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Center for Early Childhood Health & Development Faculty & Staff

The faculty and staff at NYU Langone’s Center for Early Childhood Health and Development (CEHD) and its ParentCorps program are a racially and ethnically diverse group of mental health experts, researchers, educators, and administrators.

Faculty

R. Gabriela Barajas-Gonzalez, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Population Health

Laurie M. Brotman, PhD
The Bezos Family Foundation Professor of Early Childhood Development, Department of Population Health
Professor, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Director, Center for Early Childhood Health and Development

Alicia Chung, EdD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Department of Population Health

Spring R. Dawson-McClure, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Population Health

Keng-Yen Huang, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor, Departments of Population Health and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Dimitra Kamboukos, PhD
Assistant Professor, Departments of Population Health and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Associate Director, Center for Early Childhood Health and Development

Bonnie Kerker, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor, Departments of Population Health and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Elizabeth B. Miller, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Population Health

Dana M. Rhule, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Population Health

Vanessa Rodriguez, EdD
Assistant Professor, Department of Population Health

Natalia Rojas, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Population Health

Katherine A. Rosenblatt, LCSW
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Population Health

Alexandra Ursache, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Population Health

Adjunct/Voluntary Faculty

Esther J. Calzada, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Population Health

Olubukonla Kolawole, PsyD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Population Health

Staff

Danielle Ajayi, MA
ParentCorps Supervisor

Lisa Anang
Research Coordinator

Francesca Barreiro, EdM
ParentCorps Specialist

Alexandra Bennett, MPH
Project Manager

Tara Bowser, LMSW
ParentCorps Educator

Michelle Boyd, MPH, LMSW
ParentCorps Specialist

Kwanza Branch
Senior Program Coordinator

Haley Brown
Research Coordinator

Isabel Chau, LCSW, RTP
ParentCorps Manager

Sabrina Cheng, MPH
Senior Data Analyst

Stacy Cheng
Research Coordinator

Kari Ciprian, MSW
ParentCorps Specialist

Melissa Clark
Project Coordinator

Cirielle Colino
Project Coordinator

Maité Covas
Senior Program Coordinator

Sean Dantzler, MSE
ParentCorps Educator

Shana DeVlieger, MAT, EdM
Research Coordinator

Regine Dunn, MPA, LMSW
ParentCorps Educator

Leila Eldomyati
ParentCorps Educator

Lisa Ellrodt, LMSW
ParentCorps Educator

Jonathan Epstein
Program Coordinator

Cris Escudero Patterson
Research Coordinator

Gena Gelb, MS
Research Coordinator

Sair Goldenberg, LMSW
ParentCorps Educator

Paloma Gonzalez-Alfonzo
Project Assistant

Cindy Gray, ESCE
ParentCorps Educator

Shanika Gunaratna, MPP
Program Manager

Stephanie Gutkin
Project Coordinator

Wendy Haber, PsyD
ParentCorps Specialist

Kai-ama Hamer, MA
Associate Director, ParentCorps

Alexis Henry, MA
Product Manager

Sharmin Hoque, MPH
Program Coordinator

Hsiang Yun Huang-Greco, MA
Project Manager

Meghan Hurley, EdM, LMHC
ParentCorps Supervisor

Nakita Joseph, MSW
ParentCorps Educator

Farzana Karim, MPH
ParentCorps Educator

Julie Katter
Research Coordinator

Seulki Ku, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow

Keya Kuruvilla
ParentCorps Educator

Charlotte Kurz, MPH
Research Coordinator

Erin Lashua-Shriftman, MA
ParentCorps Manager

Sharon Lee, LMSW
ParentCorps Supervisor

Zoe Liberman, MPH
Project Manager

Heliana Linares-Torres, MS
Program Supervisor

Nathalie Lissain
Research Coordinator

Jenny Liu
Project Coordinator

Kyle McGee, LMSW
ParentCorps Educator

Blake McKay
Research Coordinator

Jacqueline Milian
Project Coordinator

Michelle Mondesir, MPH
ParentCorps Manager

Jacqueline Montesdeoca
Project Coordinator

Javanna Obregon-Steeby, MA
Senior Financial Analyst

Devon Olson, MPH
Research Coordinator

Yoanna Parra
Research Coordinator

Maria Paulino
Administrative Coordinator

Antonia Polyn, MPH
Research Coordinator

Elaine Salamanca, MS
Research Coordinator

Jesus Sanchez, MS
Senior Database Analyst

Ana Sandoval Torres, MPH
Project Assistant

Melissa Santos, LMSW
ParentCorps Specialist

Basma Sheea
Project Assistant

Kevin Specter, MS
Senior Program Coordinator

Debra Stellabotte
ParentCorps Supervisor

Laura Tauste Lerena, MA
ParentCorps Educator

Rona Taylor, MSW
ParentCorps Specialist

Angie Thevarajah, MS
Research Coordinator

Ran Tian, MA, MEd
Senior Program Coordinator

Kimberly Tortora, MA, MPA
ParentCorps Supervisor

Tisha Tucker, MPH
ParentCorps Educator

Jennifer Vargas, MSEd
ParentCorps Educator

Diana Walther
Research Coordinator

Cassie Weeden, MA, LMHC
Project Assistant

Denise Werchan, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow

Eva Wong, MA, LMHC
ParentCorps Supervisor

Tracy Xiong
Research Coordinator

Yolitxe Zepeda Alvarado
Project Associate