David L. Rosenbloom, PhD
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Health Law, Policy & Management

PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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. He is the current Board Chair of the Boston Foundation for Sight.

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Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research

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02/17/2019 - 12/31/2019 (PI)
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07/01/2017 - 06/30/2018 (PI)
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VetChange: BU's Web Intervention for Recent Combat Returnees with PTSD
07/01/2013 - 12/31/2017 (PI)
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07/01/2016 - 06/30/2017 (PI)
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07/01/2010 - 04/30/2017 (PI)
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Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
2009 Alcohol Education for Youths- A Laboratory-Based Experience 5R25AA017156-02
2009 Center to Prevent Alcohol Problems Among Young People 3P60AA013759-05S1 33
2008 Alcohol Education for Youths- A Laboratory-Based Experience 1R25AA017156-01A1
2008 Center to Prevent Alcohol Problems Among Young People 5P60AA013759-05 33
2008 Age of Drinking Onset and Development of Alcohol Problems 5P60AA013759-05-1 33
2007 Center to Prevent Alcohol Problems Among Young People 3P60AA013759-04S1 33
2007 Center to Prevent Alcohol Problems Among Young People 5P60AA013759-04 33
2007 Age of Drinking Onset and Development of Alcohol Problems 5P60AA013759-04-1 33
2006 Center to Prevent Alcohol Problems Among Young People 5P60AA013759-03 33
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  1. Rosenbloom DL, Lewis DC. Health Professionals Should be Involved in Shaping Substance Use Disorder Policy. J Addict Med. 2020 Jul/Aug; 14(4):275-276. PMID: 31688148
  2. Schreiner AM, Livingston NA, Heilman M, Lynch T, Vittorio L, Brief DJ, Rubin A, Enggasser JL, Roy M, Solhan M, Helmuth E, Rosenbloom D, Keane TM. Understanding motives for and against hazardous drinking and change among returning veterans. Psychol Serv. 2020 May 07.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32378932
  3. Livingston NA, Mahoney CT, Ameral V, Brief D, Rubin A, Enggasser J, Litwack S, Helmuth E, Roy M, Solhan M, Rosenbloom D, Keane T. Changes in alcohol use, PTSD hyperarousal symptoms, and intervention dropout following veterans' use of VetChange. Addict Behav. 2020 08; 107:106401.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32272356
  4. Rosenbloom DL. Commentary on "Gaps in the Substance Use Disorder Treatment Referral Process: Provider Perceptions". J Addict Med. 2018 Jul/Aug; 12(4):255-256. PMID: 29738348
  5. Han BH, Masukawa K, Rosenbloom D, Kuerbis A, Helmuth E, Liao DH, Moore AA. Use of web-based screening and brief intervention for unhealthy alcohol use by older adults. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2018 03; 86:70-77. PMID: 29415854
  6. Miller DP, Bazzi AR, Allen HL, Martinson ML, Salas-Wright CP, Jantz K, Crevi K, Rosenbloom DL. A Social Work Approach to Policy: Implications for Population Health. Am J Public Health. 2017 Dec; 107(S3):S243-S249.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29236535; DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2017.304003;
  7. Schiff DM, Drainoni ML, Weinstein ZM, Chan L, Bair-Merritt M, Rosenbloom D. A police-led addiction treatment referral program in Gloucester, MA: Implementation and participants' experiences. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2017 Nov; 82:41-47.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29021114
  8. Brief DJ, Solhan M, Rybin D, Enggasser JL, Rubin A, Roy M, Helmuth E, Schreiner A, Heilman M, Vittorio L, Rosenbloom D, Keane TM. Web-based alcohol intervention for veterans: PTSD, combat exposure, and alcohol outcomes. Psychol Trauma. 2018 Mar; 10(2):154-162.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28569525
  9. Schiff DM, Drainoni M-L, Rosenbloom D. Addiction Treatment Referral through Local Police. N Engl J Med. 2017 03 09; 376(10):999.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28273014; DOI: 10.1056/NEJMc1700537;
  10. 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.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28002701; DOI: 10.1056/NEJMc1611640;
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