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Virginia N. Niebuhr, Ph.D.


Adolescent and Behavioral Health


Professor, Department of Pediatrics


Academic Office: 409-772-2357
Appointments: 409-772-3695



Mailing Address

301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555-1119

Dr. Niebuhr, Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, is a pediatric psychologist and medical educator.In her Psychology practice at Bay Colony Pediatric Center, she works with children ages two through teens, and their families, especially with autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, depression and anxiety disorders. She is also the psychologist for ECI LAUNCH, UTMB’s infant intervention program.

Dr. Niebuhr is the Director of Educational Technology for the Department of Pediatrics. She is an Associate in the School of Medicine’s Office of Educational Development and has an appointment in the Department of Physical Therapy in the School of Health Professions. Dr. Niebuhr is a member of the UTMB Academy of Master Teachers and Distinguished Teaching Professor for the UT System. She received her BA in Psychology/Sociology from Oklahoma City University, her MA and PhD in Psychology from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois, and completed two fellowships at UTMB in Pediatric Psychology & Developmental Disabilities and in Clinical Child Psychology.

Virginia N. Niebuhr, Ph.D.