Jeffrey H. Samet, MD, MA, MPH
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
General Internal Medicine

MD, Baylor College of Medicine
MPH, Boston University
MA, Brandeis University

My research has focused on alcohol and drug abuse, HIV infection and primary medical care with the following specific projects: linkage of alcohol and drug abuse treatment and primary medical care; addressing alcohol and drug abuse issues in the primary care setting; the impact of alcohol and drug use in HIV-infected persons; HIV prevention and treatment in Russian substance users; and establishing medical care for HIV-infected persons.

Section Chief of General Internal Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine
General Internal Medicine

Boston University School of Public Health
Community Health Sciences

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2016-2016 Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse (AMERSA): John P. McGovern Award for Excellence in Medical Education
2015-2015 Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM): "Best Paper of the Year"
2013-2013 Boston University School of Medicine: Robert Dawson Evans Research Mentoring Award
2011-2011 NIDA International Program: Excellence in Mentoring Award
2011-2011 NIDA: Excellence in Mentoring Award, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) International Program
2010-2010 Massachusetts Medical Law Report: Honoring Best Practices in Medicine
2010-2016 Boston Magazine: Best of Boston General Internal Medicine Physician
2003-2014 The Best Doctors in America: Best Doctors, Information When it Matters Most

Kaku So-Armah ZINC Diversity Supplement-Vanderbilt
04/30/2016 - 07/31/2016 (PI)
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Kaku So-Armah ZINC Diversity Supplement: Vanderbilt
02/01/2015 - 04/29/2016 (PI)
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Faculty Development Program Grant
09/30/1998 - 03/29/2002 (PI)
HHS/SAMHSA/Center for Substance Abuse Prevention
5 T26 SP08355 03

Providence/Boston Center for AIDS Research(CFAR): Core K- Substance Use
07/01/2018 - 06/30/2023 (PI)
Miriam Hospital NIH-NIAID

Advancing Clinical Research Training within Addiction Residency Programs
04/15/2018 - 01/31/2023 (PI)

Linking Russian Narcology and HIV Care to Enhance Treatment, Retention and Outcomes Part II
09/15/2017 - 07/31/2022 (PI)

Clinical Addiction Research and Education (CARE) Program
05/01/2017 - 04/30/2022 (PI)

Urban ARCH (1/5) Administrative Coordinating Core (Admin Core)
09/01/2016 - 08/31/2021 (PI)

Urban Arch 4/5 Russia Cohort-Targeting HIV-comorbities with Pharmacotherapy to Reduce Alcohol and…
09/01/2016 - 08/31/2021 (PI)

ST. PETER HIV-Alcohol, Protein Biomakers and Cardiovascular Disease Risk
09/15/2017 - 08/31/2020 (PI)

2018 NIDA International Visiting Scientist and Technical Exchange Program(INVEST) Research…
01/07/2019 - 01/06/2020 (PI)

Pilot Study of Opioid-receptor Antagonist to Reduce Pain and Inflammation among HIV-Infected Persons
09/20/2017 - 08/31/2019 (PI)

Improving Physician Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Pain in HIV-infected Persons
09/01/2016 - 08/31/2019 (PI)

