy.D.
Founding Director

Fadel Zeidan, PhD
Associate Director for Research

Noriko Morita Harth
Managing Director

Renee Lewis
Youth, Family & School-Based Programs Acting Director, 
Business Manager

William Songer
Administrative Coordinator

Program Directors & Managers

Christy Cassisa
Workplace Programs
Lead Instructor

Cassondra Graff, MS, LCSW
Speakers Bureau Manager

Lorraine Duran Hobbs, MA, CHom
Youth, Family & School-Based Programs Founding Director

Pete Kirchmer
mPEAK Program Director 

Megan Prager
Compassion Programs Director


Allan Goldstein
Senior Advisor

Meet All our Faculty:
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Cassisa, Christy JDAssociate Director
Graff, Cassondra MS, LCSWSpeakers Bureau Manager
Harrell, Taylor M.A.Youth Program Teacher
Harth, Noriko Morita Managing Director
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Hobbs, Lorraine Duran MAYouth, Family & School-Based Programs Founding Director
Kirchmer, Peter mPEAK Program Director
Lewis, Renee Youth, Family & School-Based Programs Acting Director
Poe, Burrell Teacher
Prager, Megan Compassion Program Director
Shah, Cheryl Teacher
Songer, William Administrative Coordinator
Zeidan, Fadel Ph.D.Associate Director
Ziedonis, Douglas MD, MPHExecutive Director