Meeta R. Patel - MA, PhD, BCBA-D
Dr. Patel received a BS degree from the University of California at Davis in 1996 in Psychobiology. She continued her graduate training in Psychology at the University of Nevada, Reno and received her Masters and Ph.D. in Psychology under the supervision of James Carr, Patrick Ghezzi, and Sidney Bijou in 2000. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Kennedy Krieger Institute and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 2001 under the supervision of Cathleen Piazza.
Dr. Patel joined the faculty at the Marcus and Kennedy Krieger Institutes in 2001 and Emory University School of Medicine in 2002 and was a case manager in the Pediatric Feeding Disorders and Early Intervention Programs at the Marcus and Kennedy Krieger Institutes from 2001-2003.
Dr. Patel is on editorial review board for Behavior Analysis in Practice, a consulting editor on the Behavioral Development Bulletin and previously has served on the editorial board for the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis and Education and Treatment of Children. Dr. Patel is also a guest reviewer for the Journal of Pediatrics, Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, Research in Developmental Disabilities, Education and Treatment of Children, and European Journal of Behavior Analysis.
Her primary research interests are in the area pediatric feeding disorders. In addition, she is devoted to conducting research to better train parents to work with their children in the home environment. Dr. Patel's research focuses on developing appropriate treatments to increase oral intake and decrease tube dependency. In addition, she is conducting research that focuses on the long-term success of children with pediatric feeding disorders. Dr. Patel also has an interest in treating children with autism who display food selectivity.
Aida Miles - EdD, MMSc, RDN, LD, FAND
In addition to her duties at Clinic 4 Kidz, Dr. Miles is an associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Alabama School Of Medicine, in the Division of Adolescent Medicine. She is also the director of the UAB Leadership Education in Pediatric Nutrition Program; a training grant funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau to train professionals and students in pediatric nutrition and maternal and child health.
Aida has held many leadership roles, including being past-chair of the Pediatric Nutrition Practice Group. She was a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Board of Directors, and Speaker of their House of Delegates between 2014 and 2017. Most recently, Aida has served as a leader in the Academy’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee (2017-2021), the Academy’s Policy and Advocacy Committee (2019-2022), and the Weight Management Practice Group’s Awards and Honors Committee (2020-2022).
Danielle Shahan - SLP.D, CCC-SLP
In addition to her duties at Clinic 4 Kidz, Dr. Shahan lectures and completes evaluations and program plans nationally. She presents staff and parent trainings in oral-motor techniquies and interventions for children diagnosed with variety of disorders. She consults frequently in school settings to design and implement safety feeding protocols for children with oral-motor-feeding difficulties.
Ashley Andersen - PhD, BCBA-D
Dr. Andersen’s primary research interests are the assessment and treatment of pediatric feeding disorders. She is focused on implementing individualized treatments to help children work toward age- or developmentally typical feeding.
Ashlee Jackson - MS, BCBA
Vicky Pham - MA, BCBA
Vicky has been working in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis since 2008 specializing in children diagnosed with developmental disorders. She has worked in-homes and schools providing behavioral services for children between 18 months to 11 years old. She has experience in pivotal response training, positive behavior support plans, differential reinforcement systems, and parent consultations.
Kerri Rosenlund - MA
From 2010-2012, Kerri taught in Seoul, South Korea, during which time she gained exprience teaching in inclusion classroom settings, as well as one-on-one tutoring with special needs learners.
Prior to joining Clinic 4 Kidz, Kerri had been working as a Lead Therapist in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis for 2 years. She has experience providing early intervention and behavioral support services to children with developmental disorders in home settings, as well as in special day classes and full-inclusion classrooms.
Kerri is currently pursuing her BCBA certification through the Behavior Analysts Certification Board.
Holly Ney - MA, BCBA
Victoria Monzon - MA, BCBA
Victoria has been working with individuals with developmental delays in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis since 2007 serving children and adults with developmental disabilities. Prior to joining Clinic 4 Kidz, Victoria was working as an Assistant Supervisor, implementing and designing individualized programs, as well as overseeing the delivery of Applied Behavioral Analysis services and family participation and training.
Donna Uzoigwe, MS, CCC-SLP
Jessica Pascual - MA, BCBA
Shortly after making her decision to pursue her BCBA, she earned her Master’s Degree in Special Education with an emphasis in ABA in 2021 and became a BCBA 6 months later. Through her graduate courses, she was inspired by a special guest interview with Dr. Ashley Andersen to help children with pediatric feeding disorders and referred Jessica to contact Dr. Patel at Clinic 4 Kidz to help her continue her journey.
Christa Curtaz - BS
In 2009, Christa left her job in business management to return to working with children with special needs as the managing caretaker of a young boy with autism. There she learned the great importance of integrating a child’s medical and therapeutic protocols with compassion, love and an individualized approach for the child. She also was introduced to the discipline of Pediatric Feeding Therapy and went on to become a Case Manager for Clinic 4 Kidz in 2011. There she worked under Dr. Meeta Patel, successfully treating many children in the Pediatric Feeding Disorder Program over the next five years. In 2016, Christa left Clinic 4 Kidz to stay home with her three children and ran her own homeschool. In 2023, Christa returned to Clinic 4 Kidz as a Case Manager.
Christa is currently pursuing her Masters Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis.