Marc Larochelle, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
General Internal Medicine

MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
MPH, Harvard School of Public Health

Marc Larochelle is a general internist and clinical investigator specializing in addiction medicine at BMC and an assistant professor of medicine at BUSM. Larochelle's clinical and research interests focus on the safety of opioid prescribing and the recognition and treatment of opioid use disorders. As a health services researcher, Larochelle aims to leverage insights from large data sources and translate the findings into interventions that improve the quality and value of health care delivered. His special interests are Primary Care and Addiction Medicine.

Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit

Records for Alcohol Care Enhancement (RACE)
09/20/2021 - 05/31/2022 (Multi-PI)
PI: Marc Larochelle, MD, MPH
NIH/National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Improving urine drug test utility to mitigate prescription opioid risk
03/01/2017 - 02/28/2023 (PI)

MOUD Comparative Effectiveness Study
07/01/2021 - 04/30/2022 (PI)
National Institute on Drug Abuse/NIH/DHHS

Impact of health insurance type and transitions on treatment for opioid use disorder
04/01/2019 - 03/31/2022 (PI)
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Heroin use and overdose following changes to individual-level opioid prescribing
09/01/2017 - 08/31/2020 (PI)


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  1. Weisenthal K, Kimmel SD, Kehoe J, Larochelle MR, Walley AY, Taylor JL. Effect of police action on low-barrier substance use disorder service utilization. Harm Reduct J. 2022 Jul 29; 19(1):86.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35906660; PMCID: PMC9338497; DOI: 10.1186/s12954-022-00668-8;
  2. Streed CG, Morgan JR, Gai MJ, Larochelle MR, Paasche-Orlow MK, Taylor JL. Prevalence of HIV Preexposure Prophylaxis Prescribing Among Persons With Commercial Insurance and Likely Injection Drug Use. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 Jul 01; 5(7):e2221346.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35819784; PMCID: PMC9277489; DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.21346;
  3. Morgan JR, LaRochelle MR. Commentary on Karnik et al.: Harmonization now-the need for consistent, validated measures to identify opioid use disorder in observational data. Addiction. 2022 Sep; 117(9):2448-2449.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35762525
  4. Zhang K, Strahan AE, Guy GP, Larochelle MR. Trends in Concurrent Opioid and Benzodiazepine Prescriptions in the United States, 2016 to 2019. Ann Intern Med. 2022 Jul; 175(7):1051-1053. PMID: 35667064
  5. Kimmel SD, Rosenmoss S, Bearnot B, Weinstein Z, Yan S, Walley AY, Larochelle MR. Northeast Postacute Medical Facilities Disproportionately Reject Referrals For Patients With Opioid Use Disorder. Health Aff (Millwood). 2022 03; 41(3):434-444.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35254930
  6. Morgan JR, Quinn EK, Chaisson CE, Ciemins E, Stempniewicz N, White LF, Linas BP, Walley AY, LaRochelle MR. Variation in Initiation, Engagement, and Retention on Medications for Opioid Use Disorder Based on Health Insurance Plan Design. Med Care. 2022 03 01; 60(3):256-263.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35026792; PMCID: PMC8852217; DOI: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000001689;
  7. Kosakowski S, Benintendi A, Lagisetty P, Larochelle MR, Bohnert ASB, Bazzi AR. Patient Perspectives on Improving Patient-Provider Relationships and Provider Communication During Opioid Tapering. J Gen Intern Med. 2022 May; 37(7):1722-1728.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34993861; PMCID: PMC9130417; DOI: 10.1007/s11606-021-07210-9;
  8. Bovell-Ammon BJ, Xuan Z, Paasche-Orlow MK, LaRochelle MR. Association of Incarceration With Mortality by Race From a National Longitudinal Cohort Study. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 12 01; 4(12):e2133083.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34940867; PMCID: PMC8703242; DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.33083;
  9. Alrawashdeh M, Klompas M, Kimmel S, Larochelle MR, Gokhale RH, Dantes RB, Hoots B, Hatfield KM, Reddy SC, Fiore AE, Septimus EJ, Kadri SS, Poland R, Sands K, Rhee C. Epidemiology, Outcomes, and Trends of Patients With Sepsis and Opioid-Related Hospitalizations in U.S. Hospitals. Crit Care Med. 2021 12 01; 49(12):2102-2111.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34314131; PMCID: PMC8602712; DOI: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000005141;
  10. Beaugard CA, Chui KKH, Larochelle MR, Young LD, Walley AY, Stopka TJ. Abrupt Discontinuation From Long-Term Opioid Therapy in Massachusetts, 2015-2018. Am J Prev Med. 2022 03; 62(3):404-413.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34838368
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Some Patients on Opioids Shouldn’t Have to Taper Off

Legal Reader 9/7/2022


Long-Term Opioid Tapering Does Not Benefit Suicide, Overdose Risks

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Opioid Overdose Deaths Rise Among Black Americans

Poz 9/28/2021

Opioid Overdose Death Rates Worsening for Non-Hispanic Blacks

Health Day 9/20/2021

Opioid Overdose Death Rates Are Rising Among Black Americans

Everyday Health 9/17/2021

How Overdose Surged for Black People as It Held Steady for Whites

Filter Magazine 9/15/2021

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Verywell Health 9/15/2021

Fatal Opioid ODs Keep Rising in Black Americans

Health Day 9/13/2021

Fatal Opioid ODs Keep Rising in Black Americans

US News & World Report 9/13/2021

Disparities in Opioid Overdose Deaths Are Worsening for Black Americans

HealthCity 9/10/2021

Opioid Tapering Carries Significant Risks

MedPage Today 8/3/2021

Progress Against the Opioid Epidemic Is Not Reaching Black Americans

HealthCity 2/8/2021

Relative Cost Differences of Initial Treatment Strategies for Newly Diagnosed Opioid Use Disorder: A Cohort Study.

Physician's Weekly 8/27/2020

Let People Take Home Their Methadone

Gizmodo 4/1/2020

New Data Strongly Support Opioid Agonists for Addiction

Medscape 2/28/2020

Study Finds Less Than 2 Percent of Overdose Victims Had Active Opioid Prescriptions

Newsweek 10/22/2019

Opioid Stewardship Alone Misses Opportunities to Predict and Prevent Overdose Death: A Roadmap for Intervention

HealthCity 9/18/2019

Opioid overdose more likely if family member has prescription

Reuters 6/24/2019

Inpatient Opioids Influence At-Home Use

MedPage Today 6/17/2019

Letters to the Editor: Words Matter When it Comes to Addiction 6/9/2019

More Opioid Addicts Turning to Vivitrol to Come Clean, Rebuild Their Lives

Newsday 4/13/2019

Opioid Prescriptions Drop Drastically In Ohio

The Fix 3/18/2019

Opioid Epidemic Will Get Worse, Researchers Says

The Fix 2/14/2019

Opioid Crisis to Increase in Upcoming Years

Specialty Pharmacy Times 2/8/2019

Cutting Down Prescription Opioid Supply May Not Stem The Crisis, Study Finds

WGBH 2/7/2019

Overdose Deaths Could Increase With ‘Changing Nature’ Of Opioid Epidemic

Penn State News 2/6/2019

Did you know that the opioid crisis is predicted to worsen?

Health Europa 2/4/2019

Limiting Opioid Prescriptions Will Do Little To Reduce Overdose Deaths, Study Says

The Boston Globe 2/1/2019

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