Click here to download a printer-friendly .pdf vrsion of this post Just yesterday I was sitting with expectant parents whose first baby is due next week. They both support vaccinating their daughter on the recommended CDC schedule, but mom comes from a family that is strongly opposed to vaccination. Understandably, she has many questions and […]
Dr. Alison Shuman
Dr. Alison Shuman lives in Santa Paula, California with her husband. She is unable to have children of her own, but takes great joy in being the auntie and part of the village raising the children of many of her closest friends, many of whom she's helped raise since they were born. She is also the proud aunt to Lucy Luna, a feisty 6 month old whose parents face many of the questions she sees her own patients handle every day. Dr. Shuman graduated Valedictorian from her Rutgers Medical School and completed her Pediatric Residency and 18 months of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship at New York Presbyterian Hospital Komansky Children's Hospital in New York City. She has been a Pediatric Hospitalist and General Pediatrician in Ventura County since 2008, where she has served as the Chair of Pediatrics and the Director of Pediatric Hospital Medicine for Community Memorial Hospital.