Rita Michelle Rivera is currently pursuing a Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology at Albizu University in Miami, Florida. She is Chair of the Florida Psychological Association Graduate Students (FPAGS), President-elect of the Florida Graduate Coalition for Medical Psychology (FGCMP), President of the Student Council at Albizu University, Student Ambassador for APA Division 15, Student Representative for APA Division 49, and Co-chair of the Gender, Sexuality, & Aging APA Division 20 SIG. Rita’s current research is focused on psychoneuroendocrinology and Hispanic populations. Her work has been previously published in multiple international journals. She is currently working on projects examining the relationship between hormone fluctuations and human behavior, specifically in patients with depressive disorders. Rita is also Co-chair of several working groups of the APA Interdivisional Covid-19 Taskforce.