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Patient Support Professionals

Hillary Zebberman, MSW

Clinical Social Worker
The Center for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy at UCLA
277 Biomedical Sciences Research Building
615 Charles E. Young Dr. S.
300 Medical Plaza Driveway
Los Angeles, California, United States

Hillary Zebberman is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. In addition to years of Medical Social Work experience, she has a background working with children and families in the area of developmental disabilities. She provides psychosocial assessment to each patient and a treatment plan based on the individual and family needs. She provides emotional support, resource and referral based on each patient and family needs.

Hillary interfaces with pediatricians, mental health professionals, school district, and resources in the community, all in an effort to educate about our DMD population and to advocate for the needed resources. She provides counseling to help patient and family understand and solve problems pertaining to current health and life condition and to help patients and families make informed decisions about their health care. She also tries to connect families into community resources.

Hillary works with the schools to develop IEPs and assists with drafting letters for insurance companies. She is very involved with updating the CDMD website with new external resources for the Duchenne community.