Dr. Miladys N. Rivera is a passionate Scholar whose experience encompasses the clinical, academic, and research arenas. Dr. Rivera has a PhD in Clinical Psychology from Carlos Albizu University in San Juan, PR; and a Post-Doctoral Degree in Clinical Research from the School of Medicine of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus. She enjoys being a facilitator for change and is a strong advocate in the awareness of health disparities. Her clinical experience includes work with children, adolescents, and adults in psychotherapy, psychological evaluation and clinical diagnosis. She has an extensive experience in the field of psychological evaluation of liver transplant candidates that includes a peer reviewed journal publication. Dr. Rivera also performs psychological assessment for bariatric, pain pump, and spinal stimulator patients, as part of their pre-surgical assessment procedure. Through her work, Dr. Rivera aims to have an impact that goes beyond the individual level, reaching community and society. Dr. Rivera is a licensed psychologist in the State of Florida.