Center for Education in Targeted Violence and Suicide

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Contact Us

Gillham Hall Room 5000

Dr. Lisa Pescara-Kovach
2801 W. Bancroft St.
Mail Stop 921
Toledo OH 43606
Phone:  419.530.2048
Fax:      419.530.8447

lisa.kovach@utoledo.edu

Internationally Recognized Content Experts

Lisa Pescara-Kovach, Ph.D. - Center Director, Associate Professor of Educational Psychology
Researcher, Content Specialist and Trainer in School, Campus, and Workplace Violence & Suicide Prevention, Intervention, Response, Postvention

Greg Crane – Creator of A.L.I.C.E. & President of ALICE Training Institute
Active Response Specialist

Vicki Dagostino-Kalniz, Ph.D. - Associate, Associate Lecturer of Educational Psychology
Content Specialist in Sociological Factors in the Causes and Prevention of Violence

Paul Rega, M.D., F.A.C.E.P. - Department of Public Heath and Preventive Medicine, The Univeristy of Toledo
Emergency Medicine, Disaster Medicine, Pre-Hospital Medicine, Medical Education, Simulation Medicine.

Mia Ray Langheim - Creator and Manager of the State of Illinois' School Safety Information Sharing Program

Officer Sara Shaw – School Resource Officer, Oregon City Schools
C.I.T. Certified and ALICE Trained Law Enforcement Officer

Retired Commander Michael Webber - FEMA course instructor AWR-148 and MGT 417 course
Content Specialist and Trainer in School, Campus, and Workplace Violence Prevention, Intervention, and Active Response

Detective Janet Zale - Detective, City of Oregon Police Department
Cyber Investigator


Data Strategists

Noela Haughton, Ph.D. - Associate Professor of Research and Measurement

David R. Kovach, Ph.D. – Global Director, Insights and Analytics, Maritz CX


The University of Toledo Content Specialists 

Brian Fink, PhD, MPH, CHES -  Professor of Public Health
Content specialist in simulation training for healthcare and public health students and professionals regarding disaster and pandemic preparedness, including active shooter scenarios.

Ed Janak, Ph.D. - Department Chair, Educational Foundations and Leadership
Content Specialist in the Role of Media in Promoting and Preventing Violence

Jeff Newton - Director of Public Safety/Chief of Police, The University of Toledo
Content Specialist in Campus Safety Prevention and Intervention

Rodney Theis - Deputy Chief of Police, The University of Toledo
Content Specialist in Campus Safety Prevention and Intervention

Support Staff

Jen Fulwider – Doctoral Candidate, Educational Psychology

Justin Moore – Student, College of Criminal Justice, Owens Community College

Last Updated: 2/24/17