Maribel Puentes

Maribel Puentes

Marketing and Outreach Representative

Maribel started is our marketing and outreach representative and her role is to execute the planning, development and implementation of all the organization’s marketing, communications and public relations activities.

Her tasks include educating and providing information about our clinical research studies as well as discussing the services Dr. Ng’s private clinic offers to the general public and organizations within the community. She also assists with recruiting potential participants for our research studies throughout the local community and following up with potential referrals who were interested in our various studies.

Maribel has worked with various agencies to outreach and brings several years of experience as well as established relationships she has within the community already. She is bilingual and has been working with our office since September 2019.


Bernardo Ng M.D.

Principal Investigator & Rater (Board Certified Psychiatrist)

Ernesto Tiznado, M.D.

Board Certified Pediatric Neurologist

Manjusha Kurada, M.D.

Board Certified Psychiatrist

Patricia Ogude, MSN FNP-BC, RN

Sub-Investigator (Licensed Family Nurse Practitioner)

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

Nydia Fregoso

Research Assistant and Pre-Screener/Recruiter

Adolfo Ng

Research Assistant at Sun Valley Research Center