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Join UCLA adolescent medicine specialist Elaine Rosen, MD, for a discussion about the difference between disordered eating and eating disorders. Dr. Rosen will address when to seek treatment and guidance, with a focus on decreasing the stigma of these diagnoses and increasing early intervention. Register here »
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UCLA pediatricians Sheena Kamra, MD and Kimberly Cheong, MD, talk about common concerns and best practices in caring for your newborn baby.
UCLA pediatrician Nicole Hetzer, MD, addresses tips for oral hygiene in children, risk factors for developing cavities, fluoride application, and common oral developmental issues such as teething.
UCLA pediatrician Allison Guimera, MD, discusses how to monitor children for appropriate screen time use, and potential problems with cyberbullying and exposure to inappropriate content.
UCLA pediatric gastroenterologist Joanna Yeh, MD, discusses fatty liver disease and effective screening for fatty liver in young patients who are overweight.
Understanding Your Child's Emotions: A Developmental Approach
Join UCLA psychologist Catherine Mogil, PsyD, and learn the best strategies to help your child manage difficult feelings in different developmental stages.
A Good Night's Slumber: Tips for Healthy Sleep Habits in Children
UCLA pediatrician Kimberly Cheong, MD, discusses functions of sleep, practical tips on putting children to bed, and common sleep disorders.
About Kimberly Cheong
Kimberly Cheong, MD was born in Seoul, South Korea and spent most of her formative years in rainy but beautiful Tacoma, Washington. She attended the University of Washington for her undergraduate studies and Ohio State for medical school. Between college and medical school, Dr. Cheong spent a wonderful year abroad in South Korea teaching conversational English at a rural high school on a Fulbright grant. She completed her pediatric internship at UC Davis in Sacramento and residency at UCLA. She chose the field of pediatrics because she loves partnering with families and seeing their children grow up healthy and happy.
Childhood Obesity & Healthy Eating
UCLA pediatrician Sheena Kamra, MD, discusses childhood obesity, healthy eating, and how to keep children active and living healthy lifestyles.
About Sheena Kamra, MD
Jay Joo, MD is a Southern California native. She earned a Bachelors of Science in Neuroscience from UCLA and continued on at UCLA's David Geffen School of Medicine for medical school and stayed at UCLA to complete her residency in Pediatrics. Dr. Kamra is trained in urgent and preventive care for newborns, children and adolescents as well as the management of chronic health conditions. She is particularly interested in nutrition and promoting healthy lifestyles. Apart from practicing pediatrics, she enjoys reading, spending time outdoors and traveling.
E-Cigarettes: A Growing Threat to Youth
UCLA pediatrician Jay Joo, MD, addresses the growing problem of e-cigarettes, an increasingly popular choice among teenagers. E-cigarette usage among youth is now outpacing the use of traditional cigarettes.