Social Media and Substance Use Risk and Resilience Among Gender Minority Emerging Adults
08/01/2021 - 07/31/2026 (Key Person / Mentor)
PI: Allegra Gordon, ScD, MPH
NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse

NRSA Training Core
04/15/2020 - 05/01/2025 (Co-Investigator of Sub-Project / SP)
PI: Darrell Nelson Kotton, MD
NIH/National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences

The Boston University Clinical and Transitional Science Institute
04/15/2020 - 03/31/2025 (Multi PI of Sub-Project / SP)
PI: Megan H. Bair-Merritt, MD, MSCE
NIH/National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences

MassHEAL- Reducing overdose deaths 40% (2019-2023)
04/17/2019 - 03/31/2025 (PI of Sub-Project / SP)
Boston Medical Center Corporation NIH NIDA

The National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network: New England Consortium Node
06/01/2020 - 02/28/2025 (PI of Sub-Project / SP)
Yale University NIH NIDA

NorthStar Node of the Clinical Trials Network
06/01/2020 - 02/28/2025 (PI of Sub-Project / SP)
Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute NIH NIDA

Institutional Program Unifying Population and Laboratory Based Sciences Award
02/01/2013 - 01/31/2024 (Co-Investigator)
PI: Lindsay Farrer, PhD
Burroughs Wellcome Fund

URBAN ARCH (5/5) Boston Cohort - Alcohol and HIV-associated comorbidity and complications: Frailty, Functional impairment, Falls, and Fractures (the 4F Study)
09/01/2016 - 08/31/2023 (PI of Sub-Project / SP)
PI: Theresa W. Kim, MD
NIH/National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

CFAR: Multi-level determinants of PrEP awareness, attitudes, access, and experiences in a national survey of transgender and gender diverse U.S. young adults
04/01/2021 - 03/29/2023 (Key Person / Mentor)
The Miriam Hospital NIH NIAID

Clinical Addiction Research and Education (CARE) Program
05/01/2017 - 06/30/2022 (PI of Sub-Project / SP)
Boston Medical Center Corporation NIH NIDA

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SBIRT for Substance Abuse in Mental Health Treatment Settings
09/15/2012 - 08/31/2017 (PI)
Univ of California, Los Angeles NIH-NIDA

Addressing Alcohol/HIV Consequences in Substance Dependence-Boston ARCH Cohort (Supplement)
03/05/2015 - 08/31/2016 (PI)

Addressing Alcohol /HIV Consequences in Substance Dependence - Boston ARCH Cohort
09/20/2011 - 08/31/2016 (PI)
5U01 AA020784-05

Efficacy/Effectiveness of Unhealthy Drug Use Screening
05/01/2012 - 04/30/2015 (PI)
3R01 DA025068-05S1

Efficacy/Effectiveness of unhealthy drug use screening/Brief intervention models
07/01/2009 - 04/30/2015 (PI)
3R01 DA025068-02S1

Efficacy/Effectiveness of Unhealthy Drug Use Screening/Brief Intervention Models
07/15/2008 - 04/30/2015 (PI)
5R01 DA025068-05

Screening and Brief Intervention (SBI) Implementation and Sustainability
04/01/2011 - 12/31/2012 (PI)
1R13 DA031540-01

Validation for Self-administered Single-item Screening Questions (SISQ) for Drug Use
04/01/2012 - 09/30/2012 (PI)

Alcohol SBI Research Conference
12/10/2010 - 11/30/2011 (PI)
1R13 AA020158-01

Linkage of Alcohol Abusers to Primary Care - Supplement
06/29/2006 - 08/31/2011 (PI)
3 R01 AA010870-06A2S1

