Dr. Hector M. De Leon, M.D
Born in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, Dr. De Leon obtained his B.S. degree in Industrial Microbiology from the University of Puerto Rico in 1988. Soon after that he joined the US ARMY where he served as part of the Military Intelligence Corps. While still serving in the military, Dr. De Leon was accepted at the Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine with a full scholarship from the United States Public Health Service. He completed his MD degree in 1994. He went to Duke University for specializing in psychiatry and child & adolescent psychiatry.
In 1999 he joined the University of Massachusetts Medical School as a faculty member in the Department of psychiatry, and the National Health Service Corps. He taught trans-cultural issues in psychiatry and practiced community psychiatry at the Great Brook Valley Health Center in Worcester, Massachusetts.