Our Team

Nerissa S. Bauer MD, MPH

Nerissa S. Bauer MD, MPH Nerissa S. Bauer MD, MPH

Director of CHSR Fellowship
Assistant Professor
Areas of Interest: Improving the mental health of young children through earlier identification of at-risk families and development and testing of brief interventions for use in pediatric primary care
Erika R. Cheng, PhD, MPA

Erika R. Cheng, PhD, MPA Erika R. Cheng, PhD, MPA

Assistant Director of CHSR Fellowship
Assistant Professor
Areas of Interest: Child health within the context of the family, with particular emphasis on the social determinants of health, the life course nature of health and illness, health and health care disparities for women during the period of pregnancy and child birth, and the role of fathers.
Stephen M. Downs, MD, MS

Stephen M. Downs, MD, MS Stephen M. Downs, MD, MS

Director, Children’s Health Services Research
Professor
Areas of Interest: Decision analysis and cost-effectiveness analysis and their application to guideline development and computer based decision support