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What is the Teen Mother & Child Program?

The Teen Mother & Child Program provides medical care for pregnant teens and their babies.

Questions & Answers

Q: Am I Eligible?

A: If you are pregnant and 19 years old or younger, you are eligible to participate in our program.

Q: Are There Other Girls Like Me?

A: Yes. We provide care for a lot of girls in your situation, and there is a strong support system among our patients.

Q: What Services Will I Receive?

A: As an expectant mother in the program, you will receive prenatal care provided by our team of certified nurse midwives from the University of Utah College of Nursing. A nurse midwife will be with you throughout the labor and delivery process and deliver your baby, which will take place at University Hospital.

Q: Are There Additional Services?

A: We understand that you face many challenges. In addition to prenatal and labor and delivery care, a team of professionals will look out for your psychological and social needs, and help you identify your educational and financial needs to match them with community resources and programs.

Q: Will I Receive Medical Care after I Have My Baby?

A: After you give birth, our board-certified pediatric doctors from University of Utah Health Care's Department of Pediatrics will provide medical care for you and your child.

Care includes well visits and sick visits for your child. You will also receive routine visits, as well as birth control management until you turn 20.

Q: How Much Does All of This Cost?

A: We are an affordable program and accept most insurance plans. We also offer a sliding-fee scale if you don't have insurance. A sliding-fee scale is based on your income.

Q: Where Will I Go for Appointments?

A: The Teen Mother & Child Program is located in the South Main Public Health Center at 3690 South Main Street in Salt Lake City, which is conveniently located by a TRAX station. All baby deliveries will take place at University Hospital.

Q: What Other Services are Located in South Main Public Health Center?

A: In addition to our services, the Salt Lake Valley Health Department has services located in the same health center, making it easy for you and your child to receive services, including the Women, Infants and Children Supplemental Food Program, Medicaid eligibility counseling and low cost immunizations and laboratory services.

We are proud to announce our new Teen Health Clinic. If you are a teenager or know a teen who needs a regular doctor contact us for an appointment.

Q: How Do I Get Started?

A: Please call us at (801) 587-2525. We are happy to answer any questions you have. We are here to care for you and your baby.

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

University Hospital
Pediatrics, Clinic 6
(801) 581-2205

Justin Alvey, M.D.

Dr. Alvey received his medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO. He completed his Pediatric residency at Primary Children’s Hospital/ University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Alvey is an experienced general pediatrician who practiced in the community for over 15 years prior to joining the Faculty at the Univ... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

Eccles Primary Children’s Outpatient Services Building
Pediatric Comprehensive Care Clinic
(801) 213-3599
University Hospital
Pediatrics, Clinic 6
(801) 581-2205

Jennifer N. Brinton, M.D.

Dr. Brinton cares for children as a general pediatrician at South Davis Community Hospital and a Hospitalist at Primary Children’s Medical Center. She has a special interest in disease prevention, child advocacy and the comprehensive care of children with special healthcare needs. Dr. Brinton graduated from the University Of Utah School Of Medici... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

Primary Children's Hospital (801) 662-3645
South Davis Community Hospital (801) 295-2361

Laura L. Brown, M.D.

Patient Rating:

5.0

5.0 out of 5

Dr. Brown is an Instructor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine, and cares for patients primarily in the University Pediatric Clinic 6 as well as the University Hospital Well Baby and Intermediate Care Nurseries. The primary focus of Dr. Brown's clinical care is preventative and acute health care of infants, children, and adol... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

University Hospital
Pediatrics, Clinic 6
(801) 581-2205

Karen F. Buchi, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Karen Buchi, MD is a Professor of Pediatrics and Chief of the Division of General Pediatrics at the University of Utah. In addition to her administrative responsibilities, she cares for pediatric patients at South Main Clinic which is a collaboration between the University of Utah and the Salt Lake Valley Health Department that provides care to un... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

South Main Clinic (801) 587-2525

Carrie L. Byington, M.D.

Dr. Byington's research focuses on viral and bacterial infections in infants and children. Research has included the development of new diagnostics, the clinical validation of diagnostics, epidemiology of infectious diseases using molecular diagnostics, and improving health services, including public health, through accurate diagnostics and informa... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Locations:

South Main Clinic (801) 587-2525

Paul S. Carbone, M.D.

Dr. Carbone is a general pediatrician with an interest and experience in the area of autism and related developmental disabilities. He holds a faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah. As an academic pediatrician, Dr Carbone works closely with families of children with disabilities. His clinical settings are var... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

650 Komas
Neurobehavior H.O.M.E. Program
(801) 581-5515
Utah Department of Health
University Developmental Assessment Clinic
(801) 587-2255

Matthew Chabot, M.D.

