Meet our Panelists

Leading experts discuss child development, including milestones, challenges and where to find help.


Kathy W. Smith, MD | Psychiatry

Dr. Smith is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry. She has special training in assessing and treating perinatal mood disorders and has studied mental health issues in youth, such as depression in adolescent girls. Dr. Smith also teaches medical students at the College of Medicine – Tucson.



Serign Marong, MD | Family and Community Medicine

Dr. Marong is a Faculty Physician in the Department of Family and Community Medicine. Dr. Marong’s interests include family and sports medicine, as well as primary care and working with underserved populations.



Heather Cassell, MD | Pediatrics, Allergy/Immunology

Dr. Cassell is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics. A trained allergist and immunologist, Dr. Cassell specializes in asthma, food allergies and skin conditions like atopic dermatitis and contact dermatitis.