En español
NIDA

Menu

Panel Members: Phoenix, AZ Location, May 2011

Long Day's Journey into Night

By Eugene O'Neill

The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix Location Panel Members:

Chinazo Cunningham, MD, MS

Chinazo Cunningham received her undergraduate degree from Northwestern University, her medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), and completed her residency in primary care internal medicine at UCSF and New York University (NYU), followed by a year of chief residency at NYU. She later received her master's degree in clinical research methods at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. As faculty at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center for over 10 years, Dr. Cunningham has been caring for marginalized populations such as HIV-infected individuals, substance users, and the unstably housed. She has developed unique and innovative programs to deliver health care to marginalized populations, along with research and evaluation focusing on their access to and utilization of health care. Dr. Cunningham works closely with community-based organizations and has been the principal investigator on several federally funded grants.

Patrick O'Connor, MD, MPH, FACP

Patrick G. O'Connor is a professor of medicine and chief of general internal medicine at the Yale University School of Medicine and Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven, CT. His research has focused on the identification and treatment of substance use disorders in primary care settings and medical education about substance abuse. He has written well over 150 scientific papers on these topics which have been published in leading medical journals including The New England Journal of Medicine, and JAMA. At Yale, he has built a program in research on substance abuse through the recruitment of highly talented physician investigators who have received funding from both NIDA and NIAAA. He is currently the President of the Association for Medical Education and Research on Substance Abuse (AMERSA) and is a founding Director and President-elect of the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM).

SGIM Location Panel Members:

Chinazo Cunningham, MD, MS

Chinazo Cunningham received her undergraduate degree from Northwestern University, her medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), and completed her residency in primary care internal medicine at UCSF and New York University (NYU), followed by a year of chief residency at NYU. She later received her master's degree in clinical research methods at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. As faculty at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center for over 10 years, Dr. Cunningham has been caring for marginalized populations such as HIV-infected individuals, substance users, and the unstably housed. She has developed unique and innovative programs to deliver health care to marginalized populations, along with research and evaluation focusing on their access to and utilization of health care. Dr. Cunningham works closely with community-based organizations and has been the principal investigator on several federally funded grants.

Jane Liebschutz, MD, MPH

Jane Liebschutz is a primary care internist, preventive medicine physician, researcher and educator. She is Director of the General Internal Medicine Fellowship and Preventive Medicine Residency programs. Her primary areas of expertise and research involve the health impact of violence, including the intersection with substance use disorders, health care utilization, chronic pain, and the patient doctor relationship. Another area of interest includes use of opiates for chronic pain. She uses both qualitative and quantitative research methods. Her research and educational endeavors have been supported by NIH, the Robert Wood Johnson foundation, the American Cancer Society, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and the Health Resources Service Administration.

Patrick O'Connor, MD, MPH, FACP

Patrick G. O'Connor is a professor of medicine and chief of general internal medicine at the Yale University School of Medicine and Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven, CT. His research has focused on the identification and treatment of substance use disorders in primary care settings and medical education about substance abuse. He has written well over 150 scientific papers on these topics which have been published in leading medical journals including The New England Journal of Medicine, and JAMA. At Yale, he has built a program in research on substance abuse through the recruitment of highly talented physician investigators who have received funding from both NIDA and NIAAA. He is currently the President of the Association for Medical Education and Research on Substance Abuse (AMERSA) and is a founding Director and President-elect of the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM).

Get this Publication

    eNIDA. eTool Innovations for Provider Education. Drug Screening Tool

    Looking for Treatment?

    Use the SAMHSA Treatment Locator or 1-800-662-HELP.

    NIDAMED Logo