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Colleen Labelle, RN, CARN

CARE Unit Faculty

Colleen LaBelle

Program Director,  State Technical Assistance Treatment Expansion Office Based Opioid Treatment with Buprenorphine (STATE OBOT B)

Contact

Colleen.LaBelle@bmc.org
617-414-7453
Crosstown Center, 801 Massachusetts Ave., 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02118

Areas of Specialization

  • Addictions: Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence
  • Addiction Nursing

Education and Training

Education
RN, St. Elizabeth School of Nursing, Brighton MA

Honors and Awards

  • IntNSA Management Award, International Nurses Society on Addiction, 2011
  • Innovations in Behavioral Health Services iAward, Niatx/ SAAS iAward, 2011
  • Innovations in Addictions: Adapting to Change Individual Leadership, MA Bureau of Substance Abuse Services, 2011
  • Semi-finalist for the Best Abstract Award, Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse, 2008
  • Fran Bennett Award, Community Association Serving Alcoholics (CASA),  Boston MA, 2003
  • Ray of Hope Award, Breath of Life, Inc., Boston, MA, 2002
  • Unsung Heroes Award, AIDS Action Committee, Boston, MA, 1995

Key Publications

Daniel P. Alford, MD, MPH, Colleen Labelle, RN, Natalie Kretsch, Lexie Pierson, MPH, MichaelBotticelli, Michael Winter MPH, Jeffrey H. Samet, MD, MA, MPH: Archives of Internal Medicine (in press): Five Year Experience with Collaborative Care of Opioid Addicted Patients using Buprenorphine in Primary Care.

Alford DP, LaBelle CT, Richardson JM, O’Connell JJ, Hohl CA, Cheng DM, Samet JH. Treating homeless opioid dependent patients with buprenorphine in an office-based setting.  Journal of General Internal Medicine, January 2007.

Saitz, R, Larson J, LaBelle C, Richardson J, Samet JH. The Case of Chronic Disease Management for Addiction. Journal of Addiction Medicine, 2008

Alford DP, LaBelle CT, Richardson JM, O’Connell JJ, Hohl CA, Cheng DM, Samet JH. Treating homeless opioid dependent patients with buprenorphine in an office-based setting.  Journal of General Internal Medicine, January 2007.

Linden JA, Oldeg P, Mehta S, McCabe KK, LaBelle C. HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis in Sexual Assault: Current Practice and Patient Adherence to Treatment Recommendations in a Large Urban Teaching Hospital. Academic Emergency Medicine, 2007.

Publications by Year

2007

2008