Maryellen Romero, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Tulane University Health Sciences Center
Education and Training:
Postdoctoral Fellowship - Neuropsychology (2003), Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA
Clinical Psychology Internship - Neuropsychology Track (2000), Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA
Ph.D. in Clinical and Health Psychology - Neuropsychology Track, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
Licensed to practice in Louisiana
Years at Tulane:
2000 to present
Dr. Romero's interests include the assessment and management of cognitive dysfunction in adult medical populations, such as solid organ transplant and cancer, as well as in neurologic populations such as stroke, dementia, epilepsy, brain injury and ADHD. Dr. Romero's psychotherapy practice focuses on patients living with major medical illness. She lectures as part of both Psychiatry and Neurology medical student education, is the instructor for the Cognitive-Behavior Therapy course for upper level Psychiatry residents, and teaches in the Tulane University APA-approved Psychology Internship Program, with lectures focusing on ethics and multiple aspects of neuropsychological practice.
Schroeder, MF, Daniels, SK, McClain (Romero), M, Corey, DM & Foundas, AL (2006). Clinical and cognitive predictors of swallowing recovery in stroke. Journal of Rehabilitation, Research and Development, 43(3), 301-310.
Daniels, SK, Schroeder, MF, McClain(Romero), M, Corey, D, Rosenbeck, JC and Foundas, AL (2006). Dysphagia in stroke: Development of a standard method to examine swallowing recovery. Journal of Rehabilitation, Research and Development, 43(3), 347-356.
McClain(Romero), M. and Foundas, AL (2004). Apraxia. Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports, 4(6), 471-476