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Podcast: CPAN Program Expands Care for Children Facing Mental, Behavioral or Developmental Disorders

Pediatric Insights is a medical podcast from UT Southwestern that explores the latest in pediatric care and research. In this episode, host Caitlin White talks to psychiatrist Mili Khanderia and behavioral health care manager Brittany Mumford about how CPAN got started, the benefits of the program, and how providers can learn more.

Mili Khandheria, MD, MBA

Dr. Khandheria earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at Texas Tech. She went on to earn her medical degree and Master’s in Business Administration at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Dr. Khandheria completed her residency in adult psychiatry at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and her fellowship in child psychiatry at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. She is a Medical Director for the Child Psychiatry Access Network and Texas Child Health Access Through Telemedicine (TCHATT) programs at Children’s Health and UT Southwestern.

She enjoys working with children and teens, believes that care collaboration helps to provide the best outcomes and that early intervention is the key to success. Dr. Khandheria looks forward to working with families regarding diagnosis and medication management.

Brittany Mumford, LPC 

Brittany earned both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Texas Wesleyan University and is a Licensed Professional Counselor with experience working with children, adolescents and adults with multicultural backgrounds in a variety of settings. Before joining Children’s Health, she worked with children and their families who experienced human rights abuses, domestic violence and human trafficking. Brittany’s experience also includes crisis intervention, complex trauma, behavioral interventions, parenting support and care coordination. She enjoys working in multidisciplinary teams and taking a holistic approach to achieving the best outcome.