Meet the Norton Children’s Hospital Child Psychiatry and Psychology Team

The skilled Norton Children’s Hospital child psychiatry physicians, psychologists and staff use their advanced training to meet the needs of each child. We provide children and families with tools and resources to promote success during and after inpatient treatment.


Pediatric and adolescent psychiatrists

John E. Gallehr, M.D.

Allan M. Josephson, M.D.

Gagandeep Kaur, M.D.

Jennifer F. Le, M.D.

William D. Lohr, M.D.

Christopher K. Peters, M.D.

Allison M. Yoder, M.D.


Pediatric psychologists

Christine E. Brady, Ph.D.

Margaret L. Calvery, Ph.D.

Bryan D. Carter, Ph.D.

Eva M. Markham, Ed.D.

Kristie V. Schultz, Ph.D.

Elizabeth A. Schumacher, Ph.D.

Lonnie L. Sears, Ph.D.

Courtney A. Smith, Ph.D.

Brooke M. Threlkeld, Psy.D.

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Norton Children’s Child Psychiatry and Psychology Services

Call for information

(502) 629-6305

If you have an emergency situation or crisis, call 911 or visit the closest emergency department.

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