Lisa Simons, MD, is a physician in the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics-Adolescent Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She completed her pediatric training at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and her adolescent medicine fellowship at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Her clinical interests include health care for gender nonconforming youth, HIV prevention and treatment and health care for homeless youth.
Maria Rahmandar, MD, is an attending physician in the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at Lurie Children's Hospital, and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, with a secondary appointment in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. She is board-certified in Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. She attended Princeton University (BA), Baylor College of Medicine (MD), Vanderbilt University Medical Center (Pediatric Residency) and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (Adolescent Medicine Fellowship). Her clinical interests include adolescent substance use, mental health and long-acting birth control (implants & IUDs).
Jennifer Jensen, RN, MSN, CPNP, is a pediatric nurse practitioner in the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine. She has been on staff at Lurie Children’s (formerly Children’s Memorial Hospital) since 2001. After having worked with HIV infected and affected adolescents and young adults in the Division of Special Infectious Diseases for more than 14 years, she joined the Division of Adolescent Medicine in December 2015. Jennifer received her BSN and MSN from the University of Pennsylvania. She completed a nurse practitioner fellowship in Adolescent Health at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center in June 2001. Her clinical interests include general adolescent health as well as providing care for gender non-conforming and transgender youth.