Joyce R. Javier

Joyce Javier
Joyce R. Javier, MD, MPH, MS
Joyce R. Javier, MD, MPH, MS, FAAP is an Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics & Population and Public Health Sciences at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Keck School of Medicine of USC. She completed residency training in pediatrics and a postdoctoral fellowship in general academic pediatrics at Stanford University. She is a pediatrician scientist whose research has focused on optimizing the well-being of Filipino immigrant youth. Her recent studies focus on decreasing mental health stigma and preventing suicide and depression among Filipino youth by using community-partnered participatory research to implement and evaluate evidence-based parenting interventions. Her work has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program. She currently serves as an Executive Committee Member on the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Council on Community Pediatrics, Co-chair of the Society for Pediatric Research Advocacy Committee, and a member of Pediatric Policy Council. In 2018, she received the AAP Local Hero Award.
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