Children's Developmental Services Agency

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Rita Collins Ross, MS

Education: Master of Science, University of Tennessee at Martin; Concentration: Child Development and Family Relations; Bachelor of Science, University of Tennessee at Martin; Concentration: Education – Vocational
Ancillary Roles: Director, Children’s Developmental Services Agency
Michael Reichel, MD, FAAP, MPH

Michael Reichel, MD, FAAP, MPH

Clinical Professor

Primary Specialty: Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Secondary Training: Child Maltreatment
Board Certifications: American Board of Pediatrics
Fellowships: University of Maryland 1980-82: Behavioral Pediatrics / School Health / Child Psychiatry
Residency: McGill University, The Montreal Children's Hospital: Pediatrics
Medical School: University of Maryland
Graduate School: Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene & Public Health: MPH Maternal & Child Health; History of Child Development
Research Interests: Current and Historical Perspectives on Child Advocacy; Behavioral Management Strategies; Psychosocial Impacts on School Performance; Early Intervention: Best Practices; Non-Pharmacologic Approaches to ADHD; Child Sexual Abuse: Prevention / Treatment; Making Sense of Oppositional Behavior; Connecting Primary Care To School and Community Resources
Ancillary Roles: Clinical Professor of Pediatrics; Medical Director, Greenville Children’s Developmental Services; Agency (formerly DEC); Director, Family Autism Center
 Barbara N. Samuels, MD, MPH

Barbara N. Samuels, MD, MPH

Clinical Associate Professor

Primary Specialty: Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Secondary Training: Pediatrics; Preventive Medicine
Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics; American Board of Preventive Medicine
Fellowships: University of Hawaii John A. Burns College of Medicine: Behavior and Developmental; North Carolina Memorial Hospital: Preventive Medicine
Residency: Pittsburgh Children’s Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA; and Bexar County Hospital / University of Texas Health Sciences Center, San Antonio, TX
Medical School: University of Texas: Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX
Graduate School: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC: MPH, Maternal & Child Health
Ancillary Roles: Division Chief, Behavior and Developmental