Regilda A Romero

Regilda A Romero, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Business Phone: (352) 265-4357
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About Regilda A Romero

Dr. Romero was born in the Philippines and immigrated to California after college. She received a bachelor’s in psychology, from Assumption College, Philippines. She attended graduate school at Palo Alto University for her Master and Doctoral degrees in Clinical Psychology. Dr. Romero completed her pediatric neuropsychology internship at Virginia Beach Cities Public School and her postdoctoral fellowship in pediatric neuropsychology in the Division of Pediatric Clinical Neuroscience at the University of Minnesota (U of MN). She received fellowship training in the U of MN Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities Program. She was an Assistant Professor at Minnesota School of Professional Psychology and an Adjunct Professor at U of MN. Dr. Romero relocated to Florida, where she was in private practice conducting developmental/neuropsychological evaluations and interventions for children and adults and provided supervision.

Currently, Dr. Romero is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Department of Psychiatry – Division of Psychology and the service coordinator for the UF Health Psychoeducational and Neuropsychological Assessment Services. She has over 20 years of experience working with neurodivergent individuals. Dr. Romero is a member of UF Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment (CAN) Clinical Operations Committee. She supervises graduate students, psychology interns, and postdocs in complex neuropsychological assessments and comprehensive autism diagnostic evaluations. She had contributed many research articles, presentations, and book chapters related to autism and neuropsychology, with particular focus on multicultural considerations.


Excellence in Teaching Award
2020-2022 · UF Division of Psychology
Exemplary Teacher
2020 · UF College of Medicine
Outstanding Research Award by Postdoctoral Fellow
2010 · Pediatric Research, Education and Scholarship Symposium, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
SPS6197 Psychoeducational Assessment III
SPS6905 Individual Study

Board Certifications

  • Licensed Psychologist
    Florida Department of Health

Clinical Profile

  • Psychology
Areas of Interest
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Fetal alcohol syndrome
  • Generalized anxiety disorder
  • Intellectual disability
  • Language disorders in children
  • Preschooler development
  • Psychoeducational and Neuropsychological Assessment
  • School-age children development
  • Social anxiety disorder

Research Profile

Areas of Interest
  • Filipino/Filipino-American Mental Health and Acculturation
  • Multicultural Neuropsychology
  • Neurodevelopmental Disorders
  • Neurodiversity and Neurodivergence
  • Pediatric Neuropsychology
  • Special education and Transitional Services


Clinical utility of the ECLECTIC framework in providing culturally-informed autism spectrum disorder evaluations: A pediatric case-based approach.
The Clinical neuropsychologist. 36(5):1148-1171 [DOI] 10.1080/13854046.2021.1936187. [PMID] 34126862.
[Formula: see text]Selecting measures for the neurodevelopmental assessment of children in low- and middle-income countries.
Child neuropsychology : a journal on normal and abnormal development in childhood and adolescence. 23(7):761-802 [DOI] 10.1080/09297049.2016.1216536. [PMID] 27609060.
Posttraumatic stress disorder and quality of life outcomes of veterans seeking treatment in a residential rehabilitation treatment program
. 3(2):157-166
Severe malarial anemia is associated with long-term neurocognitive impairment.
Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. 59(3):336-44 [DOI] 10.1093/cid/ciu293. [PMID] 24771329.


Doctor of Philosophy – Clinical Psychology
2008 · Palo Alto University, Pacific Graduate School of Psychology
Masters – Clinical Psychology
2005 · Palo Alto University, Pacific Graduate School of Psychology
Bachelor of Science – Human Services
1999 · Assumption College, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines

Contact Details

(352) 265-4357
Business Mailing:
PO Box 103424