Board of Directors

Dr. Alexis Rossi, PhD, M.Ed., M.A. serves as the President of Equality Clinic's Board of Directors. Dr. Rossi has been an integral part of the clinic's operation since its conception, and her leadership on the Board guides the growth and further development of our resources.

 


Dr. David Kriegel II, M.D. is the Equality Clinic's Medical Director and as well as an Associate Professor at the Medical College of Georgia in the Department of Family Medicine. He is an academic physician with experience in residency training in federal and state programs with previous private practice, including rural, experience.  Strong interest in vulnerable populations with research interest in medical education.


Dr. Lara Stepleman, PhD is the Equality Clinic's attending for clinical psychology services and a key member of the research team.


Dr. Randy Georgemiller, PhD holds the position of Clinical Neuropsychologist and serves on the Clinical Psychology Internship and Residency Faculty at Eisenhower Army Medical Center, as well as, Clinical Assistant Professor at Georgia Regents University Medical College of Georgia, Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA) and served as its Division 44 President (the Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues). Certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology in Clinical Psychology, Dr. Georgemiller has been in clinical practice serving the behavioral health needs of young adults to senior adults for more than the past 30 years. 


Dr. William (Bill) Hight, PhD, a resident of Augusta since 2003, currently serves as a Staff Psychologist at the Georgia Regents/Augusta University Counseling Center, and is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior.  He provides HIV consultation to Imagine Hope, Inc. and the Georgia Department of Public Health.   Dr. Hight served for 15 years as Consultant Faculty for the Emory University School of Medicine, where he trained physicians and other health care providers throughout the Southeast and nationally on provider-patient communication, HIV testing, and HIV prevention counseling.  Prior to his work in the Augusta area, Dr. Hight served as Director of Training for the CDC National AIDS Hotline, the CDC National STD Hotline and the CDC National Immunization Hotline.  He is licensed as a Psychologist in Georgia and North Carolina.  Dr. Hight is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he also earned his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology as a Graduate Alumni Fellow.  He is a member of the American Psychological Association and a Disaster Mental Health volunteer for the American Red Cross


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