Dr. Harbert is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the division of child neurology at University of California San Diego. She functions as a neurointensive specialist for the neonatal intensive care units at Rady Children’s Hospital, UCSD Hillcrest, and Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women and Newborns.
Her research interests include perinatal stroke treatments and outcomes, hypothermia, and neonatal seizures. Dr. Harbert recently published an article in June 2011 in the Journal of Child Neurology investigating applications of hypothermia in perinatal stroke.
Dr. Harbert received her MD from the University of Washington School of Medicine in 2005 and pursued postgraduate training in pediatrics at Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York (formerly Schneider Children’s Hospital) in New Hyde Park, NY.
She completed her child neurology training at UC San Diego in 2010, during which she was honored with the Golden Neuron Award for Outstanding Child Neurology Fellow 2009-2010. She then went on to University of California San Francisco for subspecialty training in neonatal neurology.
Dr. Harbert is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the Child Neurology Society and the San Diego Neurology Society.