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MIND Institute
Attention CHARGE Study
2825 50th Street
Sacramento, CA 95817

1-866-550-5027
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Our Sponsors

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (2P01ES011269 and R01ES015359)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (R833292 and R829388)

MIND Institute

Autism Speaks

The Allen Foundation

Cure Autism Now

National Insitute for Occupational Safety and Health


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





CHARGE Staff



The CHARGE study staff and clinicians are dedicated to ensuring the best possible experience for children and parents during their participation in the study.

Clinic Coordinators

Ashley Ratcliffe, Lead Clinical Research Coordinator

Ashley oversees the day to day operation of the CHARGE clinic and ensures that things run smoothly. She serves as the main liaison for the families who participate in CHARGE and is responsible for guiding participants through the enrollment process, scheduling clinic visit(s) and helping parents complete the various activities that are part of the study protocol.

Lilliana Valdovinos, Clinical Research Coordinator, CHARGE Recruitment

Lilliana’s primary responsibility is recruiting families for participatioin in the study and coordinating participation for Spanish-speaking families. She serves as the study’s liaison to the community of Latino families with developmental disabilities.

Trini Alcala-Arcos, Assistant Research Coordinator, Interviewer

Trini coordinates and conducts the interview for the CHARGE study. This includes helping parents prepare for their interview appointment, and collecting self-administered questionnaires that are supplemental to the interview process.

 

McKenzie Oliver, Project Manager

Dorcas Roa, Lead Clinical Psychologist

 


Susan Bacalman, A Licensed Clinical Social Worker.