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Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
2023 Administrative Core 5P01AA029546-03-7184
2021 Boston Alcohol Research Collaboration on HIV/AIDS - Comorbidity Center (Boston ARCH CC) 1P01AA029546-01
2021 Administrative Core 1P01AA029546-01-9251
2021 Records for Alcohol Care Enhancement (RACE) 4R33AA027597-03
2021 Boston University Clinical and Translational Science Institute 5UL1TR001430-06 142
2021 URBAN ARCH (5/5) Boston Cohort - Alcohol and HIV-associated comorbidity and complications: Frailty, Functional impairment, Falls, and Fractures (the 4F study) 3U01AA020784-10S2 10
2020 Records for Alcohol Care Enhancement (RACE) 5R21AA027597-02
2020 Boston University Clinical and Translational Science Institute 2UL1TR001430-05A1 142
2020 Boston University Clinical and Translational Science Institute 3UL1TR001430-05A1S1 142
2020 Boston University Clinical and Translational Science Institute 3UL1TR001430-05A1S2 142
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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. Bahji A, Bach P, Danilewitz M, Crockford D, El-Guebaly N, Devoe DJ, Saitz R. Comparative efficacy and safety of pharmacotherapies for alcohol withdrawal: a systematic review and network meta-analysis. Addiction. 2022 Oct; 117(10):2591-2601. PMID: 35194860
  2. Runels T, Ragan EJ, Ventura AS, Winter MR, White LF, Horsburgh CR, Samet JH, Saitz R, Jacobson KR. Testing and treatment for latent tuberculosis infection in people living with HIV and substance dependence: a prospective cohort study. BMJ Open. 2022 03 10; 12(3):e058751.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35273063; PMCID: PMC8915380; DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-058751;
  3. Alford DP, Kim TW, Samet JH, Cruz AB, Brolin MF, Shanahan CW, Saitz R. Prevalence and Correlates of Positive Follow-up Screens in Primary Care for Unhealthy Alcohol and Other Drug Use After a Negative Screen. J Addict Med. 2022 Jul-Aug 01; 16(4):e219-e224.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34799491; DOI: 10.1097/ADM.0000000000000917;
  4. Tanner-Smith EE, Parr NJ, Schweer-Collins M, Saitz R. Effects of brief substance use interventions delivered in general medical settings: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Addiction. 2022 04; 117(4):877-889. PMID: 34647649
  5. Shorter GW, Bray JW, Heather N, Berman AH, Giles EL, Clarke M, Barbosa C, O'Donnell AJ, Holloway A, Riper H, Daeppen JB, Monteiro MG, Saitz R, McNeely J, McKnight-Eily L, Cowell A, Toner P, Newbury-Birch D. The "Outcome Reporting in Brief Intervention Trials: Alcohol" (ORBITAL) Core Outcome Set: International Consensus on Outcomes to Measure in Efficacy and Effectiveness Trials of Alcohol Brief Interventions. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2021 09; 82(5):638-646. PMID: 34546911; PMCID: PMC8819610; DOI: 10.15288/jsad.2021.82.638;
  6. Weimer MB, Wakeman SE, Saitz R. X-Waiver Exemption in the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder-Reply. JAMA. 2021 08 03; 326(5):442-443. PMID: 34342621
  7. Smid MC, Saitz R. Postpartum Treatment of Individuals With Opioid Use Disorder: Maternal Risk and Need for Evidence Do Not End When Pregnancy Ends. J Addict Med. 2021 Jul-Aug 01; 15(4):267-268. PMID: 34397779
  8. Rubin A, Livingston NA, Brady J, Hocking E, Bickmore T, Sawdy M, Kressin N, Saitz R, Simon S. Computerized Relational Agent to Deliver Alcohol Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment in Primary Care: a Randomized Clinical Trial. J Gen Intern Med. 2022 01; 37(1):70-77.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34145518; PMCID: PMC8212899; DOI: 10.1007/s11606-021-06945-9;
  9. Hahn JA, Murnane PM, Vittinghoff E, Muyindike WR, Emenyonu NI, Fatch R, Chamie G, Haberer JE, Francis JM, Kapiga S, Jacobson K, Myers B, Couture MC, DiClemente RJ, Brown JL, So-Armah K, Sulkowski M, Marcus GM, Woolf-King S, Cook RL, Richards VL, Molina P, Ferguson T, Welsh D, Piano MR, Phillips SA, Stewart S, Afshar M, Page K, McGinnis K, Fiellin DA, Justice AC, Bryant K, Saitz R. Factors associated with phosphatidylethanol (PEth) sensitivity for detecting unhealthy alcohol use: An individual patient data meta-analysis. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2021 06; 45(6):1166-1187.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33837975; PMCID: PMC8254773; DOI: 10.1111/acer.14611;
  10. Park TW, Sikov J, dellaBitta V, Saitz R, Walley AY, Drainoni ML. "It could potentially be dangerous... but nothing else has seemed to help me.": Patient and clinician perspectives on benzodiazepine use in opioid agonist treatment. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2021 12; 131:108455.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34098286; PMCID: PMC8556389; DOI: 10.1016/j.jsat.2021.108455;
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Bar chart showing 73 publications over 24 distinct years, with a maximum of 12 publications in 2019


