FACULTY

 

 

The UCSF Fresno Department of Pediatrics has more than 160 faculty members.


Core Faculty
Core  faculty is based primarily at the Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC) campus and responsible for  the residents' continuity experience, outpatient pediatrics as well as inpatient teaching services at Community Regional Medical Center  and Children’s Hospital Central California (CHCC).

 

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Serena Yang, MD, MPH
Interim Chief of Pediatrics
Undergraduate: Georgia Institute of Technology
Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine
Residency: Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship:  Academic General Pediatrics

 

Dr Yang obtained an MPH in International and Family Health during her fellowship training in academic general pediatrics at Baylor.  She is co-director of the Pediatric Residency Research Program, medical director of the residents’ Community Medicine rotation, and medical director of the UCSF Fresno Pediatrics Healthy Steps Program.  She has published in the area of access to care and has presented her work at several national conferences.  Her scholarly interests include improving systems of follow up care for high risk newborns and developing innovative, effective pediatric education curricula.

 

 

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Steven Foster, DO, FAAP
Program Director of Pediatrics
Assistant Clinical Professor
Undergraduate:  University of California, Los Angeles
Medical School: Wayne State University
Residency: UCSF Fresno Pediatric Residency Program

 

Dr. Foster is the Associate Program Director for the UCSF Fresno Pediatric Training Program.  He is a Pediatric Hospitalist at Children's Hospital Central California and serves as the Associate Medical Director of the Hospitalist Group.  Dr. Foster is a graduate of the Program and served as a fourth year Chief Resident.  He is very involved in the resident didactic curriculum, which focuses on a different specialty focus in pediatric medicine each month.  Dr. Foster, along with Dr. Robert Kezirian, was presented with the Children’s Hospital Central California Board of Directors Teaching Award in 2008.

 

 

 

Christian Faulkenberry-Miranda, MD
Associate Program Director
Medical Director of Ambulatory Resident Education
Undergraduate: Saint Mary's College of California
Medical School: Meharry Medical School
Residency: UCSF Fresno Pediatric Residency

 

Dr Faulkenberry joined our faculty after completing her residency training with UCSF Fresno.  She has ensured quality ambulatory Her main area of interest is that of bringing evidenced based medicine to the practice of ambulatory care and follow-up of the newborn. Her current research studies include Measuring continuity of care of pediatric residents: The association of performance and future career choice (co-I) and Communication Barriers in Children’s Health Center (PI: CATCH grant funded)

 

 

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Renee Kinman, MD, PhD

Associate Program Director


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Dr Kinman is a graduate of Case Western Reserve Medical School where she completed a dual residency in pediatrics and internal medicine.  While completing her fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, she earned a PhD in Physiology and Biophysics.  She is an extremely enthusiastic teacher who has won recent teaching awards.  She is published primarily in the area of diabetes but has other interests in basic research areas also.  She is currently the Co-Director of Pediatric Residency Research Program

 

 

 

ADOLESCENT MEDICINE

 

 

 

Shelley Aggarwal, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
Undergraduate: University of California, Irvine
Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University
Residency: UCSF Fresno Pediatric Residency Program
Fellowship: Adolescent Medicine

 

 

Dr. Aggarwal is Board Certified in Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. After graduating from the UCSF Fresno pediatric residency program in 2006 and spending a couple of years in international medicine (in such places as Alicante in Spain, Mexico City, Longo Mai in Costa Rica, Siem Reap in Cambodia, and Ulannbaatar in Mongolia), she completed an Adolescent Medicine Fellowship at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.  Dr. Aggarwal’s goal as an educator is to share high quality information and to create an environment of discussion and debate. She believes in utilizing a strong base of core knowledge to create and challenge information to foster innovation and growth. She hopes to take the many lessons that she has gained from her own excellent teachers and to become a capable physician, a mentor to other junior colleagues and students, and an effective teacher.

