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

Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
2018 Advancing Clinical Research Training within Addiction Residency Programs 2R25DA033211-06 4
2018 Clinical Addiction Research and Education (CARE) Program 5R25DA013582-17 36
2018 Core K - Substance Use Research Core 2P30AI042853-20A1-7400 488
2017 Pilot Study of Opioid-receptor Antagonists to Reduce Pain and Inflammation among HIV-Infected Persons with Alcohol Problems 1UH2AA026193-01
2017 ST. PETER HIV-Alcohol, Protein Biomarkers and Cardiovascular Disease Risk 1R01AA025859-01
2017 Linking Russian Narcology and HIV Care to Enhance Treatment, Retention and Outcomes Part II 1R01DA045547-01
2017 Improving Physician Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Pain in HIV-infected Persons 3R01DA037768-03S1
2017 Improving Physician Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Pain in HIV-infected Persons 5R01DA037768-04
2017 Advancing Clinical Research Training within Addiction Residency Programs 5R25DA033211-05 4
2017 URBAN ARCH (1/5) Administrative Coordinating Core (Admin Core) 5U24AA020778-07 23
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  1. Hadland SE, Bagley SM, Rodean J, Silverstein M, Levy S, Larochelle MR, Samet JH, Zima BT. Receipt of Timely Addiction Treatment and Association of Early Medication Treatment With Retention in Care Among Youths With Opioid Use Disorder. JAMA Pediatr. 2018 Sep 10.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30208470.
  2. Wagman JA, Samet JH, Cheng DM, Gnatienko N, Raj A, Blokhina E, Toussova O, Forman LS, Lioznov D, Tsui JI. Female Gender and HIV Transmission Risk Behaviors Among People Living with HIV Who Have Ever Used Injection Drugs in St. Petersburg, Russia. AIDS Behav. 2018 Sep; 22(9):2830-2839.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29797161.
  3. Samet JH, Botticelli M, Bharel M. Methadone in Primary Care - One Small Step for Congress, One Giant Leap for Addiction Treatment. N Engl J Med. 2018 Jul 05; 379(1):7-8.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29972744.
  4. Samet JH, O'Connor PG, Stein MD. The Internist's Challenge: Addressing Our Patients' Unhealthy Substance Use. Med Clin North Am. 2018 Jul; 102(4):xvii-xviii.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29933831; DOI: 10.1016/j.mcna.2018.04.001;.
  5. Fairgrieve C, Fairbairn N, Samet JH, Nolan S. Nontraditional Alcohol and Opioid Agonist Treatment Interventions. Med Clin North Am. 2018 Jul; 102(4):683-696. PMID: 29933823; DOI: 10.1016/j.mcna.2018.02.006;.
  6. Weinstein ZM, Gryczynski G, Cheng DM, Quinn E, Hui D, Kim HW, Labelle C, Samet JH. Tapering off and returning to buprenorphine maintenance in a primary care Office Based Addiction Treatment (OBAT) program. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2018 08 01; 189:166-171.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29958128.
  7. Saitz R, Mesic A, Ventura AS, Winter MR, Heeren TC, Sullivan MM, Walley AY, Patts GJ, Meli SM, Holick MF, Kim TW, Bryant KJ, Samet JH. Alcohol Consumption and Bone Mineral Density in People with HIV and Substance Use Disorder: A Prospective Cohort Study. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2018 Jun 06.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29873812; DOI: 10.1111/acer.13801;.
  8. West BS, Cheng DM, Toussova O, Blokhina E, Gnatienko N, Liu K, Samet JH, Raj A. Contraceptive Use Among HIV-Infected Females with History of Injection Drug Use in St. Petersburg, Russia. AIDS Behav. 2018 Jun; 22(6):1787-1791.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29170946.
  9. 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 HIV-infected Patients: Patients' Perspectives on Risks, Monitoring and Guidelines. Clin Infect Dis. 2018 May 31.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29860411.
  10. Gnatienko N, Freiberg MS, Blokhina E, Yaroslavtseva T, Bridden C, Cheng DM, Chaisson CE, Lioznov D, Bendiks S, Koerbel G, Coleman SM, Krupitsky E, Samet JH. Design of a randomized controlled trial of zinc supplementation to improve markers of mortality and HIV disease progression in HIV-positive drinkers in St. Petersburg, Russia. HIV Clin Trials. 2018 Jun; 19(3):101-111.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29663871.
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addiction medicine
primary care

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