University of California, Los Angeles, NPI
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship


University of California, Los Angeles, NPI
General Psychiatry Residency, Research Track



Harvard Medical School-Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Division of Health Sciences and Technology



History of Science, Harvard University
Dissertation: "Sexual Psychopaths: Doctors, Patients, and Novelists Narrating the Erotic Imagination in Nineteenth-Century France"; directed by Anne Harrington



Biomedical Engineering, Brown University



French Literature, Brown University
honors thesis: Voies parallèles (a novel), directed by Henry Majewski


California Medical License: A66651  (since 10/02/1998)

Board Certification

Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, since 2004

Professional Experience

Academic Clinical Positions

2011-present | Associate Clinical Professor. Department of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

2003-2011 | Assistant Clinical Professor. Department of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Clinical Practice

2015-present  |  Child Psychiatrist, Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, Augustus F. Hawkins Family Mental Health Center, 1720 E. 120TH St.
Los Angeles, CA 90059

2002-2015 | Private Practice Child, Adolescent & Adult Psychiatry. Los Angeles, California

2006-2015 | Psychiatric Attending, Disorders of Sex Development (Intersex) Clinic, Clark-Morrison Children's Urological Center at UCLA. Los Angeles, CA.

2009-2015 | Psychiatric Consultant, Shields for Families. Los Angeles, CA.

2008-2015 | Psychiatric Consultant, Koreatown Youth and Community Center. Los Angeles, CA.

2012-2015 | 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

Teaching & Research

UCLA | Department of Psychiatry

Augustus Hawkins Mental Health Center | Dept. of Mental Health

UCLA | David Geffen School of Medicine

UCLA | Disorders of Sex Development-Translational Research Network (DSD-TRN)

Shields for Families

UCLA |Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies Program

Instructor (1998-2001). Courses taught:

Pfizer Health Solutions

Consultant. Revised a Mood Disorders Literature Review for a Clinical Management System (1999)

UCLA | Department of History

Visiting Assistant Professor (1995-1996). Courses taught:

Harvard College | Department of the History of Science

Junior Seminars (1990, 1992, 1994). Designed syllabi and taught:

Senior Tutor (1989-1996). Supervised the research and writing of fourteen Senior Honors Theses on topics including:

Junior Tutor (1987-1994). Designed syllabi and taught eleven individual reading and research tutorials on topics including:

Teaching Fellow

Harvard College | Department of Romance Languages

Teaching Fellow

Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Division of Health Sciences and Technology

Teaching Fellow

Brown University

Scholarly & Professional Activites

Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry
Member (2003-present): Co-chair LGBT Issues Committee (2004-2007)
Consultant (November 2000-2003)

Department of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Division of Social and Community Psychiatry. Sexuality, Culture and Society seminar organizer (2000-2001)
Voluntary Clinical Faculty Appointments and Advancements Committee (2011-present)

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Well-Being Program advisor (2012-present)

Intersex Society of North America
Board of Directors. Chair, Medical Advisory Board (2002-2005)

UCLA, Anderson School of Management
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Leadership Institute, consultant and instructor (1999-2002)

UCLA, Student Psychological Services: Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transsexual mentoring program (1999-2002)

UCLA, Center for the Study of Women
Faculty Advisory Committee (1997-present)
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transexual Program Sub-committee (1997-2002)
Jean Stone Graduate Student Research Prize selection committee (1998)

Southern California Psychiatric Society
Committee on Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Issues, Co-chairperson (May 2000-2003)

Western Society for French History :Twentieth-Century Gay History panel chair, Los Angeles (November 11, 2000)

Southern California Lambda Medical Association
Member-in-Training, Board Representative (1999-2001).  Board Memeber (2016-present)

American Association for the History of Medicine: Olser Medal selection committee (1999)

History of Science Society: Member of the organizing committee for panels on Science and (Homo)sexualities at the 1994 conference

Lesbian, Bisexual, and Gay Studies Conference: Director of the fourth annual conference, Harvard University (October 1990)

Harvard Medical School
Committee for Racial and Ethnic Sensitivities (1992); AIDS Curriculum Project (1990)

Harvard-M.I.T. Division of Health Sciences and Technology
Curriculum Committee (1985-1995); Committee for Racial, Ethnic, and Gender Sensitivities (1992-1995).

Dunster House, Harvard University
Premedical Advisor; History and Science Tutor; Adjunct Tutor for Lesbian and Gay Concerns (1988-1995)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Wiesner Gallery selection committee (1989-1995)

National Fund for Medical Education: SmithKline Beckman Medical Perspectives Fellowship, selection committee, 1987-1988

Professional association memberships: American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2001-2015.

Editorial boards: Journal of Gay & Lesbian Mental Health, Journal of Homosexuality

Contributing Writer: The Gay and Lesbian Review

Manuscript reviewer for The Harvard Review of Psychiatry, Signs, GLQ, Isis, Radical History Review, Oxford University Press, New York University Press