The Opioid Epidemic: Where Do We Go from Here?


Past Event

The Opioid Epidemic: Where Do We Go from Here?

May 8, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Room C06, Social Work Building, 1255 Amsterdam Avenue, NYC

Drawing on her decades of providing care, developing programs, and conducting research with marginalized populations who use drugs with, or are at risk for, HIV infection, Chinazo Cunningham (bio) will discuss community-based strategies for improving access to care and health care services for people with opioid use disorder. Dr. Cunningham is one of the investigators on the federal grant, one of Columbia’s largest ever, recently awarded to Dr. Nabila El-Bassel, to address the current opioid epidemic in 15 counties across New York State.

Sponsored by

Social Intervention Group
T32 Fellowship Program

Chinazo Cunningham, M.D.
Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Free and open to the public.


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Dr. Chinazo Cunningham