Published Date: 07/31/2023
Deepika Slawek, MD, MPH, MS is Assistant Professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine. Dr. Slawek is board certified in infectious diseases and Internal Medicine and provides HIV/AIDS care, Hepatitis C treatment, as well as general medicine careat Montefiore Medical Center where she also helps to lead the Montefiore Medical Cannabis Program. Dr. Slawek’s research focuses on improving outcomes in people living with HIV(PLWH). She is currently studying how medical cannabis affects pain in PLWH.Dr. Slawek is the recipient of a K23 award from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to test how different formulations of medical cannabis affect pain and inflammation in PLWH in an innovative quasi-experimental study.
Dr. Slawek completed her Infectious Diseases Fellowship at New York University/Bellevue Hospital Center and received a Master’s in Clinical Research Methods through the Clinical Research Training Program at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.