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Department of Psychiatry Faculty

Photo: Michelle B. Riba, M.D., M.S.

Michelle B. Riba, M.D., M.S.

Contact Information


Primary Programs/Services:


  • University of Connecticut Psychiatry Residency, Farmington, CT; 1985-1989
  • University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT; M.D. - 1985
  • St. John's University, Jamaica, NY; M.S., Organic Chemistry -1973
  • Queens College, Flushing, NY ; B.A. Chemistry - 1970

Clinical Interest:

  • Psycho-Oncology
  • Psychotherapy and Psychopharmacology - Collaborative Treatment Issues

Research Interest:

  • Screening for distress in cancer patients
  • Melanoma- psychiatric issues related to treatments for melanoma
  • Bone Marrow Transplantation - screening for distress
  • Guidelines for (1) distress and (2) delivering bad news - National Comprehensive Cancer Center Network

Academic Appointment:

  • Clinical Professor
  • Director, Psycho-Oncology Program, University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Associate Chair for Integrated Medical and Psychiatric Services
  • Associate Director, University of Michigan Depression Center

Personal Links:

Psycho-Oncology Program

University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center