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  • Principal Investigator
  • Board-Eligible Adult Psychiatry
  • Conducted 99 Phase II-IV clinical trials in outpatient and inpatient facilities

Dr. Lapeyra received her medical degree from the Universidad Central del Este in the Dominican Republic and completed a mini-residency at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Miami Beach, FL on memory disorders prior to a psychiatric observership at the Miami Veteran’s Administration and serving as Chief Resident in Psychiatry at the University of Miami’s Jackson Memorial Hospital. Dr. Lapeyra has extensive experience treating patients with substance abuse and addiction issues, including veterans, and has treated a diverse array of patients with various psychiatric and medical disorders, conducting studies both in Spanish and English.

Dr. Lapeyra is a staff psychiatrist at many Broward County Hospitals and serves a growing inpatient and outpatient practice through Compass Health Systems. She serves as an investigator for inpatient and outpatient trials at multiple facilities for Segal Institute. She holds dozens of rater/scale certifications as well as certifications in human research participant protection, and treats a wide array of medical and psychiatric disorders including depression, anxiety, pain management, eating disorders, substance abuse and addiction, bipolar disorder, PTSD, and schizophrenia.

Dr. Lapeyra has conducted clinical research trials since 1999 and has served as Principal Investigator and Sub-Investigator on phase II-IV clinical research trials. She has served as principal investigator on clinical trials for adults with anxiety, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia, depression, alzheimer’s disease, PTSD, substance abuse, eating disorders, sleep disorders, and general medical disorders.