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  • Meet the Team

  • SibLink staff members have many years of experience working with         children, adolescents and families of children with medical, developmental         and behavioral disorders. They share unique experience and dedication         to meeting the needs of brothers and sisters.

    The core SibLink staff members are:

    Debra Lobato, PhD
    Director of Child Psychology and SibLink director
    Wendy Plante, PhD
    Staff psychologist and SibLink associate clinical director
     Barbara Kao, PhD
    Staff psychologist and SibLink associate director of research

    Through their clinical work, professional publications and presentations, SibLink team members promote awareness and the development of services to address siblings' needs.

    Jenny Vancura
    Siblink Staff
    Ron Seifer, PhD
    Siblink Research Collaborator
     Chris Houck, PhD
    Siblink Research Collaborator

    Since SibLink is affliated with The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, the program staff also includes residents and fellows pursuing advanced degrees in psychology and medicine. They receive speciality training through our clinical research programs.

    Contact us for more information about SibLink.