Our truly integrated approach brings together a team of experts in primary health care, mental health and wellness, research, policy, education, and community and family support services to meet children and families where they are and help them lead healthier lives.
Chief Executive OfficerMichael Barr
Chief Financial Officer & Vice President of OperationsGatanya Arnic
Chief of StaffMonica Bucci, MD
Senior Scientific AdvisorShirmila Cooray
Associate Director, Individual GivingAlyssa Earley
Donor Relations ManagerAbel Embaie
Senior AccountantJessica Gardezy
Communications ManagerBreanna Gentile
Research AssistantJim Gibson, MSBA
Data Analyst and Salesforce Administrator
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Training and Technical Assistance ManagerDiana Hembree, MSFS
Science WriterKadiatou Koita, MD, MS-GHS
Senior Clinical Research ManagerAvivah McPherson, Psy.D.
Pediatric Primary Care PsychologistLarsa Mirza, LMFT
TherapistMolly Peterson, MSc
Program Manager, NPPCKatie Rivers
Executive AssistantLeena B. Singh, DrPH, MPH
Program Director, National Pediatric Practice CommunityAfomeia Tesfai, MPH
Policy and Advocacy ManagerNicholas Thorn-Sermeno, LCSW
Bilingual Clinical Care CoordinatorNoelani Viloria
Biofeedback SpecialistLydia Vincent-White
Community Programs ManagerTishina Williams
Center for Youth Wellness is not a crisis center. Those experiencing urgent medical or psychiatric concerns should dial 911 or their local emergency agency for assistance. We are unable to respond to messages requesting referrals, treatment or clinical consultations from individuals who are not our patients.