Moffitt Cancer Center
Dr. Barbara Lubrano is an Associate Professor in the Supportive Care Medicine Department-Behavioral Medicine at the Moffitt Cancer Center (MCC) Tampa, Florida. She manages an active outpatient and inpatient practice focusing primarily in psycho-oncology and end–of-life issues where she provides both psychotherapy and psychopharmacology assistance to patients suffering from different type of cancers and stages. Her main clinical interests are in the areas of psychiatric aspects of oncological treatments, pain, delirium, palliative care and end-of-life care in patients with cancer. Her main research interest is in Communication Skills Training (CST) particularly in the areas of goals-of-care discussions. She completed intensive training on becoming a Communication Skills Training Facilitator with the world recognized VitalTalk Program and for the past two years has actively collaborated in the training of MCC and University of South Florida (USF) fellows from different clinical specialties, including Hematology-Oncology, Radiation-Oncology, Genitourinary, Cardiology, GYN and Surgery.
Dr. Lubrano received her MD degree from the Instituto Tecnologico de Santo Domingo (INTEC) and completed her Psychiatry residency and a Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry fellowship (formerly Psychosomatic Medicine) at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai School -Cabrini Medical Center in New York. She is triple board-certified in Psychiatry, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry and Hospice and Palliative Medicine.
She has served as the Psychiatry and Neurology Clerkship Director at USF from February of 2008 to June of 2015 and continues to be actively involved in teaching medical students and fellows.
Friday, November 15
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM