Clinical & Research Fellowship Professors

Shaping Pediatric and Prenatal Health

Dr. Chambers holds joint appointments in the Department of Pediatrics and the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine. She gives didactic lectures at the UCSD School of Medicine, is a group leader for Epidemiology for Medical Students at UCSD School of Medicine, an instructor at Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences where she gives an eight-week elective on Teratology, and lectures in the UCSD undergraduate program for Environmental and Preventive Health Issues. She is actively involved in teaching and mentorship of students enrolled the Public Health Joint Doctoral Program from UCSD and San Diego State University. She also mentors graduate students from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences for six-week elective rotations, and mentors Human Development course undergraduate students with an independent research project for 10-week internships. Postdoctoral scholars also find a home at the Center for Better Beginnings under the mentorship of Dr. Chambers. In recognition of her commitment to training the next generation of scholars, in 2016 Dr. Chambers received the Patricia Rodier Mid-Career Award for Research and Mentoring from the Teratology Society.

Dr. Jones is the Independent Study Projects liaison for the Department of Pediatrics. He conducts resident rounds for neonatal fellows, residents and medical students in the UCSD neonatal intensive care unit and newborn nursery. He gives didactic lectures at the UCSD School of Medicine. At virtually all times, he has a pediatric resident from UCSD or the Balboa Naval Hospital rotating on service as part of the Dysmorphology/Genetics elective. Fourth-year medical students may also rotate on this service on a case-by-case basis.