Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
Dr. Rueda-Lara is an Assistant Professor of the University of Miami at Sylvester Cancer Center in Miami with board-certification in Consultation Liaison Psychiatry. She is a graduate of the psychosomatic medicine/psycho-oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center/Weill Cornell Medical School. She has over ten years of experience in providing psychiatric care for cancer patients at several major cancer centers including Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. She has experience conducting psychiatric and psychosocial evaluations for patients undergoing a stem cell transplantation for hematological cancers. The psychosocial evaluations include a clinical interview as well as the use of rating scales to assess psychiatric conditions, social history, and cognitive functioning.