Marc Larochelle, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Boston University 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 School of Medicine
Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit

Improving urine drug test utility to mitigate prescription opioid risk
03/01/2017 - 02/28/2022 (PI)

Impact of health insurance type and transitions on treatment for opioid use disorder
04/01/2019 - 03/31/2021 (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. 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 Jan 06.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34993861
  2. 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; DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.33083;
  3. 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;
  4. 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. 2021 Nov 24.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34838368
  5. Kimmel SD, Kim JH, Kalesan B, Samet JH, Walley AY, Larochelle MR. Against Medical Advice Discharges in Injection and Non-injection Drug Use-associated Infective Endocarditis: A Nationwide Cohort Study. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 11 02; 73(9):e2484-e2492.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32756935; PMCID: PMC8563193; DOI: 10.1093/cid/ciaa1126;
  6. Larochelle MR, Slavova S, Root ED, Feaster DJ, Ward PJ, Selk SC, Knott C, Villani J, Samet JH. Disparities in Opioid Overdose Death Trends by Race/Ethnicity, 2018-2019, From the HEALing Communities Study. Am J Public Health. 2021 10; 111(10):1851-1854.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34499540; PMCID: PMC8561170; DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2021.306431;
  7. Root ED, Slavova S, LaRochelle M, Feaster DJ, Villani J, Defiore-Hyrmer J, El-Bassel N, Ergas R, Gelberg K, Jackson R, Manchester K, Parikh M, Rock P, Walsh SL. The impact of the national stay-at-home order on emergency department visits for suspected opioid overdose during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2021 11 01; 228:108977. PMID: 34598100; PMCID: PMC8397502; DOI: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2021.108977;
  8. Larochelle MR, Cruz R, Kosakowski S, Gourlay DL, Alford DP, Xuan Z, Krebs EE, Yan S, Lasser KE, Samet JH, Liebschutz JM. Do Urine Drug Tests Reveal Substance Misuse Among Patients Prescribed Opioids for Chronic Pain? J Gen Intern Med. 2021 Aug 17.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34405344; DOI: 10.1007/s11606-021-07095-8;
  9. Shanahan CW, Reding O, Holmdahl I, Keosaian J, Xuan Z, McAneny D, Larochelle M, Liebschutz J. Opioid analgesic use after ambulatory surgery: a descriptive prospective cohort study of factors associated with quantities prescribed and consumed. BMJ Open. 2021 08 12; 11(8):e047928.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34385249; PMCID: PMC8362709; DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-047928;
  10. Larochelle M, Lagisetty PA, Bohnert ASB. Opioid Tapering Practices-Time for Reconsideration? JAMA. 2021 08 03; 326(5):388-389. PMID: 34342635
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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

Researchers Call for Antiracist Approach to Address Disparities In Overdose Deaths

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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