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Meet the Center for Neuroscience and Behavioral Medicine Team

Roger Packer

Roger Packer Senior Vice President, Center for Neuroscience and Behavioral Medicine
Director, Gilbert Neurofibromatosis Institute
Director, Brain Tumor Institute

William Gaillard

William D. Gaillard Division Chief, Epilepsy and Neurophysiology
Division Chief, Neurology
Director, Comprehensive Pediatric Epilepsy Program
Associate Director, Center for Neuroscience Research

Adre duPlessis

Adré J. du Plessis Division Chief, Prenatal and Transitional Pediatrics
Director, Prenatal Pediatrics Institute
Director, Prenatal Brain Program

Gerard Gioia

Gerard Gioia Division Chief, Neuropsychology
Director, Safe Concussion Outcome, Recovery and Education (SCORE) Program

Andrea Gropman

Andrea Gropman Division Chief, Neurodevelopmental Pediatrics and Neurogenetics

Adelaide Robb

Adelaide Robb Division Chief, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Tayyba Anwar, M.D.

Tayyba Anwar Neurologist
Neonatal Neurologist

Rebecca Begtrup

Rebecca Begtrup Medical Director, Eating Disorder Treatment Program
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Miriam Bornhorst

Miriam Bornhorst Clinical Director, Gilbert Neurofibromatosis Institute

Tara Brennan

Tara Brennan Director, Child Development Program

Yaphet Bryant

Yaphet Bryant Director, Mental Health Services for Special Immunology Service

Justin Burton

Justin Burton Division Chief, Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
Pediatric Rehabilitation Specialist

David Call

David Call Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Training Program
Medical Director, Gender Development Program

Jessica Carpenter

Jessica Carpenter Director, Neurocritical Care
Director, Neonatal and Childhood Stroke Program

Taeun Chang

Taeun Chang Director, Neonatal Neurology and Neonatal Neurocritical Care Program
Neonatal and Prenatal Neurologist

Irene Chatoor

Irene Chatoor Director, Infant and Toddler Mental Health Program


Lauren Clary Director, Endocrine and Diabetes Clinical Psychology Services

Bhavin Dave

Bhavin Dave Co-Director, Early Childhood Behavioral Health Program

Nathan Dean

Nathan Dean Medical Director, PICU
Critical Care Specialist

Marc DiFazio

Marc DiFazio Vice President, Ambulatory Services
Past President, Medical Staff

Marc Disabella

Marc DiSabella Director, Headache Program
Program Director, Child Neurology Fellowship
Medical Director, Neurology Education

Lisa Efron

Lisa Efron Director, Training in Professional Psychology

J Fraser

Jamie Fraser Director, Myelin Disorders Program
Director, Fetal Genetics Program
Medical and Biochemical Geneticist

Leandra Godoy

Leandra Godoy Co-Director, Early Childhood Behavioral Health Program

Veronica Gomez-Lobo

Veronica Gomez-Lobo Director, Positive Reevaluation of Urogenital Differences (PROUD) Clinic
Director, Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecologist

Steven Hardy

Steven Hardy Director, Psychology and Patient Care Services for CCBD

Emily Hattwick

Emily Hattwick Orthopaedic Surgeon
Hand and Upper Extremity Specialist

Linda Herbert, Ph.D.

Linda Herbert Director, Psychosocial Clinical Program, Allergy and Immunology

Dr. Eugene Hwang

Eugene Hwang Associate Division Chief, Oncology

Anne Inge

Anne Inge Clinical Director, Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Ilana Kahn

Ilana Kahn Clinical Director, Neuroimmunology
Director, Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Options

Faith Kelley

Faith Kelley Medical Director, Mood Disorders Clinic

Lauren Kenworthy

Lauren Kenworthy Director, Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Youssef Kousa

Youssef Kousa Neonatal Neurologist
Director, Zika Genetics Consortium

Daniel Lewin

Daniel Lewin Director, Pulmonary Behavioral Medicine
Associate Director, Sleep Medicine

Children's National Hospital

Abigail Ley Neurodevelopmental Pediatrician – Fellow

Eleanor Mackey

Eleanor Mackey Associate Director, Training in Professional Psychology

William Madigan

William Madigan Division Chief, Ophthalmology
Chairman, Pediatric Ophthalmology Fellowship Program

