Timothy S. Naimi, MD, MPH

Professor, Medicine

Timothy Naimi
617.414.6693
801 Massachusetts Ave Crosstown Center

Biography

Timothy Naimi M.D., M.P.H is a physician and alcohol epidemiologist at Boston Medical Center (BMC), and a Professor with the Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Naimi received his bachelor’s degree from Harvard College, his M.D. degree from the University of Massachusetts, and his M.P.H degree from the Harvard School of Public Health. He completed a combined internal medicine-pediatrics residency program at the Massachusetts General Hospital, the Epidemiologic Intelligence Officer program with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and a preventive medicine residency with the CDC. Prior to coming to BMC, Dr. Naimi worked as a clinician for the U.S. Indian Health Service, and as a senior epidemiologist with the Alcohol Team at CDC. His current research interests, for which he receives grant support from the National Institutes of Health and CDC, include binge drinking, youth drinking, health effects of low-dose ethanol, and substance use policy including the impact of alcohol control policies on youth and adult alcohol consumption patterns. He has co-authored more than 100 published manuscripts and book chapters.

Other Positions

  • Associate Professor, General Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Professor, Community Health Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health
  • Active Staff Hospital Privileges, Medicine, Boston Medical Center

Education

  • University of Massachusetts Medical School, MD
  • Harvard University, MPH
  • Harvard College, BA

Publications

  • Published on 9/26/2018

    Naimi TS. A fresh approach to the development of national alcohol guidelines. Addiction. 2018 Sep 26. PMID: 30259589.

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  • Published on 7/17/2018

    Stockwell T, Zhao J, Sherk A, Rehm J, Shield K, Naimi T. Underestimation of alcohol consumption in cohort studies and implications for alcohol's contribution to the global burden of disease. Addiction. 2018 Jul 17. PMID: 30014539.

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  • Published on 7/1/2018

    Naimi TS, Xuan Z, Sarda V, Hadland SE, Lira MC, Swahn MH, Voas RB, Heeren TC. Association of State Alcohol Policies With Alcohol-Related Motor Vehicle Crash Fatalities Among US Adults. JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Jul 01; 178(7):894-901. PMID: 29813162.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 5/31/2018

    Amin G, Siegel M, Naimi T. National Cancer Societies and their public statements on alcohol consumption and cancer risk. Addiction. 2018 Oct; 113(10):1802-1808. PMID: 29696713.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 4/1/2018

    Kanny D, Naimi TS, Liu Y, Lu H, Brewer RD. Annual Total Binge Drinks Consumed by U.S. Adults, 2015. Am J Prev Med. 2018 Apr; 54(4):486-496. PMID: 29555021.

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  • Published on 2/5/2018

    Padon AA, Rimal RN, Siegel M, DeJong W, Naimi TS, JernFigan DH. Alcohol brand use of youth-appealing advertising and consumption by youth and adults. J Public Health Res. 2018 Feb 05; 7(1):1269. PMID: 29780765.

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  • Published on 1/17/2018

    Teutsch SM, Naimi TS. Eliminating Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities: What Can Be Done? Ann Intern Med. 2018 Apr 17; 168(8):587-589. PMID: 29344617.

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  • Published on 1/1/2018

    Naimi TS, Blanchette JG, Xuan Z, Chaloupka FJ. Erosion of State Alcohol Excise Taxes in the United States. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2018 Jan; 79(1):43-48. PMID: 29227230.

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  • Published on 9/1/2017

    Naimi TS, Xuan Z, Coleman SM, Lira MC, Hadland SE, Cooper SE, Heeren TC, Swahn MH. Alcohol Policies and Alcohol-Involved Homicide Victimization in the United States. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2017 Sep; 78(5):781-788. PMID: 28930066.

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  • Published on 5/1/2017

    Zhao J, Stockwell T, Roemer A, Naimi T, Chikritzhs T. Alcohol Consumption and Mortality From Coronary Heart Disease: An Updated Meta-Analysis of Cohort Studies. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2017 May; 78(3):375-386. PMID: 28499102.

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