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 10/1/2019

    Merlin JS, Samet JH, Cheng DM, Lira MC, Tsui JI, Forman LS, Colasanti J, Walley AY, Del Rio C, Liebschutz JM. Marijuana Use and Its Associations With Pain, Opioid Dose, and HIV Viral Suppression Among Persons Living With HIV on Chronic Opioid Therapy. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2019 Oct 01; 82(2):195-201. PMID: 31513554.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 8/26/2019

    Bart G, Samet J. Commentary on physicians' satisfaction with providing buprenorphine treatment by Knudsen et al. Addict Sci Clin Pract. 2019 Aug 26; 14(1):33. PMID: 31446894.

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  • Published on 8/22/2019

    So-Armah KA, Cheng DM, Freiberg MS, Gnatienko N, Patts G, Ma Y, White L, Blokhina E, Lioznov D, Doyle MF, Tracy RP, Chichetto N, Bridden C, Bryant K, Krupitsky E, Samet JH. Association between alcohol use and inflammatory biomarkers over time among younger adults with HIV-The Russia ARCH Observational Study. PLoS One. 2019; 14(8):e0219710. PMID: 31437155.

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  • Published on 7/15/2019

    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 people who inject drugs in Russia to HIV care. AIDS. 2019 Jul 15; 33(9):1467-1476. PMID: 30964750.

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  • Published on 6/27/2019

    Barocas JA, So-Armah K, Cheng DM, Lioznov D, Baum M, Gallagher K, Fuster D, Gnatienko N, Krupitsky E, Freiberg MS, Samet JH. Zinc deficiency and advanced liver fibrosis among HIV and hepatitis C co-infected anti-retroviral naïve persons with alcohol use in Russia. PLoS One. 2019; 14(6):e0218852. PMID: 31246992.

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  • Published on 6/4/2019

    Samet JH, Liebschutz J. Beyond "Heal Thyself": Physicians as Patients-An Uneasy Role. Ann Intern Med. 2019 Jun 18; 170(12):893-894. 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 Aug; 20(7):450-455. PMID: 31034141.

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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 4/1/2019

    Lira MC, Tsui JI, Liebschutz JM, Colasanti J, Root C, Cheng DM, Walley AY, Sullivan M, Shanahan C, O'Connor K, Abrams C, Forman LS, Chaisson C, Bridden C, Podolsky MC, Outlaw K, Harris CE, Armstrong WS, Del Rio C, Samet JH. Study protocol for the targeting effective analgesia in clinics for HIV (TEACH) study - a cluster randomized controlled trial and parallel cohort to increase guideline concordant care for long-term opioid therapy among people living with HIV. HIV Res Clin Pract. 2019 Apr; 20(2):48-63. PMID: 31303143.

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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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