Theresa W. Kim, MD

Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine

Theresa Kim
617.414.6932
91 E. Concord St

Biography

Theresa W. Kim, MD is Clinical Associate Professor at Boston University School of Medicine and clinician-investigator in the Section of General Internal Medicine at Boston Medical Center. After completing research training in a NIH-funded fellowship, she joined the faculty of the Clinical Addiction Research Education (CARE) program at Boston Medical Center. In addition to board-certification in Addiction Medicine and Internal Medicine, she is accredited as a HIV Specialist by the American Academy of HIV Medicine. She has had the honor of providing HIV and shelter-based primary care at the Boston HealthCare for the Homeless Program for the duration of her career. She has published and received NIH-funding for her research on 1) defining and measuring the effects of quality primary medical care and addiction treatment and 2) medical complications of substance use including HIV infection, falls, and poor bone health.

Other Positions

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

Education

  • Boston University School of Medicine, MD
  • Boston University School of Public Health, MSc
  • Boston University, BA

Publications

  • Published on 7/28/2021

    Tsui JI, Leroux BG, Radick AC, Schramm ZA, Blalock K, Labelle C, Heerema M, Klein JW, Merrill JO, Saxon AJ, Samet JH, Kim TW. Video directly observed therapy for patients receiving office-based buprenorphine - A pilot randomized controlled trial. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2021 10 01; 227:108917. PMID: 34399136.

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  • 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.

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  • Published on 2/4/2021

    Bhatraju E, Liebschutz JM, Lodi S, Forman LS, Lira MC, Kim TW, Colasanti J, Del Rio C, Samet JH, Tsui JI. Post-traumatic stress disorder and risky opioid use among persons living with HIV and chronic pain. AIDS Care. 2021 Feb 04; 1-8. PMID: 33535800.

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  • Published on 7/31/2020

    Schramm ZA, Leroux BG, Radick AC, Ventura AS, Klein JW, Samet JH, Saxon AJ, Kim TW, Tsui JI. Video directly observed therapy intervention using a mobile health application among opioid use disorder patients receiving office-based buprenorphine treatment: protocol for a pilot randomized controlled trial. Addict Sci Clin Pract. 2020 07 31; 15(1):30. PMID: 32736660.

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  • Published on 3/2/2020

    Kim TW, Ventura AS, Winter MR, Heeren TC, Holick MF, Walley AY, Bryant KJ, Saitz R. Alcohol and Bone Turnover Markers among People Living with HIV and Substance Use Disorder. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2020 04; 44(4):992-1000. PMID: 32124466.

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  • Published on 1/2/2020

    Varley AL, Montgomery AE, Steward J, Stringfellow E, Austin EL, Gordon AJ, Pollio D, deRussy A, Hoge A, Gelberg L, Riggs K, Kim TW, Rubens SL, Kertesz SG. Exploring Quality of Primary Care for Patients Who Experience Homelessness and the Clinicians Who Serve Them: What Are Their Aspirations? Qual Health Res. 2020 05; 30(6):865-879. PMID: 31894725.

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  • Published on 6/6/2018

    Saitz R, Mesic A, Ventura AS, Winter MR, Heeren TC, Sullivan MM, Walley AY, Patts GJ, Meli SM, Holick MF, Kim TW, Bryant KJ, Samet JH. Alcohol Consumption and Bone Mineral Density in People with HIV and Substance Use Disorder: A Prospective Cohort Study. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2018 Jun 06. PMID: 29873812.

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  • Published on 10/16/2017

    Kim TW, Walley AY, Ventura AS, Patts GJ, Heeren TC, Lerner GB, Mauricio N, Saitz R. Polypharmacy and risk of falls and fractures for patients with HIV infection and substance dependence. AIDS Care. 2018 Feb; 30(2):150-159. PMID: 29034725.

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  • Published on 7/14/2017

    Kim TW, Walley AY, Heeren TC, Patts GJ, Ventura AS, Lerner GB, Mauricio N, Saitz R. Polypharmacy and risk of non-fatal overdose for patients with HIV infection and substance dependence. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2017 Oct; 81:1-10. PMID: 28847449.

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  • Published on 2/7/2017

    Kim TW, Bernstein J, Cheng DM, Lloyd-Travaglini C, Samet JH, Palfai TP, Saitz R. Receipt of addiction treatment as a consequence of a brief intervention for drug use in primary care: a randomized trial. Addiction. 2017 May; 112(5):818-827. PMID: 27886657.

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