Donna Marschall

Donna Marschall Director, Whole Bear Care, Primary Care Behavioral Health Services

Children's National Hospital

Celeste Martin Director, Acute Pain Medicine
Pain Medicine Specialist

Michael Mintz

Michael Mintz Associate Director, Child Development Program

Jeffrey Moak

Jeffrey Moak Director, Electrophysiology Program

Olga Morozova

Olga Morozova Director, Education and Fellowship
Pediatric Rehabilitation Specialist

Sarah Mulkey

Sarah Mulkey Co-Director, Congenital Infection Program
Director, Prenatal and Neonatal Fellowship
Prenatal and Neonatal Neurologist

Children's National Hospital

Kierre Nelson Medical Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Consult Liaison Service
Associate Program Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Training Program

Nasima Nursat

Nasima Nusrat Medical Director, Inpatient Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Unit

Patricia O'Berry

Patricia O'Berry Advanced Practice Registered Nurse /br> Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist

Matthew Oetgen

Matthew Oetgen Division Chief, Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
Spine, Hip, Orthopaedic Trauma Specialist

Albert Oh

Albert Oh Director, Cleft and Craniofacial Program
Director, Plastic Surgery Fellowship
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

Monica Pearl, M.D.

Monica Pearl Director, Neurointerventional Radiology Program

Hans Pohl

Hans Pohl Division Chief, Urology
Co-director, Spina Bifida Program

Jeffrey Rabin

Jeffrey Rabin Vice-Chair, Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
Pediatric Rehabilitation Specialist
Chronic Pain Specialist

Kelly Register-Brown

Kelly Register-Brown Medical Director, Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Brian Reilly

Brian Reilly Co-Director of the Cochlear Implant Program

Gary Rogers

Gary Rogers Division Chief, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Brian Rood

Brian Rood Director, Clinical Neuro-Oncology
Medical Director, Brain Tumor Institute

Children's National Hospital

Mi-Young Ryee Co-Director, Anxiety Disorders Program

Erin Sadler

Erin Sadler Co-Director, Mood Disorders Program
Director, CPP Services

Ayman Saleh, M.D.

Ayman Saleh Medical Director, Ambulatory Psychiatry and Takoma Theatre Outpatient Clinic
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Carlos Sanchez, M.D.

Carlos Sanchez Neurosurgeon
Principal Investigator, Center for Cancer and Immunology Research

Jacqueline Sanz

Jacqueline Sanz Co-Director, Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Outcome Program

Meghan Schott

Meghan Schott Medical Director, Psychiatric Emergency Services
Child Psychiatrist

John Schreiber

John Schreiber Director, Epilepsy Genetics Program
Associate Director, Electroencephalography

Mi Ran Shin

Mi Ran Shin Associate Program Director, Rehabilitation Medicine Fellowship
Pediatric Rehabilitation Specialist

John Strang

John Strang Director, Gender and Autism Program

Randi Streisand

Randi Streisand Chief, Psychology and Behavioral Health
Vice Chair, Institutional Review Board

Jeffrey Strelzik

Jeffrey Strelzik Associate Director, Child Neurology Fellowship Program
Director, Headache Infusion Program
Medical Director, Neurology Education

Laura Tochen

Laura Tochen Co-Director, Movement Disorders Program
Co-Director, Myelin Disorders Program

Laura Tosi

Laura Tosi Director, Bone Health Program
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Rare Bone Disease, Bone Health and Orthopaedic Trauma Specialist

Ryan Uy

Ryan Uy Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrician
Medical Director, Fragile X Clinic

Priya Vaidyanathan

Priya Vaidyanathan Director, Thyroid Nodule and Cancer Program
Co-Program Director, Endocrinology Fellowship

Jennifer Webb

Jennifer Webb Director, Therapeutic Apheresis Program

Elizabeth Wells

Elizabeth Wells Director, Inpatient Neurology
President, Medical Staff

Dr. Laura Willing

Laura Willing Co-Director, Anxiety Disorders Program
DCMAP Children's National Hospital Site Lead
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist