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

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)
5U24 AA020778-07

Urban Arch 4/5 Russia Cohort-Targeting HIV-comorbities with Pharmacotherapy to Reduce Alcohol and…
09/01/2016 - 08/31/2021 (PI)
2U01 AA020780-06

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

TEACH: Improving Physician Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Pain in HIV-infected Persons
09/15/2014 - 08/31/2019 (PI)

HIV Researchers Mentoring the Next Generation of Addiction Clinician Scientists
04/01/2014 - 03/31/2019 (PI)
University of British Columbia NIH-NIDA

2015 NIDA International Visiting Scientists and Technical Exchange Program (INVEST) Letter and Revis
02/19/2016 - 02/28/2019 (PI)

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Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
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
2017 URBAN ARCH 4/5 Russia Cohort-Targeting HIV-comorbidities with Pharmacotherapy to Reduce Alcohol and Tobacco Use in HIV-infected Russians 5U01AA020780-07 5
2017 Clinical Addiction Research and Education (CARE) Program 2R25DA013582-16 36
2016 Improving Physician Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Pain in HIV-infected Persons 5R01DA037768-03
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  1. Hahn JA, Cheng DM, Emenyonu NI, Lloyd-Travaglini C, Fatch R, Shade SB, Ngabirano C, Adong J, Bryant K, Muyindike WR, Samet JH. Alcohol Use and HIV Disease Progression in an Antiretroviral Naive Cohort. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2018 Apr 15; 77(5):492-501.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29303844.
  2. Alford DP, Carney BL, Jackson AH, Brett B, Bridden C, Winter M, Samet JH. Promoting addiction medicine teaching through functional mentoring by co-training generalist chief residents with faculty mentors. Subst Abus. 2018 Feb 16; 1-7.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29452056.
  3. Lasser KE, Lunze K, Cheng DM, Blokhina E, Walley AY, Tindle HA, Quinn E, Gnatienko N, Krupitsky E, Samet JH. Depression and smoking characteristics among HIV-positive smokers in Russia: A cross-sectional study. PLoS One. 2018; 13(2):e0189207.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29408935.
  4. Coleman SM, Gnatienko N, Lloyd-Travaglini CA, Winter MR, Bridden C, Blokhina E, Lioznov D, Adong J, Samet JH, Liegler T, Hahn JA. False-positive HIV diagnoses: lessons from Ugandan and Russian research cohorts. HIV Clin Trials. 2018 Feb; 19(1):15-22.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29384717.
  5. Bertholet N, Cheng DM, Palfai TP, Lloyd-Travaglini C, Samet JH, Saitz R. Anxiety, Depression, and Pain Symptoms: Associations With the Course of Marijuana Use and Drug Use Consequences Among Urban Primary Care Patients. J Addict Med. 2018 Jan/Feb; 12(1):45-52.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28984682.
  6. Lorkiewicz SA, Ventura AS, Heeren TC, Winter MR, Walley AY, Sullivan M, Samet JH, Saitz R. Lifetime marijuana and alcohol use, and cognitive dysfunction in people with human immunodeficiency virus infection. Subst Abus. 2018 Jan 02; 39(1):116-123.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29058572.
  7. Idrisov B, Lunze K, Cheng DM, Blokhina E, Gnatienko N, Quinn E, Bridden C, Walley AY, Bryant KJ, Lioznov D, Krupitsky E, Samet JH. Role of substance use in HIV care cascade outcomes among people who inject drugs in Russia. Addict Sci Clin Pract. 2017 Dec 04; 12(1):30.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29198185.
  8. Idrisov B, Lunze K, Cheng DM, Blokhina E, Gnatienko N, Patts GJ, Bridden C, Kleinman RE, Weiser SD, Krupitsky E, Samet JH. Food Insecurity, HIV Disease Progression and Access to Care Among HIV-Infected Russians not on ART. AIDS Behav. 2017 Dec; 21(12):3486-3495.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28822002.
  9. 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. 2017 Nov 23.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29170946.
  10. Asiimwe SB, Fatch R, Patts G, Winter M, Lloyd-Travaglini C, Emenyonu N, Muyindike W, Kekibiina A, Blokhina E, Gnatienko N, Kruptisky E, Cheng DM, Samet JH, Hahn JA. Alcohol Types and HIV Disease Progression Among HIV-Infected Drinkers Not Yet on Antiretroviral Therapy in Russia and Uganda. AIDS Behav. 2017 Nov; 21(Suppl 2):204-215.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28856539.
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addiction medicine
primary care

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