Simeon Kimmel, MD, MA

Assistant Professor, Medicine

Simeon Kimmel
617.414.2846
801 Massachusetts Avenue

Biography

Simeon Kimmel is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine and an Attending Physician in the Sections of General Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases at Boston Medical Center and Medical Director of Project TRUST, Boston Medical Center’s harm reduction focused drop-in center. He trained in Internal Medicine and Primary Care at Brigham and Women’s Hospital before completing a joint fellowship in Addiction Medicine and Infectious Diseases at Boston Medical Center. He also earned a Master’s Degree in Medical Anthropology from the Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. His research focuses on improving retention in treatment with medications for opioid use disorder following serious injection related infections as well as the integration of addiction and harm reduction services with infectious disease care. He was awarded a Career Development Award from NIDA in 2021.

Other Positions

  • Faculty, Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

Education

  • Harvard Medical School, MD
  • Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, MA

Classes Taught

Publications

  • Published on 5/18/2022

    Datar Y, Yin K, Wang Y, Lawrence KW, Awtry EH, Cervantes-Arslanian AM, Kimmel SD, Fagan MA, Weinstein ZM, Karlson KJ, McAneny DB, Edwards NM, Dobrilovic N. Surgical outcomes of pulmonary valve infective endocarditis: A US population-based analysis. Int J Cardiol. 2022 May 18. PMID: 35597492.

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  • Published on 4/20/2022

    Dean A, McCallum J, Kimmel SD, Venkataramani AS. Resident Mortality And Worker Infection Rates From COVID-19 Lower In Union Than Nonunion US Nursing Homes, 2020-21. Health Aff (Millwood). 2022 May; 41(5):751-759. PMID: 35442760.

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  • Published on 4/12/2022

    Khan GK, Harvey L, Johnson S, Long P, Kimmel S, Pierre C, Drainoni ML. Integration of a community-based harm reduction program into a safety net hospital: a qualitative study. Harm Reduct J. 2022 Apr 12; 19(1):35. PMID: 35414072.

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  • Published on 3/1/2022

    Kimmel SD, Rosenmoss S, Bearnot B, Weinstein Z, Yan S, Walley AY, Larochelle MR. Northeast Postacute Medical Facilities Disproportionately Reject Referrals For Patients With Opioid Use Disorder. Health Aff (Millwood). 2022 03; 41(3):434-444. PMID: 35254930.

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  • Published on 2/1/2022

    Adams JW, Savinkina A, Hudspeth JC, Gai MJ, Jawa R, Marks LR, Linas BP, Hill A, Flood J, Kimmel S, Barocas JA. Simulated Cost-effectiveness and Long-term Clinical Outcomes of Addiction Care and Antibiotic Therapy Strategies for Patients With Injection Drug Use-Associated Infective Endocarditis. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 02 01; 5(2):e220541. PMID: 35226078.

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  • Published on 1/31/2022

    Wurcel AG, Zubiago J, Reyes J, Smyth E, Balsara KR, Avila D, Barocas JA, Beckwith CG, Bui J, Chastain CA, Eaton EF, Kimmel S, Paras ML, Schranz AJ, Vyas DA, Rapoport A. Surgeons' Perspectives on Valve Surgery in People With Drug Use-Associated Infective Endocarditis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Jan 31. PMID: 35108502.

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  • Published on 1/1/2022

    Kimmel SD, Phillips KT, Anderson BJ, Stein MD. Characteristics associated with motivation to stop substance use and improve skin and needle hygiene among hospitalized patients who inject drugs. Subst Abus. 2022; 43(1):878-883. PMID: 35179454.

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  • Published on 12/1/2021

    Alrawashdeh M, Klompas M, Kimmel S, Larochelle MR, Gokhale RH, Dantes RB, Hoots B, Hatfield KM, Reddy SC, Fiore AE, Septimus EJ, Kadri SS, Poland R, Sands K, Rhee C. Epidemiology, Outcomes, and Trends of Patients With Sepsis and Opioid-Related Hospitalizations in U.S. Hospitals. Crit Care Med. 2021 12 01; 49(12):2102-2111. PMID: 34314131.

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  • Published on 11/2/2021

    Kimmel SD, Kim JH, Kalesan B, Samet JH, Walley AY, Larochelle MR. Against Medical Advice Discharges in Injection and Non-injection Drug Use-associated Infective Endocarditis: A Nationwide Cohort Study. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 11 02; 73(9):e2484-e2492. PMID: 32756935.

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  • Published on 11/1/2021

    Komaromy M, Tomanovich M, Taylor JL, Ruiz-Mercado G, Kimmel SD, Bagley SM, Saia KM, Costello E, Park TW, LaBelle C, Weinstein Z, Walley AY. Adaptation of a System of Treatment for Substance Use Disorders During the COVID-19 Pandemic. J Addict Med. 2021 Nov-Dec 01; 15(6):448-451. PMID: 33298750.

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