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CNN quotes Chinazo Cunningham, M.D., M.S., on the need to study non-opioid strategies, such as prescribing medical marijuana, to address chronic pain.  Dr. Cunningham is professor and associate chief of general internal medicine at Einstein and Montefiore.

(Monday, November 13, 2017)

 

The Daily News interviews Chinazo Cunningham, M.D., M.S., about treating drug addiction as a chronic disease, rather than a moral failing. Dr. Cunningham is associate chief of general internal medicine in the department of medicine at Einstein and Montefiore.

(Tuesday, May 23, 2017)

 

Los Angeles Times interviews Chinazo Cunningham, M.D., M.S., about buprenorphine, a drug used to treat opioid addiction, for an article on Prince’s death. Dr. Cunningham is associate chief of general internal medicine in the department of medicine at Einstein and Montefiore.

(Tuesday, May 31, 2016)

 

The New York Times interviews Chinazo Cunningham, M.D., M.S., about the growing acceptance of harm reduction approaches to drug addiction and treatment. Dr. Cunningham notes that these initiatives, which include needle exchanges and safe injection sites, were once rejected but are now being embraced as opioid and heroin addiction has exploded in white, suburban communities. Dr. Cunningham is professor of medicine and of family and social medicine at Einstein and associate chief of the division of general internal medicine at Einstein and Montefiore.

(Wednesday, April 20, 2016)

 

The Washington Post quotes Marcus Bachhuber, M.D., M.S., and Chinazo Cunningham, M.D., M.S., about their new study with Joanna Starrels, M.D., M.S., on the surge in overdose deaths from benzodiazepines. Dr. Bachhuber notes that this growing public health problem has largely flown under the radar. Dr. Bachhuber is assistant professor of medicine at Einstein and attending physician, Montefiore; Dr. Cunningham is professor of medicine and of family and social medicine at Einstein and associate chief of the division of general internal medicine at Einstein and Montefiore.

(Tuesday, February 23, 2016)

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CBS News interviews Chinazo Cunningham, M.D., M.S., about the growing problem of opioid painkiller abuse and addiction. Dr. Cunningham explains why opioid abuse has increased significantly in recent years, her research on bias on the part of doctors in prescribing and monitoring opioids, and how Einstein has a structured curriculum to teach future doctors how to treat addition. Dr. Cunningham is professor of medicine and family and social medicine at Einstein and associate chief of the division of general internal medicine at Montefiore Medical Center.

(Monday, October 13, 2014)

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