University of California, Los Angeles, NPI
University of California, Los Angeles,
Literature, Brown University
California Medical License: A066651
Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2004
Academic Clinical Positions
2002-present | Private Practice Child, Adolescent & Adult Psychiatry. Los Angeles, California
10850 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1210
Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
2006-present | Psychiatric Attending, Disorders of Sex Development (Intersex) Clinic, Clark-Morrison Children's Urological Center at UCLA. Los Angeles, CA.
2009-present | Psychiatric Consultant, Shields for Families. Los Angeles, CA.
2008-present | Psychiatric Consultant, Koreatown Youth and Community Center. Los Angeles, CA.
2012-present | Psychiatric Consultant, Korean Health, Education, Information & Research (KHEIR) Center. Los Angeles, CA.
2002-2009 | Psychiatric Consultant, Gay & Lesbian Adolescent Social Services (GLASS). Los Angeles, CA.
Honors & Fellowships
- Norbert & Charlotte Rieger Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Award of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2002
- Alex Rogawski Memorial Prize, UCLA Psychiatric Clinical Faculty Association, 2002
- American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry-Pfizer Outstanding Resident in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2001
- Laughlin Fellow, American College of Psychiatrists, 2000-2001
- American Psychoanalytic Association Fellowship, 1999-2000
Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities,
Dept. of History & Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania, 1996-97
- Center for the Study of Women, UCLA;Research Scholar, 1995-96
- Center for Cultural
Studies of Science, Technology, and Medicine, UCLA;
Postdoctoral Fellow, 1995-96
- University of California Humanities Research Institute, Irvine;Fellow, 1995-96
- Harvard Medical School Award for Multiculturalism and Diversity, 1995
- Henri Lurcy Foundation Traveling Fellowship, Paris, 1992-93
- Columbia University, Graduate Research Institute Fellow, Paris, 1992-93
- National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, 1988-1991
- Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) Fellowship, Berlin 1990
- M.I.T. Council for the Arts Grant (for work in handmade paper), 1987
- Jacob K. Javits Fellowship[declined], 1988
- SmithKline Beckman Medical Perspectives Fellowship, Paris, 1986
- Clendening Traveling Fellowship in the History and Philosophy of
(University of Kansas), Paris, 1986
- Paul Dudley White Fellowship, Harvard Medical School [declined] 1986
- Phi Beta Kappa, Brown University, 1985
- Miekeljohn Fellow, Brown University, 1984
- Ruth Electa Collins Award (for excellence in French Literature), Brown University,1984
- Sigma Xi (science honor society), Brown University, 1983
- Tau Beta Pi
(engineering honor society), Brown University, 1982
Teaching & Research
UCLA | Department of Psychiatry
- Core Curriculum Course Director: Gender/Cultural Psychiatry (2004-2005)
- Supervisor: Resident Psychotherapy Clinic (2003-present)
- Co-instructor with Diana Miller, MD, PG3: "Gay and Lesbian Issues in Psychiatry" (July 13, 20, 26, Aug. 3, 1999; Aug. 21 & 28, Sept. 4 & 11, 2000)
- Instructor: "Gay and Lesbian Issues in Psychiatry," PG3 (Sept. 11 & 18, 2001)
- Instructor: "Homosexuality: The construction and destruction of a psychiatric diagnosis," History of psychiatry series, Joel Braslow, MD; PG3 (Nov. 26, 2002)
- Instructor: "Gender nonconforming youth," Walter E. Brackelmanns, MD, Couples and Sex Therapy Training Program (March 10, 2011)
- Instructor: "Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender mental health," PG3 (Feb. 18 & 25, Mar. 4, 2003; May 18 & 25, June 1 2004; April 12 & May 31 2005; May 30 & June 6, 2006; June 5 & 12, 2007; June 3 & 10, 2008; June 2 & 9, 2009, June 1 & 8, 2010, May 31 & June 7, 2011, May 22 & 29, 2012, APr. 16 & 23, 2013)
- Instructor: "Transgender Adolescents" CF 2 (Feb. 24, 2006; Feb. 23, 2007; Oct. 25, 2007, Feb. 8, 2008; Aug. 21, 2009; July 9, 2010, Oct. 8, 2011, Jan. 20, 2013)
- Discussant: "Mental Health Concerns Among Lesbian, Gay & Bisexual Adolescents: How to close the gap," Child Psychiatry Grand Rounds (Feb. 13, 2013)
UCLA | David Geffen School of Medicine"LGBT Development & Mental Health" (Feb. 8, 2013)
UCLA | Disorders of Sex Development-Translational Research Network (DSD-TRN)
- The National Institute of Health has funded a five year grant to four medical centers (UCLA, University of Michigan, UCSF and University of Washington, Seattle) to improve our knowledge and care for patients with DSD.