Dr. Matthew Chabot M.D. is board certified in both Pediatrics and Internal Medicine.  He received his medical degree from Penn State University in Hershey Pennsylvania in 2011 and completed his residency training at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield Massachusetts in 2015.  His clinical interests include all aspects of medicine but with special... Read More

Sean Cunningham, Ph.D.

Dr. Cunningham currently serves as an Assistant Professor in the Division of General Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine. He has dual graduate degrees in clinical and educational psychology and is licensed at the doctoral level as a psychologist in the State of Utah. Dr. Cunningham serves as the Psychology Director for the Development... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

Utah Department of Health
University Developmental Assessment Clinic
(801) 587-2255

Shane C. Dangerfield, M.D.

Shane Dangerfield, M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah where he serves as a Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation specialist in the Comprehensive Care Program. Dr. Dangerfield received his undergraduate education in Biochemistry at the University of Utah and his Medical Degree from Wayne State University... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics, Pediatric Rehabilitation

Locations:

Eccles Primary Children’s Outpatient Services Building
Pediatric Comprehensive Care Clinic
(801) 213-3599
PCH Outpatient Services at Riverton

Margarita Diaz-Ochu, M.D.

Margaret Diaz-Ochu, M.D., is an Instructor on the Clinical Track in the Division of General Pediatrics.She is a general pediatrician whose primary clinical focus is newborn care; she is the general pediatric lead for neonatal resuscitation training. She also has special interest in Under-served Populations. Streamlined Newborn Care, and Preventativ... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

South Main Clinic (801) 587-2525
University Hospital
Pediatrics, Clinic 6
(801) 581-2205

Allison R. Ellzey, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Allison Ellzey, M.D., is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine. She is a general pediatrician who sees infants, children, and adolescents at South Main Clinic and sees patients at the Developmental Assessment Center for developmental and behavioral concerns. She also teaches medical students and pediatric... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

South Main Clinic (801) 587-2525
Utah Department of Health
University Developmental Assessment Clinic
(801) 587-2255

Kathleen M. Franchek-Roa, M.D.

Patient Rating:

4.6

4.6 out of 5

Kathy Franchek-Roa MD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine and on staff at Primary Children's Medical Center. Dr. Franchek-Roa is a general pediatrician who sees children in the University Pediatric Clinic and the Teen Mother and Child Program and teaches medical students and reside... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

South Main Clinic
Teen Mother & Child Program
(801) 587-2525

Jennifer A. Goldman-Luthy, M.D., M.R.P., F.A.A.P.

Patient Rating:

4.8

4.8 out of 5

NO LONGER ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS Jennifer Goldman-Luthy, MD, MRP, FAAP, completed her medical degree at the Oregon Health and Science University, followed by a clinical residency in Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Since 2011 she has practiced general pediatrics at the University Pediatrics Clinic (Clinic 6) and also atten... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

University Hospital
Pediatrics, Clinic 6
(801) 581-2205

Joni A. Hemond, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Joni Hemond, MD is an Assistant Professor of General Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine and Primary Children´s Medical Center. She is also the Medical Director for the Teen Mother and Child Program/Teen Health Clinic which is located at the South Main Public Health Center. Dr. Hemond is a general pediatrician who sees infants, ... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

South Main Clinic
Teen Mother & Child Program
(801) 587-2525

Wendy L. Hobson-Rohrer, M.D., M.S.P.H., F.A.A.P.

Wendy L. Hobson-Rohrer, M.D., M.S.P.H. is a Professor in the Division of General Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Hobson-Rohrer is the Associate Dean for Faculty Development for the School of Medicine and the Director of the University of Utah Academy of Health Science Educators. She is the Pediatric Medical Director at... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

South Main Clinic (801) 587-2525

Natalie Johnson, Au.D.

Dr. Natalie Johnson is an Audiologist in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology (FAAA) and has her Clinical Competence Certificate in Audiology (CCC-A). She received her Bachelor of Science in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology at Brigham Young University and her Doctorate o... Read More

Specialties:

Audiology, General Pediatrics

Locations:

University Hospital
Pediatrics, Clinic 6
(801) 581-2205
Utah Department of Health
University Developmental Assessment Clinic
(801) 581-2255

Diane Liu, M.D.

