Deepika Slawek, MD, MPH, MS
Dr. Deepika Slawek is an Assistant Professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, New York. Dr. Slawek is board certified in Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. She provides HIV/AIDS care, Hepatitis C treatment, and general medical care at Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Slawek helps lead the Montefiore Medical Cannabis Program. Dr. Slawek's research focuses on improving outcomes in people living with HIV/Aids (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 in New York, New York, and received her Master's Degree in Clinical Research Methods through the Clinical Research Training Program at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, in the Bronx, New York.
Dr. Slawek discloses that she has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.