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Medical Team

Brian Lane, M.D., Medical Director

Elizabeth A. Valles, D.N.P, C.P.N.P.-PC, F.N.P-C, C.C.R.N., Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Elizabeth Valles NP Photo

Elizabeth completed her Doctorate of Nursing Practice through the University of San Diego, Hahn School of Nursing and is certified as a pediatric nurse practitioner and family nurse practitioner. Her doctoral project was titled “Transition Program for Adolescents with Congenital Heart Disease.” Her nursing career began in 2007 when she earned an associate degree in nursing from Grossmont College, followed by a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Grand Canyon University. She has worked at Rady Children’s Hospital since 2003 in the Cardiac Catheterization Lab, Cardiology Clinic, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit. She also holds a degree in cardiovascular technology and is a certified critical care nurse.

Rebecca Sox , C.P.N.P., M.S., M.P.H., Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Rebecca Sox NP Photo

Rebecca Sox has a Bachelor of Arts in animal physiology from UC San Diego, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from San Diego State University, a Master of Science in Nursing from Boston College and a Master of Public Health from San Jose State University. She has been certified as a pediatric nurse practitioner in primary care by the pediatric nursing certification board since 2003 and is licensed by the state of California as a registered nurse and nurse practitioner. Rebecca’s work experience includes providing pediatric primary care in a private practice as well as in community clinics, school-based health centers and a hospital-based clinic. She currently works in High- Risk Infant Follow-Up at UC San Diego as well as at Rady Children’s.

Administrative Team

Kristin Gist, M.S, Senior Director, Developmental Services

Haven Qualman, MA, CCC-SLP, Manager, Developmental Services

Roxanne Farjadi, Administrative Coordinator