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UC Davis Children’s Hospital

UC Davis Children’s Hospital

Infectious diseases – Our team

The pediatric Infectious Disease service at UC Davis Children's Hospital is composed of four physicians specializing in infectious diseases, as well as a nurse practitioner, a pharmacist, a nutritionist and a social worker.

The four physicians, who are the only pediatric infectious disease specialists in Sacramento, are often asked to lend their expertise to patients in other medical systems throughout the region.


Nurse practitioner

  • Lisa M. Ashley, R.N., M.S.N., P.N.P.
  • Tami Rae Emslie, B.S.N.


  • Staci Collins, RD, CNSC Senior Dietician


  • Jenana Maker, Pharm.D., B.C.P.S.

Social worker

  • Sandra Maline, L.C.S.W.