Graduate School
Central South Univ, Xiang-Ya S
Graduate School
Unlisted - College or Universi
University of Missouri-Kansas (1993), Biology
Medical School
University of Missouri-Kansas (1995), Medicine

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Foster Care
  • Pediatric Care
  • Research Interest

    • Quality/design of pediatric primary care for at-risk children
    • Reducing risks/strengthening assets of families experiencing abuse/neglect to improve child health outcomes


    Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

    Mental health beliefs and barriers to accessing mental health services in youth aging out of foster care.
    Sakai C, Mackie TI, Shetgiri R, Franzen S, Partap A, Flores G, Leslie LK Acad Pediatr 2014 Nov-Dec 14 6 565-73
    Screening for domestic violence: practice patterns, knowledge, and attitudes of physicians in Arizona.
    Williamson KJ, Coonrod DV, Bay RC, Brady MJ, Partap A, Wolf WL South. Med. J. 2004 Nov 97 11 1049-54

    Honors & Awards

    • Mary Greene-Noble Special Achievement Award
      Texas Pediatric Society (2017)
    • Community Champions for Children
      Superior HealthPlan (2014)
    • Local Award Hero
      American Academy of Pediatrics (2006)
    • Family Violence Prevention Award
      Maricopa Integrated Health System Center for Health Care Against Domestic Violence (2004)

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • Texas Medical Association (2009)
    • Texas Pediatric Society (2006)
    • American Academy of Pediatrics (1995)
    • Arizona Medical Association (1995-2007)
    • American Medical Association (1991-2005)