Friday, July 21, 2017

Margaret van Blerk, M.D., M.P.H.

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College 1987, B.S.
Santa Clara University
Santa Clara, California
1989, Masters, Public Health
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California
Medical School 1993, M.D.
Georgetown University
Washington, D.C.
Internship and Residency 1993-1995, Pediatrics
Naval Medical Center
San Diego, California
1995-1996, Pediatric Chief Resident
Lieutenant, U.S. Navy
Naval Medical Center
San Diego, Californiai
Licensure State of California
Certification Board Certified,
American Board of Pediatrics
Memberships American Academy of Pediatrics
Personal Dr. van Blerk served as a Commander in the U.S. Navy, practicing at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego and overseeing the Pediatric Inpatient Division. During her military career, she had established and coordinated a clinic dedicated to promote healthy choices in obese children. She also established an asthma education course for patients and families. She has also served as an onboard pediatrician in the air transport of critically ill newborns and pediatric patients, and was the Education Coordinator for the Naval Center’s Pediatric Transport Team. During Dr. van Blerk’s residency, she was voted “Most Compassionate Resident of the Year”.
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