associate division chief
Associate Clinical Professor

jjeffrey@mednet.ucla.edu

Dr. Jeffrey is a child and adolescent psychiatrist at the UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior. She is the Associate Director of Ambulatory Services within the UCLA Department of Psychiatry and she also serves as the Associate Director of the Division of Population Behavioral Health at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior. Additionally, Dr. Jeffrey is the Lead Child Psychiatrist at UCLA Behavioral Health Associates. Dr. Jeffrey is a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and a Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She has published articles in the fields of psychiatry and health care systems, spanning topics including integrated behavioral healthcare, anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis, and quality of life in depression. Dr. Jeffrey is interested in systems of health care delivery, quality improvement and family resilience. She also has a strong interest in advocacy for improved child mental health access.