Family and Community Medicine

MSC 09 5040
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Phone: Administration (505) 272-2165 Phone: Clinic (for patients) (505) 272-1734
Fax: (505) 272-8045

Cheri Koinis, PhD

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Assistant Professor

MSC09 5040

Albuquerque, NM 87131

Family Medicine


Dr. Koinis is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine. She provides counseling for all HSC students and residents, and works closely with the UNM Accessibility Resource Center for students and residents with disability. She completed her Master’s in education at the University of Toledo (Ohio). She completed her pre-doctoral internship at the University of New Mexico in the Department of Psychology Clinic, Northeast Heights clinic, and local pain management clinic. She received her doctoral degree in Psychology in 2009 from the Fielding Graduate University. Her interests are in health psychology, behavioral medicine, mind-body relationship, mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) and health sciences education. She and Dr. Mary Lemon teach a women's 8-week Stressbuster Class at the UNM Family Medicine Clinic for all Family Medicine patients. Clinic: UNM Family Medicine Clinic.