Dr. Diane Liu received her medical degree from the University of Utah School of Medicine. She then completed her residency training in Pediatrics at Kravis Children’s Hospital of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City where she was the recipient of the Resident Pediatrics Advocacy Award.While in New York City, Dr. Liu lobbied ... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

University Hospital
Pediatrics, Clinic 6
(801) 581-2205

Kendra M. Lystad, M.D.

Kendra Lystad, MD, received her undergraduate degree from the University of St. Thomas in Saint Paul, Minnesota and her medical degree from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine. She completed her pediatrics residency at the University of Utah. Currently, she sees patients at the University Developmental Assessment Center, the Universit... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

650 Komas
Neurobehavior H.O.M.E. Program
(801) 581-5515
Utah Department of Health
University Developmental Assessment Clinic
(801) 587-2255

Susan L. Martini, M.D.

Patient Rating:

4.7

4.7 out of 5

Susan L. Martini MD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine and on Active Referral Staff at Primary Children's Medical Center. Dr. Martini is in the Division of General Pediatrics and sees patients at the University Pediatric (Clinic 6) where she teaches medical students and residents ... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

University Hospital
Pediatrics, Clinic 6
(801) 581-2205

Nancy A. Murphy, M.D., F.A.A.P., FAAPMR

Nancy Murphy, MD, FAAP, FAAPMR is a Professor of Pediatrics, Chief of the Division of Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Since joining the faculty in 2001, she has been the Medical Director of the Pediatric Transi... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics, Pediatric Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Pediatric Rehabilitation

Locations:

Eccles Primary Children’s Outpatient Services Building
Pediatric Comprehensive Care Clinic
(801) 213-3599
South Davis Community Hospital (801) 295-2361

Quang-Tuyen Nguyen, M.D.

Dr. Nguyen received her medical degree from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine, and completed her Pediatric Residency at the Tufts Floating Hospital for Children in Boston, MA.  She stayed on as Chief Resident of her class.  Afterwards she has been in private practice for a large multispecialty group in the Seattle area.  She... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

University Hospital
Pediatrics, Clinic 6
(801) 581-2205
Utah Department of Health
University Developmental Assessment Clinic
(801) 587-2255

Meghan M. O'Connor, M.D.

Patient Rating:

4.8

4.8 out of 5

Dr. O’Connor completed her medical degree at Indiana University School of Medicine. She then moved to Utah where she completed her pediatric residency at Primary Children’s Hospital. She is currently an Assistant Professor in the division of General Pediatrics at the University of Utah. Dr. O’Connor is a general pediatrician who sees infants, chi... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

University Hospital
Pediatrics, Clinic 6
(801) 581-2205

Julia A. Ozbolt, M.D.

Patient Rating:

4.7

4.7 out of 5

Julia Ozbolt, MD, is a board-certified physician specializing in internal medicine and pediatrics. She received her medical degree from the University of California San Diego in 2005 and completed an internal medicine and pediatrics residency at Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital in 2009. She is a member of the American College of Physician... Read More

Penny J. Peacock, M.D.

Patient Rating:

4.8

4.8 out of 5

Specialties:

General Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, General

Locations:

Redstone Health Center (435) 658-9262

Specialties:

General Pediatrics, Speech Pathology

Locations:

Utah Department of Health
University Developmental Assessment Clinic
(801) 585-2255

Julie H. Shakib, D.O., M.P.H.

Patient Rating:

4.4

4.4 out of 5

Julie H. Shakib DO, is a pediatrician in the Division of General Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Shakib sees children for routine pediatric care. She also has a special research interest in improving immunization strategies to better protect young infants from vaccine-preventable diseases.... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

University Hospital
Pediatrics, Clinic 6
(801) 581-2205

Elizabeth R. Smith, M.D.

Patient Rating:

5.0

5.0 out of 5

NO LONGER ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS Elizabeth Smith, MD completed her medical school training at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She recently returned to University of Utah School of Medicine, where she completed her pediatrics residency, after spending several years working for the University Community Clinics in Stansbury Park, UT. S... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

University Hospital
Pediatrics, Clinic 6
(801) 581-2205

Specialties:

Audiology, General Pediatrics

Locations:

University Hospital
Pediatrics, Clinic 6
(801) 581-2205

Ganga L. Srinivas, M.B.B.S., F.A.A.P.

Dr. Ganga Srinivas received her medical degree from the Jawaharlal Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) in Pondicherry, India and completed her residency in Pediatrics at Westchester County Medical Center/New York Medical College. She was in private practice in pediatrics for 4 years, before joining the faculty of the ... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

A location has not yet been added by this physician.

