Latoya Comer Frolov, MD $$

Pediatric Psychiatrist

Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Languages Spoken:


UT Southwestern Pediatric Group

Education and Training

Medical School
University of Texas Medical School at Houston (2015)
UCSF Medical Center (2019), Psychiatry, General
New York Presbyterian Hospital (2021), Child/Adolescent Psychiatry
Board Certification
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology,
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology/Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Departments and Programs

  • Research Interests

    • Women's mental health
    • Social determinants of health and health disparities
    • Public psychiatry
    • Perinatal mental health
    • Infant mental health
    • Humanities and ethics
    • Health services research
  • Publications

    • Chemotactic chemokines are important in the pathogenesis of irritable bowel syndrome. Darkoh C, Comer L, Zewdie G, Harold S, Snyder N, Dupont HL, PloS one 2014 9 3 e93144
    • Rates of Cervical Cancer Screening Among Women With Severe Mental Illness in the Public Health System. James M, Thomas M, Frolov L, Riano NS, Vittinghoff E, Schillinger D, Newcomer JW, Mangurian C, Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.) 2017 Aug 68 8 839-842
    • How Psychiatrists Can Talk with Patients and Their Families About Race and Racism. APA Council on Children, Adolescents, and Their Families 2020
    • Stress and Trauma Toolkit for Treating African Americans in a Changing Political and Social Environment. Alves-Bradford JM, Bailey R, Durham MP, Frolov LC, Gordon-Achebe K, Malone P, Nzodom C, Wallace A, Wilson W 2019
    • We Must Speak to Patients and Their Families About Racism. Janet Baek, M.D., Latoya Frolov, M.D., M.P.H., Balkozar Adam, M.D. 2021
  • Professional Activities

    • American Psychiatric Association (2015)
    • American Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2017)
  • Awards and Honors

    • APA Diversity Leadership Fellowship 2019-2021
    • AACAP Educational Outreach Program Award
    • Austen Riggs Center Award for Excellence in Psychotherapy
    • Cultural Psychiatry Area of Distinction, UCSF
    • John P. McGovern Humanities Scholar, McGovern Medical School
    • Public Psychiatry Area of Distinction, UCSF
    • UCSF GME Health Equity and Vulnerable Populations Pathway/STEP-UP Certificate in Health Equity
    • UCSF Psychiatry Public and Community Service Award
    • Women’s Mental Health Area of Distinction, UCSF

Where I Provide Care: