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Dr. Rhondda Waddell



Dr. Rhondda Waddell received both her Ph.D. and MSW degrees from Florida State University in Social Work. She also is a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Florida. She has more than thirty years of social work practice and membership in the NASW organization, with a special interest in animal assisted therapies and research. She co-developed the Interdisciplinary Family Health program in Gainesville, Florida which educates over 700 interdisciplinary health profession students and serves approximately 200 families in Gainesville, Florida annually. As a professor she delights in the development of an ongoing relationship with students and community partners in collaborative service activities.