Timothy Naimi, MD, MPH
Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
General Internal Medicine

MD, University of Massachusetts Medical School
MPH, Harvard University




Timothy Naimi M.D., M.P.H is a physician and alcohol epidemiologist at Boston Medical Center (BMC), and a Professor with the Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Naimi received his bachelor’s degree from Harvard College, his M.D. degree from the University of Massachusetts, and his M.P.H degree from the Harvard School of Public Health. He completed a combined internal medicine-pediatrics residency program at the Massachusetts General Hospital, the Epidemiologic Intelligence Officer program with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and a preventive medicine residency with the CDC. Prior to coming to BMC, Dr. Naimi worked as a clinician for the U.S. Indian Health Service, and as a senior epidemiologist with the Alcohol Team at CDC. His current research interests, for which he receives grant support from the National Institutes of Health and CDC, include binge drinking, youth drinking, health effects of low-dose ethanol, and substance use policy including the impact of alcohol control policies, cannabis policies, and opioid policies on substance use and other health outcomes. He has co-authored more than 100 published manuscripts and book chapters.

Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Community Health Sciences


Associate Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Pediatrics
General Pediatrics

Faculty
Boston University School of Medicine
Medicine
Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit


2013 Codman Square Health Center: Teaching Award
2006 Outstanding Unit Citation Award
2006 Achievement Medal
2005 Isolated Hardship Award
2005 Public Health Research Award
2003 Achievement Medal
2002 Mayor’s Commendation
2002 Crisis Response Service Award
2002 Outstanding Unit Citation Award
2002 Commendation Medal
2000 Smiley’s Clinic: Primary Care Teaching Award
1999-2000 Outstanding Unit Citation Award



CENTER TO ADVANCE RESEARCH EXCELLENCE (OPTIC)
09/28/2018 - 07/31/2023 (PI)
RAND Corporation NIH-NIDA

Impact of Marijuana Policies on Alcohol Use and Alcohol-Related Mortality
09/01/2018 - 08/31/2022 (PI)
NIH-NIAAA
5R01AA026268-02

Harms to Others from Drinking Among College Students
09/20/2018 - 06/30/2022 (PI)
Trustees of Boston University NIH-NIAAA
5R01AA025980-02

Supporting dissemination of Community Guide recommendations for preventing excessive alcohol use
10/01/2018 - 07/31/2020 (PI)
ChangeLab Solutions CDC

State Naloxone Policies- Exploring Effects of Implementation on EMS and Community Bystander Use
06/25/2018 - 03/31/2020 (PI)
RAND Corporation NIH-NIDA
5R21DA045950-02

The Impact of Alcohol Policies on Fatalities from Alcohol-Involved Crashes Below the Legal Limit
01/01/2018 - 06/30/2019 (PI)
Peter F. McManus Charitable Trust

The Alcohol Policy Environment and Leading Causes of Alcohol Related Mortality
09/15/2014 - 02/28/2019 (PI)
NIH-NIAAA
5R01AA023376-03

IPA Agreement - CDC
09/01/2014 - 10/15/2018 (PI)
CDC

Youth Drinking: the Effects of Alcohol Control Policies and Adult Drinking Patter
03/01/2010 - 02/28/2015 (PI)
NIH-NIAAA
5R01 AA018377-05

Social & Health Effects of Changes in Alcohol Prices: A Research Collaborative
09/01/2011 - 08/31/2014 (PI)
Johns Hopkins University CDC


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  1. Esser MB, Sherk A, Liu Y, Naimi TS, Stockwell T, Stahre M, Kanny D, Landen M, Saitz R, Brewer RD. Deaths and Years of Potential Life Lost From Excessive Alcohol Use - United States, 2011-2015. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2020 Jul 31; 69(30):981-987.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32730240
     
  2. Blanchette JG, Ross CS, Naimi TS. The Rise and Fall of Alcohol Excise Taxes in U.S. States, 1933-2018. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2020 May; 81(3):331-338.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32527385
     
  3. Tori ME, Larochelle MR, Naimi TS. Alcohol or Benzodiazepine Co-involvement With Opioid Overdose Deaths in the United States, 1999-2017. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 Apr 01; 3(4):e202361.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32271389
     
  4. Lira MC, Sarda V, Heeren TC, Miller M, Naimi TS. Alcohol Policies and Motor Vehicle Crash Deaths Involving Blood Alcohol Concentrations Below 0.08. Am J Prev Med. 2020 05; 58(5):622-629.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32192802
     
  5. Kanny D, Naimi TS, Liu Y, Brewer RD. Trends in Total Binge Drinks per Adult Who Reported Binge Drinking - United States, 2011-2017. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2020 Jan 17; 69(2):30-34. PMID: 31945030
     
  6. Long MT, Naimi TS. Reply. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2020 Jun; 18(7):1651-1652.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31926338
     
  7. Blanchette JG, Lira MC, Heeren TC, Naimi TS. Alcohol Policies in U.S. States, 1999-2018. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2020 01; 81(1):58-67.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32048602
     
