Camps-Romero, Eduardo B., MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry; Director of Behavioral Health, Department of Humanities, Health & Society
Office: AHC2 - 591
Dr. Camps-Romero began his career at Kaiser Permanente in northern California where he was elected Shareholder/Senior Physician. He has worked in a variety of clinical roles from managing his own panel of outpatients to serving on the Consultation Liaison service. His service in multiple leadership positions include being a founding member of the Labor Management Partnership which was the executive body for the adult psychiatric service and serving as the Oakland Depression Champion in helping to establish the Depression in Primary Care Initiative. He was selected to serve on the Quality Committee with oversight of patient care and safety issues, clinician performance and systems review and recommendations. As a member of the Spanish Speaking providers group he also helped implement universal access to all services in the Department of Psychiatry for non-English speaking patients.
After leaving Kaiser Permanente, Dr. Camps-Romero developed a successful telepsychiatric practice while living abroad in Japan, focusing on providing psychiatric services for populations that were medically underserved.
Dr. Camps-Romero is currently the Director of Behavioral Health for the Department of Humanities Health and Society where he led the development of the NeighborhoodHELP Collaborative Care Program. He continues to work at the systems level with the development and implementation of innovative programs to address the needs of the underserved.
Education and Training:
- Residency, Department of Psychiatry, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
- MD, Universided Central del Caribe, Bayamon Puerto Rico
- BA, Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
- The Green Family Foundation NeighborhoodHELP Program George E. Thibault, MD NEXUS Award – 2018
- Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine’s ASPIRE Award of Excellence in Social Accountability by the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) – 2016
- NeighborhoodHELP Program Blue Foundation Sapphire Award in the Program Category - 2014
- Cited for excellence in member satisfaction by the Physician-in-Chief, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center - 2010.
- Awarded Outstanding Contributions in Medical Student Education by the Department of Psychiatry, University of New Mexico - 2005-2006.
- Chambers, E., Yager, J., Apfeldorf, W., & Camps-Romero, E. (2007). Factitious Aortic Dissection Leading to Thoracotomy in a 20-Year-Old Man. Psychosomatics,48(4), 355-358. doi:10.1176/appi.psy.48.4.355
- Hoy, E., & Camps-Romero, E. (2015). "Adjustment Disorder.” The 5 Minute Clinical Consult. NPR.
- Hoy, E., & Camps-Romero, E. (2016). "Adjustment Disorder.” The 5 Minute Clinical Consult. NPR.
- Hoy, E., & Camps-Romero, E. (2017). "Adjustment Disorder.” The 5 Minute Clinical Consult. NPR.
- Lage, O., & Camps-Romero, E. (2014). "Adjustment Disorder.” The 5 Minute Clinical Consult. NPR.