 

 

 

 

CARDIOLOGY

 

 

Ana C. Coll, MD

Dr. Coll graduated in 1994 from Escuela De Medicina medical school with honors. She is a Pediatric Medicine Specialist. Having over 22 years of diverse experiences. She is a cardiologist who is a physician that specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disorders and conditions affecting the cardiovascular system and provides comprehensive health care for babies, children, adolescents, and young adults. Dr. Coll received the Compassionate Doctor Recognition award in 2015.

 

 

 

 

Paul Francis, MD
Clinical Professor
Undergraduate: Brigham Young University
Medical School: University of California, Davis
Residency: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Fellowship: Pediatric Cardiology
Board Certification: Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology

 

Dr. Francis has more than 25 years of experience in general pediatric cardiology, pediatric electrocardiography and echocardiography, adult congenital heart disease and cardiac intensive care. He has published textbook chapters as well as articles in professional journals including the “American Journal of Cardiology” and the “Journal of Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery.” He was awarded the Golden Apple Pediatric Resident Teaching Award from Janet Weis Hospital in 2001, honored as an Outstanding Teacher in 2005 by Children’s Hospital and received the 2007 Board of Directors Education Award at Children’s Hospital Central California. Dr. Francis is a champion of resident education and is committed to pediatric cardiology

 

 

 

 

Cynthia Myers, MD
Assistant Professor Pediatric Cardiology
Undergraduate: Washington University in St. Louis, MO
Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine
Residency: Indiana University Pediatric Residency Program
Fellowship: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

 

Cynthia Myers, M.D., is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology, and she has been very involved in research throughout her clinical training including completing a research fellowship through the Pediatric Scientist Development Program in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Myers, is currently an Assistant Professor for University of California San Francisco in the UCSF Fresno Department of Pediatrics. She has held Instructor positions at Children’s Hospital Colorado and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She has been published in many journals including The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery and ASAIO. Dr. Myers’ clinical interests include preventive cardiology and lipid disease.

 

 

Athira Nair, MD, FAAP
Assistant Professor
Pediatric Cardiology
Medical School: Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research
Residency: UF Health Shands Hospital, Pediatrics
Fellowship: Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Pediatric Cardiology
Board certification: Pediatrics, Pediatric cardiology eligible

 

Dr. Nair is a general pediatric cardiologist with special interest in pulmonary hypertension, adult congenital heart disease, fetal echocardiography and exercise physiology.  She has participated in mission trips to Ecuador and held cardiology health camps in India. She is also interested in global health and is committed to resident education.

 

 

CHILD DEVELOPMENT

 

 

 

 

Linda Copeland, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
Undergraduate:
Medical School: University of California, Davis
Residency: University of Iowa
Fellowship: Child Psychiatry & Developmental Disabilities

 

Dr. Copeland is Board certified in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics.  After residency, she completed a two year fellowship in child psychiatry and a one year fellowship in developmental disabilities at the University of Iowa. As a fellow, she published a national survey on pediatrician practices in the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD with Dr. Mark Wolraich, a prominent researcher in ADHD.  Dr. Copeland worked for 6 years at a California Regional Center (Alta) serving individuals with developmental disabilities and 16 years at Kaiser.  She was a founding member of the very first Families for Early Autism Treatment (FEAT) non-profit group advocating for early diagnosis and treatment for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs).  She earned national certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). 

 

Dr. Copeland is excited to use her various areas of expertise and her passion for maximizing each child’s development at the Children’s Health Center in Fresno.  She is one of a team of faculty that together with Pediatric Residents conducts home visits for patients.  She is part of the Collaborative Office Rounds, working closely with Child Psychiatry and Mental Health staff to streamline behavioral health care while giving cutting edge education to residents in the process.

 

 

CHILD NEUROLOGY

 

 

Parvin Azizi, MD
Dr. Azizi is Board Certified in Neurology with special qualification in Child Neurology. She completed her training in Pediatric Neurology, and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities at Baylor College of Medicine in September 2013. Her extra training in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities provided her complimentary skills that use every day of working with patients and trainees. She sees herself as a lifelong student and teacher.  Although she is very interested in the field of general Pediatric Neurology and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, she has special interests in paroxysmal neurological disorders manifested as neuropsychiatric, neurobehavioral disorders, and Migraine disorders.


