Jeffrey Samet, MD, MA, MPH

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Chief, Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center

Vice Chair for Public Health, Department of Medicine

John Noble, M.D. Professor in General Internal Medicine and Professor of Community Health Science, Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health

Contact

Jsamet@bu.edu
617-414-7288
Crosstown Center, 801 Massachusetts Ave., 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02118

Biography

Jeffrey Samet, MD, is the John Noble, MD Professor in General Internal Medicine and Professor of Public Health at Boston University and a practicing primary care physician at Boston Medical Center, with expertise treating substance use disorders in general healthcare settings and researching the impact of substance use on HIV infection.

He is Chief of General Internal Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine/Boston Medical Center and Vice Chair for Public Health in the Department of Medicine. He is Editor of the journal Addiction Science & Clinical Practice. He is Principal Investigator of the NIAAA Alcohol-HIV Consortium, URBAN ARCH, and two NIDA R25 grants to advance physician addiction education and research: the Chief Residents Immersion Training (CRIT) program and the Research in Addiction Medicine Scholars (RAMS) program advancing research careers for addiction subspecialty physicians. His international HIV work has occurred predominantly in Russia but also in India, Uganda, Ukraine and Vietnam.

Boston University faculty appointment: 1989

Areas of Specialization

  • Addressing Substance Use in Medical Settings
  • Substance Use and HIV Infection
  • Health Professional Substance Use Education

Education and Training

Fellowship
Harvard General Internal Medicine Fellowship (Clinical and Research, General Internal Medicine), Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 1986-1989

Residency
Chief Resident (Internal Medicine), Boston City Hospital, Boston, MA
Resident (Internal Medicine), Boston City Hospital, Boston, MA 1983-1988

Education
MD, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
MPH (Biostatistics & Epidemiology), Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA
MA (Chemistry), Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
BA (Chemistry), Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

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