Faculty

Developmental / Behavioral Pediatrics

Dr. Richard Adams

Richard Adams, M.D.

  • Professor, Division Chief
Dr. Veronica Bordes Edgar

Veronica Bordes Edgar, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Pediatrics
  • Division Co-Director
  • Interests: Bilingual (Spanish-English) and cultural issues in neuropsychology; central nervous system disorders; genetic disorders; neurodevelopmental disabilities in young children; pediatric neuropsychology
Dr. Sari Bar

Sari Bar, D.O.

  • Assistant Professor
  • Interests: Breastfeeding and neurodevelopmental outcomes; high-risk newborn follow-up and outcomes; pediatric residency education related to developmental-behavioral pediatrics
Dr. Mark Beveridge

Mark Stockton Beveridge, Jr., M.D.

  • Assistant Professor
  • Interests: Barriers to care in the Latino pediatric pupulation; graduate medical education; quality improvement; religion and spirituality in medicine; unique challenges faced by caregivers of children with medical complexity
Dr. Marsha Carpenter

Marsha Carpenter, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor
  • Interests: Advocacy for children with disabilities and mental health challenges; attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD); communication and learning disorders; educating parents and physicians in developmental-behavioral disorders; educational laws and advocacy
Dr. Veronica Meneses

Veronica Meneses, M.D., M.S.H.S.

  • Assistant Professor
  • Director, Fellowship Program
  • Interests: Advocacy for children with disabilities and mental health challenges; attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD); communication and learning disorders; educating parents and physicians in developmental-behavioral disorders; educational laws and advocacy

Adolescent Medicine

Dr. May Lau

May Lau, M.D., M.P.H.

  • Assistant Professor
  • Interests: Adolescent pregnancy prevention; racial and ethnic disparities in adolescent health; sexual and reproductive health of adolescents; youth with gender dysphoria
Dr. Brett Cooper

M. Brett Cooper, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor
  • Interests: LGBT and adolescent health; medical education
Dr. Jenny Francis

Jenny Francis, M.D., M.P.H.

  • Assistant Professor
  • Interests: Adolescent sexual and reproductive health; supporting parents and adolescents in the uptake of long acting reversible contraception

Child Protection

Dr. Suzanne Dakil

Suzanne Dakil, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor
  • Director, Child Abuse Fellowship Program
Dr. Kristen Reeder

Kristen Reeder, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor
  • Interests: Child physical and sexual abuse; neglect

Complex Care

Dr. Michelle Thomas

Michelle Thomas, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Dr. Caitlin Cunningham

Caitlin Cunningham, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Dr. Patricia Petroff

Patricia Petroff, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor
  • Interests: Transition of care of pediatric patients to adult populations

Foster Care

Dr. Hilda Loria

Hilda Loria, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor
  • Interests: Impact of adverse childhood experiences on child and adult health outcomes; improving the care of vulnerable child populations; resilience building in vulnerable child populations and at-risk communities; undergraduate and graduate medical education
Dr. Heidi Roman

Heidi Roman, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor
  • Interests: Quality primary care for foster and other at-risk children; resident and medical student education
Dr. Kimberly Stone

Kimberly Stone, M.D. M.P.H.

  • Assistant Professor
  • Interests: Injury prevention; integration of public health principles in primary care