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 6/4/2019

    Samet JH, Liebschutz J. Beyond "Heal Thyself": Physicians as Patients-An Uneasy Role. Ann Intern Med. 2019 Jun 04. PMID: 31158850.

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  • Published on 4/29/2019

    Blokhina E, Krupitsky EM, Cheng DM, Walley AY, Toussova O, Yaroslavtseva T, Gnatienko N, Bridden C, Forman LS, Bendiks S, Samet JH. Evolution of illicit opioid use among people with HIV infection in St Petersburg, Russia, in the period 2004-2015. HIV Med. 2019 Apr 29. PMID: 31034141.

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  • Published on 4/5/2019

    Samet JH, Blokhina E, Cheng DM, Walley AY, Lioznov D, Gnatienko N, Quinn EK, Bridden C, Chaisson CE, Toussova O, Gifford AL, Raj A, Krupitsky E. A strengths-based case management intervention to link HIV-positive PWID in Russia to HIV care - results from a randomized controlled trial. AIDS. 2019 Apr 05. PMID: 30964750.

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  • Published on 4/1/2019

    Carroll JJ, Colasanti J, Lira MC, Del Rio C, Samet JH. HIV Physicians and Chronic Opioid Therapy: It's Time to Raise the Bar. AIDS Behav. 2019 Apr; 23(4):1057-1061. PMID: 30519904.

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  • Published on 3/13/2019

    Godersky ME, Saxon AJ, Merrill JO, Samet JH, Simoni JM, Tsui JI. Provider and patient perspectives on barriers to buprenorphine adherence and the acceptability of video directly observed therapy to enhance adherence. Addict Sci Clin Pract. 2019 Mar 13; 14(1):11. PMID: 30867068.

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  • Published on 2/6/2019

    Calcaterra SL, Bach P, Chadi A, Chadi N, Kimmel SD, Morford KL, Roy P, Samet JH. Methadone Matters: What the United States Can Learn from the Global Effort to Treat Opioid Addiction. J Gen Intern Med. 2019 Jun; 34(6):1039-1042. PMID: 30729416.

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  • Published on 1/11/2019

    Tsui JI, Walley AY, Cheng DM, Lira MC, Liebschutz JM, Forman LS, Sullivan MM, Colasanti J, Root C, O'Connor K, Shanahan CW, Bridden CL, Del Rio C, Samet JH. Provider opioid prescribing practices and the belief that opioids keep people living with HIV engaged in care: a cross-sectional study. AIDS Care. 2019 Jan 11; 1-5. PMID: 30632790.

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  • Published on 1/7/2019

    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 People Living With Human Immunodeficiency Virus: Patients' Perspectives on Risks, Monitoring, and Guidelines. Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Jan 07; 68(2):291-297. PMID: 29860411.

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  • Published on 1/7/2019

    Edelman EJ, Gordon KS, Crothers K, Akgün K, Bryant KJ, Becker WC, Gaither JR, Gibert CL, Gordon AJ, Marshall BDL, Rodriguez-Barradas MC, Samet JH, Justice AC, Tate JP, Fiellin DA. Association of Prescribed Opioids With Increased Risk of Community-Acquired Pneumonia Among Patients With and Without HIV. JAMA Intern Med. 2019 Jan 07. PMID: 30615036.

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  • Published on 12/27/2018

    Fuster D, Samet JH. Alcohol Use in Patients with Chronic Liver Disease. N Engl J Med. 2018 12 27; 379(26):2579. PMID: 30586530.

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