Academic General Pediatrics Fellowship- Stanford University, 2004-2007, UC Berkeley- MPH in Epidemiology, 2006; Pediatrics Residency-Stanford University, 2001-2004; UC Irvine- MD, 2001
Dr. Joyce Javier is a primary care pediatrician and is currently an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at CHLA/USC. She received her medical degree from UC Irvine in 2001 and completed her pediatric residency training and academic general pediatrics fellowship training at Stanford University School of Medicine. During her fellowship she received a graduate degree in epidemiology at UC Berkeley. Dr. Javier has a strong background in studying pediatric health disparities among immigrant populations, especially among Filipino and Asian American youth. The KL2 Award is critically important for her continuing development as a physician scientist who seeks to develop cross-disciplinary interventions integrating science, practice, and policy for health disparities research. Her long- term goal is to become a successful independent investigator focused on translational intervention research, specifically the development and evaluation of theory-driven, community-based strategies to increase participation in evidence-based preventive parenting programs for low-income, urban immigrant populations. Such strategies are critical to addressing and eradicating behavioral and mental health disparities seen among vulnerable immigrant populations.