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Meet The Team

Cancer Support Services

Appointments

To learn more or request an appointment, call 305-243-4129 or
305-243-8204.

Our multidisciplinary team of credentialed physicians and clinicians collaborate with oncologists (doctors who specialize in cancer treatment) to ensure that your treatment and support is as integrated and effective as possible. Our mission is to enhance your quality of life, make your treatment period as smooth as possible, and improve health outcomes through evidence-based care.

Leadership

Frank J. Penedo, Ph.D.
Frank J. Penedo, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology and Medicine
Sylvester Associate Director for Cancer Survivorship and Translational Behavioral Sciences
Director, Cancer Survivorship and Supportive Care
Sylvester DCC Living Proof Endowed Chair in Cancer Survivorship
Ingrid Barrera, Psy.D.
Ingrid Barrera, Psy.D.
Director, Clinical Operations- Cancer Supportive Services
Director, UHealth Therapeutic Suicide Prevention Program
Maria Adelaida Rueda-Lara
Maria Adelaida Rueda-Lara, MD
Medical Director of Psycho-Oncology
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Jessica MacIntyre, APRN
Jessica MacIntyre, DNP, MBA, APRN, AOCNP
Executive Director, Clinical Operations
Nurse Practitioner

Acupuncture

Liliana Campeanu, A.P.
Liliana Campeanu, A.P.
Acupuncture Physician
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Glenda Harris Ph.D., L.Ac.
Acupuncture Physician
Claudia Marin, A.P
Claudia Marin, A.P
Acupuncture Physician
Vera Vasershteyn A.P., R.M.D.
Vera Vasershteyn A.P., R.M.D.
Acupuncture Physician

Administrative Support

Jacqueline Lindeborg
Jacqueline Lindeborg
Medical Assistant
Nichole Puentes, MHA
Nichole Puentes, MHA
Sr. Manager, Business Operations
Marilin Reimon
Marilin Reimon
Clinical Program Manager

Art Therapy

Lisa-Stephanie Valme, ATR-P
Lisa-Stephanie Valme, ATR-P
Art Therapist
Lindsey Weaver, MA, ATR
Lindsey Weaver, MA, ATR-BC
Art Therapist

Exercise Physiology

Christopher Fitzmaurice, MS. ACSM-RCEP and ACSM-CET
Christopher Fitzmaurice, MS. ACSM-RCEP and ACSM-CET
Clinical Exercise Physiologist
Joann Santiago-Charles, MS. ACSM CEP & EP-C, ACSM/ACS CET, CES, RYT
Joann Santiago-Charles, MS. ACSM CEP & EP-C, ACSM/ACS CET, CES, RYT
Clinical Exercise Physiologist

Massage Therapy

Michelle Herschler, LMT
Michelle Herschler, LMT
Massage Therapist
Karen Lipay, LMT, OMT, MLDT
Karen Lipay, LMT, OMT, MLDT
Clinical Program Manager of Massage Therapy
Ruth Lodge, LMT
Ruth Lodge, LMT
Massage Therapist
Rachel Palamara, LMT
Rachel Palamara, LMT
Massage Therapist
George Velazquez, LMT
George Velazquez, LMT
Massage Therapist

Mental Health

Ingrid Barrera, Psy.D.
Ingrid Barrera, Psy.D.
Psychologist
Zelde Espinel, M.D.
Zelde Espinel, M.D.
Psychiatrist
Joycelyn M. Lee, Ph.D., M.B.A.
Joycelyn M. Lee, Ph.D., M.B.A.
Psychologist
Ivana Espinosa APRN-BC, AOCNP
Ivana Espinosa, APRN-BC, AOCNP
Psych- Oncology NP
Jessica M. Gomez
Jessica M. Gomez, Ph.D., LCSW, LMFT
Licensed Psychotherapist
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Maria Hadjikyriakou, M.D.
Psychiatrist
Zili Khan
Zili Khan, LCSW
Licensed Therapist
Maria Adelaida Rueda-Lara
Maria Rueda-Lara, M.D.
Psychiatrist
Brittany Wright, PhD
Brittany Wright, Ph.D.
Psychologist

Music Therapy

Nicole Camejo, MS, MT-BC
Nicole Camejo, MS, MT-BC
Music Therapist
Mary Adelyn Kauffman, DMA, MT-BC, NMT
Mary Adelyn Kauffman, DMA, MT-BC, NMT
Music Therapist

Nutrition

Federika Garcia MS, RDN, LDN, CNSC
Federika Garcia MS, RDN, LDN, CNSC
Oncology Dietitian
Anna Gonzalez, RDN, LDN
Anna Gonzalez, RDN, LDN
Oncology Dietitian
Lesley B. Klein MS, RDN, LDN
Lesley B. Klein MS, RDN, LDN
Clinical Nutrition Manager/Oncology Dietitian
Carlotta Orlando, MS, RDN, LDN, CSO
Carlotta Orlando, MS, RDN, LDN, CSO
Oncology Dietitian
Sandy Sotnick, MS,RDN, CDCES, CSO
Sandy Sotnick, MS,RDN, CDCES, CSO
Oncology Dietitian
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Andreina Zetty, RDN, LDN
Oncology Dietitian

Patient Resources

Tangela Hillery, BSW
Tangela Hillery, BSW
Lori Otto
Lori Otto
Administrative Assistant
Gracenie Volcy
Gracenie Volcy
Patient Navigator

Spiritual Care

Martin C Powell, D.Min
Martin C. Powell, D.Min
Ministry

Yoga Therapy

Beatrice Maldonado
Beatrice Maldonado, E-RYT500
Yoga Teacher

Cancer Support Services

Contact us today to learn more or request an appointment.