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


    Psychiatry consultation in the community

    Partnering Organization(s)

    Lucille Packard Adolescent Medicine

    Populations Served

    Adolescents seen on LPCH Health Van


    Bay Area

    Ongoing Project


    Opportunities for Student Involvement


Research & Scholarship

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

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


2013-14 Courses


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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