Education

Residency
Pediatrics, UCLA School of Medicine, 2006
Internship
Pediatrics, UCLA School of Medicine, 2004
Degree
MD, UCLA School of Medicine, 2003

Medical Board Certifications

Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics, 2006

State License

A91517
  • About Me

    About Me

    Alma Guerrero, MD, MPH is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at UCLA. Dr. Guerrero received her medical degree and residency at the UCLA School of Medicine. Dr. Guerrero practices general pediatrics working with vulnerable populations who have high unmet medical and psychosocial needs and also sees patients at UCLA's Fit for Health Weight Program for children. Dr. Guerrero has research interests and clinical experience in childhood obesity and child development of young Latino children. Dr. Guerrero’s research has focused on examining Latino parental perceptions of childhood obesity, child development, and family-centered care.
  • Locations

    Children's Health Center

    (primary location)
    Address
    200 UCLA Medical Plaza
    Suite 265
    Los Angeles, California 90095
    Phone
    310-825-0867
    Fax
    310-206-5146
    Address
    4700 Inglewood Blvd
    Suite 101
    Los Angeles, California 90230
  • Education

    Medical Board Certifications

    Pediatrics
    American Board of Pediatrics, 2006

    Education

    Residency
    Pediatrics, UCLA School of Medicine, 2006
    Internship
    Pediatrics, UCLA School of Medicine, 2004
    Degree
    MD, UCLA School of Medicine, 2003
  • Research

    Research Interest

    • Latino Children's Health
    • Parenting
    • Childhood Obesity
    • Child Development

    Publications

    1. Guerrero, AD, Jie, C., Inkelas, M., Rodriguez, H., Ortega, A. (2010) Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Pediatric Experiences of Family Centered Care. Medical Care 48(40):388-93.PMC:No federal funds for this study.
    2. Guerrero AD, Barreto P., Slusser W., Rosales N. and Kuo, AA. (2010). Latina Mothers’ Perceptions of Healthcare Professional Weight Assessments of Preschool-Aged Children. Matern Child Health. Sept 24. PMC: No federal funds for this study.
    3. Guerrero, AD, Garro N., Inkelas, M., Kuo, A. (2010) An update on assessing development in the pediatric office: has anything changed after two policy statements? Academic Pediatrics 10(6)400-4. PMC: No federal funds for this study.
    4. Guerrero, AD, Rodriguez M., Flores, G. (2011) Disparities in Provider Elicitation of Parental Developmental Concerns in US Children Pediatrics; 128(5)901-9. PMC: No federal funds for this study.
    5. Guerrero AD, Chu L, Kim A, Fuller B, Bridges M, Franke T, Kuo AA. (2012) How Mexican-American Preschoolers Fall Behind in Cognitive but Not Social Development. Maternal and Child Health Nov 13
    6. Guerrero AD, Whaley S, Inkelas M, Kuo AA. (2013) A WIC-Based Curriculum to Enhance Parent Communication with Healthcare Providers. J of Community Health; 38(5)958-64.
    7. Tovar A, Renzaho AM, Guerrero AD, Mena N, Ayala GX (2014) A Systematic Review of Obesity Prevention Intervention Studies among Immigrant Populations in the US. Current Obesity Reports Volume 3
    8. Guerrero AD, Mao C, Fuller B, Bridges M, Franke T, Kuo AA. (2015) Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Early Childhood Obesity: Growth Trajectories in Body Mass Index. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities. May 2015. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1007/s40615-015-0122-y
    9. Guerrero AD, Ponce N, Chung PJ. (2015) Obesogenic dietary practices of Asian and Latino Ethnic Subgroups of California Children: An Analysis of the California Health Interview Survey, 2007-2012. Am J Public Health.105(8):e105-12. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2015.302618. Epub 2015 Jun 11.