Meet the Team

Jonathan A. Cohen, DVM, MS, DACLAM
Director, Center for Comparative Medicine and Surgery
Tel: 212-241-9939
Fax: 212-860-9739

Gail Clay
Executive Assistant
Tel: 212-241-8541 
Fax: 212-860-9739

Kaware Richardson, RLATG, CMAR
Assistant Director/Operations Manager
Tel: 212-824-9499
Fax: 212-860-9739

Crystal H. Johnson, DVM, DACLAM
Assistant Professor, Associate Director
Head of Veterinary Translational Medicine
Director Program of Behavioral Enrichment
Tel: 212-824-9497
Fax: 212-860-9739

Hylton Gordon, DVM, MA
Assistant Professor
Head Comparative Surgery, Facility
Tel: 212-241-9519
Fax: 212-860-9739

Jaclyn R. Steinbach, BVetMed (Hons) MRCVS
Clinical Veterinarian & Instructor
Head of Small Animals
Tel: 212-824-9475
Fax: 212-860-9739

Virginia L. Gillespie, DVM
Assistant Professor
Head of Comparative Pathology
Tel: 212-241-1696
Fax: 212-860-9222

Ying Dai
Pathology Lab Manager
Tel: 212-241-1498
Fax: 212-241-9222

Ronald Primm, BS, LATG
O.R. Supervisor
Tel: 212-241-5073
Fax: 212-860-9739

Melanie Lee, VT, LAT
Small Animal Vet Med Supervisor Import/Export Coordinator
Tel: 212-241-4297
Fax: 212-241-1559

Kristina Carter Bartley B.Sc. M.Sc.
Behavior Management and Enrichment Program Manager
QA Education Specialist, Interim Training Coordinator
Tel: 212-824-9469
Fax: 212-860-9739

Brianna N. Parkinson, LVT
Environmental Enrichment Coordinator
Tel: 212-241-9687
Fax: 212-860-9739

Chineta Pullin A.A.S., B.S., M.S., LAT
Colony Management Manager
Center for Comparative Medicine and Surgery (CCMS) Vivarium Training Specialist
Tel: 212-241-3008
Fax: 212-860-9739 

Business Office

Veronica E. Moses, BS
Administrator
Tel: 212-241-7485
Fax: 212-860-9739

Viviana Badillo, BA
Financial Analyst
Tel: 212-241-4128
Fax: 212-860-9739