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Michele Villalobos

Title: Associate Professor (Clinical)
College: Medicine
School / Department: Pediatrics
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Dr. Villalobos is a Developmental Clinical Psychologist who received her degree from the University of Utah, she completed her APA Internship at the Yale Child Study Center with an emphasis in Autism Spectrum Disorders, she completed her post-doctoral training at the University of Pennsylvania and the Children´s Hospital of Philadelphia. She has completed the Leadership in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Program in both Utah and at CHOP. She was on the faculty at UNC Chapel Hill in the Department of Psychiatry TEACCH Autism Program from 2013-2020 and continues to hold an Adjunct Associate Professor position. Dr. Villalobos served as the Director of the UNC TEACCH Autism Program in Asheville for seven years.

She is currently an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah and is in the Division General Pediatrics. Dr. Villalobos works within the University Developmental Assessment Clinics, providing evaluations of children with suspected autism and other developmental disabilities as part of a multidisciplinary team. She sees patients with autism and other developmental disabilities for ongoing care. Her specific clinical interests and expertise is focused on autism in infancy and early childhood as well as disparities in access to care in underserved communities.