What Do The President’s Son, George Floyd And Rapper DMX Have In Common? A Disease Called Addiction

Forbes 4/6/2021

What Do The President’s Son, George Floyd And Rapper DMX Have In Common? A Disease Called Addiction

Forbes 4/6/2021

4 Ways to Reel In Your Pandemic Drinking

GQ 3/24/2021

How The Latest Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines Impact Women, Race, Addiction And Covid-19

Forbes 3/10/2021

Saying It Nicer: Why Language Matters For People With Addiction

Forbes 11/18/2020

Can’t handle alcohol like you used to? It’s not in your head

Considerable. 10/22/2020

How alcohol led to my dad’s death

Medium 10/1/2020

AA Keeps People From Drinking Alcohol Longer Than Other Tools, Cochrane Review Finds

WBUR 3/11/2020

Alcohol Is Growing as a Prime-Time Killer

U.S. News & World Report 2/25/2020

New Year’s partiers nursed hangovers with Coppersmith brunch, Bloody Marys – and an I.V. drip 1/3/2020

The real reason you can’t handle alcohol anymore

Considerable 5/28/2019

Study Reports Marijuana Use Among Patients With Cancer May Be Increasing While Opioid Use Stays Stable, but Questions Remain

Cancer Therapy Advisor 4/30/2019

Don’t call Jessica Lareau an Alcoholic. To Her, Words Matter

BU Today 4/2/2019

For Cancer Risk, a Bottle of Wine Equals This Many Cigarettes

Live Science 3/28/2019

Giving Opioid Addicts Medical Marijuana to Treat Their Addiction is ‘Irresponsible,’ Says Addictions Expert

Civilized 2/13/2019

US attorney releases new antiopioid TV and radio ads

The Boston Globe 2/12/2019

Reducing the Reliance on Opioids for Cancer Pain: Is the Switch to Cannabis a Viable Option?

Cancer Therapy Advisor 2/7/2019

Should You Quit Drinking for Dry January? Here's What Experts Say

TIME 1/2/2019

Medical Leaders: Elevate Evidence Over Bias in Opioid Disorder Treatment

Behavioral Health Executive 12/21/2018

The real reason you can’t drink like you used to

Considerable 12/18/2018

Daily medication more cost-effective than monthly injections to prevent opioid relapse

Healio 12/17/2018

Doctors should screen all adults for alcohol abuse, new guidelines say: report

NOLA 11/13/2018

Recreational Marijuana: “Wonderful Thing” or “Major Health Risk”?

BU Today 10/25/2018

Blackout Drinking May Have Left Brett Kavanaugh With Alcohol-Induced Amnesia

Inquisitr 10/4/2018

The Science Behind Blackout Drinking And How It Could Relate To Kavanaugh

WBUR 10/3/2018

CommonHealth: The Latest On Alcohol, From Moderate Drinking's Health Effects To Underused Treatments

WBUR 8/28/2018

Few heavy drinkers get drugs to help curb alcohol use

Reuters 8/28/2018

40 pct of U.S. adults who drink, drink too much: study

Xinhuanet 7/18/2018

After canceling an ethically dubious trial, NIH sticks with a muddled message on booze

Health News Review 7/16/2018

New buyer for Salem Memorial

Politico 3/19/2018

A study examines alcohol’s benefits. The industry is funding it

Watertown Daily Times 3/18/2018

Federal Agency Courted Alcohol industry to Fund Study on Benefits of Moderate Drinking

The New York Times 3/17/2018

Professor Saitz mentors trainees at all levels in research, mainly masters, doctoral students, and junior faculty, and is career mentor when appropriate as well.

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