Javier Rosado Ph.D.

Javier Rosado Ph.D.

Associate Professor & Regional Director (Southwest Florida)

Immokalee Regional Campus

Dr. Rosado is the Southwest Florida Regional Director for the FSU College of Medicine at the Isabel Collier Read Medical Campus in Immokalee, Florida.  He is an Associate Professor and also serves as the Director for the FSU Center for Child Stress and Health.

Dr. Rosado is a Florida licensed psychologist with specialty in pediatric psychology, clinical health psychology and integrated care. He has vast experience working within Primary Care settings and serving children from Latino migrant farm-working families. Dr. Rosado is the Director of the FSU Center for Child Stress & Health – a partner in SAMHSA’S National Child Traumatic Stress Network. Dr. Rosado holds a PhD degree from The Florida State University in Counseling Psychology and Human Systems. During his doctoral education, he interned at the Yale University Medical School, where he completed a pre-doctoral Internship training program in Clinical and Community Psychology. He currently leads several multidisciplinary intervention programs around childhood and adolescent obesity as well as intervention programs to address toxic stress and early childhood trauma. Dr. Rosado’s work has been funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and has been published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

2008 Doctor of Philosophy, Florida State University. Major: Counseling Psychology and Human Systems. Counseling Psychology & School Psychology. Residencies: Internship, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT; Postdoctoral Fellowship, The Florida State University College of Medicine, Immokalee, FL.

Psychologist: The Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida

Migrant Clinician of the Year, Collier Schools (2018). Guardian of the Mission Award, Florida State University College of Medicine (2016). Integrated Behavioral Health Scholarship, American Board of Professional Psychology Foundation/National Latina/o Psychological Association (2016). Scholarship for the American Board of Professional Psychology examination in the Clinical Health Psychology. National Health Service Corps Scholar, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (2011).

American Psychological Association Collaborative Family Healthcare Association Florida Psychological Association National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity National Latina/o Psychological Association

Doctoring 3 (BCC 7182) Pediatric Obesity (MDE 7431) Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Health Psychology Developmental/Behavioral Pediatric Medicine (MDE 7415) Pediatrics Clerkship (BCC7140) Beh

Latino Childhood Obesity Dr. Rosado’s expertise is in childhood obesity and Toxic Stress/Adverse Childhood Experiences. He particularly focuses on the dissemination and implementation of best practices with adaptations for underserved populations and within integrated behavioral health systems.

Rosado, J. I., Bennett Johnson, S., Wang, Y., & Gerend, M. A. (submitted). A Community Health Center Childhood Obesity Program for Latino Agricultural Families: Mental Health and Physical Activity Outcomes. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Rosado, J. I., Costero, J., & Wang, Y. (2023). COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake & Hesitancy in a Latino Agricultural Community. Health Education & Behavior, 50(6), 7.

Rosado, J. I., Reyes, E., Montgomery, J., Wang, Y., Malloy, C., & Simpson-O'Reggio, A. M. (2023). From Planning to Implementation: Developing an ACE Screening Protocol in a Rural Integrated Primary Care Clinic Serving Latino Children. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology.

Rosado, J. I., Bennett Johnson, S., Wang, Y., Fundingsland, S., & Salazar, J. (2022). Addressing Childhood Obesity among Latino Agricultural Families: Data from a Feasibility & Effectiveness Study at a Community Health Center. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 33, 286-300.

Rosado, J. I., Ramirez, A., Montgomery, J., Reyes, E., & Wang, Y. (2021). Adverse Childhood Experiences and its Association with Emotional and Behavioral Problems in U.S. Children of Latino Immigrants. Child Abuse & Neglect, 112.

Rosado, J. I., Rivera, A., & Fernandez, T. (2020). Perceived role of built and social environments on childhood obesity: a photoVoice approach with Latino migrant farm-working families. Family and Community Health, 43(3), 8. doi:10.1097/FCH.0000000000000257

Rosado, J., Pfeiffer, S. I., & Petscher, Y. (2015). Identifying gifted students in Puerto Rico: Validation of a Spanish translation of the Gifted Rating Scales. Gifted Education International, 31(2), 162-165.

Rosado, J., Johnson, S. B., Braña-Lopez, A. F., McQuirt, G., & Reyes, E. (2015). Provider attention to weight of pediatric Latino patients: Tools for improved communication. PLAID, 1(1), 20-28.

Rosado, J., Johnson, S. B., McGinnity, K. A., & Cuevas, J. P. (2013). Obesity among Latino children within a migrant farm worker community. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 44(3S3), S274-S281.