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Clinical research personnel at Massey coordinate participation in clinical trials. They establish patient eligibility for a particular study, schedule any required trial-related laboratory tests, procedures and medical appointments and serve as the key contacts for patients and referring physicians throughout the clinical trial.

If you have any questions about clinical trials, please contact one of our experts listed below.

Alphabetical listing
Activation team
Bone marrow transplant
Breast cancer, a.k.a. “The Pink Team”
Cancer prevention and control 
Clinical research affiliation network
Clinical research patient support services
Clinical Trials Office
Compliance
Gynecologic oncology
Hematologic malignancies, early phase (HIIT)
Hematologic malignancies
IIT program
Neuro-oncology
Office for Clinical Research
Palliative care
Pediatric oncology
PRMC

Protocol development and program management
Protocol review and monitoring committee (PRMC)
Radiation oncology
Regulatory affairs
Research nursing and data management
Solid tumors, early phase (SIIT)
Solid tumors (MEDONC)
Training and development

 

Alphabetical listing

Abston, Elizabeth, B.S.
Clinical research associate I
(804) 628-2471
ecabston@vcu.edu

Archer, Giovanni
Clinical research associate I
(804) 628-4122
garcher2@vcu.edu

Baker, Kristen, B.S., C.C.R.P.
Clinical research activation coordinator
(804) 628-2341
kbaker2@vcu.edu

Biamonte, Johanna, C.C.R.P.
Clinical trials reporting specialist
(804) 628-1889
jbiamonte@vcu.edu

Bodine, Kristen, R.N., B.S.N.
Clinical research nurse coordinator
(804) 628-5273
klbodine@vcu.edu

Brooks, Constance
Clinical research associate II
(804) 628-1953 or pager *600-2716
clbrooks@vcu.edu

Brown, Catherine, C.C.R.P.
Director, training and development
(804) 628-4931
crbrown@vcu.edu

Campbell, Kristin, C.C.R.P.
Director, data management and affiliate network
(804) 628-1914 or pager *600-6622
klcampbell@vcu.edu

Candler, Kathryn, M.A., C.C.R.P.
Clinical research coordinator II
(804) 828-4732 or pager *600-6405
kcandler@vcu.edu

Chirico, Jenifer
Regulatory affairs coordinator I
(804) 628-0829
jchirico@vcu.edu

Chowdhury, Nadia, B.S., C.C.R.P.
Clinical research associate I
(804) 828-0844
chowdhuryn@vcu.edu

Civils, Jason (Adam)
Regulatory affairs coordinator
(804) 828-6783
civilsja@vcu.edu

Cullen, Lia, R.N., B.S.N., O.C.N.
Clinical research nurse coordinator
(804) 628-6422 or pager *600-4001
cullenlc@vcu.edu

Dennis, Phyllis
Insurance coordinator/clinical research associate II
(804) 828-9106 or pager *600-2316
pdennis@vcu.edu

Donovan, Carrie, R.N., C.C.R.P.
Clinical research nurse coordinator
(804) 628-3836 or pager *600-4721
cdonovan2@vcu.edu

Feldt, Patricia, C.C.R.P.
Training and education manager
(804) 628-1902
pafeldt@vcu.edu

Forsythe, Karen
Executive coordinator
(804) 628-6435
kgforsythe@vcu.edu

Foster, Emily, C.C.R.P.
Regulatory affairs specialist I
(804) 628-0932
grissomeb@vcu.edu

Garnett, Amanda, R.N., B.S.N., O.C.N., C.C.R.P.
Director, clinical research nursing
(804) 628-6430 or pager *600-4766
agarnett@vcu.edu

Garnett, Kimberly, R.N., B.S.N.
Clinical research nurse coordinator
(804) 628-5810 or pager *600-3756
garnettkm@vcu.edu

Geyer, Charles, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.P.
Professor, internal medicine
Associate director for clinical research
(804) 628-6435
cegeyer@vcu.edu

