Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Aurora13123 East 16th Ave, Aurora, CO 80045
Clinical Interest for Patients
I specialize in behavioral health support for children and adolescents with celiac disease.
I am interested in pediatric behavioral health care, the quality of care for children and families, and researching new behavioral health treatments. My goal in working with each child and family is to help them feel heard and to access the best care possible.
Conditions & Treatments
Child and Teen Health
Children's Health, Parenting
Mental Health and Behavior
Education & Training
BA, University of Hawaii–Hilo (2005)
PhD, Alliant International University (2011)
Rady Children's Hospital (2010)
Colorado Association for Behavior Analysis, Full Member
Colorado Psychological Association, Full Member
Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, Division 53 of the American Psychological Association, APA Associate Member
Society of Pediatric Psychology, Division 54 of the American Psychological Association, Psychologist Member
Research & Grants
Feasibility and acceptability of a pilot intervention to promote adherence in pediatric celiac disease (2022)
Developing a model training program for Spanish-English bilingual trainees (2023)
Social Justice and Healthcare Equity: Advancing Psychology Training Through an Innovative Curriculum (2023)
Research Interests for Patients
My research interests include improving behavioral health services and the impact of celiac disease on children and their families, as well as addressing health and psychology training inequities.