MEET THE DOCTOR
Rosa E. Negrón-Muñoz, MD, DFAPA, DFAACAP
Dr. Negrón-Muñoz is a Board Certified Adult, Child & Adolescent and Forensic Psychiatrist. She is recognized as a Distinguished Fellow of both the American Psychiatric Association (DFAPA) and the American Academy of Child and Adoelscent Psychiaty (DFAACAP). She is among a small percentage of psychiatrists who have achieved these distinctions. She received her medical degree in 2003 from San Juan Bautista School of Medicine in Caguas, Puerto Rico. She completed her Psychiatric Residency and Fellowship programs at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York at Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center and Montefiore Medical Center. She furthered her training by receiving additional Psychoanalytic training at the New York University Psychoanalytic Institute, as well as being trained in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy at New York Medical College. Her professional experience includes providing psychiatric services and consultation across various levels of care including, but not limited to: private hospitals, community mental health centers, government agencies, jails and prisons, juvenile residential facilities, day treatment programs, schools, lawyers and the court system. Dr. Negrón-Muñoz is fully bilingual in both English and Spanish.
Dr. Negrón-Muñoz is also an accomplished researcher and speaker. Her research and publications have focused on factors contributing to juvenile delinquency; PTSD; and most recently school shootings. She is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, the Florida Psychiatric Society, and the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law where she is an active member of the Corrections, Child and Adolescent and Trauma and Stress Committees. She currently is the Chair of the Developmental Disabilities Committee and the Minority/Underrepresented Councilor.
Currently Dr. Negrón-Muñoz hosts a weekly radio show in Spanish "En Confianza" where she educates the local community on mental health and other topics. In addition to her professional background Dr. Negrón-Muñoz is a compassionate, understanding doctor who takes the time to listen to her patients and understand their needs, advocating and implementing a holistic approach to their care.