Executive Team & Clinical Staff
Jacqueline Dowdy, MBA
Cheif Executive Officer
As CEO, Jacqueline Dowdy is responsible for River Region Human Services, Inc.’s operations and is aiming to manage the organization as efficiently as possible. With an extraordinary record of community service, increasing organizational effectiveness and a solid understanding of the administration, finance, and operations of both private and public entities, Ms. Dowdy is poised to make great strides for River Region.
Ms. Dowdy has over twenty-five years of professional experience. She has served as the CFO for South DeKalb Church Federal Credit Union, Associate Controller and Director of Operation Analysis at Florida A&M University, Executive Director of Institutional Effectiveness at Edward Waters College, and Associate Vice President for Business Operations and Auxiliary Management at Bethune-Cookman University. In addition to her MBA, she also has earned a Masters of Divinity degree and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Leadership.
UBAID KHOKHAR, MD
Dr. Ubaid Khokhar is an American Board Certified Psychiatrist in General Adult Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine. He joined River Region as Medical Director in 2018. He leads the medical team at River Region in providing safe and ethical medication assisted treatment to all patients. Dr. Khokhar also works at Orange Park Medical Center with Graduate Medical Education, Psychiatry Residency training program. Dr. Khokhar specializes in treating PTSD, Substance Use disorders, Anxiety disorders, Borderline Personality Disorder, Bipolar Spectrum Disorder, and Schizophrenia related Psychotic disorders.
Alvin A. Davis, Ph.D.
Chief Advancement Officer
Chief of IT & Operations
Esmin Shakespeare, M.Ed.
Senior Director of Social Services, Outreach, & Prevention
Senior Director of Clinical Operations
Angela White, LPN
Senior Director of Nursing & Medical Services
Kevin McCarthy, APRN
Director of MAT Clinical Services
Project Director - HEY!/PONS
Shelley Haste, Psy.D., MCAP
Director of Correction Services
Senior Director of Corporate Compliance
Director of Residential Services