Martha Welman, MD
Dr. Welman joined Neighborhood Health as a Pediatrician in 2000 as its first physician and has participated as a clinical leader in various capacities throughout the years. Dr. Welman began serving as Chief Medical Officer since 2016 and has helped oversee a significant growth in the number of patients served by the organization since that time. Prior to joining Neighborhood Health, she was Director of Pediatrics at Mary’s Center for Maternal and Child Care. Dr. Welman has initiated and managed many pediatric community health projects in teen health, asthma, early literacy, failure to thrive, obesity prevention and learning issues. Dr. Welman completed undergraduate studies at the University of California Irvine, and received her MD Degree from University of California, San Francisco in 1987. She completed her residency training in Pediatrics at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Welman is of Hispanic origin, bilingual in English and Spanish, and proudly acknowledges that she was raised in an immigrant family similar to those she now serves. Her professional interests include Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics, Newborn Care, Lactation Support, Quality Improvement, and Patient Safety. Dr. Welman is Board Certified in Pediatrics and a Fellow of the American Association of Pediatrics.
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Post Graduate TrainingResidency: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, 1990
Internship: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, 1988
Graduate EducationMD, University of California San Francisco, 1987
Undergraduate EducationBS, University of California, Irvine, 1983