Angela Maria Canas, PhD $$

Pediatric Neuropsychologist

Languages Spoken:
English Spanish


UT Southwestern Pediatric Group

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Education and Training

Louisiana State University Health Science Center (2014), Psychology
Children's Hospital Colorado (2016), Neuropsychology
University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine (2016), Pediatric Neuropsychology
Graduate School
Texas Womans University - Denton (2014)


  • Cognitive Disorders
  • Neurodevelopmental Disorders
  • Bilingual Assessment
  • Cognitive, academic, and psychosocial outcomes of NF1, CHD, and dual language exposure
  • Research Interests

    • Collaborator/Co-Investigator for the Children's Health Heart Center Fontan Program (Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Outcome Collaborative Member)
    • Collaborator/Co-Investigator for the UTSW Neurofibromatosis (NF) Research Program (NF Clinical Trials Consortium Member)
  • Publications

    • Practical Considerations in the Neuropsychological Assessment of Bilingual (Spanish-English) Children in the United States: Literature Review and Case Series. Canas A, Bordes Edgar V, Neumann J, Dev Neuropsychol 2020 07 45 4 211-231
  • Professional Activities

    • International Neuropsychological Society, Member
    • American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, Member
    • Hispanic Neuropsychological Society, Communications Committee Chair
    • Texas Psychological Association, Membership Committee Chair    
  • Awards and Honors

    • Phi Beta Kappa (2004-2006)
    • Phi Kappa Phi (2011)
    • Sigma Alpha Pi (2012)

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