Michael Stein, MD
Chair and Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Health Law, Policy & Management

MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
BA, Harvard College

Recognized among the top one percent of NIH grant recipients over the past two decades, Dr. Stein has worked at the intersection of behavioral medicine and primary care. His outcomes research has moved between substance use disorders and HIV/AIDS, sleep and pain, mental health disorders, and the determinants of risk-taking. He has published more than 450 scientific journal articles. Dr. Stein graduated from Harvard College and received his medical degree from Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons. After medical residency at New England Medical Center, he completed a National Research Service Award Fellowship at Brown University. He was director of HIV Services at Rhode Island Hospital for two decades. He worked for years as a consultant to tech start-ups. He is also the award-winning author of six novels and eight books of non-fiction, and his writings have been noted in the Best American essay series, and appeared in many magazines and newspapers. Recent books, "Me vs. Us: A Health Divided" and "Accidental Kindness: A Doctor's Notes on Empathy," were published in 2022. HIs newest book, with Sandro Galea, "The Turning Point: Reflections on a Pandemic" was published in 2024. He is Executive Editor of the online magazine Public Health Post.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility

Achieving student, staff, and faculty diversity is essential to achieving our educational mission, remains a personal goal, and is central to the work of HLPM. Diversity in perspective, identity and experience enriches the human and academic experience for us all. In HLPM, we are always looking for new ways to attract, recruit, and retain a talented, diverse community, the situation where learning and the advancement of knowledge best thrives. HLPM is strongest when people learn and create together in an environment in which they are fully supported and respected. The school’s 10-point plan to promote DEIJ in all we do points our way forward toward equity and inclusiveness.

Providence/Boston Center for AIDS Research (CFAR): Core Support (Cores A, B, G, K, L, SWG)
07/01/2023 - 06/30/2028 (Co-Investigator of Sub-Project / SP)
The Miriam Hospital NIH NIAID

HEAL D2A Research Adoption Support Center
09/30/2022 - 08/31/2027 (Subcontract PI)
Stanford University NIH NIDA

Integrated Care for Addiction, HIV and HCV Research and Education (ICAHRE)
07/01/2022 - 06/30/2027 (Multi-PI)
PI: Michael Stein, MD
NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse

Boston Alcohol Research Collaboration on HIV/AIDS - Comorbidity Center (Boston ARCH CC)
09/22/2021 - 08/31/2026 (PI)
NIH/National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Testing the Efficacy of a Technology-Supported Lifestyle Physical Activity Intervention Among Women with Depression in Alcohol Treatment
09/10/2020 - 06/30/2025 (Subcontract PI)
Butler Hospital NIH NIAAA

Optimization and multi-site feasibility of yoga for chronic pain in people in treatment for opioid use disorder
04/01/2020 - 03/31/2025 (Subcontract PI)
Butler Hospital NIH NCCIH

Methadone-Maintained Smokers Switching to E-Cigarettes
09/30/2021 - 06/30/2024 (Multi-PI)
PI: Michael Stein, MD
Butler Hospital NIH NIDA

MassHEAL- Reducing overdose deaths 40% (2019-2023)
04/17/2019 - 03/31/2024 (Subcontract PI)
Boston Medical Center Corporation NIH NIDA

Treating Chronic Pain in Buprenorphine Patients in Primary Care Settings
02/15/2019 - 01/31/2024 (Multi-PI)
PI: Michael Stein, MD
NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse

Brief Acceptance-Based Retention Intervention for Newly Diagnosed HIV Patient
12/03/2019 - 11/30/2023 (Subcontract PI)
Brown University NIH NIMH

