Jody A. Charnow

Jody A. Charnow

Jody A. Charnow has been the editor of Renal & Urology News, a publication of Haymarket Media, since 2003. Previously, he had served as editor of Internal Medicine World Report and a managing editor for Medical Tribune. He holds a BA in biology from the State University of New York at Albany.

All articles by Jody A. Charnow

Prescribing-Related Arrests Rare

At PAINWeek 2013, Stephen J. Ziegler, JD, PhD presented his case that media reports of egregious cases of illegal opioid prescribing create unwarranted fear of administrative and law enforcement scrutiny among physicians.

Complexity Model Urged for Chronic Pain

Patients with chronic pain frequently have multiple comorbidities that can affect pain level and treatment. The complexity model, presented by John F. Peppin, DO, FACP, at PAINWeek 2013 incorporates categories of factors that might influence chronic pain.