Many years of clinical work with children with neurodevelopmental disabilities has influenced her vision profoundly, and she is a believer in interdisciplinary teamwork as the optimal choice to answer present and future complex medical conditions and pediatric neurology research. 

 

 

H.T. Hutchison, MD, PhD
Dr. Hutchison graduated from the University of Texas and is Board Certified in Pediatrics, Child Neurology, Clinical Genetics and Neuro Rehabilitation. An outstanding clinician and dedicated patient care advocate, Dr. Hutchison also obtained a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology. Recently Dr. Hutchison joined the Neurology team at UCSF, but continues to provide monthly neurology clinics at the Children's Health Center in Fresno.

 

 

CHILD PSYCHIATRY

 

Karen Kraus, MD
Dr. Kraus, a child and adolescent psychiatrist, completed her residency and fellowship training at the University of Colorado.  She is Board Certified in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.  Dr. Kraus’ academic interests include severely mentally ill children, children with pervasive development disorders and/or development disabilities, trans-cultural psychiatry, rural health care and psychiatry in primary care.

 

Amy Parks, LCSW
Undergrad: CSU, Northridge
Grad School: CSU, Fresno- Master of Social Work
Post Graduate: Fresno Pacific University-School Psychology
Post Graduate: Alliant International University-Infant/Preschooler Mental Health Specialist

 

Ms. Parks is a licensed mental health professional, who joined the Pediatric Program in July 2008.  She has expertise in counseling, social and human services, and community outreach.  Her areas of interest are to develop, streamline and energize projects to enhance social, educational, psychological and other characteristics of students, parents, educators, social workers and the general public. Her current research is in Sleep Related Deaths in Fresno County, Linking Newborns to a Medical Home.  Areas of interest: Infant, Family and Early Childhood Mental Health, Parent-Child Relationships, Relationship-Based Primary Care, Child Development, Behavioral Disorders, Post-partum Depression, Domestic Violence, Reflective Facilitation.

 

CRITICAL CARE

 

 

 

Thianchai  Bunnalai, MD
Dr. Bunnalai is board certified in general pediatrics and pediatric critical care by American Board of Pediatrics. His area of special interest includes pulmonary medicine, ventilatory strategies, ventilator-associated pneumonia, medical education and simulation.

 

Dr. Bunnalai received his honored medical degree from Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University in Bangkok Thailand. After obtaining his pediatric pulmonology fellowship training in Bangkok, Thailand. Dr. Bunnalai completed pediatric residency and a second fellowship in pediatric critical care medicine at the College of Medicine, University of Florida in Gainesville, Fla in 2007

 

Dr. Bunnalai worked as a pediatric intensivist and cardiac intensivist attending at Shands Children’s Hospital at University of Florida in Gainesville since he graduated. He appointed as a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Florida. He also directed fellowship education and fiber optic simulation program in critical care. He received the Exemplary Teacher Award in 2012 and Service Key Recognition Award from the College of Medicine, University of Fla during 2011-2014.  Dr. Bunnalai relocated to west coast and worked at Valley Children’s Hospital during 2014 -2016 and served as academic chief in critical care division at Valley Children’s Hospital.

 

Dr. Bunnalai is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Society of Critical Care Medicine, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Chest Physician and American Thoracic Society. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, outdoor sports, swimming, photography and cooking.

