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 Expert  726453

Expert in Pediatrics

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Texas (TX)
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Expert is board certified in Pediatrics. She attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. She completed her Pediatric Residency at the Children's Hospital of Austin. She is Board Certified in Pediatrics and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She has a special interest in childhood asthma, nutrition, and patient education, mental health issues, asthma in adolescents, and obesity.

She has been a practicing general Pediatrician for over 22 years. She practices Ambulatory Pediatrics in an office setting, cares for newborns in the hospital setting, and has admitting privileges to several area hospitals including a regional Children's Hospital. She has served on several committees to improve medical care to children and teenagers, most recently on a Suicide Post-vention Task-force to prevent adolescent suicide.

She has been published and quoted in several clinical magazines and newsletters on issues regarding children and young adolescents such as ADHD diagnosis of school children, wrongfully labeling young children in grade schools with learning disabilities, and a child's readiness for school. She has been an advocate in promoting encouragement in early childhood schooling to help children develop a natural love of learning. She advises parents to gather information from their child's doctor, previous teachers or caretakers and potential teachers and other educational advisors before making decisions about putting their child in school, to prevent parents from making uninformed decisions about their child's schooling and to prevent educators from wrongfully labeling young school children with learning disabilities and/or ADHD. She has helped parents and educators in her community develop a successful way to screen and observe students readiness and development abilities based on behavior, speech abilities, and other developmental criteria such as the ability to follow directions.



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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: San Antonio, Texas;  Austin, Texas;  Waco, Texas;  Killeen, Texas;  College Station, Texas;  Bryan, Texas;  Round Rock, Texas;  and Temple, Texas.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1983   MD   Medicine   University of Texas San Antonio Medical School  
1983   BA   Psychology   University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio   Cum Laude

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1986 to








She is a general Pediatrician seeing children from birth until 18 years of age. She has special interests in Mental Health issues, Asthma in Children and Adolescents, and Obesity.

Career Accomplishments:

She belongs to the American Academy of Pediatrics, Texas Pediatrics, Central Texas Pediatric Physician Alliance, and the Travis County Medical Society


She has a MD.

Professional Appointments

She was the Chief of Pediatric Services Seton Hospitals, 2002-2004


She was a Heart of ARC Award recipient 2005 and 2006

Medical/Professional Internships

She completed her Pediatrics Residency at the Austin Pediatric Education Program at Brackenridge Hospital

Publications and Patents Summary

She has 20 years of experience in writing Pediatric Education materials for parents and patients, including Well Child information, Asthma information, and many others.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • She was consulted by the Texas Suicide Post-vention Task-Force regarding information sharing, access to Mental Health providers, and interaction between primary pediatricians and other primary care providers and the mental health providers in the community. She worked to improve access to care and prevent Suicides in Children and Adolescents.
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Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
2005 to 2005   Honduras   She provided Pediatric medical care to indigent families in the El Paraiso area of Honduras as part of a medical mission trip.
2007 to 2007   Honduras   She returned to Honduras and provided Pediatric medical care to indigent families in the El Paraiso area of Honduras as part of a medical mission trip.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Spanish   She uses Spanish in daily communications with patients and their families.

Additional Skills and Services:
Other Skills and Services

She has more than 20 years experience writing patient education materials in all areas including well child care.


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