Program Faculty and Leadership

Photo: Jennifer Walsh, M.D.

Jennifer Walsh, M.D.
Associate Professor
Pediatrics and Internal Medicine
Program Director

Dr. Walsh completed her residency training in combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. As a faculty member at UT Southwestern since 2007, she provides primary and inpatient pediatric care and co-directs the Adolescent and Young Adult Clinic at Children’s Healthâ„  Children’s Medical Center. Her academic interests are adolescent reproductive health, health care transition of youth with special health care needs, and medical education. She has served as Associate Program Director of the Pediatrics Residency Program at Children’s Medical Center/UT Southwestern, and is the founding Residency Program Director and Division Chief for Combined Internal Medicine & Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Photo: Jaclyn Albin, M.D.

Jaclyn Albin, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Pediatrics and Internal Medicine
Associate Program Director

Dr. Albin serves patients in the MedPeds Primary Care Practice at UT Southwestern Medical Center and she loves teaching about health promotion across the lifespan. Additionally, she practices at the Rees-Jones Center for Foster Care Excellence at Children's Health and works to improve transitions and clinical outcomes for vulnerable children.

She obtained her M.D. from The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, D.C. She completed residency in combined internal medicine and pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine and then served as Chief Resident in pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital in Houston, Texas.

Dr. Albin enjoys teaching students and residents and is particularly passionate about nutrition, toxic stress, and other environmental factors that influence health. She lives with her husband and two young children and loves cooking, traveling, and spending time outside.

Dr. Roma Moza

Roma Moza, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

Dr. Moza is an Internal Medicine-Pediatrics hospitalist at Children's Medical Center and Parkland County Hospital, serving both adults and children in the inpatient setting. As a combined hospitalist, Dr. Moza provides perspective on patient needs and diseases that translate to both fields. Beyond clinical care, Dr. Moza has an interest in medical education, specifically in the development of faculty teaching skills and resident education through the use of adult-based learning models. She obtained her M.D. from Ohio State University, and then returned to her Texans roots. After finishing her training at Baylor College of Medicine in the Internal Medicine and Pediatric residency program, she subsequently joined UT Southwestern as faculty in 2016.

Photo: Jason Newman, M.D.

Jason Newman, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Director, Med/Peds Primary Care Practice

Dr. Newman completed his residency training in a combined internal medicine and pediatrics program at the University of Tennessee in Memphis, TN. After serving as pediatric chief resident, he worked as a Med/Peds primary care provider and clinic site leader in an underserved Memphis community. He joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2014, and is the Medical Director for the Med/Peds Primary Care Practice. His academic interests include patient-centered primary care for all ages, quality improvement in health care, and the education of medical students and residents.

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Christy Boling Turer, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Pediatrics and Internal Medicine

Christy Boling Turer received her medical degree from Johns Hopkins, and completed a combined internal medicine/pediatrics residency, fellowship in health services research in primary care, and Masters in Clinical Research at Duke University. She joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2010. Her research focuses on primary-care weight management, and currently is supported by a five-year career-development award through the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Dr. Turer is the past Chair (2013-14) of the Obesity Society’s Clinical Management of Obesity Section, and currently serves on the Food and Drug Administration’s Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee (2014-2018), the American Academy of Pediatrics national pediatric obesity “COACH” network (2014-present), and as an Associate Editor for the journal Obesity Science and Practice. Her passion for her work comes from a strong family history of obesity/metabolic disease, an amazing husband (Aslan Turer), and parenting her extraordinary children.

Dr. Ami Waters

Ami Waters, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

Dr. Ami Waters is an Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Physician. She received her undergraduate degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology from Vanderbilt University and then returned to Texas for her medical degree at UT Health Science Center at San Antonio. She completed her training in Internal Medicine-Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Waters pursued further training in Global Health from 2014-2016 through the UCSF Global Health Hospitalist/ Health Equity, Action and Leadership (HEAL) fellowship. As a part of this fellowship, she spent 6 months of each year working in rural Liberia with Last Mile Health, a non-governmental organization dedicated to ensuring health access to those in remote communities. Dr. Waters joined faculty in September 2016. She treats patients of all ages as a hospitalist at both Parkland and Children’s Medical Center Dallas. In addition, Dr. Waters continues to work with Last Mile Health as Co-Medical Director, spending 6 months a year in Liberia. Her interests include global health, medical education, population health, advocacy and transitions of care. In her free time, she likes to cook, watch college football (Gig’Em! Go Dores!), and travel.

Photo: Michael Bowen, M.D.

Michael Bowen, M.D., M.P.H., M.S.C.S
Assistant Professor
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

Dr. Bowen is originally from Arrington, TN. He received his undergraduate and medical training at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Following residency, he completed the VA National Quality Scholars’ Fellowship Program where he received training in health services research and quality improvement. Dr. Bowen has a strong interest in primary care and chronic disease management. His research focuses on early diagnosis and treatment of type 2 diabetes. He has three young children and enjoys spending time with his family, running, cooking, and fishing.

Photo: Angela Orlino, M.D.

Angela Orlino, M.D.
Associate Professor
Internal Medicine

Dr. Orlino completed her internal medicine/pediatrics residency training at The Ohio State University, and joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2006. As a general internist, she sees adult patients at the outpatient William T. and Gay F. Solomon General Internal Medicine Clinic and works with the internal medicine residents on Parkland Hospital inpatient wards and at the residents' continuity clinic, Parkland Center of Internal Medicine. She is also director for the Young Adult Program of the After the Cancer Experience (ACE) – a program for long-term survivors of childhood cancer, a joint clinical venture with Children's Health's Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders. Her academic interests include long-term side effects of cancer therapy and transitions of care from pediatric to adult care for adolescent and young adults (AYA) with chronic conditions.

In her leisure time, Dr. Orlino enjoys singing sacred music with several vocal ensembles in town, watching professional sports, and taking long walks with her boxer dogs.