Dr. Catherine Thriveni earned her Bachelors of Science in Human Biology from North Carolina State University, which she attended as a Park Scholar. She earned her medical degree from the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, which she attended as a Brody Scholar. She completed her residency in Pediatrics at UCLA and completed an additional year as a chief resident. Dr. Thriveni is passionate about providing thoughtful and culturally competent care to pediatric patients of all ages and their families. Her specific interests include nutrition, mental health, and management of chronic medical conditions. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, reading, playing guitar, and traveling.