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Marelli Colon Emeric, MD

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Dr. Marelli Colon Emeric is a child and adolescent psychiatrist. Dr. Colon graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Puerto Rico. She obtained her medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. She started her training in psychiatry at the University of South Florida College of Medicine and completed her child and adolescent psychiatry training at Emory University School of Medicine. She has over 20 years of experience working in clinical research and has actively participated in the translation and validation of psychiatric scales.

Dr. Colon has extensive experience working with children, adolescents and adults in different settings including hospitals, residential treatment facilities, juvenile justice system and the courts. She has given many interviews, conferences and workshops on a variety of topics on mental health, stress management, pain management, emotional aspects of cancer and chronic diseases, team building, wellness and mindfulness. In accordance with her commitment to the community she currently belongs to the Tiffany Circle of the American Red Cross, chapter of Puerto Rico.