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Research Expertise & Professional Interests Dr Walley is Associate Professor of Medicine and an addiction expert at Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine. Dr Walley has conducted multiple studies related to the opioid crisis and the integration of addiction specialty care and general medical care. He has served as PI on a CDC-SAMHSA-Epi-AID investigation of the surge in fentanyl-related overdose, a CDC-funded study of the Massachusetts OEND program which demonstrated community-level reductions in overdose death rates, and a SAMHSA-funded program that integrated addiction treatment into the clinical care of people with/at risk for HIV. He has worked as Co-I with addiction, overdose, and HIV expertise on NIDA and NIAAA-funded clinical trials and cohort studies. Dr Walley is the director of the Boston Medical Center Addiction Medicine Fellowship program, as well as the director the NIDA-funded Fellow Immersion Training program in Addiction Medicine, which trains 5 subspecialty fellows each year to integrate addiction science into their subspecialty research. He provides primary care and addiction medicine consultations in the HIV primary care clinic at Boston University School of Medicine/BMC where he leads the FAST PATH (Facilitated Access to Substance abuse Treatment for Prevention and Treatment of HIV) program. Dr Walley co-founded and provides care on the inpatient addiction consult service at Boston Medical Center, which regularly provides consultation for patients admitted to the hospital who use alcohol and substances. Lastly, Dr Walley has been the medical director of the Massachusetts Opioid Overdose Prevention program since it started in 2007. They have trained and equipped over 80,000 people in the community with naloxone rescue kits, culminating in over 19,000 documented overdose rescues.

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Academic Article Knowledge of and interest in hepatitis C treatment at a methadone clinic.
Academic Article The patients in recovery (PIR) perspective: teaching physicians about methamphetamine.
Academic Article Opioid overdose prevention with intranasal naloxone among people who take methadone.
Academic Article Opioid overdose rates and implementation of overdose education and nasal naloxone distribution in Massachusetts: interrupted time series analysis.
Academic Article Opioid education and nasal naloxone rescue kits in the emergency department.
Academic Article Overdose Education and Naloxone Rescue Kits for Family Members of Individuals Who Use Opioids: Characteristics, Motivations, and Naloxone Use.
Academic Article A Review of Opioid Overdose Prevention and Naloxone Prescribing: Implications for Translating Community Programming Into Clinical Practice.
Academic Article Overdose rescues by trained and untrained participants and change in opioid use among substance-using participants in overdose education and naloxone distribution programs: a retrospective cohort study.
Academic Article Mainstreaming Naloxone Through Coprescription to Patients Receiving Long-Term Opioid Therapy for Chronic Pain.
Award or Honor Receipt New Investigator/Educator Award
Academic Article Expanding access to naloxone for family members: The Massachusetts experience.
Academic Article Treating Addictions: Harm Reduction in Clinical Care and Prevention.
Academic Article Frequency and associated risk factors of non-fatal overdose reported by pregnant women with opioid use disorder.
Award or Honor Receipt W. Anderson Spickard, Jr. Mentorship Award
Grant Impact of overdose prevention education and intranasal naloxone on fatal and non-fatal opioid overdo

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