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Theiline T. Gborkorquellie, M.D., MHS, FAAP

General Pediatrician

Theiline T. Gborkorquellie, M.D., MHS, FAAP, is a board-certified pediatrician who provides services to children and families at Children’s Health Center at THEARC, which is part of the Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health at Children’s National Hospital. In early 2022, Dr. Gborkorquellie began serving as a Pediatric Consultant for the DC-wide Community Network for Mother-Baby Wellness, leading the development of a robust, mental-health focused program that follows underserved mothers and babies from the time infants are born until 3 years of age. Working collaboratively with the Clark Parent & Child Network Prenatal-Neonatal Pillar, she will help to bring mental health services and care coordination to underserved postpartum women and families via utilization of space at THEARC, which is located in the Ward 8 neighborhood of Southeast Washington, D.C.

THE CLARK PARENT & CHILD NETWORK

In her role as Pediatric Consultant, Dr. Gborkorquellie also will help to demonstrate and document the need for postpartum mental health services and care coordination for underserved women, especially in Wards 7 and 8. She is an assistant professor of Pediatrics at the George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences (GW SMHS) and an affiliate faculty member at the Child Health Advocacy Institute. Dr. Gborkorquellie received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Health Studies with a concentration in Natural Sciences at the Johns Hopkins University, her Master of Health Science degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and her Medical Doctorate at GW SMHS. She completed pediatric training at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Gborkorquellie is passionate about mental health advocacy and strives to create a culture of preventive care in under-resourced communities, empowering children and families so they may no longer suffer needlessly.


Address: 111 Michigan Ave NW, Washington, DC 20010
Email: fetalbrain@childrensnational.org
Department: MRI Lab

Recent Publications & Presentations

2021
Zhao L, Everett K, Lewis-Ragland Y, Gborkorquellie T, Kelley F, Sharma S.
Closing the mental health gap for primary care physicians in pediatric community health centers. Children’s National Hospital 11th Annual Research, Education and Innovation (REI) Week Abstract Book: 199. Washington, DC. April 12-16, 2021.
2020
Everett K, Lewis-Ragland Y, Gborkorquellie T, Kelley F, Sharma S.
Closing the mental health gap for primary care physicians in pediatric community health centers. Abstract. Journal of the National Medical Association. 112(5): S41-S42. October 2020.
2011
Yehia BR, Fleishman JA, Wilson L, Hicks PL, Gborkorquellie TT, Gebo KA, and the HIV Research Network
HIV Research Network. Incidence of and risk factors for bacteraemia in HIV-infected adults in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy
HIV Medicine. 12(9): 535-43. October 2011. PMID 21429066. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21429066/
2007
Gborkorquellie T, Wilson L, Lawrence P, Gebo K, and the HIV Research Network
Incidence of and risk factors for bacteremia in a multi-state cohort of HIV-infected patients in the HAART era Feb. 25-28, 2007


Book Chapters

2021
Gborkorquellie TT
“Finding my voice.” Navigating a triple pandemic: Healthcare workers of color confront racism in America, health disparities in medicine & the trauma of COVID-19. Volume I; Contributing Author. Visionary Author: Lewis-Ragland Y. Waterbury, CT: Joan Tomlinson Publishing. Feb. 25, 2021.