 

 

 

Maher Eldadah, MD
Associate Clinical Professor
Medical Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
Undergraduate: Zagazig Science School, Zagazig, Egypt
Medical School: Alexandria School of Medicine, Alexandria, Egypt
Residency: St. Louis City Hospital, St. Louis School of Medicine and
University of Medicine and Dentistry, New Brunswick, New Jersey
Fellowship: University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California

 

Dr. Eldadah is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. He has published numerous articles in peer-review journals and has presented his work at various national and international conferences.  Dr. Eldadah has participated with Operation Smile since 2006 and has gone on numerous medical missions to China, Sudan, Belarus, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia.  For the last three years, Dr. Eldadah has been working in Beijing, China as a Pediatric Section Chief and the Director of Clinical Research.

 

EMERGENCY MEDICINE

 

Robert H. Kezirian, MD
Clinical Professor
Medical Student Site Director for UCSF Fresno
Undergraduate: California State University, Fresno
Medical School: Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Mexico
Residency: UCSF Fresno Residency Program
Board Certification: Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine


Dr Kezirian was appointed Program Director in June of 2010.  From 2004 to 2006, Dr. Kezirian served as Chief of Staff at Children's Hospital. A graduate of the UCSF Fresno Residency program and former Chief Resident, Dr Kezirian is an outstanding faculty member of the teaching program and is involved in several pediatric outreach programs to underserved patients of Children's Hospital. He has also won awards for his involvement in a rural clinic in Mexico. Dr Kezirian, along with Dr Steven Foster, was presented with the Children's Hospital Central California Board of Directors' Teaching Award in 2008. He has received recognition from the Board of Trustees for education, program innovation and research.

 

 

ENDOCRONOLOGY

 

Renee Kinman, MD, PhD
Associate Program Director


Dr Kinman is a graduate of Case Western Reserve Medical School where she completed a dual residency in pediatrics and internal medicine.  While completing her fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, she earned a PhD in Physiology and Biophysics.  She is an extremely enthusiastic teacher who has won recent teaching awards.  She is published primarily in the area of diabetes but has other interests in basic research areas also.  She is currently the Co-Director of Pediatric Residency Research Program.

 

 

GASTROENTEROLOGY

 

 

Michael Haight, MD


Dr. Haight's specific areas of interest include medical nutrition, short gut rehabilitation, total parenteral nutrition and specialized procedures of the small bowel (endoscopic ultrasound and small bowel balloon endoscopy). He has more than 25 years’ experience as a physician, administrator and teacher.  Currently he is a member of the voluntary clinical faculty, department of internal medicine at the University of California Davis School of Medicine and has held several other academic appointments over the years at the UC Davis School of Medicine, University of Southern California (USC) Keck School of Medicine and the University of California San Francisco Fresno. Dr. Haight received his medical degree from Loyola University of Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, in Maywood, Ill. He also received a master’s of health administration (MHA) from USC. Dr. Haight completed his internship and residency training in general pediatrics at the University of California, San Diego. He completed his fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles/USC.

 

 

GENERAL PEDIATRICS

 

 

 

Aimee Abu-Shamsieh, MD, MPH
Assistant Clinical Professor

Undergraduate:  University of California, Los Angeles
Medical School: Wayne State University
Residency: UCSF Fresno Pediatric Residency Program

 

Dr. Abu-Shamsieh is a graduate of UCLA where she obtained her BA in Near Eastern Studies as well as a Master of Public Health with a focus on maternal and child health in the Middle East.  She received her MD from Wayne State University and subsequently graduated from the UCSF-Fresno Pediatric Residency Program in 2001.  After spending some time in private practice, she returned to academic pediatrics.  Dr. Abu-Shamsieh's interests include Breastfeeding Medicine, Infant and Young Child Nutrition, and care of the newborn, especially in populations medically, socially and economically at-risk.  She is currently local primary investigator of a multicenter NIH-funded study looking at the mechanics of infant feeding, and is developing an individualized breastfeeding curriculum.  She recently obtained a grant from the California Department of Public Health’s California Obesity Prevention Program for the Children’s Health Center (the resident pediatric clinic) to promote breastfeeding among underserved populations.  Having lived, worked and studied in the Middle East, she also has a special interest in Global Health and promoting cultural competency.


