August 9, 2021:
Thanks for your interest in our research group!
The CFAR Group, LLC, is now independent of the VCU School of Social Work.
Why? Dr. Shelby E. McDonald, Founder and Director of the CFAR Group, left VCU in 2021 to pursue research with the ASPCA where she is currently employed as Director of Research. Housed within the Department of Strategy & Research, Dr. McDonald leads projects with the following teams:
- Community Engagement--NYC
- National Field Response Team
- Legal Advocacy and Investigations
- Veterinary Forensics
Dr. McDonald's CV and Biosketch can be found here.