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In The News


New Year's Eve hangovers? 8 tips
to avoid (and treat) them

Psychiatry Resident, Sebastian
Cisneros, wins award

Promising new treatment delivery
methods for opioid addiction

Dr. Levounis interviewed in Rutger’s
Pulse Magazine – “New Treatments
for Opioid Addiction Show Promise”.

Dr. Levounis speaks about reducing
costs for Rutgers Medical Students

Dr. Petros Levounis interviewed
and featured – “Caring for the
LGBT Community Through
Psychiatry and Sociology”

Dr. Aggarwal discusses building
Resilience and Wellness for Health
Care Professionals in Rutgers Today

Dr. Petros Levounis interviewed on
CBS local news about “Drunkorexia”

Dr. Tolga Taneli featured
in news segment

PGY-2 Psychiatry Resident,
V.J Iyer, MD, awarded 2015
Medical Scholar Award

Dr. Levounis’s expert opinion detailed
in article – Why Aren’t More
Physicians Prescribing Buprenorphine?

Dr. Levounis and his perspective
highlighted in Psychiatric News –
The New Guidelines for Prescribing
Opioids for Chronic Pain

Dr. Zerbo’s insight in Psychiatric
News article - FDA Officials Propose
Strategy for Tackling Prescription
Opioid Epidemic

Dr. Aggarwal appointed as an
Assistant Editor of
Academic Psychiatry

Dr. Levounis speaks about
Behavioral Addictions on

Dr. Levounis & Dr. Zerbo
featured in Star Ledger story
on Suboxone treatment for
heroin addiction

Dr. Levounis explores trends in
treating opiate addiction in
Psychiatric News

Dr. Erin Zerbo discusses Alcohol
Use Disorder in Psychiatric News


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