Rosario DeLeon, PhD

Phone: 1-512-628-1855
Fax: 1-512-380-7544

Languages

Spanish


Education

University of Houston, PhD, Clinical Psychology – Neuropsychology Track

University of Houston, MA, Psychology


Residency/Fellowship

Internship, Clinical Psychology, The Children’s Assessment Center

Fellowship, Neuropsychology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Center for Clinical Neurosciences

Clinical Biography

Rosario DeLeon, PhD, is a licensed psychologist in the Comprehensive Pediatric Epilepsy Center within UT Health Austin Pediatric Neurosciences at Dell Children’s. She specializes in the neuropsychological evaluation of children with neurocognitive disorders from toddlerhood through late adolescence. She also evaluates children though the Children’s Blood and Cancer Center at Dell Children’s Medical Center. Additionally, Dr. DeLeon is an assistant professor in the Dell Medical School Department of Neurology.

Dr. DeLeon earned both her doctorate in clinical psychology with a major area of study in neuropsychology and her master’s in psychology from the University of Houston. She completed an internship in clinical psychology at The Children’s Assessment Center and a fellowship in neuropsychology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

Dr. DeLeon’s current research interests include examining bilingualism as a protective factor for executive functions in pediatric cancer, neuropsychological phenotypes in pediatric temporal lobe epilepsy, and effectiveness of language-concordant care in epilepsy. She is a past president and current member of the Austin Neuropsychological Society. She is also a member of the Hispanic Neuropsychological Society and International Neuropsychological Society.

Specializations

  • Bilingual neuropsychology
  • Cancer
  • Epilepsy
  • Pediatric neuropsychology

Board Certification

  • Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council, Licensed Psychologist