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Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
2019 MassHEAL - Reducing overdose deaths by 40% (2019-2023) 1UM1DA049412-01
2019 Advancing Clinical Research Training within Addiction Residency Programs 5R25DA033211-07 32
2019 Clinical Addiction Research and Education (CARE) Program 5R25DA013582-18 58
2018 Pilot Study of Opioid-receptor Antagonists to Reduce Pain and Inflammation among HIV-Infected Persons with Alcohol Problems 5UH2AA026193-02
2018 ST. PETER HIV-Alcohol, Protein Biomarkers and Cardiovascular Disease Risk 5R01AA025859-02
2018 Linking Russian Narcology and HIV Care to Enhance Treatment, Retention and Outcomes Part II 5R01DA045547-02
2018 Improving Physician Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Pain in HIV-infected Persons 5R01DA037768-05 1
2018 Advancing Clinical Research Training within Addiction Residency Programs 2R25DA033211-06 32
2018 URBAN ARCH (1/5) Administrative Coordinating Core (Admin Core) 5U24AA020778-08 60
2018 URBAN ARCH 4/5 Russia Cohort-Targeting HIV-comorbidities with Pharmacotherapy to Reduce Alcohol and Tobacco Use in HIV-infected Russians 5U01AA020780-08 16
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  1. Blokhina E, Krupitsky EM, Cheng DM, Walley AY, Toussova O, Yaroslavtseva T, Gnatienko N, Bridden C, Forman LS, Bendiks S, Samet JH. Evolution of illicit opioid use among people with HIV infection in St Petersburg, Russia, in the period 2004-2015. HIV Med. 2019 Apr 29.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31034141.
  2. Samet JH, Blokhina E, Cheng DM, Walley AY, Lioznov D, Gnatienko N, Quinn EK, Bridden C, Chaisson CE, Toussova O, Gifford AL, Raj A, Krupitsky E. A strengths-based case management intervention to link HIV-positive PWID in Russia to HIV care - results from a randomized controlled trial. AIDS. 2019 Apr 05.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30964750.
  3. Carroll JJ, Colasanti J, Lira MC, Del Rio C, Samet JH. HIV Physicians and Chronic Opioid Therapy: It's Time to Raise the Bar. AIDS Behav. 2019 Apr; 23(4):1057-1061. PMID: 30519904.
  4. Godersky ME, Saxon AJ, Merrill JO, Samet JH, Simoni JM, Tsui JI. Provider and patient perspectives on barriers to buprenorphine adherence and the acceptability of video directly observed therapy to enhance adherence. Addict Sci Clin Pract. 2019 Mar 13; 14(1):11. PMID: 30867068.
  5. Calcaterra SL, Bach P, Chadi A, Chadi N, Kimmel SD, Morford KL, Roy P, Samet JH. Methadone Matters: What the United States Can Learn from the Global Effort to Treat Opioid Addiction. J Gen Intern Med. 2019 Feb 06. PMID: 30729416.
  6. Tsui JI, Walley AY, Cheng DM, Lira MC, Liebschutz JM, Forman LS, Sullivan MM, Colasanti J, Root C, O'Connor K, Shanahan CW, Bridden CL, Del Rio C, Samet JH. Provider opioid prescribing practices and the belief that opioids keep people living with HIV engaged in care: a cross-sectional study. AIDS Care. 2019 Jan 11; 1-5.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30632790; DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2019.1566591;.
  7. Colasanti J, Lira MC, Cheng DM, Liebschutz JM, Tsui JI, Forman LS, Sullivan M, Walley AY, Bridden C, Root C, Podolsky M, Abrams C, Outlaw K, Harris CE, Armstrong WS, Samet JH, Del Rio C. Chronic Opioid Therapy in People Living With Human Immunodeficiency Virus: Patients' Perspectives on Risks, Monitoring, and Guidelines. Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Jan 07; 68(2):291-297.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29860411.
  8. Edelman EJ, Gordon KS, Crothers K, Akgün K, Bryant KJ, Becker WC, Gaither JR, Gibert CL, Gordon AJ, Marshall BDL, Rodriguez-Barradas MC, Samet JH, Justice AC, Tate JP, Fiellin DA. Association of Prescribed Opioids With Increased Risk of Community-Acquired Pneumonia Among Patients With and Without HIV. JAMA Intern Med. 2019 Jan 07. PMID: 30615036.
  9. Fuster D, Samet JH. Alcohol Use in Patients with Chronic Liver Disease. N Engl J Med. 2018 12 27; 379(26):2579.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30586530.
  10. Gnatienko N, Wagman JA, Cheng DM, Bazzi AR, Raj A, Blokhina E, Toussova O, Forman LS, Lioznov D, Bridden C, Sullivan M, Bryant K, Samet JH, Tsui JI. Serodiscordant partnerships and opportunities for pre-exposure prophylaxis among partners of women and men living with HIV in St. Petersburg, Russia. PLoS One. 2018; 13(11):e0207402.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30444903; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0207402;.
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addiction medicine
primary care

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