Julie S. Steele, DNP, M.N., FNP

Dr. Steele is a Family nurse practitioner with over 20 years of experience working in community health with underserved populations. Areas of focus include public health, pediatrics, and women’s health care issues. In her clinical specialty, Julie Steele has advocated for children in foster care for over 10 years through her clinical practice and m... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics, Nurse Practitioner

Locations:

South Main Clinic
Foster Care Clinic
(801) 587-2525

Carole H. Stipelman, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.A.P.

Patient Rating:

4.8

4.8 out of 5

Carole Stipelman, MD MPH is an Associate Professor in the Division of General Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine. She is Medical Director for the University Pediatric Clinic (Clinic 6) where she cares for all infants and children and teaches residents and medical students. Her research and advocacy interests are focused on a... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

University Hospital
Pediatrics, Clinic 6
(801) 581-2205

Kelly Stout, Ph.D.

Kelly Stout, Ph.D., Psychologist, earned her Doctorate of Philosophy from the University of Utah Educational Psychology program in 2004. She completed her internship in the Salt Lake City School District, where she specialized in identifying autism in the school age population. Dr. Stout also participated in the Autism and Psychoeducational Clinics... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

Utah Department of Health
University Developmental Assessment Clinic
(801) 585-2255

Sarah Todd, M.D.

Dr. Sarah Todd is one of the Pediatric Chief Residents at the University of Utah. Before she went to medical school, Sarah worked as a teacher and completed a Master of Arts in Teaching degree at Johns Hopkins University. She received her medical degree from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and completed her residency at The Un... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

A location has not yet been added by this physician.

Katrina Wheeler, SLP

Katrina is a clinically certified Speech and Language Pathologist in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah. She received her master’s degree from Utah State University and spent 8 years working as a speech and language therapist in Davis school district and Salt Lake City school district. Her special interests include motor speech ... Read More

Sarah Winter, M.D.

Dr. Winter is a Neurodevelopmental Pediatrician and Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah. Dr. Winter is board certified in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities and has special interests in children with cerebral palsy, spina bifida, and complex medical conditions, issues related to neonatal follow-up and early ... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics, Pediatric Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

Locations:

Utah Department of Health
University Developmental Assessment Clinic
(801) 587-2255

Katherine H. Wolpert, M.D.

Dr. Katherine Wolpert received her medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and completed her pediatric residency with the University of Utah Department of Pediatrics. Her interests include global health and emergency medicine along with education through simulation.... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

Primary Children's Hospital (801) 662-5702

Hospital and Clinic Locations

General Pediatrics
Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrics
Adolescent Medicine Consultation
General Pediatrics and Rehabilitation

Faculty Practice Brochure

General Pediatrics

University Pediatric Clinic -
(Clinic 6)

University of Utah Hospital
50 N. Medical Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
Map

(801) 581-2205

Areas of Service:

  • General Pediatrics
  • Behavioral and Developmental Pediatrics
  • Adolescent Services

South Main Clinic

Part of the Women's & Children's Health Consortium

Primary Care Pediatrics and Special Programs include:

A collaboration with the Salt Lake Valley Health Department

3690 S. Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT
(385) 468-4000

Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrics

Behavioral Pediatrics Clinic 6 University of Utah Hospital

50 N. Medical Drive Salt Lake City, UT 84132
Map
(801) 581-2205

Child Development Clinic
University of Utah and Bureau of Children with Special Health Care Needs Department of Health

44 North Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-4610
(801) 584-8284

Neurobehavioral H.O.M.E. Program for Children with Developmental Disabilities

650 Komas Drive, Suite 200
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
(801) 581-5515

Developmental Pediatrics Shriners Hospital for Children

Fairfax Road and Virginia St.
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
Map
(801) 536-3500

Adolescent Medicine Consultation

Madsen Clinic Center
of Excellence in
Women's Health
Demonstration Project
(for girls)

555 S. Foothill Blvd
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Map

(801) 585-2150
Clinic 6
(for boys & girls)
50 N. Medical Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
Map
(801) 581-2205

Areas of Service:

  • Weight management/Preventive cardiology
  • Sexuality and reproductive health
  • Substance use and misuse
  • Behavioral problems
  • Bio-psychosocial development

General Pediatrics and Rehabilitation

South Davis Community Hospital

401 S. 400 E.
Bountiful, UT 84010

(801) 295-2361
Pediatric Comprehensive Care Program Primary Children's Hospital
100 N. Mario Capecchi Dr.
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
Map
(801) 213-3599