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João Nunes

Medical Professor

School/Division

Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education

Department

Office

Harris Hall 201

p: 212-650-7389

f: 212-650-7387

e: nunes@med.cuny.edu

  • Education

    M.D., 1971, Espirito Santo Federal University Medical School, Brazil
  • Research Interests

    • Exploration of diverse, ethnic, religious and folk medicine and practices in US and NYC. How are practices assessed and impact on delivery of allopathic medical care.

    • What are objective measures of medical students' acceptance of multiculturalism and proficiency in cultural sensitivity and competence.

    • Investigation into basic science of sleep, sleep disorders and chronobiology. 
  • Publications

    Articles
    • Nunes JV, Jean-Louis G, Zizi F, Casimir GJ, von Gizycki H, Brown C, McFarlane SI. Sleep Duration among Black and White Americans: Results of the National Health Interview Survey. Journal of the National Medical Association 100(3):317-322, 2008.

    • Nunes JVand Broderick PA. Novel Research Translates to Clinical Cases of Schizophrenic and Cocaine Psychosis. Journal of Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment 3(4):475-485, 2007.

    • Nunes JV. Psychodynamics Instruction in Early Undergraduate Medical Education. Journal of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry 35(4):649-657, 2007.

    • Nunes JV and Arencibia P. Health Care Management Introduction for Sophie Davis Medical Students. Annals of Behavioral Science and Medical Education 13(1):32-33, 2007.

    • Nunes JV. Celebrating a Medical Teacher. Annals of Behavioral Science and Medical Education 13(1):35-36, 2007.

    • Raggio TP, Nunes JV, Kachur E. Implementing Group Objective Structured Clinical Examinations: Formative Evaluation of Medical Communication Skills Using Standardized Patients. Annals of Behavioral Science and Medical Education 9 (2):71-76, 2003.

    • Nunes, JV. The Animals Will Teach You: Just Ask. Annals of Behavioral Science and Medical Education 9(2):129, 2003.

    • Nunes JV, McCoy W, Tso A, Raggio TP, Edelsack P, Nunes LCF, Santana A, Kachur E. Three Steps Toward Proficiency in Doctor-Patient Communiction. Annals of Behavioral Science and Medical Education 8(2):121-123, 2003.

    • Ma L, Yin S, Hsu S, Nie S, Xu L, Nunes JV.Inhibition of Platelet Aggregation and Expression of µ Granule Membrane Protein 140 and Thromboxane B2 with Pravastatin Therapy for Hypercholesterolemia. JAAMP, 2002.

    • Nunes JN, Santos UM. Cross-sectional Observation of a Brazilian Institutional Program for Drug Abusing Youth. Psychline 3(3):27-30, 2000.

    • Mendlewicz MV; Jean-Louis G; von Gizycki H; Zizi F, and Nunes JV. Actigraphic predictors of depressed mood in a cohort of non-psychiatric adult individuals. New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry 33(4):553-558, 1999.

    • Jean-Louis G, Mendlewicz MV, von Gizycki H, Zizi F, and Nunes JV. Assessment of physical activity and sleep by actigraphy: Examination of gender differences. Journal of Women's Health and Gender-Based Medicine 8(8):1113-1117, 1999.

    • Jean-Louis G, von Gyzicki H, Zizi F, Nunes JV. Mood States and Sleepiness in College Students: Influences of Age, Sex, Habitual Sleep, and Substance Use. Perceptual and Motor Skills 87:507-512, 1998.

    Book Chapters, Books & Curriculum
    • Nunes JV. Chronobiology and Sleep. In: Sahler OJ, Carr JE (Eds) The Behavioral Sciences and Health Care (2nd edition). Cambridge, MA: Hogrefe, 2007.

    • Nunes JV. Predisposition. In: Sahler OJ, Carr JE (Eds.) The Behavioral Sciences and Health Care (2nd edition). Cambridge, MA: Hogrefe, 2007.

    • Nunes JV. Sensation. In: Sahler OJ, Carr JE (Eds.) The Behavioral Sciences and Health Care (2nd edition). Cambridge, MA: Hogrefe, 2007.

    • Carr JE, Sawchuck C, Nunes JV. Learning Processes. In: Sahler OJ, Carr JE (Eds.) The Behavioral Sciences and Health Care (2nd edition). Cambridge, MA: Hogrefe, 2007.

    • Nunes JV. Introduction to Psychopathology. In: Sahler OJ, Carr JE (Eds) The Behavioral Sciences and Health Care (2nd edition). Cambridge, MA: Hogrefe, 2007.

    • Pleak R, Nunes JV. Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence. In: Sahler OJ, Carr JE (Eds) The Behavioral Sciences and Health Care (2nd edition). Cambridge, MA: Hogrefe and Huber; in press, 2007.

    • Gomez MF, Nunes JV. Substance Use Disorders. In: Sahler OJ, Carr JE (Eds) The Behavioral Sciences and Health Care (2nd edition). Cambridge, MA: Hogrefe, 2007.

    • Nunes JV, San Miguel X. Adjustment Disorders and Somatization. In: Sahler OJ, Carr JE (Eds) The Behavioral Sciences and Health Care (2nd edition). Cambridge, MA: Hogrefe, 2007.

    • Nunes, JV. Section II. Biological Mediators of Behavior. Section Coordinator, Content Reviewer, Editor and Contributor. In: Sahler OJ, Carr JE (Eds) The Behavioral Sciences and Health Care. Cambridge, MA: Hogrefe and Huber, 2003.

    • Nunes JV. Section VIII. Psychopathology. Section Coordinator, Content Reviewer, Editor, and Contributor. In: Sahler OJ, Carr JE (Eds) The Behavioral Sciences and Health Care. Cambridge, MA: Hogrefe and Huber, 2003.

    • Nunes JV. Predisposition. In: Sahler OJ, Carr JE (Eds) The Behavioral Sciences and Health Care. Cambridge, MA: Hogrefe and Huber, 2003.

    • Nunes JV, Pleak R. Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence. In: Sahler OJ, Carr JE (Eds) The Behavioral Sciences and Health Care. Cambridge, MA: Hogrefe and Huber, 2003.

    • Lecca P, Quervalu I, Nunes JV and Gonzales HF. Cultural Competency in Social and Human Services: Directions for the 21st Century. Garland Publishers: New York, 1998.

    • Nunes JV. and Winnick A. Families, foster care placement and cultural values: cultural strategies for intervention. In Leca P, Quervalu I, Nunes JV, and Gonzales HF. Cultural Competency in Social and Human Services: Directions for the 21st Century. Garland Publishers: New York, 1998.

    • Nunes JV. Practitioner issues: Impact of national health policy reform on social and human services. In Leca P, Quervalu I, Nunes JV, and Gonzales HF. Cultural Competency in Social and Human Services: Directions for the 21st Century. Garland Publishers: New York, 1998.

    • Nunes JV. 21st century perspectives: Efficiency and cost containment in the social and human services. In Leca P, Quervalu I, Nunes JV, and Gonzales HF. Cultural Competency in Social and Human Services: Directions for the 21st Century. Garland Publishers: New York, 1998.




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