Faculty Profile

Dr. Peter L. Tenore, M.D.

Peter L. Tenore, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (General Internal Medicine)

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Professional Interests

Dr. Tenore is a Medical Director in the Division of Substance Abuse and is a wekk known figure in this field, having published in several journals and providing education in substance abuse to local and state agencies. He is an advisor to the New York State Ofice of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services and the federal Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. He is certified in Internal Medicine and by examination in Addiction Medicine and a New York State HIV Provider. His particular interests are management of cocaine and other addictions as well as providing hepatitis C and HIV treatment in the methadone clinic setting.

Selected Publications

DINO-VAMP: A Helpful Acronym in Determining Optimal Methadone Dosing and Brief review of Dosing Literature, Journal of Maintenance in the Addictions, Vol.2(4). Guidance On Optimal Methadone Dosing, Addiction Treatment Forum, Vol.12 (2). Methadone:A Medical Model in "Innovations in Substance Abuse Treatment and Policy," Yale University Center for Interdisciplinary Research, Yale Publicatinos, New Haven, CT. Three Oral Formulations of Methadone: A Clinical and Pharmacodynamic Comparison, Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, Vol. 17(3), Gourevitch, Hartell, Tenore, et al.

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