Godek, Julia, B.B.A, M.L.T. (ASCP)
Scientific review coordinator
(804) 628-8480
jlgodek@vcu.edu

Gwaltney, Lindsey, R.N., C.C.R.P.
Clinical research nurse coordinator
(804) 628-2112 or pager *600-4714
lbgwaltney@vcu.edu

Hall, Charles, M.S., C.C.R.P.
Clinical research associate I
(804) 628-9748 or pager *600-2224
hallce3@vcu.edu

Hamilton, Melanie, R.N., B.S.N., C.C.R.P.
Clinical research nurse coordinator
(804) 628-2681 or pager *600-3081
mrhamilton2@vcu.edu

Harkins, Barbara, R.N., M.N.
Director, clinical research operations and management
(804) 628-0644
blharkins@vcu.edu

Hendrix, Amber, C.C.R.P.
Multicenter investigator-initiated trial project manager
(804) 628-1924
hendrixal@vcu.edu

Hicks, LaVern
Administrative coordinator
(804) 628-1904
lhicks@vcu.edu

Howard, Jennifer, M.C.S.A.
Clinical trials management system analyst & administrator
(804) 628-3247
jhoward24l@vcu.edu

Hudson, Daniel, C.C.R.P.
Senior clinical research coordinator, IIT program
(804) 628-2682
djhudson@vcu.edu

Hunt, Wanda
Affiliate network manager
(804) 628-2086
wshunt@vcu.edu

Idris, Samantha, B.S.
Clinical research associate I
(804) 828-4980
sidris@vcu.edu

Johnson, Alexia, B.S.
Clinical research associate I
(804) 628-0348
ajohnson84@vcu.edu

Jones, Kassandra, B.S.
Clinical research associate I
(804) 827-6356
kvjones@vcu.edu

Knight, Nicole
Clinical research activation coordinator
(804) 628-0348 or page *600-6757
nknight@vcu.edu

Kungu, Maryanne, C.C.R.P.
Clinical research associate I
(804) 628-0742
mkungu@vcu.edu

Lantis, Kristin, R.N., C.C.R.P.
Clinical research nurse coordinator
(804) 828-2177 or page *600-2067
kllantis@vcu.edu

Lee, Shauna
Clinical research associate I
(804) 628-1912
sdlee2@vcu.edu

Loyall, Pamela, R.N., M.S.N.
Clinical research nurse coordinator
(804) 628-2667 or pager *600-8517
ployall@vcu.edu

Mallory, Holly, R.N., B.S.N.
Clinical research nurse coordinator
(804) 628-5423
wetzelha@vcu.edu

Matin, Khalid, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Medical director, community oncology & clinical research affiliations
(804) 628-2945
kmatin@vcu.edu

McFadden, Faith, R.N.
Clinical research nurse coordinator
(804) 628-0616 or pager *600-6677
mcfaddenfr@vcu.edu

Mpyisi, Lydiah, B.S.
Clinical research associate I
(804) 628-2622
mpyisil@vcu.edu

Parker, Gwendolyn, M.S., F.N.P.-C., C.C.R.P.
Clinical research nurse practitioner
(804) 828-5090 or pager *600-4245
ggparker@vcu.edu

Reidelbach, Erin, B.S., R.N.
Clinical research nurse coordinator
(804) 628-1893 or pager *600-4108
ejreidelbach@vcu.edu

Roberts, Catherine, Ph.D.
BMT clinical research program manager
(804) 828-1292 or pager *600-6172
croberts2@vcu.edu

Rogers, Karly, R.N., O.C.N.
Clinical research nurse coordinator
(804) 827-1025 page *600-3688
krogers8@vcu.edu

Rollins, April, B.S., C.C.R.P.
Clinical trial auditor
(804) 628-5222
deanad@vcu.edu

Rosenberg, Beth, M.S. 
Senior activation team manager
(804) 628-0137
earosenb@vcu.edu

