Brief Curriculum Vitae

 

Education

 B.S. Psychobiology, Loma Linda University College of Arts and Sciences, CA Summa Cum Laude, 1987.

            Senior Class President, Dean's Award, National Dean's List, Multiple awards & scholarships.

 M.D. Loma Linda University School of Medicine, CA Senior Class Vice President, Various awards, 1991.

 

Post Doctoral Training

 Residency/Board Eligibility for General Psychiatry, D.C. Commission on Mental Health Services, Washington D.C.

            Faculty-Resident Liaison Committee, Curriculum Advisor, Washington Psychiatry Society Resident

            Committee, Forensic Psychiatry at John Howard Pavilion, Analytic training Washington School of

            Psychiatry, 1994.

 Child Psychiatry Fellowship, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. 1994.

 Child Psychiatry Fellowship/Board Eligibility for Child Psychiatry, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD,  1997. 

            Intensive Training Sheppard-Pratt, MD,1995.

 Court Psychiatrist providing evaluations in custody and juvenile adjudication cases, 1995.

 Led Team providing 30-day intensive inpatient forensic evaluations of juvenile offenders, 1994.

 

Board Certification/Licensure

   Board Certified, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 1998.

   Diplomate National Board of Medical Examiners, 1992.

   Board Eligible in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 1997.

   Current Licensure by Medical Board of California, 1998. Passed oral examination on general medicine.

   Prior Licensures in good standing, but not renewed due to relocation; VA 1992, MD 1994, D.C. 1994.

 

Academic & Administrative Appointments

   Medical Director of Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health, Norfolk, VA. 1997-1998.

   Medical & Psychiatric Consultant, Family Services of Tidewater, VA. 1998.

   Child Psychiatrist/Advisor, Clinical Associates of Tidewater, Virginia Beach, VA 1997-1998.

   Associate Medical Director of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Walnut Creek, CA 1998-1999.

   Child Psychiatrist/Advisor, Redlands Yucaipa Guidance Center, Redlands, CA 1999-2004.

   Child Psychiatrist/Advisor, Inland Psychiatric Medical Group, Redlands, CA 1999-2000.

   MHSA Community Policy Advisory Committee, San Bernardino, CA 2006.

 

Memberships

   American Psychiatric Association

   Southern California Psychiatric Association

   C.H.A.D.D. Children and Adults with ADD/ADHD

   MHSA CPAC

 

Media

   Keynote Speaker for Regional Counselors of Tidewater Area Annual Conference, 1998.

   Guest on Morning Break television show as expert on children, self-esteem and exercise, 1998.

   Multiple appearances on television and in newspapers as advocate for community well-being.