Janeth

Janeth Ceballos Osorio, MD, FAAP

“Hola Amigos y Vecinos. I am a physician, an educator, a Hispanic woman, an immigrant. I was born and raised in Colombia, South America. I went to Medical School and completed a residency training in Family Medicine at Universidad del Valle in Cali, Colombia, and residency training in Pediatrics at University of Kentucky here in Lexington. I have been your neighbor for the last 15 years.

I am passionate about children and families, and have dedicated my professional life to work for them. As Pediatrician here in town, I take care of mostly immigrant and Hispanic children and their families at Clinica Amiga. I do monthly health education Podcasts in Spanish with RadioLex and a parent support group in Spanish for Hispanic/Latinx families with children with Special Health Care Needs, called Un Abrazo Amigo. I also do advocacy work for our immigrant families as co-chair of the Immigrant Child Health Task Force at the KY Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. I am proud to be an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Kentucky, where I can contribute with educating our future healthcare providers.

You can access the health education podcasts and more information about Clinica Amiga here: https://ukhealthcare.uky.edu/kentucky-childrens-hospital/services/clinica-amiga

And more information about our Immigrant Child Health Task Force here: https://www.kyaap.org/chapter-focus/task-force-activities/.”

One Response

  1. Thank you for sharing your story. I realize I have missed out on getting to know your mother better. She is a courageous woman to come to America (as are most immigrants) and talented. I am glad she will be next door to you and be involved more with family.

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