Ryan, Alison, R.N., M.S.N., A.O.C.N., A.P.R.N.-B.C.
Clinical research nurse practitioner
(804) 628-1936 or pager *600-4107
ryanaa@vcu.edu

Schirmer, Dennis, B.S.
Clinical research associate I
(804) 628-1889 or pager *600-6016
schirmerda@vcu.edu

Schirmer, Tricia, C.C.R.P.
Manager, regulatory affairs
(804) 628-2135
tschirmer@vcu.edu

Schmidt, Kathryn, M.A.
Regulatory affairs coordinator
(804) 628-2313
kschmidt6@vcu.edu

Scott, Megan
Clinical research associate I
(804) 628-6427
scottma2@vcu.edu

Secosky, Juellisa, C.C.R.C., C.R.A.
Assistant director, clinical research administration
(804) 628-6812
jasecosky@vcu.edu

Shafer, Danielle, D.O.
Medical director, clinical trials office
(804) 628-6435
dashafer@vcu.edu

Shaver, Nichole
Clinical research associate I
(804) 827-0734
nshave@vcu.edu

Shrader, Ellen, M.S., C.C.R.P.
Assistant director, IIT program
(804) 628-3746 or pager *600-2592
shraderee@vcu.edu

Smith, Debbie, C.C.R.P.
Senior compliance specialist
(804) 628-1894
dtsmith@vcu.edu

Smolenski, Terry, C.C.R.C.
Director, Regulatory affairs and compliance
(804) 628-2142
tsmolenski@vcu.edu

Thompson, Katherine (Katie), R.N.
Clinical research nurse coordinator
(804) 628-0960
kthompson25@vcu.edu

Toft, Robin
Clinical research coordinator I
(804) 628-0282
rtoft@vcu.edu

Tombes, Mary Beth, R.N., M.N., C.C.R.C., A.C.N.P.-B.C.
Director, IIT program
Clinical research nurse practitioner
(804) 628-1357 or pager *600-6013
mtombes@vcu.edu

Wade, Antoinette
Senior clinical research associate II 
(804) 628-1886 or pager *600-3316
abrown32@vcu.edu

Washington, Sonya, M.S., R.N.
Clinical research nurse coordinator
(804) 628-2582 or pager *600-6579
slwashington@vcu.edu

Weir, Caryn, R.N., M.T. (A.S.C.P.), M.P.H.
Clinical research nurse coordinator
(804) 628-2310 or pager *600-4529
cweir@vcu.edu

Wellons, Martha, C.C.R.P.
Director, clinical trial development & program management
(804) 628-1939
mwellons@vcu.edu

Whelan, Douglas
Clinical research associate I
(804) 628-5921
dswhelan@vcu.edu

Whitaker, Brooke, B.S.
Clinical research associate I
(804) 628-1895
whitakerba@vcu.edu

Williams, Kimberly, R.N.
Clinical research nurse coordinator
(804) 628-2667
kwilliam@vcu.edu

Williamson, Daeryl, R.N., B.S.N.
Clinical research nurse coordinator
(804) 628-2334 or pager *600-4845
johnsondl4@vcu.edu

Wilson, Christina, R.N., B.S.N.
Clinical research nurse coordinator
(804) 628-1930 or pager *600-4370
cwilson@vcu.edu

Womack, Sarah, C.C.R.P.
Clinical research coordinator
(804) 628-4519
srwomack@vcu.edu

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Activation team

MasseyActPM@vcu.edu

Beth Rosenberg, M.S.
Senior activation team manager
(804) 628-0137
earosenb@vcu.edu

Kristen Baker, B.S., C.C.R.P.
Clinical research activation coordinator
(804) 628-2341
kbaker2@vcu.edu

Nicole Knight
Clinical research activation coordinator
(804) 628-0348 or page *600-6757
nknight@vcu.edu

