Rose F. Kennedy Children's Evaluation & Rehabilitation Center

Faculty and Staff


Lisa H. Shulman, MD
Rose F. Kennedy CERC Interim Director  

Camille L. Rogers, M.A., MHC
Associate Director, RFK CERC & Trauma Services


Tammy Fried, LCSW
Assistant Clinical Director

Rosa Seijo, MD
Assistant Medical Director


RFK CERC Interdisciplinary Clinical Teams and Programs

Infant and Preschool Team/ Autism Diagnostic Service
Lisa Shulman, MD
Mayra Alvarez Ph.D. 

Child and Adolescent Unit  
Maria Rosario Valicenti, MD
Erin Rivelis Ph.D.


Fischer Landau Center for the Treatment of Learning Disabilities
Monica McQuaid, Ph.D.
Marie Joanne Cardin 

Children’s Hearing Program/ Audiology
Melanie Rosenthal, AuD 


Trauma Services/ Group Attachment Behavioral Intervention (GABI)
Anne Murphy, Ph.D.
Romina Barros, MD 

Medically Complex Children Developmental team
Marsha Edell, LCSW
Oscar Purugganan, MD 


Adult Developmental Disabilities Primary Care Program
Vincent Siasoco, MD 

Physical Medical and Rehabilitation Program
Dona Rani Kathirithamby, MD 


Medical & Dental Services

Harold Diner Special Needs Dentistry Program
Farah Alam, DDS, FSCD

Neurology/Seizure management
Mitch Steinschneider, MD

Ophthalmology/ Eye Clinic
Dovelet Shashou, MD

Gail Bergin, NP

Therapeutic services

Speech Therapy
Risa Battino MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-F
Ida Barresi MA, CCC-SLP

Occupational Therapy
Elizabeth Ridgway OTD, OTR, C/NDT

Physical Therapy
Carol Terilli PT, DPT, C/NDT

(Group/ Individual)


Care Coordination Program

Children’s Health Home
Nicole Furnari, LMHC

Training Director

Director of Fellowship
Elisa Muniz, M.D., RFK UCEDD/LEND 



Karen Bonuck, Ph.D.
Director, RFK UCEDD  
Director, Research RFK CERC

Joanne F. Siegel, LCSW
Co-Director, RFK UCEDD


Lisa Shulman, MD

Mayra Alvarez, PhD

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