Deepika Slawek, MD, MPH, MS is Assistant Professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine. She is board certified in infectious diseases and Internal Medicine and provides HIV/AIDS care, Hepatitis C treatment, as well as general medicine care at Montefiore's Comprehensive Family Care Center. Dr. Slawek’s research focuses on improving outcomes in people living with HIV. She is studying how medical cannabis affects chronic pain and inflammation in people living with HIV. Dr. Slawek is a current recipient of the Mentored Clinical/Translational Research Career Development Award (KL2) and her work is additionally funded by grants from the Einstein-Rockefeller-CUNY Center for AIDS Research.
Prior to joining the faculty at Einstein/Montefiore, Dr. Slawek received an undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin, completed a Master’s in Public Health from George Washington University, and obtained a medical degree from Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine. She completed her residency training in the Internal Medicine Primary Care Track at Stony Brook University, and completed fellowship in infectious diseases at NYU and general internal medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Slawek received a Master’s in Clinical Research Methods through the Clinical Research Training Program at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Selected honors and awards:
Albert Einstein College of Medicine Mentored Clinical/Translational Career Development Award (KL2) (2019)
National Institute of Health Loan Repayment Program Award (2019)