Philosophy of Care
I take care of patients with a range of gastrointestinal, nutritional and liver disorders including inflammatory bowel disease, infections, liver disease, functional gastrointestinal disorders and motility problems, feeding and nutritional difficulties.
My research has been in the development and function of the enteric nervous system.
Pediatric Specialty Clinics
2521 Stockton Blvd., Suite 3200
Sacramento, CA 95817
B.S., Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 1995
North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN)
Honors and Awards:
Teaching and Tomorrow Fellowship, North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, 2007
Elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical School, 2005
Lowell Premium for Excellence in Mathematics, Brown University, 1995
Select Recent Publications:
Peterson J, Butani L. Determinants of urinary calcium and uric acid excretion in children after renal transplantation. Pediatric Transplantation 2007;11:716-720.
Zlotnick C, Kohn R, Peterson J, Pearlstein T. Partner physical victimization in a national sample of American families: relationship to psychological functioning, psychosocial factors, and gender. Journal of Interpersonal Violence 1998;13:156-166.