Nydia Fregoso

Nydia Fregoso

Research Assistant and Pre-Screener/Recruiter

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

As of July 2019 she moved into our research assistant position within the office where she pre-screens all our study referrals and works closely with the clinical research coordinators. Nydia graduated from Calexico High School in 2006 and earned her bachelor’s degree in the field of Human Services from University of Phoenix in 2015.

She is bilingual and has been working with our office since August 2018.


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

Maribel Puentes

Marketing and Outreach Representative

Adolfo Ng

Research Assistant at Sun Valley Research Center