Jeffrey H. Samet, MD, MA, MPH

Professor, Medicine

Jeffrey Samet
617.414.7444
801 Massachusetts Ave Crosstown Center

Biography

My research has focused on alcohol and drug abuse, HIV infection and primary medical care with the following specific projects: linkage of alcohol and drug abuse treatment and primary medical care; addressing alcohol and drug abuse issues in the primary care setting; the impact of alcohol and drug use in HIV-infected persons; HIV prevention and treatment in Russian substance users; and establishing medical care for HIV-infected persons.

Other Positions

  • Section Chief of General Internal Medicine, General Internal Medicine, Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Professor, Community Health Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health
  • Active Staff Privileges, Medicine, Boston Medical Center

Education

  • Baylor College of Medicine, MD
  • Boston University, MPH
  • Brandeis University, MA
  • Brandeis University, BA

Classes Taught

Publications

  • Published on 7/5/2018

    Samet JH, Botticelli M, Bharel M. Methadone in Primary Care - One Small Step for Congress, One Giant Leap for Addiction Treatment. N Engl J Med. 2018 Jul 05; 379(1):7-8. PMID: 29972744.

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  • Published on 7/1/2018

    Samet JH, O'Connor PG, Stein MD. The Internist's Challenge: Addressing Our Patients' Unhealthy Substance Use. Med Clin North Am. 2018 Jul; 102(4):xvii-xviii. PMID: 29933831.

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  • Published on 7/1/2018

    Fairgrieve C, Fairbairn N, Samet JH, Nolan S. Nontraditional Alcohol and Opioid Agonist Treatment Interventions. Med Clin North Am. 2018 Jul; 102(4):683-696. PMID: 29933823.

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  • Published on 6/19/2018

    Weinstein ZM, Gryczynski G, Cheng DM, Quinn E, Hui D, Kim HW, Labelle C, Samet JH. Tapering off and returning to buprenorphine maintenance in a primary care Office Based Addiction Treatment (OBAT) program. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2018 Jun 19; 189:166-171. PMID: 29958128.

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  • Published on 6/6/2018

    Saitz R, Mesic A, Ventura AS, Winter MR, Heeren TC, Sullivan MM, Walley AY, Patts GJ, Meli SM, Holick MF, Kim TW, Bryant KJ, Samet JH. Alcohol Consumption and Bone Mineral Density in People with HIV and Substance Use Disorder: A Prospective Cohort Study. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2018 Jun 06. PMID: 29873812.

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  • Published on 6/1/2018

    West BS, Cheng DM, Toussova O, Blokhina E, Gnatienko N, Liu K, Samet JH, Raj A. Contraceptive Use Among HIV-Infected Females with History of Injection Drug Use in St. Petersburg, Russia. AIDS Behav. 2018 Jun; 22(6):1787-1791. PMID: 29170946.

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  • Published on 5/31/2018

    Colasanti J, Lira MC, Cheng DM, Liebschutz JM, Tsui JI, Forman LS, Sullivan M, Walley AY, Bridden C, Root C, Podolsky M, Abrams C, Outlaw K, Harris CE, Armstrong WS, Samet JH, Del Rio C. Chronic Opioid Therapy in HIV-infected Patients: Patients' Perspectives on Risks, Monitoring and Guidelines. Clin Infect Dis. 2018 May 31. PMID: 29860411.

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  • Published on 5/24/2018

    Wagman JA, Samet JH, Cheng DM, Gnatienko N, Raj A, Blokhina E, Toussova O, Forman LS, Lioznov D, Tsui JI. Female Gender and HIV Transmission Risk Behaviors Among People Living with HIV Who Have Ever Used Injection Drugs in St. Petersburg, Russia. AIDS Behav. 2018 May 24. PMID: 29797161.

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  • Published on 4/17/2018

    Gnatienko N, Freiberg MS, Blokhina E, Yaroslavtseva T, Bridden C, Cheng DM, Chaisson CE, Lioznov D, Bendiks S, Koerbel G, Coleman SM, Krupitsky E, Samet JH. Design of a randomized controlled trial of zinc supplementation to improve markers of mortality and HIV disease progression in HIV-positive drinkers in St. Petersburg, Russia. HIV Clin Trials. 2018 Jun; 19(3):101-111. PMID: 29663871.

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  • Published on 4/15/2018

    Hahn JA, Cheng DM, Emenyonu NI, Lloyd-Travaglini C, Fatch R, Shade SB, Ngabirano C, Adong J, Bryant K, Muyindike WR, Samet JH. Alcohol Use and HIV Disease Progression in an Antiretroviral Naive Cohort. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2018 Apr 15; 77(5):492-501. PMID: 29303844.

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