Natasha Gill, MD, MPH

Co-Director of Disaster Management
Attending Physician
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine of USC

After 15 cold winters in New England, Dr. Gill was ready for some California sunshine. She is the Co-Director of Disaster Management at CHLA. Her academic interests include systems based quality improvement, mixed methods research, and simulation. When she’s not putting out fires, she loves to travel, eat exotic foods, host game night, and play with her toddler and puppy. 

Clinical Interests

Disaster Preparedness and Threat Mitigation, Medical and Patient Education


Medical School

St. George’s University School of Medicine


St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children


Tufts Children’s Hospital


Hasbro Children’s Hospital, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University



Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
Council on Children and Disasters, AAP
National Pediatric Readiness Project


Rhode Island Hospital, Fellows Research Travel Grant Award, Providence, RI (2018)
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), National Conference Media Highlight, Orlando, FL (2018)
Graduation with Distinction, SGU, New York, NY (2014)
Iota Epsilon Alpha, International Honors Medical Society (2010-2014)
Legacy of Academic Excellence Scholarship, SGU, Grenada, West Indies (2010-2014)


Paruthi J, Gill N, Mantzoros CS. Adipokines in the HIV/HAART-associated Lipodystrophy Syndrome. Metabolism. 2013 Sep;62(9):1199-205.

Mercurio LY, Amanullah S, Gill N, Gjelsvik A. Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity

Disorder Engage in Less Physical Activity. J Atten Disord. 2019; Dec14:1087054719887789. doi: 10.1177/1087054719887789

Gill N, Gjelsvik A, Mercurio LY, Amanullah S. Childhood Obesity is Associated with Poor Academic Skills and Coping Mechanisms. J Pediatr. 2020 Sep 4:S0022-3476(20)31129-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2020.09.004. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32896554.

Tucci M, Gill N, Ziegler J, Allister, L. Tachycardia and Anxiety in a 14-Year-Old Male. Accepted Sept 23, 2020, Pediatrics in Review.


  1. Multidisciplinary, simulation-based education and quality improvement
  2. Development of evidence-based ED algorithms, protocols, education modules, and policies
  3. Pediatric disaster preparedness