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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

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

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

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

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

Kathleen K. Gouley, PhD
Research 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
Associate Director, CEHD
Assistant Professor, Departments of Population Health and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

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

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

Vanessa Rodriguez, EdD
Assistant Professor, Department of Population Health

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

Rachelle S. Theise, PsyD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Departments of Population Health and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

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 Educator

Sanae Akaba, PhD
ParentCorps Educator

Lisa Anang
Research Coordinator

Megan Almaguer, MBA
Administrative Coordinator

Marieliz Almonte
Project Assistant

Francesca Barreiro, EdM
ParentCorps Specialist

RiShana Blake, MA
Project Assistant

Tara Bowser, LMSW
ParentCorps Educator

Michelle Boyd, MPH, LMSW
ParentCorps Manager

Kwanza Branch
Administrative Coordinator

Haley Brown
Research Coordinator

Chrissy Campo, MA, MHC
Program Coordinator

Madison Charlton
Project Assistant

Isabel Chau, LCSW, RTP
ParentCorps Manager

Sabrina Cheng, MPH
Senior Data Analyst

Kari Ciprian, MSW
ParentCorps Educator

Melissa Clark
Project Coordinator

Cirielle Colino
Project Coordinator

Pamela Cordoba
Project Assistant

Maité Covas
Program Coordinator

Sean Dantzler, MSE
ParentCorps Educator

Regine Dunn, MPA, LMSW
ParentCorps Educator

Abby Duran
Project Assistant

Leila Eldomyati
Research Coordinator

Lisa Ellrodt, LMSW
ParentCorps Educator

Jonathan Epstein
Research Coordinator

Cris Escudero Patterson
Research Coordinator

Fatima Fareed
Project Assistant

Gena Gelb, MS
Research Coordinator

Sair Goldenberg, LMSW
ParentCorps Educator

Sophie Gomez
Research Coordinator

Paloma Gonzalez-Alfonzo
Project Assistant

Cindy Gray, ESCE
ParentCorps Educator

Shanika Gunaratna, MPP
Senior Program Coordinator

Stephanie Gutkin
Research Coordinator

Wendy Haber, PsyD
ParentCorps Supervisor

Kai-ama Hamer, MS
ParentCorps Manager

Alexis Henry, MA
Project Manager

Sharmin Hoque, MPH
Program Coordinator

Tiffany Huang, MPH
Research Coordinator

Meghan Hurley, EdM, LMHC
ParentCorps Educator

Annlady Jorge
Research Coordinator

Nakita Joseph, MSW
ParentCorps Educator

Farzana Karim, MPH
ParentCorps Educator

Erin Lashua-Shriftman, MA
ParentCorps Supervisor

Sharon Lee, LMSW
ParentCorps Supervisor

Kristen Lewis
Data Analyst

Zoe Liberman, MPH
Project Manager

Heliana Linares-Torres
Senior Project Coordinator

Nathalie Lissain
Research Coordinator

Jenny Liu
Project Coordinator

Paula Longoria
Research Coordinator

Carmen Marazzi, MA
Research Coordinator

Elis Matos
Project Assistant

Kyle McGee, LMSW
ParentCorps Educator

Blake McKay
Research Coordinator

Jacqueline Milian
Project Coordinator

Michelle Mondesir, MPH
ParentCorps Supervisor

Jacqueline Montesdeoca
Project Coordinator

Caretta Morris
Project Assistant

Olayemi Otun
Research Coordinator

Yoanna Parra
Research Coordinator

Maria Paulino
Administrative Coordinator

Antonia Polyn, MPH
Research Coordinator

Aakriti Prasai
Research Coordinator

Avni Rajpal
Research Coordinator

Denise Ramirez, LMSW
ParentCorps Supervisor

Natalia Rojas, PhD
Postdoctoral Researcher

Elaine Salamanca, MS
Research Coordinator

Valeria Samame
Project Assistant

Jesus Sanchez, MS
Senior Database Analyst

Ana Sandoval
Project Assistant

Melissa Santos, MSW
ParentCorps Educator

Noriella Santos, MPA
Project Assistant

Basma Sheea
Project Assistant

Kevin Specter, MS
Program Coordinator

Jess Sperber
Research Coordinator

Debra Stellabotte
ParentCorps Supervisor

Laura Tauste Lerena, MA
ParentCorps Educator

Rona Taylor, MSW
ParentCorps Educator

Angie Thevarajah, MS
Research Coordinator

Jonathan Thornton
Project Assistant

Kimberly Tortora, MA, MPA
ParentCorps Supervisor

Tisha Tucker, MPH
ParentCorps Educator

Eva Turner, LMSW
ParentCorps Educator

Anya Urcuyo
Research Coordinator

Kate Vani, LMSW
ParentCorps Educator

Jennifer Vargas, MSEd
ParentCorps Educator

Kayla Vasquez
Project Assistant

Cassie Weeden, MA
Project Assistant

Eva Wong, MA, LMHC
ParentCorps Supervisor

Tracy Xiong
Research Coordinator

Julia Yankelowitz
Project Assistant

Fernando Zepeda Alvarado
Project Assistant

Yolitxe Zepeda Alvarado
Project Assistant