Rose Alvarez-Salvat, PhD

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Director of Training, Psychology Doctoral Internship Program

Child/Pediatric Psychologist

Dr. Alvarez-Salvat is employed by Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists, the physician-led multispecialty group practice of Nicklaus Children’s Health System. She is a child and adolescent psychologist within the Department of Psychology at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital with a specialty in pediatric psychology, trained to work with children facing chronic medical conditions. In addition, Dr. Alvarez-Salvat serves as director of training for the hospital’s Psychology Doctoral Internship Program. She earned her doctorate from Boston College in Newton, Massachusetts. Dr. Alvarez-Salvat then completed a postdoctoral internship in clinical psychology at the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine/Mailman Center for Child Development, followed by a postdoctoral fellowship in clinical child and pediatric psychology at the same institution.

Dr. Alvarez-Salvat specializes in training and development, consultation-liaison services, pediatric health conditions, assessment, adjustment disorders, medication adherence, autism, developmental delays and learning disorders. She is a member of the American Psychological Association and Society for Pediatric Psychology. Dr. Alvarez-Salvat has presented at national conferences and published various articles on topics related to child and adolescent psychology.

Dr. Alvarez-Salvat sees patients at the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital main campus. She is fluent in English and Spanish and provides bilingual consultation, assessment and therapy.

Baboun, D., Solano, N., ..., Alvarez-Salvat, R., et al (2023). Technology use and clinical outcomes in a racial-ethnic minority cohort of children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, 36(12), 1128-1132. View in Pubmed

Granados, A., Baboun, D., Alvarez-Salvat, R., et al (2023). Disparities associated with technology use in diabetes control in a minority cohort of children and adolescents . Journal of the Endocrine Society, 7(Supp 1), A515.

Jacquez, F., Stout, S., Alvarez-Salvat, R., Fernandez, M., Villa, M., Sanchez, J., Eidson, M., et al (2008). Parent perspectives of diabetes management in schools. The Diabetes educator, 34(6), 996-1003. View in Pubmed

Primary Office

Nicklaus Children's Clinical Psychology Dept
3200 SW 60 Court #205
Miami, FL 33155
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Fellowship - University of Miami Mailman Center for Child Development
Internship - University of Miami Mailman Center for Child Development
Other NPDB Professional School - Boston College

Board Certifications

American Board of Professional Psychology (Child & Adolescent) - Certified