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Veronica Bordes Edgar, Ph.D.
Veronica Bordes Edgar, Ph.D.

Biography

Dr. Bordes Edgar obtained her undergraduate degree in Psychology with high honors from UT Austin. She went on to obtain her doctorate degree in counseling psychology at Arizona State University. During that time, she received training at Children’s Hospital Boston/Harvard Medical School for her clinical internship. Dr. Bordes Edgar subsequently completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in neuropsychology at the University of Minnesota Medical School/Children’s Hospital from 2008 to 2010. She joined the UT Southwestern faculty and Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities in 2014 where her departmental activities include neuropsychological evaluation of children with autism and other developmental disabilities, and teaching/training of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Dr. Bordes Edgar is board certified in Clinical Neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology.

Dr. Bordes Edgar’s clinical expertise is in the area of pediatric neuropsychology with particular interest in working with children who have autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders both acquired and genetic. She is bilingual/bicultural and has received specialized training in assessment and therapy in Spanish. Dr. Bordes Edgar’s research expertise is in line with her clinical interests as well as in bilingual and cultural issues related to neuropsychology.

She is also a reviewer for several journals including Psychological Assessment, Psycho-Oncology, and Journal of Cancer Education.

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Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • Society for Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics (2016)
  • American Board of Professional Psychology (2014)
  • American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology (2012)
  • National Academy of Neuropsychology (2012)
  • American Psychological Association (2009)
  • Hispanic Neuropsychological Society (2007)
  • International Neuropsychological Society (2007)
  • Society for Clinical Neuropsychology (2007), APA Div 40
  • Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity and Race (2007), APA Div 45
  • National Latina/o Psychological Association (2002)
Honors & Awards
  • Student Scholarship 2008, National Latina/o Psychological Association
  • Distinguished Doctoral Candidate Award 2007, Arizona State University Faculty Women's Association
  • Excellence in Campus Leadership Award 2005, American Psychological Association of Graduate Students
  • Presidential Citation for Professional Leadership and Service 2004, National Latina/o Psychological Association
  • Fellow 2003, Ford Foundation - The National Academies
Books & Publications
Research
  • Bilingual (Spanish-English) and Cultural Issues in Neuropsychology
  • Central Nervous System Disorders
  • Genetic Disorders
  • Neurodevelopmental Disabilities in Young Children
  • Pediatric Neuropsychology