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Psychiatrist added to staff

Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island announced the recent appointment of Carmen E. Colomer, MD, as a psychiatrist with the Center for Women’s Behavioral Health in the Department of Medicine.

Dr. Colomer earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Puerto Rico Mayagȕez Campus, and a medical degree magna cum laude from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. She completed her medical internship and psychiatry residency at the Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Training Program in Boston. This included training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Faulkner Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and various outpatient settings.

For the past four years, Dr. Colomer has worked in the Massachusetts community mental health system while maintaining an active supervisory and preceptor role for Harvard medical students and psychiatry residents. She has demonstrated commitment to treating underserved populations both locally and abroad and a strong interest in women’s mental health.

Dr. Colomer is board certified in adult psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, the Massachusetts Psychiatric Society and the American Medical Association.

Dr. Colomer is fluent in English and Spanish, and can see patients by referral. Referrals can be made by calling the Center for Women’s Behavioral Health at (401) 453-7955.

About Women & Infants Hospital

Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, a Care New England hospital, is one of the nation’s leading specialty hospitals for women and newborns. The primary teaching affiliate of The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University for obstetrics, gynecology and newborn pediatrics, as well as a number of specialized programs in women’s medicine, Women & Infants is the eighth largest stand-alone obstetrical service in the country with nearly 8,400 deliveries per year.In 2009, Women & Infants opened the country’s largest, single-family room neonatal intensive care unit.

New England’s premier hospital for women and newborns, Women & Infants and Brown offer fellowship programs in gynecologic oncology, maternal-fetal medicine, urogynecology and reconstructive pelvic surgery, women’s mental health, neonatal-perinatal medicine, pediatric and perinatal pathology, gynecologic pathology and cytopathology, and reproductive endocrinology and infertility. It is home to the nation’s only mother-baby perinatal psychiatric partial hospital, as well as the nation’s only fellowship program in obstetric medicine.

Women & Infants has been designated as a Breast Center of Excellence from the American College of Radiography; a Center for In Vitro Maturation Excellence by SAGE In Vitro Fertilization; a Center of Biomedical Research Excellence by the National Institutes of Health; and a Neonatal Resource Services Center of Excellence. It is one of the largest and most prestigious research facilities in high risk and normal obstetrics, gynecology and newborn pediatrics in the nation, and is a member of the National Cancer Institute’s Gynecologic Oncology Group and the National Institutes of Health’s Pelvic Floor Disorders Network.

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