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Dr. Cheryl Focht
Dr. Focht involves us after doing work for 18 years as a residential area based Pediatrician in an immigrant wealthy location in downtown DC. She completed her undergraduate degree within University of Ca, Irvine and relocated to the east coast to wait Hahnemann University School of Medicine (which can be now merged with Drexel University) in Philadelphia, PA.
After finishing her Pediatric residency in DC at Children’s nationwide clinic (CNMC) she had been opted for to-be one of the first fellows in a two-year Community wellness Fellowship. The fellowship included working closely with all the DC Latino community on various health conditions, primarily the issue of dental health including building an oral wellness system at Mary’s Center and advocacy work with the United states Academy of Pediatrics at their Federal Affairs office here in DC. Simultaneously, she learned at George Washington School of Public Health, attaining her Master's in public areas Health degree. After conclusion of her fellowship she remained on to show inside the GW School of Public Health about Community Oriented main Care. She's got travelled to Southern Africa, Guatemala and Israel to work well with general public health employees in those places and talks Spanish fluently.
Throughout the woman knowledge and act as a center based Pediatrician Dr. Focht was extremely invested in community outreach. She's taught CPR in the community, been a strong neighborhood advocate on oral health problems and co-founder of an AAP early youth reading program. In addition, she's got enjoyed precepting undergraduate, graduate MPH, medical, physician associate and health students and pediatric residents.
Dr. Poornima Chandra
Dr. Chandra spent my youth in Atlanta in which she created a passion for onion rings and an excellent milk shake. As a child of immigrant parents, she's got an understanding for the unique circumstance that parents and kids of that community face. From Atlanta, Dr. Chandra continued the the University of Southern California in which she graduated cum laude of all time with a minor in Biology and Bioethics.
Dr. Chandra finished medical school during the The George Washington University and pediatric residency education at Miami Children’s Hospital. She became Board certified in 2001. The woman training in Miami and soon after work expertise in California offered her a functional familiarity with Spanish. After returning to the East Coast, Dr. Chandra married and practiced within Annapolis Naval Base. Within the last ten years, she relocated to Northern Virginia. She's got two young ones, which provided practical hands-on education. She's got worked in a number settings from Alexandria Health Department to a personal pediatric rehearse. With Local Wellness, Dr. Chandra is excited to keep to understand, provide and develop using the children of the local community.
Dr. Pilar Tam
Dr. Tam earned the woman medical degree at Cayetano Heredia University, Lima, Peru, in 1987. She finished the woman Pediatrics Residency at the Wayne State University class of drug while the Children’s Hospital of Michigan in Detroit, Michigan, 1992. Dr. Tam ended up being a Fellow in Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Boston University School of medication and Boston City Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts (1992-94). From 1995 to 2005, Dr. Tam ended up being Attending doctor at nationwide Child Health Institute (Instituto de Salud del Niño) in Lima, Peru. Both in america plus in Peru, Dr. Tam has actually served large number of consumers of diverse social backgrounds with high quality outpatient and inpatient treatment. She's took part in it of health students, interns and residents and has actively participated in the look and implementation of guidelines and analysis initiatives directed to enhance the standard and impact of pediatric attention.
Dr. Tam is a Fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of this Infectious infection community of America (IDSA). She's certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in both Pediatrics plus in Pediatric Infectious Diseases.