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David L. Rosenbloom, PhD

TitleProfessor
InstitutionBoston University School of Public Health
DepartmentHealth Law, Policy & Management
Address715 Albany St Talbot Building
Boston MA 02118
Phone(617) 638-0113
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0001-5161-2638
 Research Expertise & Professional Interests
David is currently Professor of Public Health at the Boston University School of Public Health where he focuses on US and international health policy and issues relating to substance use disorders. His more than 40 year career spans the public, private, not for profit and academic health sectors. From 1975-1983, as Commissioner of Health and Hospitals for the City of Boston he was the city’s public health officer and CEO of the city’s public delivery system, including Boston City Hospital, 22 neighborhood health centers, and the emergency medical system. From 1984 to 1988 David was Vice President and then President of Health Data Institute, Inc, a company that pioneered the clinical analysis of medical claims data and developed managed care tools and techniques used throughout the country today. He has conducted, published research and led national community based demonstration projects in addiction prevention, treatment and policy. He has also led development of web/mobile based interventions to help individuals quit smoking, assess their risk for alcohol and drug related health problems, and reduce unhealthy drinking among veterans returning from combat.

Trained in political science (MIT, PhD 1970) he conducted some of the first research on the development of the professional campaign management industry in the US, The Election Men (Quadrangle Press, NY, 1973) He was the founder and Director of Join Together, a program of BUSPH to assist communities throughout the country develop leadership and effective strategies to address addiction and gun violence problems. He served as a member of the National Advisory Council for NIDA from 1999-2003. David was a Director of the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital from1984 to 2013 and Chaired its Board from 2006-2009. He co-founded and Chaired from 1989 to 1996 Community Medical Alliance, Inc. an HMO for people with catastrophic medical conditions. He was Chairman of Quitnet.com from 2000-2005 and has served as a Director of Stop Handgun Violence since 1995. In 2015 he helped found and serves as a Director of the Police Assisted Addiction Recovery Initiative.

