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 3/12/2022

    Pierre F, Forman LS, Winter M, Cheng D, Ngabirano C, Emenyonu N, Hunt PW, Huang Y, Muyindike W, Samet J, Hahn JA, So-Armah K. Alcohol Consumption and Tryptophan Metabolism Among People with HIV Prior to Antiretroviral Therapy Initiation: The Uganda ARCH Cohort Study. Alcohol Alcohol. 2022 Mar 12; 57(2):219-225. PMID: 34027552.

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  • Published on 3/10/2022

    Runels T, Ragan EJ, Ventura AS, Winter MR, White LF, Horsburgh CR, Samet JH, Saitz R, Jacobson KR. Testing and treatment for latent tuberculosis infection in people living with HIV and substance dependence: a prospective cohort study. BMJ Open. 2022 Mar 10; 12(3):e058751. PMID: 35273063.

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  • Published on 2/18/2022

    Williams EC, Samet JH. Shifts at The Helm: gratitude, re-commitment to our work, and a call for addictions disparities research. Addict Sci Clin Pract. 2022 Feb 18; 17(1):12. PMID: 35180895.

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  • Published on 2/5/2022

    Vetrova M, Lodi S, Rateau L, Patts G, Blokhina E, Palatkin V, Yaroslavtseva T, Toussova O, Bushara N, Bendiks S, Gnatienko N, Krupitsky E, Lioznov D, Samet JH, Lunze K. Stigma and ART initiation among people with HIV and a lifetime history of illicit drug use in Saint-Petersburg, Russia-A prospective cohort analysis. Int J Drug Policy. 2022 04; 102:103600. PMID: 35134598.

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  • Published on 1/18/2022

    Ngabirano C, Fatch R, Muyindike WR, Emenyonu NI, Adong J, Weiser SD, Samet JH, Cheng DM, Hahn JA. Exploring the Association Between Social Support and Hazardous Alcohol Use Among Persons Living with HIV in South Western Uganda. AIDS Behav. 2022 Jan 18. PMID: 35039935.

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  • Published on 1/11/2022

    Taylor JL, Samet JH. Opioid Use Disorder. Ann Intern Med. 2022 01; 175(1):ITC1-ITC16. PMID: 35007147.

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  • Published on 1/1/2022

    Klimas J, Dong H, Hamilton MA, Cullen W, Samet JH, Wood E, Fairbairn N. Impact of the international collaborative addiction medicine research fellowship on physicians' future engagement in addiction research. Subst Abus. 2022; 43(1):809-814. PMID: 35130132.

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  • Published on 12/29/2021

    Colasanti JA, Del Rio C, Cheng DM, Liebschutz JM, Lira MC, Tsui JI, Walley AY, Forman LS, Root C, Shanahan CW, Bridden CL, Harris C, Outlaw K, Armstrong WS, Samet JH. A collaborative care intervention to improve opioid prescribing among providers caring for persons with HIV: Impact on satisfaction, confidence, and trust. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2022 02 01; 231:109250. PMID: 34998255.

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  • Published on 12/6/2021

    Barocas JA, Eftekhari Yazdi G, Savinkina A, Nolen S, Savitzky C, Samet JH, Englander H, Linas BP. Long-term Infective Endocarditis Mortality Associated With Injection Opioid Use in the United States: A Modeling Study. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 12 06; 73(11):e3661-e3669. PMID: 32901815.

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  • Published on 11/30/2021

    Barocas JA, Savinkina A, Adams J, Jawa R, Weinstein ZM, Samet JH, Linas BP. Clinical impact, costs, and cost-effectiveness of hospital-based strategies for addressing the US opioid epidemic: a modelling study. Lancet Public Health. 2022 01; 7(1):e56-e64. PMID: 34861189.

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