Oregon Neurobehavioral Group > Laura Renteria, Ph.D.

Dr. Renteria is a native Spanish speaker, is licensed to practice in Oregon, and is board certified in clinical neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP). She enjoys teaching and currently supervises graduate students who are on assessment practica.

Dr. Renteria is past president of the Hispanic Neuropsychological Society (HNS), a multinational organization that promotes the competent practice of neuropsychology with Spanish speaking populations. She recently served as a board member and secretary for the American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology (ABCN). This board is responsible for the administration of the examination for competence in the speciality of clinical neuropsychology. She has also served as Federal Advocacy Coordinator for the Society for Clinical Neuropsychology. In this role she lobbied on Capitol Hill for increased access to mental health care for the elderly and individuals with serious mental illness. Dr. Renteria’s research has focused primarily on the validity of neuropsychological measures for use with Spanish speaking populations.

Prior to moving to Oregon, Dr. Renteria was a clinical assistant professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center. Dr. Renteria was born and raised in central California but her family is originally from Zacatecas, Mexico. In her spare time she enjoys scary movies, papercrafts, and long walks with her husband and dog.

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology

University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago IL

Clinical Psychology Internship, Neuropsychology Specialization

University of Florida Health Science Center, Gainesville FL

Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology

Loyola University Chicago, Chicago IL

Master of Science in Clinical Psychology

University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage AK

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Graduated with Honors

Stanford University, Stanford CA

Professional Affiliations

American Psychological Association
Society for Clinical Neuropsychology
National Academy of Neuropsychology
International Neuropsychological Society
Hispanic Neuropsychological Society
Oregon Psychological Association
American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology

Board Certification

Clinical Neuropsychologist, American Board of Professional Psychology