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  • 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/Recruiter

    Adolfo Ng

    Research Assistant