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Bone marrow transplant

(804) 828-4360 BMTProgram Main Number at VCU

Kathryn Candler, M.A., C.C.R.P.
Clinical research coordinator II
(804) 828-4732 or pager *600-6405
kcandler@vcu.edu

Catherine Roberts, Ph.D.
BMT clinical research program manager
(804) 828-1292 or pager *600-6726
croberts2@vcu.edu

Charles Hall, M.S., C.C.R.P.
Clinical research associate I
(804) 628-9748 or pager *600-2224
hallce3@vcu.edu

 

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Breast cancer, a.k.a. “The Pink Team”

masseyctbrst@vcu.edu

Kimberly Garnett, R.N., B.S.N.
Clinical research nurse coordinator
(804) 628-5810 or pager *600-3756
garnettkm@vcu.edu

Holly Mallory, R.N., B.S.N.
Clinical research nurse coordinator
(804) 628-5423
wetzelha@vcu.edu

Elizabeth Abston, B.S.
Clinical research associate I
(804) 628-2471
ecabston@vcu.edu

Kassandra Jones, B.S.
Clinical research associate I
(804) 827-6356
kvjones@vcu.edu

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Cancer prevention and control

masseycpc@vcu.edu

Gwendolyn Parker, M.S., F.N.P.-C., C.C.R.P.
Clinical research nurse practitioner
(804) 828-5090 or pager *600-4245 
ggparker@vcu.edu

Kimberly Williams, R.N.
Clinical research nurse coordinator
(804) 628-2667
kwilliam@vcu.edu

Douglas Whelan
Clinical research associate I
(804) 628-5921
dswhelan@vcu.edu

Shauna Lee
Clinical research associate I
(804) 628-1912
sdlee2@vcu.edu

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Clinical research affiliate network

Khalid Matin, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Medical director, community oncology & clinical research affiliations
(804) 628-2945
kmatin@vcu.edu

Kristin Campbell, C.C.R.P.
Director, data management and affiliate network
(804) 628-1914 or pager *600-6622
klcampbell@vcu.edu

Wanda Hunt
Affiliate network manager
(804) 628-2086
wshunt@vcu.edu

Antoinette Wade
Senior clinical research associate II 
(804) 628-1886 or pager *600-3316
abrown32@vcu.edu

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Clinical research patient support services

Phyllis Dennis
Insurance coordinator/clinical research associate II
(804) 828-9106 or pager *600-2316
pdennis@vcu.edu

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Clinical Trials Office

(804) 828-0450

Charles Geyer, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.P.
Professor, internal medicine
Associate director for clinical research
(804) 628-6435
cegeyer@vcu.edu

Danielle Shafer, D.O.
Medical director, clinical trials office
(804) 628-6435
dashafer@vcu.edu

Barbara Harkins, R.N.
Director, clinical research operations and management
(804) 628-0644
blharkins@vcu.edu

Karen Forsythe
Executive coordinator
(804) 628-6435
kgforsythe@vcu.edu

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Compliance

MasseyAudit@vcu.edu

Terry Smolenski, C.C.R.C.
Director, regulatory affairs & compliance
(804) 628-2142
tsmolenski@vcu.edu

Debbie Smith, C.C.R.P.
Senior compliance specialist
(804) 628-1894
dtsmith@vcu.edu

April Rollins, B.S., C.C.R.P.
Clinical trial auditor
(804) 628-5222
deanad@vcu.edu

 

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Gynecologic oncology

masseygynonc@vcu.edu

Sonya Washington, M.S., R.N.
Clinical research nurse coordinator
(804) 628-2582 or pager *600-6579
slwashington@vcu.edu

Constance Brooks
Clinical research associate II
(804) 628-1953 or pager *600-2716
clbrooks@vcu.edu

Phyllis Dennis
Insurance coordinator/clinical research associate II
(804) 828-9106 or pager *600-2316
pdennis@vcu.edu

 

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Hematologic malignancies, early phase (HIIT)

