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Dr. John Cunha
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Dr. John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP is a medical author and editor for the WebMD network, which includes MedicineNet, eMedicineHealthRxList, and WebMD. 

Dr. Cunha is a U.S. board-certified Emergency Medicine Physician. Dr. Cunha's educational background includes a BS in Biology from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, and a DO from the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in Kansas City, MO. He completed residency training in Emergency Medicine at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, New Jersey.

Dr. Cunha is currently an attending physician in the Emergency Department of Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He is the Emergency Medical Services Driector for the Holy Cross Emergency Department.

Dr. Cunha has served as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He also served on the Board of Directors for the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians Undergraduate Medical Education Committee.

As a member of the Medical Editorial Board for, and author and editor for eMedicineHealth,, and (consumer health branches of WebMD), Dr. Cunha has written and edited hundreds of original health and medical articles published for the WebMD Network.

With an interest in medical education, Dr. Cunha has participated in a medical mission to Ecuador and works as a mentor to medical students through the American Osteopathic Association. His special interests in medicine include patient education and satisfaction, and sports medicine. He currently resides in Florida with his wonderful wife and their three dachshunds.

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