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  • Bernardo Ng M.D

    Bernardo Ng M.D.

    Principal Investigator & Rater (Board Certified Psychiatrist)


    Dr. Ng is a Mexicali native who started his private practice in Imperial County in 1994. He became a Medical Doctor at the University of Nuevo Leon in 1987. After completing his year of social service in the city of Monterrey in 1988, he entered specialized training in Psychiatry, in El Paso Texas in 1989 and continued in San Diego California in 1992. Dr. Ng is currently the principal investigator for Sun Valley Research Center, Inc.

    He completed a year of subspecialty training in Psychosomatic Medicine right before moving to Imperial County, California. He is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in General Psychiatry and in Psychosomatic Medicine, as well as by the Mexican Board of Psychiatry. He is also a distinguished fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.

    He has served as chairman and member of the Physician Wellbeing and Bioethic committees at both local hospitals ECRMC and PMH. He is a consultant at various organizations and clinics. He is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, the Imperial County Medical Society, the San Diego Psychiatric Society and the American Medical Association.


    Ernesto Tiznado, M.D.

    Board Certified Pediatric Neurologist

    Manjusha Kurada, M.D.

    Board Certified Psychiatrist

    Aksel Narvaez

    DNP, FNP-C

    Erike Apolinar, LMFT

    Sub-Investigator & Rater (Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist)

    Judy Galindo, CCRC

    Director of Research (Certified Clinical Research Coordinator)

    Leslie Michelle Dowling

    Bilingual Clinical Research Coordinator & Phlebotomist

    Rossy Sanchez

    Clinical Research Coordinator

    Leslie Ruiz

    Research Assistant and Pre-Screener/Recruiter

    Emilia Alcala

    Bilingual Research Assistant at Sun Valley Research Center

    Adolfo Ng

    Research Assistant

    Inga Avagyan

    Clinical Research Contractor

    Javier Avendano

    Bilingual Research Assistant at Sun Valley Research Center

    Chad Hutchinson

    Recruitment Department

    Gabriela Hernandez

    Sub Investigator/Rater

    SVRC Intern
    Maria Merino

    Bilingual Research Assistant at Sun Valley Research Center