 

 

 

Christian Faulkenberry-Miranda, MD
Associate Program Director
Medical Director of Ambulatory Resident Education
Undergraduate: Saint Mary's College of California
Medical School: Meharry Medical School
Residency: UCSF Fresno Pediatric Residency Hospital Central California


Dr Faulkenberry joined our faculty after completing her residency training with UCSF Fresno.  She has ensured quality ambulatory Her main area of interest is that of bringing evidenced based medicine to the practice of ambulatory care and follow-up of the newborn. Her current research studies include Measuring continuity of care of pediatric residents: The association of performance and future career choice (co-I) and Communication Barriers in Children’s Health Center (PI: CATCH grant funded).


 

 

 

Serena Yang, MD, MPH
Interim Chief of Pediatrics
Undergraduate: Georgia Institute of Technology
Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine
Residency: Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship:  Academic General Pediatrics


Dr Yang obtained an MPH in International and Family Health during her fellowship training in academic general pediatrics at Baylor.  She is co-director of the Pediatric Residency Research Program, medical director of the residents’ Community Medicine rotation, and medical director of the UCSF Fresno Pediatrics Healthy Steps Program.  She has published in the area of access to care and has presented her work at several national conferences.  Her scholarly interests include improving systems of follow up care for high risk newborns and developing innovative, effective pediatric education curricula.


 

GENETICS

 

 

Cynthia Curry, MD
Dr. Curry is a Full Tenured UCSF Professor.  She is active in both clinical and academic genetics.  Dr. Curry is a graduate from Yale University and is Board Certified in Pediatrics and Genetics. Her research interests include thrombophilia, syndrome delineation in the fetus and newborn, and causes of mental retardation.  She has held many national positions in both genetics and pediatrics and speaks nationally and internationally. Dr. Curry is the new genetics editor for Rudolph's Pediatrics On-Line.

 

Maries Joseph, MD, FACMG
Clinical geneticist
HS Clinical Professor, Pediatrics UCSF
Medical School: St Johns Medical College, India
Pediatric Residency:
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
Clinical Genetics Fellowship:
Medical University of South Carolina, SC & Stanford-UCSF
Medical Genetics Program, CA
Board Certification: Pediatrics and Clinical Genetics

Areas of interest: Pediatric and adult genetic disorders; rare disorders; growth disorders; genetics of asthma, autism, dementia, psychiatric disorders; genetic testing; epigenetic impact of air pollution on pediatric asthma and allergies in the Central Valley of California; and public health genetics.

 

Dr. Joseph is the Fresno PI for the San Joaquin Valley Children’s Health and Air Pollution Study (CHAPS), a collaborative research project with investigators from UC Berkeley, Stanford, UCSF Fresno and CSU Fresno federally funded and supported by EPA and NIEHS (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences).
Dr. Joseph has published her work in peer-reviewed journals and has presented at various National and International conferences.  She has received teaching awards and mentored several trainee physicians over the years. She sees both pediatric and adult patients with genetic disorders both in the outpatient clinic setting and as inpatient consults. She also supervises the prenatal genetics diagnostic and counseling services offered through the California State Prenatal Diagnostic Centers, of Fresno.

 

Joseph Shen, MD, PhD


Dr. Shen is Board Certified in Pediatrics and Clinical Genetics. He obtained his MD and his PhD from the Department of Human Genetics at Case Western Reserve University. He has published in journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, Nature Genetics, American Journal of Human Genetics, and American Journal of Medical Genetics. For a complete list of his publications, please refer to ORCID 0000-0002-5604-7639.

 

HOSPITALISTS

 

 

Charnjeet Brar, MD
Clinical Instructor

Undergraduate: University of California, Riverside
Medical School: Ross University
Residency: UCSF Fresno Pediatric Residency Program

 

During her residency, Dr. Brar served as third year Chief Resident. She then continued on to become one of our newest faculty members. Dr. Brar’s interest include inpatient and acute care pediatrics. She has a special interest in resident education and leadership.

