Rebecca Tamas, M.D.
Director, Psycho-Oncology Service
Director of Medical Student Education
Academic Advisory Dean
Dr. Tamas is the Director of the Psycho-Oncology Service and Director of Medical Student Education for the Department of Psychiatry. She received her BA in Psychology from the University of Kentucky and her MD from the University of Louisville School of Medicine. Residency training was completed in 2007 with the University of Louisville Department of Psychiatry. She received her board certification in psychiatry in 2008. Her clinical activities include providing outpatient psychiatric services to adult patients with mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and other mental disorders. Her primary clinical focus is treating patients and families affected by cancer. She has established a monthly multi-disciplinary psycho-oncology conference to improve communication with the Brown Cancer Center treatment teams. In addition to her clinical service, Dr. Tamas precepts students and resident physicians in the outpatient clinic. She serves as an Academic Advisory Dean to medical students and is a member of the following committees: Educational Policy Committee, Diversity Committee, and Cancer Committee. Dr. Tamas is past president of the Kentucky Psychiatric Medical Association and is the Area V Early Career Psychiatrists representative to the American Psychiatric Association Assembly.