 Publications
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  1. Schiff DM, Drainoni ML, Bair-Merritt M, Weinstein Z, Rosenbloom D. A Police-Led Addiction Treatment Referral Program in Massachusetts. N Engl J Med. 2016 12 22; 375(25):2502-2503. PMID: 28002701.
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  2. Roberts SP, Siegel MB, DeJong W, Ross CS, Naimi T, Albers A, Skeer M, Rosenbloom DL, Jernigan DH. Brands matter: Major findings from the Alcohol Brand Research Among Underage Drinkers (ABRAND) project. Addict Res Theory. 2016; 24(1):32-39. PMID: 27034628.
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  3. Enggasser JL, Hermos JA, Rubin A, Lachowicz M, Rybin D, Brief DJ, Roy M, Helmuth E, Rosenbloom D, Keane TM. Drinking goal choice and outcomes in a Web-based alcohol intervention: results from VetChange. Addict Behav. 2015 Mar; 42:63-8. PMID: 25671224.
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  4. Keane TM, Rubin A, Lachowicz M, Brief D, Enggasser JL, Roy M, Hermos J, Helmuth E, Rosenbloom D. Temporal stability of DSM-5 posttraumatic stress disorder criteria in a problem-drinking sample. Psychol Assess. 2014 Dec; 26(4):1138-45. PMID: 24932642.
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  5. Palfai TP, Winter M, Lu J, Rosenbloom D, Saitz R. Personalized feedback as a universal prevention approach for college drinking: a randomized trial of an e-mail linked universal web-based alcohol intervention. J Prim Prev. 2014 Apr; 35(2):75-84. PMID: 24421075.
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  6. Kramer J, Rubin A, Coster W, Helmuth E, Hermos J, Rosenbloom D, Moed R, Dooley M, Kao YC, Liljenquist K, Brief D, Enggasser J, Keane T, Roy M, Lachowicz M. Strategies to address participant misrepresentation for eligibility in Web-based research. Int J Methods Psychiatr Res. 2014 Mar; 23(1):120-9. PMID: 24431134.
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  7. Brief DJ, Rubin A, Keane TM, Enggasser JL, Roy M, Helmuth E, Hermos J, Lachowicz M, Rybin D, Rosenbloom D. Web intervention for OEF/OIF veterans with problem drinking and PTSD symptoms: a randomized clinical trial. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2013 Oct; 81(5):890-900. PMID: 23875821.
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  8. Siegel M, DeJong W, Naimi TS, Fortunato EK, Albers AB, Heeren T, Rosenbloom DL, Ross C, Ostroff J, Rodkin S, King C, Borzekowski DL, Rimal RN, Padon AA, Eck RH, Jernigan DH. Brand-specific consumption of alcohol among underage youth in the United States. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2013 Jul; 37(7):1195-203. PMID: 23398328.
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  9. Murphy MK, Bijur PE, Rosenbloom D, Bernstein SL, Gallagher EJ. Feasibility of a computer-assisted alcohol SBIRT program in an urban emergency department: patient and research staff perspectives. Addict Sci Clin Pract. 2013; 8(1):2. PMID: 23324597.
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  10. Siegel M, DeJong W, Naimi TS, Heeren T, Rosenbloom DL, Ross C, Ostroff J, Jernigan DH. Alcohol brand preferences of underage youth: results from a pilot survey among a national sample. Subst Abus. 2011 Oct; 32(4):191-201. PMID: 22014249.
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  11. Hingson RW, Edwards EM, Heeren T, Rosenbloom D. Age of drinking onset and injuries, motor vehicle crashes, and physical fights after drinking and when not drinking. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2009 May; 33(5):783-90. PMID: 19298330.
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  12. Rosenbloom DL. Holidays, triggers, and willpower--is there a role for medications? A commentary on "The effects of extended-release naltrexone on holiday drinking in alcohol-dependent patients". J Subst Abuse Treat. 2009 Jan; 36(1):7. PMID: 19038694.
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  13. Heeren T, Edwards EM, Dennis JM, Rodkin S, Hingson RW, Rosenbloom DL. A comparison of results from an alcohol survey of a prerecruited Internet panel and the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2008 Feb; 32(2):222-9. PMID: 18162076.
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  14. Rosenbloom DL. How much is too much? MedGenMed. 2007; 9(4):37. PMID: 18311387.
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  15. Hermos JA, Young MM, Lawler EV, Rosenbloom D, Fiore LD. Long-term, high-dose benzodiazepine prescriptions in veteran patients with PTSD: influence of preexisting alcoholism and drug-abuse diagnoses. J Trauma Stress. 2007 Oct; 20(5):909-14. PMID: 17955537.
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  16. Saitz R, Palfai TP, Freedner N, Winter MR, Macdonald A, Lu J, Ozonoff A, Rosenbloom DL, Dejong W. Screening and brief intervention online for college students: the ihealth study. Alcohol Alcohol. 2007 Jan-Feb; 42(1):28-36. PMID: 17130139.
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  17. Hingson RW, Zakocs RC, Heeren T, Winter MR, Rosenbloom D, DeJong W. Effects on alcohol related fatal crashes of a community based initiative to increase substance abuse treatment and reduce alcohol availability. Inj Prev. 2005 Apr; 11(2):84-90. PMID: 15805436.
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  18. Saitz R, Helmuth ED, Aromaa SE, Guard A, Belanger M, Rosenbloom DL. Web-based screening and brief intervention for the spectrum of alcohol problems. Prev Med. 2004 Nov; 39(5):969-75. PMID: 15475031.
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  19. Shyavitz L, Rosenbloom D, Conover L. Financial incentives for middle managers: pilot program in an inner city, municipal teaching hospital. Health Care Manage Rev. 1985; 10(3):37-44. PMID: 4030327.
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  20. Rosenbloom DL, Gertman PM. An intervention strategy for controlling costly care. Bus Health. 1984 Jul-Aug; 1(8):17-21. PMID: 10267156.
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  21. Rosenbloom DL. New ways to keep old promises in health care. Health Aff (Millwood). 1983; 2(4):41-55. PMID: 6674093.
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