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 the integration of addiction and harm reduction services with infectious disease care to improve clinical outcomes for those with and at risk for infectious and medical complications of substance use.

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

Publications

  • Published on 6/1/2021

    Kimmel S, Bach P, Walley AY. Treatment of Refractory Opioid Use Disorder : Comparison of Treatment Options for Refractory Opioid Use Disorder in the United States and Canada: A Narrative Review. J Gen Intern Med. 2021 Jun; 36(6):1793. PMID: 33772440.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 5/10/2021

    Kimmel SD, Anderson ES, Larochelle MR. HIV testing among people with and without substance use disorder in emergency departments: A nationwide cohort study. Am J Emerg Med. 2021 May 10; 48:269-272. PMID: 34015610.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 3/15/2021

    Kimmel SD, Walley AY, Lodi S, Forman LS, Liebschutz JM, Lira MC, Kim TW, Del Rio C, Samet JH, Tsui JI. Naloxone receipt and overdose prevention care among people with HIV on chronic opioid therapy. AIDS. 2021 03 15; 35(4):697-700. PMID: 33587441.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/1/2021

    Kimmel SD, Gaeta JM, Hadland SE, Hallett E, Marshall BDL. Principles of Harm Reduction for Young People Who Use Drugs. Pediatrics. 2021 Jan; 147(Suppl 2):S240-S248. PMID: 33386326.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/1/2021

    Kimmel SD, Rosenmoss S, Bearnot B, Larochelle M, Walley AY. Rejection of Patients With Opioid Use Disorder Referred for Post-acute Medical Care Before and After an Anti-discrimination Settlement in Massachusetts. J Addict Med. 2021 Jan-Feb 01; 15(1):20-26. PMID: 32675798.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 12/8/2020

    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. 2020 Dec 08. PMID: 33298750.

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  • Published on 10/1/2020

    Kimmel SD, Walley AY, Li Y, Linas BP, Lodi S, Bernson D, Weiss RD, Samet JH, Larochelle MR. Association of Treatment With Medications for Opioid Use Disorder With Mortality After Hospitalization for Injection Drug Use-Associated Infective Endocarditis. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 10 01; 3(10):e2016228. PMID: 33052402.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 9/10/2020

    Dean A, Venkataramani A, Kimmel S. Mortality Rates From COVID-19 Are Lower In Unionized Nursing Homes. Health Aff (Millwood). 2020 11; 39(11):1993-2001. PMID: 32910688.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 9/1/2020

    Kimmel SD, Miller NS. The Clinical Microbiology Laboratory and the Opioid Epidemic: Challenges and Opportunities. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2020 09; 34(3):465-478. PMID: 32782096.

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  • Published on 9/1/2020

    Barocas JA, Blackstone E, Bouton TC, Kimmel SD, Caputo A, Porter SJ, Walley AY. Prevalence of Covid-19 Infection and Subsequent Cohorting in a Residential Substance Use Treatment Program in Boston, MA. J Addict Med. 2020 Sep/Oct; 14(5):e261-e263. PMID: 32530889.

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