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 7/22/2020

    Samet JH, Tsui JI, Cheng DM, Liebschutz JM, Lira MC, Walley AY, Colasanti JA, Forman LS, Root C, Shanahan CW, Sullivan MM, Bridden CL, Abrams C, Harris C, Outlaw K, Armstrong WS, Del Rio C. Improving the Delivery of Chronic Opioid Therapy among People Living with HIV: A Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Jul 22. PMID: 32697847.

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  • Published on 6/1/2020

    Foley JD, Sheinfil A, Woolf-King SE, Fatch R, Emenyonu NI, Muyindike WR, Kekibiina A, Ngabirano C, Samet JH, Cheng DM, Hahn JA. Assessing the interaction between depressive symptoms and alcohol use prior to antiretroviral therapy on viral suppression among people living with HIV in Rural Uganda. AIDS Care. 2020 Jun 01; 1-7. PMID: 32482097.

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  • Published on 5/25/2020

    Weinstein ZM, Cheng DM, D'Amico MJ, Forman LS, Regan D, Yurkovic A, Samet JH, Walley AY. Inpatient addiction consultation and post-discharge 30-day acute care utilization. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2020 May 25; 213:108081. PMID: 32485657.

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  • Published on 5/1/2020

    Sereda Y, Kiriazova T, Makarenko O, Carroll JJ, Rybak N, Chybisov A, Bendiks S, Idrisov B, Dutta A, Gillani FS, Samet JH, Flanigan T, Lunze K. Stigma and quality of co-located care for HIV-positive people in addiction treatment in Ukraine: a cross-sectional study. J Int AIDS Soc. 2020 May; 23(5):e25492. PMID: 32372534.

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  • Published on 5/1/2020

    Freiberg MS, Cheng DM, Gnatienko N, Blokhina E, Coleman SM, Doyle MF, Yaroslavtseva T, Bridden C, So-Armah K, Tracy R, Bryant K, Lioznov D, Krupitsky E, Samet JH. Effect of Zinc Supplementation vs Placebo on Mortality Risk and HIV Disease Progression Among HIV-Positive Adults With Heavy Alcohol Use: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 May 01; 3(5):e204330. PMID: 32383748.

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  • Published on 4/25/2020

    Bertholet N, Meli S, Palfai TP, Cheng DM, Alford DP, Bernstein J, Samet JH, Lloyd-Travaglini C, Saitz R. Screening and brief intervention for lower-risk drug use in primary care: A pilot randomized trial. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2020 Apr 25; 213:108001. PMID: 32563116.

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  • Published on 4/3/2020

    Serota DP, Capozzi C, Lodi S, Colasanti JA, Forman LS, Tsui JI, Walley AY, Lira MC, Samet J, Del Rio C, Merlin JS. Predictors of pain-related functional impairment among people living with HIV on long-term opioid therapy. AIDS Care. 2020 Apr 03; 1-9. PMID: 32242463.

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  • Published on 3/1/2020

    Boudreau DM, Lapham G, Johnson EA, Bobb JF, Matthews AG, McCormack J, Liu D, Campbell CI, Rossom RC, Binswanger IA, Yarborough BJ, Arnsten JH, Cunningham CO, Glass JE, Murphy MT, Zare M, Hechter RC, Ahmedani B, Braciszewski JM, Horigian VE, Szapocznik J, Samet JH, Saxon AJ, Schwartz RP, Bradley KA. Documented opioid use disorder and its treatment in primary care patients across six U.S. health systems. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2020 Mar; 112S:41-48. PMID: 32220410.

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  • 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 Apr 01; 209:107944. PMID: 32145664.

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  • Published on 2/15/2020

    So-Armah KA, Lim JK, Lo Re V, 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 Mar - Apr; 63(2):184-191. PMID: 32068085.

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