Dr. Rubio is a professor of medicine, biostatistics, nursing, and clinical and translational science. She is the director of the Center for Research on Health Care (CRHC) Data Center, which provides Web design, database development, data management, and statistical analysis across the University. She is also the co-director of the Institute for Clinical Research Education (ICRE), which provides training in clinical and translational research and offers multiple programs for career development. Dr. Rubio directs the Evaluation & Tracking Core in the Clinical and Translational Science Institute. Her research focuses on the co-occurrence of alcohol use and depression in women and, in particular, on how life events impact alcohol use and depression. She has published on topics such as psychometrics, structural equation modeling, quality-of-life indicators, aging, and alcoholism.