Patricia Lynn Hough

Experienced in Sociology and Psychiatry in Venice, Florida

Patricia Lynn Hough

Experienced in Sociology and Psychiatry in Venice, Florida

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After pursuing careers in medicine and teaching, Dr. Patricia Lynn Hough retired and accepted a position as staff supervisor of St. Francis Animal Rescue in Venice, Florida. In this role, Dr. Patricia Lynn Hough oversees pet adoptions, coordinates volunteers and consults with the staff veterinarian regarding the medical treatment of animals.

Dr. Hough first began as an inner city social worker in Chicago, where she also supervised graduate social work students. She went on to teach at the University of Maryland’s overseas branch in Berlin and served as a teaching assistant at the Freie Universitaet Berlin. Other appointments include teaching social work at Roanoke College, the University of Texas at El Paso and as a clinical professor of psychiatry at the Medical College of Georgia.

Between 1996-1996, Dr. Hough became board certified in psychiatry while providing psychiatric services at Georgia Regional Hospital in Augusta and at the Allendale Correctional Facility in South Carolina. Also involved with helping others on an international level, she served as the director of projects for Proyecto Salud y Vida, which renovated rural hospitals and awarded grants for building clinics. Dr. Hough also worked extensively with the organization’s partner nonprofit agencies.

As a part-time physician at the Sarasota County Department of Health, Dr. Hough most recently provided mental health services to low-income and uninsured patients. She also built partnerships with the area’s mental health agencies.

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  • Work
    • St Francis Animal Rescue  
  • Education
    • Phillips University