Biography

Dr. Ugalde completed her training in pediatric emergency medicine at UTSouthwestern Medical Center and is dual board certified in pediatrics and pediatric emergency medicine. She is currently the PI for the PECARN validation study for head and abdominal trauma and the PI for the RADICAL study in children to delineate a blood test to differentiate between viral and bacterial illness. She is interested in research to promote evidence based practices in pediatric emergency medicine with a special interest in pediatric trauma imaging and sepsis.

Education

MD
University of Minnesota Medical School
Internship
Pediatrics, University of Texas-Southwestern (UTSW), Austin
Residency
Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship
Pediatric EM, University of Texas-Southwestern

Areas of Interests

Clinical Interests

Pediatric Trauma Imaging and Sepsis