Miriam TH Harris, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
General Internal Medicine

MD, McMaster University

Dr. Harris is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine and an addiction expert at Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Harris’s research interests focus on the intersection of women’s health and addiction including: enhancing servicers for sex works, substance use in pregnancy, gender-responsive harm reduction, and increasing contraception, family planning, and HIV prevention in substance use treatment spaces.

Clinically, she provides primary care and office based addiction treatment in the Women’s Health Unit at Boston Medical Center, and attends on the General Medicine units and the Addiction Consult Service at Boston Medical Center.

2020-2021 National Institute on Drug Abuse: International Collaborative Addiction Medicine Research Fellowship
2019 American Society of Addiction Medicine : Ruth Fox Scholarship
2018-2020 National Institute on Drug Abuse: Research in Addictions Medicine Scholar
2017-2019 McGill University & Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons: Clinical Investigators Program, McGill University
2009 Tel Aviv University: MASA Scholarship

Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.

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  1. Harris M, McDonald EG, Marrone E, El-Messidi A, Girard T, Gunn CM, Shapiro GD, Longo C, Dayan N. Postpartum Analgesia In New Mothers (PAIN) Study: a survey of Canadian obstetricians' post-delivery opioid prescribing practices. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2020 Dec 12.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33321248
  2. Gunn CM, Maschke A, Harris M, Schoenberger SF, Sampath S, Walley AY, Bagley SM. Age-based preferences for risk communication in the fentanyl era: 'A lot of people keep seeing other people die and that's not enough for them'. Addiction. 2020 Oct 29.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33119196
  3. Harris M, Joseph K, Hoeppner B, Wachman EM, Gray JR, Saia K, Wakeman S, Bair-Merritt MH, Schiff DM. A Retrospective Cohort Study Examining the Utility of Perinatal Urine Toxicology Testing to Guide Breastfeeding Initiation. J Addict Med. 2020 Oct 14.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33060464
  4. Harris M, Johnson S, Mackin S, Saitz R, Walley AY, Taylor JL. Low Barrier Tele-Buprenorphine in the Time of COVID-19: A Case Report. J Addict Med. 2020 Jul/Aug; 14(4):e136-e138.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32433364; DOI: 10.1097/ADM.0000000000000682;
  5. Harris M, Gadermann A, Norena M, To M, Hubley AM, Aubry T, Hwang S, Palepu A. Residential moves and its association with substance use, healthcare needs, and acute care use among homeless and vulnerably housed persons in Canada. Int J Public Health. 2019 Apr; 64(3):399-409. PMID: 30382287; DOI: 10.1007/s00038-018-1167-6;
  6. Martin L, Harris MT, Brooks A, Main C, Mertz D. Management and outcomes in patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia after implementation of mandatory infectious diseases consult: a before/after study. BMC Infect Dis. 2015 Dec 15; 15:568. PMID: 26666459

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Substance Use Disorders
Women's Health
Harm Reduction

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