Medical School
McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (2015)
University of California San Francisco School of Medicine (2019), Psychiatry
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University and Weill Cornell Medicine (2021), Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Research Interest

  • Health services research
  • Humanities and ethics
  • Infant mental health
  • Perinatal mental health
  • Public psychiatry
  • Social determinants of health and health disparities
  • Women?s mental health


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

We Must Speak to Patients and Their Families About Racism
Janet Baek, M.D., Latoya Frolov, M.D., M.P.H., Balkozar Adam, M.D. 2021
How Psychiatrists Can Talk with Patients and Their Families About Race and Racism
APA Council on Children, Adolescents, and Their Families 2020
Stress and Trauma Toolkit for Treating African Americans in a Changing Political and Social Environment
Alves-Bradford JM, Bailey R, Durham MP, Frolov LC, Gordon-Achebe K, Malone P, Nzodom C, Wallace A, Wilson W 2019
Rates of Cervical Cancer Screening Among Women With Severe Mental Illness in the Public Health System.
James M, Thomas M, Frolov L, Riano NS, Vittinghoff E, Schillinger D, Newcomer JW, Mangurian C, Psychiatr Serv 2017 Aug 68 8 839-842
Chemotactic chemokines are important in the pathogenesis of irritable bowel syndrome.
Darkoh C, Comer L, Zewdie G, Harold S, Snyder N, Dupont HL, PLoS One 2014 9 3 e93144

Honors & Awards

  • APA Diversity Leadership Fellowship
  • AACAP Educational Outreach Program Award
  • Austen Riggs Center Award for Excellence in Psychotherapy
  • Cultural Psychiatry Area of Distinction, UCSF
  • John P. McGovern Humanities Scholar, McGovern Medical School
  • Public Psychiatry Area of Distinction, UCSF
  • UCSF GME Health Equity and Vulnerable Populations Pathway/STEP-UP Certificate in Health Equity
  • UCSF Psychiatry Public and Community Service Award
  • WomenÂ’s Mental Health Area of Distinction, UCSF

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2017)
  • American Psychiatric Association (2015)