Neuromuscular Diseases Care Team

John Day, MD, PhD

John Day, MD, PhD

Dr. Day is the co-director of the Pediatric Neuromuscular Diseases Clinic and is board certified in neurology and neuromuscular disease.

Areas of expertise:neuromuscular conditions, neurology, brachial-plexus surgery, muscular dystrophy, electromyography, nerve and muscle biopsies, genetic testing

Jenna Klotz, MD

Jenna Klotz, MD

Dr. Klotz is the co-director of the Pediatric Neuromuscular Diseases Clinic and is board certified in pediatric neurology.

Areas of expertise:neuromuscular conditions, pediatric neurology

Jacinda Sampson, MD, PhD

Jacinda Sampson, MD, PhD

Areas of expertise:neurology, neurogenetics

Carolina Tesi Rocha, MD

Carolina Tesi Rocha, MD

Dr. Rocha is the co-director of the Pediatric Neuromuscular Diseases Clinic and is board certified in pediatric neurology.

Areas of expertise:neuromuscular conditions, pediatric neurology, brachial-plexus injuries

Miranda Clements, CCC-SLP

Miranda Clements, CCC-SLP

Miranda Clements  is a speech language pathologist.

Areas of expertise:swallowing disorders, augmentative/alternative communication

Tina Duong, MPT

Tina Duong, MPT

Tina Duong is a physical therapist.

Richard Gee, PT

Richard Gee, PT

Richard Gee is a physical therapist.

Areas of expertise:critical care, neurological rehabilitation, cardiology

Jessica Guzman, RN

Jessica Guzman, RN

Jessica Guzman is a nurse coordinator for the Pediatric Neuromuscular Diseases Clinic.

Katharine Hagerman, PhD

Katharine Hagerman, PhD

Katharine Hagerman is a research associate.

Sara Kevern, RD, CNSC

Sara Kevern, RD, CNSC

Sara Kavern is a Registered Dietitian and Nutrition Support Specialist at Stanford Health Care and Stanford Medicine Children's Health. She joined the Neuromuscular team in 2019 to inaugurate and build nutrition services. She works as part of the multi-disciplinary clinic with both adult and pediatric patients to help optimize their nutrition. Sara completed her training at Ohio University and has been practicing as a clinical Registered Dietitian since 2011.

Jennifer Low, OTD, OTR/L

Jennifer Low, OTD, OTR/L

Jennifer Low is an occupational therapist.

Michileen Ann Oberst, MSW, LCSW

Michileen Ann Oberst, MSW, LCSW

Michileen Ann Oberst is an advanced licensed clinical social worker.

Shirley Paulose, MS

Shirley Paulose, MS

Shirley Paulose is a social science research associate.

Carly Siskind, MS, LCGC

Carly Siskind, MS, LCGC

Carly Siskind is a senior genetic counselor.

Karolina Watson, MSN

Karolina Watson, MSN

Karolina Watson is a nurse practitioner.