 

 

NEONATOLOGY

 

Krishnakumbar B. Rajani, MD


Krishnakumbar B. Rajani, MD, is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UCSF- Fresno Medical Education program. Dr Rajani is also Medical Director, Neonatal Programs at Community Medical Regional Medical Center, Fresno. He is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.


A fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Dr Rajani holds professional membership with the California Medical Association, California Association of Neonatologists, and Fresno-Madera Medical Society, in which he also served on the Board of Governors. He is also affiliated with many committees at the Community Regional Medical Center. Dr. Rajani is an active board member for Central Valley Blood Bank and Hindu Temple of Fresno.  He is Vice President of the Alliance for Medical Outreach and Research (AMOR), a philanthropic organization with roots in Fresno. Dr. Rajani has authored or coauthored many publications and journal articles and has been an invited speaker at many seminars and lectures. He enjoys teaching.

 

Dr Rajani earned his medical degree from University College Hospital Medical School at the University of London in England. He completed his residency at the Hospital for Sick Children at Great Ormond Street in London and at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. His fellowship was completed at University of Manchester in the UK and University of California, Davis.

 

 

 

Stephen J. Elliott, MD

 

Dr. Elliott completed medical school in his native Australia at the University of Western Australia.  He completed a Pediatrics residency at Case Western Reserve University Hospitals, Cleveland, and a fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston.  He rose to the rank of Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Associate Professor of Physiology & Molecular Biophysics at Baylor. He was then a translational researcher at the Medical College of Wisconsin in the Department of Pediatrics and the Cardiovascular Research Center, before joining UCSF Fresno as an Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Volunteer Series.  He is dedicated to clinical teaching in the Neonatal ICU and has mentored many dozens of medical students and residents


 

Alok Kumar, MD

 

Alok Kumar, MD, is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in UCSF- Fresno Medical Education program. Dr Kumar joined the faculty in 2014 and has been extensively involved in the teaching of the residents.

After finishing his medical education and training in India, he completed his Pediatric residency at Wayne State University, Detroit and fellowship in Neonatology at SUNY, Buffalo. He has worked as a Neonatologist at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital in Memphis and St Francis Children's Hospital, Tulsa. He has special interest in neonatal nutrition and chronic lung disease.

 

 

PULMONOLOGY

 

John Moua, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF Fresno
Undergraduate: Cornell University
Medical School: University of California Davis
Residency: UCSF Fresno Pediatric Residency
Fellowship: University of California Davis

 

John Moua, MD is board certified in Pediatric Pulmonology, and specializes in Cystic Fibrosis, persistent asthma, chronic lung disease, bronchiectasis, recurrent respiratory infections, and Valley Fever. He is the Medical Director for Pediatric Pulmonology at Community Regional Medical Center, and also the Associate Director of the UCSF Fresno Cystic Fibrosis Center, which is the only Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Accredited Adult and Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Center in the central valley.

John Moua, MD has given multiple presentations at national conferences such as American Thoracic Society and North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, and published in peer-reviewed journals such as Pediatric Pulmonology and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

 

 

 

Amy Parks, LCSW
Undergrad: CSU, Northridge
Grad School: CSU, Fresno- Master of Social Work
Post Graduate: Fresno Pacific University-School Psychology
Post Graduate: Alliant International University-Infant/Preschooler Mental Health Specialist

 

Ms. Parks is a licensed mental health professional, who joined the Pediatric Program in July 2008.  She has expertise in counseling, social and human services, and community outreach.  Her areas of interest are to develop, streamline and energize projects to enhance social, educational, psychological and other characteristics of students, parents, educators, social workers and the general public. Her current research is in Sleep Related Deaths in Fresno County, Linking Newborns to a Medical Home.  Areas of interest: Infant, Family and Early Childhood Mental Health, Parent-Child Relationships, Relationship-Based Primary Care, Child Development, Behavioral Disorders, Post-partum Depression, Domestic Violence, Reflective Facilitation.