- Psychiatric attending, UCLA
Shields for Families
- DSM5 Diagnostic Training Series (July-Dec. 2012)
- Psychopharmacology (April 4 & 18, 2012)
- Psychotropic Medication for Children: Referrals, Common
Diagnoses, and Treatment (Nov. 16 & 23, 2009)
UCLA |Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies ProgramInstructor (1998-2001). Courses taught:
- Gay Science: The Medical History of Homosexuality (Winter quarter 2001)
- The History of the Medical Treatment of Homosexuality (Winter quarter 2000)
- Hermaphrodites, Homosexuals, and Transsexuals:Medical Manipulations of Sex (Winter quarter 1999)
- Prescriptions for Perversity:Treating Homosexuality in the United States (Winter quarter 1998)
- Guest lecturer on The Biology of Homosexuality, Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies. Fall quarter 1999 and Fall quarter 2000.
Pfizer Health Solutions
Consultant. Revised a Mood Disorders Literature Review for a Clinical Management System (1999)
UCLA | Department of HistoryVisiting Assistant Professor (1995-1996). Courses taught:
- From SEX to TEXT: Medical Inscriptions (En)gendering the Body.
- Prescriptions for Perversity:Treating Homosexuality in the United States
- The Race that Is Not One:Science and the Un/Colored Folks
Harvard College | Department of the History of Science
Junior Seminars (1990, 1992, 1994). Designed syllabi and taught:
- From SEX to TEXT: Medical Inscriptions (En)gendering the Body, on the medical construction of deviant bodies such as those of prostitutes, hysterical women, paraphiliacs, and people with AIDS.
- Cretins, Criminals and Perverts:The Social, Political and Sexual Anxieties of Degeneration in 19th-Century France, on the medical theory of degeneracy and its impact on social theory in France.
Senior Tutor (1989-1996). Supervised the research and writing of fourteen Senior Honors Theses on topics including:
- AIDS in Zaïre
- evolutionism and feminist theory in nineteenth-century France
- the reception of Freud in America
- epilepsy and forensic medicine in late-nineteenth-century America
- the history of immunology
- syphilis as a metaphor in Thomas Mann’s Doktor Faustus
- American medical representations of lesbian bodies
Junior Tutor (1987-1994). Designed syllabi and taught eleven individual reading and research tutorials on topics including:
- race and medicine in nineteenth-century America
- women’s health
- the history of midwifery and obstetrics
- medicine and post-colonialism
- post-modern critiques of science
- medical constructions of twentieth-century American working-class women
- representations of AIDS in the Hispanic-American community
- 1990 | The History of Psychiatry. Professor Anne Harrington
- 1989 | Disease and History: The U.S. and the Conquest of the ‘Great White Plague’ 1842-1952. Professor Barbara Rosenkrantz
- 1988 | The Social History of American Medicine. Professor Allan Brandt
Harvard College | Department of Romance Languages
- 1992 | Dangerous Bodies and Lady Killers: Gender and Criminality in Nineteenth-Century France, Professor Jann Matlock. Responsible for three weekly discussion sections in French and English.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Division of Health Sciences and Technology
- 1987-88 | Introduction to the Neurosciences, Professor Anne Graybiel. Wrote and edited the course notebook for a graduate/medical school course.Responsible for grading, teaching and for neuroanatomy prosections.
- 1988 | Cardiovascular Pathophysiology, Professor Walter Abelman. Led weekly discussion sections and graded examinations and problem sets.
- 1986 | Topics in Quantitative Physiology, Professor Felix Villars. Assisted in developing and teaching a new graduate/medical school course in biophysics.
- 1981-84 | Office of the Dean for Students. Tutored in mechanical engineering, electromagnetism and applied mathematics.
- 1981-84 Teaching assistant in: Digital Electronics Circuit Design,Biophysics,Medical HealthTechnology: Costs vs. Benefits,Freshman Engineering Laboratory.
- 1983-84 | Biomedical Sciences Department, Physiology Laboratory. Created an educational computerized model of ion transport in epithelia.
- 1984 | Division of Bioengineering. Developed neural network models of the generation of corrective saccades by the oculomotor system. Bell Communications Research Video and Data Services Laboratory.
- 1984 | Developed an interactive, computer-assisted video-instruction system and investigated its application to a digital electronics course