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Barbara C. Staggers

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Barbara C. Staggers

Director, Adolescent Medicine; Director of External Affairs and Community Relations
Children's Hospital Oakland
adolescent medicine
high-risk youth and violence
health care issues of multicultural societies
urban and minority youth


Dr. Barbara C. Staggers is director of adolescent medicine at Children's Hospital Oakland. She also serves as director of external affairs and community relations. She earned her B.A. in psychology from UC Berkeley, her M.D. from UC San Francisco, and a master's in public health (in health education) from UC Berkeley. She completed her pediatric residency at Children's Hospital Oakland and her fellowship in adolescent medicine at UCSF. Recipient of numerous national and state honors and awards, Dr. Staggers is a national authority on high-risk youth, urban and minority youth, violence and health care issues of multicultural societies. Dr. Staggers also is a physician consultant to the city of Berkeley's Department of Public Health and previously spent 10 years as an adolescent specialist and director of school-based clinics for the Oakland Unified School District.

Adolescent Medicine, Children's Hospital Oakland
5400 Telegraph Ave
Oakland  California  94618
United States
Office Phone: 
(510) 428-3387
Office Fax: 
(510) 428-3710


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