(804) 628-5006
Fax (804) 827-2026
MasseyHIIT@vcu.edu

Caryn Weir, R.N., M.T. (A.S.C.P.), M.P.H.
Clinical research nurse coordinator
(804) 628-2310 or pager *600-4529
cweir@vcu.edu

Karly Rogers, R.N., O.C.N.
Clinical research nurse coordinator
(804) 827-1025 or pager *600-3688
krogers8@vcu.edu

Giovanni Archer
Clinical research associate I
(804) 628-1422
garcher2@vcu.edu

Samantha Idris, B.S.
Clinical research associate I
(804) 828-4980
sidris@vcu.edu

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Hematologic malignancies 

FAX (804) 827-2027
masseyhemmlg@vcu.edu

Melanie Hamilton, R.N., B.S.N.
Clinical research nurse coordinator
(804) 628-6434 or pager *600-3081
mrhamilton2@vcu.edu

Kristin Lantis, R.N., C.C.R.P.
Clinical research nurse coordinator
(804) 828-2177 or page *600-2067
kllantis@vcu.edu

Brooke Whitaker, B.S.
Clinical research associate I
(804) 628-1895
whitakerba@vcu.edu

Megan Scott
Clinical research associate I
(804) 628-6427
scottma2@vcu.edu

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IIT Program

Mary Beth Tombes, R.N., M.N., C.C.R.C., A.C.N.P.-B.C.
Director, IIT program
Clinical research nurse practitioner
(804) 628-1357 or pager *600-6013
mtombes@vcu.edu

Ellen Shrader, M.S., C.C.R.P.
Assistant director, IIT program
(804) 628-3746 or pager *600-2592
shraderee@vcu.edu

Daniel Hudson, C.C.R.P.
Senior clinical research coordinator, IIT program
(804) 628-2682
djhudson@vcu.edu

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Neuro-oncology

(804) 828-4178

 

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Palliative care

(804) 828-0450 

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Pediatric oncology

(804) 628-2112

Lindsey Gwaltney, R.N., C.C.R.P.
Clinical research nurse coordinator
(804) 628-2112 or pager *600-4714
lbgwaltney@vcu.edu

Dennis Schirmer, B.S.
Clinical research associate I
(804) 628-1889 or pager *600-6016
schirmerda@vcu.edu

 

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Protocol development and program management

Martha Wellons, C.C.R.P.
Director, clinical trial development & program management
(804) 628-1939
mwellons@vcu.edu

Kristen Baker, B.S., C.C.R.P.
Clinical research activation coordinator
(804) 628-2341
kbaker2@vcu.edu

Julia Godek, B.B.A, M.L.T. (ASCP)
Scientific review coordinator
(804) 628-8480
jlgodek@vcu.edu

Amber Hendrix, C.C.R.P.
Multicenter investigator-initiated trial project manager
(804) 628-1924
hendrixal@vcu.edu

LaVern Hicks
Administrative coordinator
(804) 628-1904
lhicks@vcu.edu

Johanna Biamonte, C.C.R.P.
Clinical trials reporting specialist
(804) 628-1889
jbiamonte@vcu.edu

Beth Rosenberg, M.S. 
Senior activation team manager
(804) 628-0137
earosenb@vcu.edu

Nicole Knight
Clinical research activation coordinator
(804) 628-0348 or page *600-6757
nknight@vcu.edu

 

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Protocol Review and Monitoring Committee (PRMC)

MasseyPRMS@vcu.edu

Harry D. Bear, M.D., Ph.D.
Chairperson, PRMC
(804) 828-9325
hdbear@vcu.edu

Martha Wellons, C.C.R.P.
Director, clinical trial development & program management
(804) 628-1939
mwellons@vcu.edu

Julia Godek, B.B.A, M.L.T. (ASCP)
Scientific review coordinator
(804) 628-8480
jlgodek@vcu.edu

Suzanne Ameringer, Ph.D. , R.N.
Cancer prevention and control PRMC subcommittee chair
(804) 628-7551
swameringer@vcu.edu

