Dr. Ternan grew up in Scottsdale, Arizona.  She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas with dual degrees in Biology and Spanish.  Dr. Ternan received her M.D. from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas in 2011.  She completed her pediatric internship and residency training at UT Southwestern Medical Center in 2014.


Medical School
Baylor College of Medicine (2011)
UT Southwestern - Children's Medical Center (2014), Pediatrics

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Global Health
  • Inpatient Medicine
  • Underserved Populations
  • Honors & Awards

    • Gold Humanism Honor Society
      Baylor College of Medicine (2011)
    • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
    • Senior Scholar, Spanish Department
      Texas Christian Un iversity (2006)

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • American Academy of Pediatrics (2010)