Bio

Clinical Focus


  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Attention Deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Gender Identity
  • Child Psychiatry
  • Adolescent Psychiatry

Academic Appointments


Professional Education


  • Fellowship:University Of New Mexico Hospital (2005) NM
  • Medical Education:St George's University School of Medicine (2000) West Indies
  • Residency:Maricopa Medical Center (2003) AZ
  • Internship:Maricopa Medical Center (2001) AZ
  • Board Certification: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (2011)
  • Board Certification, Child/Adolescent Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (2011)
  • Board Certification: Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (2008)

Community and International Work


  • Consultation for LPCH Health Van, Alta Vista High School

    Topic

    Psychiatry consultation in the community

    Partnering Organization(s)

    Lucille Packard Adolescent Medicine

    Populations Served

    Adolescents seen on LPCH Health Van

    Location

    Bay Area

    Ongoing Project

    Yes

    Opportunities for Student Involvement

    No

Research & Scholarship

Current Research and Scholarly Interests


Studies in Process: Pharmacological treatment of Irritability Associated with Autism, Treatment of Core Features of Autism

Teaching

2013-14 Courses


Publications

Books and Book Chapters


  • Anxiety and Special Impulse Control Disorders Handbook of Developmental Psychiatry Thienemann, M., Hinman, K., Bloch, M., Leckman, J. edited by Steiner, H. World Scientific. 2011: 91-128

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