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Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
2024 Optimization and multi-site feasibility of yoga for chronic pain in people in treatment for opioid use disorder 5R01AT010863-05
2024 tDCS to Decrease Opioid Relapse 4UH3DA047793-03
2023 A Longitudinal EMA Study Examining the Role of Maternal Mood and Physical Symptoms on Women's Cannabis Use Across the Perinatal Period 1R01DA058369-01A1
2023 Methadone-Maintained Smokers Switching to E-Cigarettes 5R01DA052907-03
2023 Boston Alcohol Research Collaboration on HIV/AIDS - Comorbidity Center (Boston ARCH CC) 5P01AA029546-03
2023 Optimization and multi-site feasibility of yoga for chronic pain in people in treatment for opioid use disorder 5R01AT010863-04
2023 Treating Chronic Pain in Buprenorphine Patients in Primary Care Settings 5R01DA045695-05
2023 Integrated Care for Addiction, HIV and HCV Research and Education (ICAHRE) 5T32DA041898-07
2022 Methadone-Maintained Smokers Switching to E-Cigarettes 5R01DA052907-02
2022 Examining Highly Palatable Food Consumption upon Initiation of Methadone Maintenance Treatment 5R21DA052133-02
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  1. Kim TW, Bertholet N, Magane KM, Lloyd-Travaglini C, Winter MR, Samet JH, Erlandson KM, Stein MD, Bryant KJ, Saitz R, Heeren TC. Alcohol Consumption and Illicit Drug Use: Associations With Fall, Fracture, and Acute Health Care Utilization Among People With HIV Infection. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2024 Apr 01; 95(4):391-398.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38133581; PMCID: PMC10922845; DOI: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000003372;
  2. Davis A, Knudsen HK, Walker DM, Chassler D, Lunze K, Westgate PM, Oga E, Rodriguez S, Tan S, Holloway J, Walsh SL, Oser CB, Lefebvre RC, Fanucchi LC, Glasgow L, McAlearney AS, Surratt HL, Konstan MW, Huang TT, LeBaron P, Nakayima J, Stein MD, Rudorf M, Nouvong M, Kinnard EN, El-Bassel N, Tilley J, Macoubray A, Savitzky C, Farmer A, Beers D, Salsberry P, Huerta TR. Effects of the Communities that Heal (CTH) intervention on perceived opioid-related community stigma in the HEALing Communities Study: results of a multi-site, community-level, cluster-randomized trial. Lancet Reg Health Am. 2024 Apr; 32:100710.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38510790; PMCID: PMC10950860; DOI: 10.1016/j.lana.2024.100710;
  3. Hayaki J, Abrantes AM, Anderson B, Stein MD. Chronic Pain and Cannabis Use Frequency, Intensity, and Severity in Young Adults. Subst Use Misuse. 2024; 59(4):576-582. PMID: 38017655; PMCID: PMC10922830; DOI: 10.1080/10826084.2023.2287240;
  4. Freibott CE, Biondi BE, Rao SR, Blokhina E, Dugas JN, Patts G, Bendiks S, Krupitsky E, Chichetto NE, Samet JH, Freiberg MS, Stein MD, Tindle HA. Is Abstinence from Alcohol and Smoking Associated with Less Anxiety and Depressive Symptoms Among People with HIV? AIDS Behav. 2024 Apr; 28(4):1447-1455.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38285292
  5. Lucero MM, Palfai TP, Heeren TC, Stein MD, Kim TW, Saitz R. Heavy Alcohol Use and HIV Outcomes: The Moderating Role of Pain. AIDS Behav. 2024 Feb; 28(2):636-644.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38236321
  6. Uebelacker LA, Braun TD, Taylor LE, Saper R, Baldwi M, Abrantes A, Tremont G, Toribio A, Kirshy S, Koch R, Lorin L, Van Noppen D, Anderson B, Roseen EJ, Stein MD. Evaluation of intervention components to maximize yoga practice among people with chronic pain taking opioid agonist therapy: A factorial experiment using the multiphase optimization strategy framework. Contemp Clin Trials. 2024 Feb; 137:107411.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38103784; PMCID: PMC10922864; DOI: 10.1016/j.cct.2023.107411;
  7. Stein MD, Godersky ME, Kim TW, Walley AY, Heeren TC, Winter MR, Magane KM, Saitz R. Self-medication of pain and discomfort with alcohol and other substances by people with HIV infection and substance use disorder: preliminary findings from a secondary analysis. AIDS Care. 2024 Mar; 36(3):414-424.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37909062; PMCID: PMC10922286; DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2023.2275047;
  8. Raifman J, Cheng DM, Skinner A, Hatzenbuehler ML, Mayer KH, Stein MD. State same-sex marriage policies and pre-exposure prophylaxis implementation among men who have sex with men in the United States. J Int AIDS Soc. 2023 Nov; 26(11):e26180.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37997001; PMCID: PMC10667585; DOI: 10.1002/jia2.26180;
  9. McCann NC, Davenport MJ, Mandavia AD, Stein MD, Livingston NA. HIV Prevalence and HIV Screening History Among a Veterans Association Cohort of People with Opioid and Alcohol Use Disorders. J Gen Intern Med. 2024 Feb; 39(3):403-410.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37848765; PMCID: PMC10897116; DOI: 10.1007/s11606-023-08452-5;
  10. Stein MD, Krause C, Rodgers E, Silwal A, Helme D, Slater M, Beard D, Lewis N, Luster J, Stephens K, Lefebvre C. Lessons Learned from Developing Tailored Community Communication Campaigns in the HEALing Communities Study. J Health Commun. 2023 Oct 03; 28(10):699-705. PMID: 37752882; PMCID: PMC10591725; DOI: 10.1080/10810730.2023.2262948;
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