  8. Weitzman ER, Magane KM, Chen PH, Amiri H, Naimi TS, Wisk LE. Online Searching and Social Media to Detect Alcohol Use Risk at Population Scale. Am J Prev Med. 2020 01; 58(1):79-88. PMID: 31806270
     
  9. Long MT, Massaro JM, Hoffmann U, Benjamin EJ, Naimi TS. Alcohol Use Is Associated With Hepatic Steatosis Among Persons With Presumed Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2020 Jul; 18(8):1831-1841.e5.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31734449
     
  10. Alattas M, Ross CS, Henehan ER, Naimi TS. Alcohol policies and alcohol-attributable cancer mortality in U.S. States. Chem Biol Interact. 2020 Jan 05; 315:108885.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31678112
     
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Men should limit alcohol to 1 drink a day, experts say

The Associated Press 7/15/2020

Men Should Limit Alcohol Intake to One Drink a Day for Better Health, Federal Committee Advises

Fox News 6/20/2020

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Statin Lipophilicity and the Risk of Incident Heart Failure

Physician's Weekly 4/16/2020

Study: Many Car Crash Deaths Involve Alcohol Below Legal Limit

Newsmax Health 3/17/2020

Many Car Crash Deaths Involve Alcohol Levels Below Legal Limit: Study

U.S. News & World Report 3/16/2020

Fatal Crashes Might Decline with Lower Legal Blood Alcohol Limits

Reuters 3/16/2020

Fatal crashes might decline with lower legal blood alcohol limits

Reuters 3/16/2020

Study Finds Legal Drinking Limit May Not Be Low Enough

Courthouse News Service 3/15/2020

Is It Time to Pour One Out for the Packie?

Boston Magazine 2/18/2020

US drinking more now than just before Prohibition

Associated Press 1/14/2020

Tighter Alcohol Laws Might Help Curb Cancer

Health Day 12/11/2019

Tighter Alcohol Laws Might Help Curb Cancer

U.S. News & World Report 12/11/2019

A Nimbler Way to Track Alcohol Use: Mining Twitter & Google Searches

ReachMD 12/3/2019

Utah Alcohol Laws Hit the 'Sweet Spot' Between Consumer Demand and Health Concerns, Speaker Says

The Salt Lake Tribune 10/18/2019

Second-Hand Alcohol Drinking is Finally Being Recognized for its Health Risk

The Tempest 10/16/2019

Hold the Liquor: Sober Bars Growing in Pittsburgh

Trib Live 10/14/2019

Alcohol Taxes Not Close to Covering Cost of Drinking Harms in the U.S

National Post 9/12/2019

Booze Taxes Don't Make Up for Societal Costs of Excess Drinking: Study

HealthDay 9/11/2019

The Cost of Damages from Excessive Drinking Dwarfs Alcohol Tax Revenue

Marketplace 9/11/2019

Baby Boomers on a Drinking Binge

Impact Lab 8/22/2019

Baby Boomers on a Drinking Binge

Elemental 8/5/2019

One in 10 Older Adults Binge Drinks, Study Says

New York Times 8/2/2019

Millions Hurt by 'Secondhand' Alcohol of Others

WebMD 7/2/2019

The Secondhand Harms of Drinking Impact 1 in 5 Adults, Study Says

CNN.com 7/1/2019

One in Five Adults are Negatively Affected by Someone Else’s Drinking

The Week 7/1/2019

Denver Has a Drinking Problem, Health Officials Say

Patch 5/29/2019

Alcohol-mortality associations underestimated in cohort studies

Healio 3/5/2019

Drinking Alcohol Is More Harmful To Young People Than Previously Thought, According To Study

Bustle 3/5/2019

Do Studies Touting Benefits Of Alcohol Consumption Tell The Whole Story?

The Fix 3/4/2019

Drinking Alcohol May Be More Harmful Than Thought for Young Adults

Live Science 3/1/2019

Alcohol May Be Less Harmful For People Over 50

Medical News Today 2/28/2019

Charles River, Medical Campus Faculty Promoted to Full Professor

BU Today 2/11/2019

City Council Holds Hearing on Potential Buffer Zone Between Marijuana Dispensaries and Recovery Facilities

The Boston Sun 12/21/2018

Managing Comorbid Opioid and Alcohol Use Disorder

Clinical Pain Advisor 10/3/2018

Remember when a glass of wine a day was good for you? Here's why that changed.

Popular Science 9/10/2018

The ensuing problems will cluster among young people, low-income communities, and people with existing mental health problems

The Boston Globe 6/20/2018

Tough state alcohol laws tied to fewer drunk-driving fatalities

KFGO 6/1/2018

Debate over moderate alcohol use can be all-consuming

Post Gazette 4/22/2018

How much alcohol is too much? A new study says it’s found the number

PBS 4/12/2018

What Happens to Your Body When You Binge Drink

Healthline 3/29/2018

5 medical stories you should be reading now - Drunken driving causes more than 10,000 deaths in the U.S. per year

PBS 1/30/2018

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