 

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Radiation oncology

MasseyRadOnc@vcu.edu

Daeryl Williamson, R.N., B.S.N.
Clinical research nurse coordinator
(804) 628-2334 or pager *600-4845
johnsondl4@vcu.edu

Pamela Loyall, R.N., M.S.N.
Clinical research nurse coordinator
(804) 628-2667 or pager *600-8517
ployall@vcu.edu

Maryanne Kungu, C.C.R.P.
Clinical research associate I
(804) 628-0742
mkungu@vcu.edu

 

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Regulatory affairs

MasseyIRB@vcu.edu

Tricia Schirmer, C.C.R.P.
Manager, regulatory affairs
(804) 628-2135
tschirmer@vcu.edu

Emily Foster, C.C.R.P.
Regulatory affairs specialist I
(804) 628-0932
grissomeb@vcu.edu

Jason Civils (Adam)
Regulatory affairs coordinator
(804) 828-6783
civilsja@vcu.edu

Kathryn Schmidt, M.A.
Regulatory affairs coordinator
(804) 628-2313
kschmidt6@vcu.edu

Jenifer Chirico
Regulatory affairs coordinator I
(804) 628-0829
jchirico@vcu.edu

 

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Research nursing and data management leadership

Amanda Garnett, R.N., B.S.N., O.C.N., C.C.R.P.
Director, clinical research nursing
(804) 628-6430 or pager *600-4766
agarnett@vcu.edu

Kristin Campbell, C.C.R.P.
Director, data management & affiliate network
(804) 628-1914 or pager *600-6622
klcampbell@vcu.edu

 

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Solid tumors, early phase (SIIT)

(804) 628-9238
FAX (804) 628-4983
masseySIIT@vcu.edu

Mary Beth Tombes, R.N., M.N., C.C.R.C., A.C.N.P.-B.C.
Director, IIT program
(804) 628-1357 or pager *600-6013
mtombes@vcu.edu

Alison Ryan, R.N., M.S.N., A.O.C.N., A.P.R.N.-B.C.
Clinical research nurse practitioner
(804) 628-1936 or pager *600-4107
ryanaa@vcu.edu

Katherine (Katie) Thompson, R.N.
Clinical research nurse coordinator
(804) 628-0960
kthompson25@vcu.edu

Kristen Bodine, R.N., B.S.N.
Clinical research nurse coordinator
(804) 628-5273
klbodine@vcu.edu

Erin Reidelbach, B.S., R.N.
Clinical research nurse coordinator
(804) 628-1893 or pager *600-4108
ejreidelbach@vcu.edu

Nichole Shaver
Clinical research associate I
(804) 827-0734
nshave@vcu.edu

Lydiah Mpyisi, B.S.
Clinical research associate I
(804) 628-2622
mpyisil@vcu.edu

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Solid tumors (MEDONC)

masseyctmdonc@vcu.edu

Faith McFadden, R.N.
Clinical research nurse coordinator
(804) 628-0616 or pager *600-6677
mcfaddenfr@vcu.edu

Carrie Donovan, R.N., C.C.R.P.
Clinical research nurse coordinator
(804) 628-3836 or pager *600-4721
cdonovan2@vcu.edu

Lia Cullen, R.N., B.S.N., O.C.N.
Clinical research nurse coordinator
(804) 628-6422 or pager *600-4001
cullenlc@vcu.edu

Nadia Chowdhury, B.S.
Clinical research associate I
(804) 828-0844
chowdhuryn@vcu.edu

Alexia Johnson, B.S.
Clinical research associate I
(804) 628-0348
ajohnson84@vcu.edu

Training and development

Catherine Brown, C.C.R.P.
Director, training and development
(804) 628-4931
crbrown@vcu.edu


Patricia Feldt, A.A.S., C.C.R.P.
Training and education manager
(804) 628-1902
pafeldt@vcu.edu

 

 

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