Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine

Grand Rounds

Medicine Grand Rounds: Pharmacotherapeutic Approaches to Smoking Cessation - How Can We Help the Remaining Smokers Quit?

Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, September 15, 2011

8:00 AM: 8:00 AM: Forchheimer 3rd Floor Lecture Hall, Einstein
Repeated @ 12:15 PM: Cherhasky Auditorium, Montefiore Medical Center

Speaker & Info

Shadi Nahvi, MD, MS
Assistant Professor
Division of Substance Abuse
Division of General Internal Medicine
Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center

Dr. Shadi Nahvi is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Her research focus is on tobacco control interventions among vulnerable populations. Dr. Nahvi graduated from the Brown University School of Medicine in 2001 and completed residency training in Primary Care Internal Medicine at Bellevue Hospital and New York University Medical Center in 2004. She then joined the faculty in the Albert Einstein College of Medicine Division of Substance Abuse as the Medical Director of a substance abuse treatment clinic. From 2006-2008, Dr. Nahvi completed a faculty fellowship supported by the Bronx Center to Reduce and Eliminate Ethnic and Racial Health Disparities, a NIH-funded health disparities Center of Excellence. Through this fellowship, she completed the Einstein Clinical Research Training Program and received a MS in Clinical Research Methods.

Dr. Nahvi's research focuses on interventions to treat tobacco use, and to optimize use of tobacco cessation treatment, among opiate dependent patients in methadone maintenance treatment. Her work has been recognized with a National Institutes of Health Disparities Research Loan Repayment Award (2007-2010), an American Legacy Foundation Travel Scholarship to Increase Diversity in Nicotine and Tobacco Research (2008), a Career Development (KL2) Award from the Einstein-Montefiore Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (2008-2010), and a Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development (K23) Award (2010-2015) and an Einstein Center for AIDS Research Pilot Award (2011-2012). She is also co-investigator of a New York State Department of Health-funded program to promote provider smoking cessation training and smoking cessation program development throughout the Bronx.

Accreditation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 credit towards the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

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