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Beatriz MacDonald Wer, PhD
Dr. Beatriz (Tish) MacDonald Wer is a clinical neuropsychologist and Assistant Professor UT Southwestern Medical Center and Children's Medical Center Dallas. Dr. MacDonald founded the Multicultural Excellence in Neuropsychology Training and Evaluation (MENTE) Program at UNM Hospitals and co-founded the Inclusive Excellence Program in the Psychology Division at Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine. Both programs are dedicated to providing clinical training, research, community services, and clinical service delivery to individuals and families from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds. She is bilingual (Spanish/English) and deeply involved in implementing programmatic systems and didactics to support cultural and linguistic equity and inclusion. She serves on several national and regional boards and initiatives focused on increasing healthcare equity, fostering mentorship and sponsorship, and strengthening the student pathways.