TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Pediatrics
Pasadena, TX 77504
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    University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, PRBS05/2001Biology
    Ponce School of Medicine, Ponce, Puerto RicoMD05/2006Medicine
    University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, San Antonio, TexasResidency6/2009Pediatrics
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TexasFellowship06/2012Academic General Pediatrics
    University of Texas School of Public Health at Houston, Houston, TexasMPH05/2012Behavioral Sciences

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    Dr. Betty del Rio Rodriguez, MD, MPH is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics with Baylor College of Medicine, and member of the Section of Academic General Pediatrics at Texas Children’s Hospital. She is a board certified pediatrician and since 2013 has worked as an attending physician at the Pasadena Pediatric and Adolescent Health Center. Dr. Del Rio Rodriguez works closely with Academic General Pediatrics fellows, pediatric residents and medical students and oversights their learning experience at the clinical site. In 2023, she became the Medical Director for the Pasadena Pediatric and Adolescent Health Center with Harris Health System and seeks to advocate for pediatric patients . Her areas of interest are underserved populations, mental health, parenting and telemedicine.

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    1. Del Rio Rodriguez B, Dongarwar D, Salihu HM. Screening for behavioural problems in children aged 3 to 5?years. Child Care Health Dev. 2023 03; 49(2):357-365. PMID: 36004666.
    2. . Dietary Intake of Children Participating in the USDA Summer Food Service Program. Journal of Nutrition and Health Sciences. 2014; 1(3):302. View Publication.
    3. O'Connor TM, Chen TA, del Rio Rodriguez B, Hughes SO. Psychometric validity of the parent's outcome expectations for children's television viewing (POETV) scale. BMC Public Health. 2014 Aug 31; 14:894. PMID: 25175279; PMCID: PMC4167499.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    4. del Rio Rodriguez B, Hilmers A, O'Connor TM. Hispanic parents of overweight and obese children and their outcome expectations for children's television viewing: a qualitative study. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2013 Nov-Dec; 45(6):718-22. PMID: 23850016.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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