Cournos, Francine

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COURNOS, Francine

COURNOS, Francine. American, b. 1945. Genres: Medicine/Health. Career: Writer, editor, educator, and psychiatrist. Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, intern, 1971-72, non-psychiatric residency, 1972-73; New York State Psychiatric Institute, NYC, psychiatric residency, 1973-76, director of community service unit, 1976-78, director of Washington Heights Community Service, 1978-; private practice as psychiatrist, 1976-; New York State Office of Mental Health, NYC, chief medical officer, 1982-86; consultant, 1986-89. Columbia University, NYC, assistant professor of clinical psychiatry, 1979-, professor, 1995-. Publications: Frequently Asked Questions about HIV/AIDS and People with Mental Illness (booklet), 1998; City of One: A Memoir, 1999. EDITOR: (with N. Bakalar) AIDS and People with Severe Mental Illness: A Handbook for Mental Health Professionals, 1996; (with M. Forstein) What Mental Health Practitioners Need to Know about HIV and AIDS, 2000. Contributor to books and psychiatric journals. Address: New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Dr Unit 112, New York, NY 10032, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]