Benjamin Cocchiaro, MD MPH

Benjamin Cocchiaro, MD MPH
Adjunct Fellow

Family and Community Medicine

Public Health Interests

HIV/AIDS, Homelessness, Social Determinants of Health, Substance Abuse



Current Public-Health Related Activities

Serving on the board of Prevention Point Philadelphia for the last five years, I witnessed firsthand the mounting devastation of the overdose epidemic. Subsequently serving on the Mayor's Taskforce to Combat the Opioid Epidemic and within the Philadelphia Opiate Harm Reduction Collective, I continue working to stop the deaths while simultaneously trying to strike the roots of the epidemic.

Select Publications:

Cocchiaro B, Lankenau S. “Misuse of Buprenorphine/Naloxone among Young Urban Opiate Users.” (Poster) American Academy of Family Physicians National Conference. Washington, DC, 2014.

Cocchiaro B, Mossey J. “Endpoints or Waypoints? Alcoholism Two Years After Treatment.” (Poster) Drexel Community-Based Master’s Project Poster Session. 2013, Philadelphia, PA.

Piotrowski J, Jordan A, Bleakley A, Hennessy M. Identifying Family Television Practices to Reduce Children’s Television Time. Forthcoming, Journal of Family Communication.