Patricia E. Lester, MD
Medical Board Certification
UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center
UCLA Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital
Family-centered care, Preventive Interventions, Trauma and Resilience, Military-connected children and families
Lester P, Liang LJ, Milburn N, Mogil C, Woodward K, Nash W, ... & Beardslee W. Evaluation of a family-centered preventive intervention for military families: parent and child longitudinal outcomes. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2016; 55(1), 14-24
Mustillo S, Wadsworth SM, & Lester P. Parental Deployment and Well-Being in Children Results from a New Study of Military Families. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 2016; 24(2), 82-91.
Lester P, Aralis H, Sinclair M, Kiff C, Lee KH, Mustillo S, & Wadsworth SM. The Impact of Deployment on Parental, Family and Child Adjustment in Military Families. Child Psychiatry & Human Development, 2016; 1-12.
Jeffrey, J, Mitchell, D, Kuo, T, Beardslee, W, Lester, P. “Screening for and managing parental depression within the primary care setting to prevent adverse child health outcomes”, J Community Med Public Health Care 2018, 5: 037.
Ijadi-Maghsoodi R, Quan M, Horton J, Ryan GW, Kataoka S, Lester P, Milburn NG, Gelberg L. Youth Growing Up in Families Experiencing Parental Substance Use Disorders and Homelessness: A High-Risk Population. J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol. 2019 Dec;29(10):773-782. doi: 10.1089/cap.2019.0011. Epub 2019 May 16. PMID: 31094577; PMCID: PMC6885756.
Barish G, Aralis H, Elbogen E, Lester P (2019). A Mobile App for Patients and Those Who Care About Them: A Case Study for Veterans with PTSD + Anger. PervasiveHealth'19: Proceedings of the 13th EAI International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare. https://doi.org/10.1145/3329189.3329248
Hajal NJ, Aralis HJ, Kiff CJ, Wasserman MM, Paley B, Milburn NG, Mogil C, Lester P. Parental Wartime Deployment and Socioemotional Adjustment in Early Childhood: The Critical Role of Military Parents' Perceived Threat During Deployment. J Trauma Stress. 2020 Jun;33(3):307-317. doi: 10.1002/jts.22475. Epub 2020 Mar 31. PMID: 32233043.
Hajal NJ, Aralis HJ, Kiff CJ, Wasserman MM, Paley B, Milburn NG, Mogil C, Lester P. Parental Wartime Deployment and Socioemotional Adjustment in Early Childhood: The Critical Role of Military Parents' Perceived Threat During Deployment. J Trauma Stress. 2020 Jun;33(3):307-317. doi: 10.1002/jts.22475.
Mogil, C., Hajal, N., Aralis, H. Paley B, Milburn N, Barrerra, W, Kiff C, Beardslee W, Lester P. A Trauma-Informed, Family-Centered, Virtual Home Visiting Program for Young Children: One-Year Outcomes. Child Psychiatry Hum Dev (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10578-021-01181-y.
Lester P, Mogil C, Milburn N, Murthy G, Sherin J. A Public Partnership to Support Well-Being: Population Health Implementation of Trauma and Resilience Informed Care Across Child and Family Ecosystems. Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am. 2021 Oct;30(4):737-750. doi: 10.1016/j.chc.2021.07.002. PMID: 34538445.