Directors

Kerri Boutelle, Ph.D.
Kerri Boutelle, Ph.D.
Director
Dr. Boutelle is a Professor of Pediatrics, Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity and Psychiatry at UC
Kyung (Kay) Rhee, MD, MSc, MA
Kyung (Kay) Rhee, MD, MSc, MA
Medical Director
Dr. Rhee is a Professor of Pediatrics at UC San Diego School of Medicine, Vice Chair of Equity, Diversity, and
Kristie Reed, Ph.D.
Kristie Reed, Ph.D.
Clinic Director
Dr. Reed is the Clinical Director of the CHEAR Clinic and a Licensed Clinical Psychologist. While in graduate school, Dr.
Saori Obayashi, Ph.D., RDN
Saori Obayashi, Ph.D., RDN
Lab Manager
Dr. Obayashi was born and raised in Japan. After finishing her bachelor’s in dietetics and becoming a registered dietitian in
Dawn Eichen, Ph.D.
Dawn Eichen, Ph.D.
Associate Director
Dr. Eichen is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at UC San Diego and is a licensed Clinical Psychologist. She has