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
  • Member, Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research, Boston University
  • Faculty, Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

Education

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

Classes Taught

Publications

  • Published on 2/27/2020

    White LF, Jiang W, Ma Y, So-Armah K, Samet JH, Cheng DM. Tutorial in Biostatistics: The use of generalized additive models to evaluate alcohol consumption as an exposure variable. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2020 Feb 27; 209:107944. PMID: 32145664.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 2/14/2020

    So-Armah KA, Lim JK, Re VL, Tate JP, Chang CH, Butt AA, Gibert CL, Rimland D, Marconi VC, Goetz MB, Ramachandran V, Brittain E, Long M, Nguyen KL, Rodriguez-Barradas MC, Budoff MJ, Tindle HA, Samet JH, Justice AC, Freiberg MS. FIB-4 stage of liver fibrosis is associated with incident heart failure with preserved, but not reduced, ejection fraction among people with and without HIV or hepatitis C. Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2020 Feb 14. PMID: 32068085.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/14/2020

    Godersky ME, Klein JW, Merrill JO, Blalock KL, Saxon AJ, Samet JH, Tsui JI. Acceptability and Feasibility of a Mobile Health Application for Video Directly Observed Therapy of Buprenorphine for Opioid Use Disorders in an Office-based Setting. J Addict Med. 2020 Jan 14. PMID: 31972762.

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  • Published on 1/13/2020

    Gnatienko N, Lioznov D, Raj A, Blokhina E, Rosen S, Cheng DM, Lunze K, Bendiks S, Truong V, Bushara N, Toussova O, Quinn E, Krupitsky E, Samet JH. Design of a randomized controlled trial to Link Infectious and Narcology Care (LINC-II) in St. Petersburg, Russia. Addict Sci Clin Pract. 2020 01 13; 15(1):1. PMID: 31931884.

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  • Published on 12/31/2019

    So-Armah K, Freiberg M, Cheng D, Lim JK, Gnatienko N, Patts G, Doyle M, Fuster D, Lioznov D, Krupitsky E, Samet J. Liver fibrosis and accelerated immune dysfunction (immunosenescence) among HIV-infected Russians with heavy alcohol consumption - an observational cross-sectional study. BMC Gastroenterol. 2019 Dec 31; 20(1):1. PMID: 31892306.

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  • Published on 11/15/2019

    Lapham G, Boudreau DM, Johnson EA, Bobb JF, Matthews AG, McCormack J, Liu D, Samet JH, Saxon AJ, Campbell CI, Glass JE, Rossom RC, Murphy MT, Binswanger IA, Yarborough BJH, Bradley KA. Prevalence and treatment of opioid use disorders among primary care patients in six health systems. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2020 Feb 01; 207:107732. PMID: 31835068.

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  • Published on 11/11/2019

    Adong J, Fatch R, Emenyonu NI, Cheng DM, Muyindike WR, Ngabirano C, Kekibiina A, Woolf-King SE, Samet JH, Hahn JA. Social Desirability Bias Impacts Self-Reported Alcohol Use Among Persons With HIV in Uganda. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2019 Dec; 43(12):2591-2598. PMID: 31610017.

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  • Published on 10/4/2019

    Bagley SM, Larochelle MR, Xuan Z, Wang N, Patel A, Bernson D, Silverstein M, Hadland SE, Land T, Samet JH, Walley AY. Characteristics and Receipt of Medication Treatment Among Young Adults Who Experience a Nonfatal Opioid-Related Overdose. Ann Emerg Med. 2020 Jan; 75(1):29-38. PMID: 31591014.

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  • 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.

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  • 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 08 26; 14(1):33. PMID: 31446894.

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