Emmanuel Rosario Nieves, Ph.D.

  • Psychiatry
  • Neurocognitive disorders
  • Neuropsychological assessments with the Spanish-speaking population

Biography

Emmanuel Rosario Nieves, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor and clinical neuropsychologist in the Department of Psychiatry at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in neuropsychological assessments with the Spanish-speaking population; traumatic brain injuries; attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD); and neurocognitive disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, and Parkinson’s disease.

Dr. Rosario Nieves earned his doctoral degree in clinical psychology at the American Psychological Association (APA)-accredited Carlos Albizu University in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He then completed a two-year residency in clinical neuropsychology at the Institute for Clinical Neurosciences in Dallas, Texas.

He joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2021.

Dr. Rosario Nieves is a member of the Hispanic Neuropsychological Society, the International Neuropsychological Society, and the National Academy of Neuropsychology.

His research focuses on neurocognitive disorders, traumatic brain injuries, and updating and creating better neuropsychological tests and norms for the Latinx/Hispanic population.

Education & Training
  • Graduate School - Carlo Albizu University - San Juan Campus (2010-2015)
  • Residency - The Institute for Clinical Neurosciences, PLLC (2016-2018)
  • Internship - Albizu Clinic (2014-2015)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • Hispanic Neuropsychological Society
  • International Neuropsychological Society
  • National Academy of Neuropsychology
Research
  • Updating and creating better neuropsychological tests and norms for the Latinx/Hispanic population
  • Neurocognitive disorders
  • Traumatic brain injuries

Clinical Focus

  • Neurocognitive disorders
  • Neuropsychological assessments with the Spanish-speaking population
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • ADHD

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