Associate Professor
Neurology and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Neuropsychology; BCM Cerebro
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas, United States


Clinical Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine
Internship at Baylor College Of Medicine
PhD from Loma Linda University


Clinical Neuropsychology
American Board of Professional Psychology

Honors & Awards

2012 Fulbright & Jaworski LLP Faculty Excellence Award for Teaching and Evaluation
Member of the Academy of Distinguished Educators
This academy recognizes the educational scholarship of faculty members involved in all of the educational missions of Baylor College of Medicine.
2012 Fulbright & Jaworski LLP Faculty Excellence Award for Educational Leadership
2013 Fulbright & Jaworski LLP Faculty Excellence Award for Development of Enduring Educational Materials

Professional Interests

  • Neuropsychology
  • Adolescents and adults: Monolingual Spanish speakers and bilinguals
  • Neuropsychological evaluations of children
  • Epilepsy
  • Differential diagnosis of dementia
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Psychiatric comorbidities and attention deficit disorder (ADD)
  • Validating and norming neuropsychological measures for the Spanish speaking community
  • Neuroimaging of patients with epilepsy and dementia

Selected Publications


Independent Medical Evaluations