Education

High School

  • Firestone High School, Akron, Ohio, 1971

College

  • New College. Sarasota, Florida, B.A., 1976

Post-Graduate

  • Masters’ Program in Fine Arts, Interdisciplinary Arts, San Francisco State University, Sept.1982- July 1983

Medical School

  • University of California, San Francisco, M.D., 1984

Internship

  • Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, July 1984-June 1985
  • Psychiatry and Rotating Internship

Residency

  • Harbor-UCLA, Medical Center, July 1985-June 1987

Psychiatry Fellowship

  • UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, Los Angeles, California, 1987-1989, Child Psychiatry

Honors

  • Chief Fellow in Child Psychiatry: UCLA 1988-1989
  • Faculty of the Year: USC, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Program, 2007
  • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: Outstanding Mentor Award, 2010

Licensure

  • California, 1985 (Certificate G-53752)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Psychiatry), 1991
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, (Child and Adolescent Psychiatry), 1991