Avik Chatterjee, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Medicine

Avik Chatterjee
801 Massachusetts Avenue


Dr. Chatterjee is a med-peds trained primary care and addiction medicine physician at several shelter-based clinics through Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program. His areas of clinical and research interest include innovative treatment models for opioid use disorder in marginalized populations, and interventions on social determinants of health, such as food insecurity. He has an additional interest in racism and health care, particularly its manifestations in medical education and training.

Other Positions

  • Member, Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research, Boston University
  • Faculty, Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Medicine, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine


  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, MD


  • Published on 2/1/2024

    Mayer M, Mejia Urieta Y, Martinez LS, Komaromy M, Hughes U, Chatterjee A. Encampment Clearings And Transitional Housing: A Qualitative Analysis Of Resident Perspectives. Health Aff (Millwood). 2024 Feb; 43(2):218-225. PMID: 38315933.

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  • Published on 12/19/2023

    Chatterjee A, Baker T, Rudorf M, Walt G, Stotz C, Martin A, Kinnard EN, McAlearney AS, Bosak J, Medley B, Pinkhover A, Taylor JL, Samet JH, Lunze K. Mobile treatment for opioid use disorder: Implementation of community-based, same-day medication access interventions. J Subst Use Addict Treat. 2024 Apr; 159:209272. PMID: 38128649.

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  • Published on 12/1/2023

    Chatterjee A, Obando A. LGBTQ+ Youth Experiencing Homelessness: Health Impacts and a Call to Action. Pediatrics. 2023 Dec 01; 152(6). PMID: 37981854.

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  • Published on 8/28/2023

    Zang X, Walley AY, Chatterjee A, Kimmel SD, Morgan JR, Murphy SM, Linas BP, Nolen S, Reilly B, Urquhart C, Schackman BR, Marshall BDL. Changes to opioid overdose deaths and community naloxone access among Black, Hispanic and White people from 2016 to 2021 with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic: An interrupted time-series analysis in Massachusetts, USA. Addiction. 2023 Dec; 118(12):2413-2423. PMID: 37640687.

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  • Published on 7/5/2023

    Chatterjee A, Yan S, Lambert A, Morgan JR, Green TC, Jeng PJ, Jalali A, Xuan Z, Krieger M, Marshall BDL, Walley AY, Murphy SM. Comparison of a national commercial pharmacy naloxone data source to state and city pharmacy naloxone data sources-Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and New York City, 2013-2019. Health Serv Res. 2023 Oct; 58(5):1141-1150. PMID: 37408299.

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  • Published on 5/18/2023

    Swartz N, Odayappan S, Chatterjee A, Cutler D. Impact of Medicaid expansion on inclusion of medications for opioid use disorder in homeless adults' treatment plans. J Subst Use Addict Treat. 2023 Sep; 152:209059. PMID: 37207834.

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  • Published on 4/19/2023

    Dang N, Khunte M, Zhong A, Chatterjee A. Naloxone Online Information Exceeds the Recommended Reading Level for Patient Education Materials. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2023 Sep; 84(5):680-683. PMID: 37096779.

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  • Published on 4/5/2023

    Chatterjee A, Bannister M, Hill LG, Davis CS. Prescribing Syringes to People Who Inject Drugs: Advancing Harm Reduction in Primary Care. J Gen Intern Med. 2023 Jun; 38(8):1980-1983. PMID: 37020124.

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  • Published on 4/3/2023

    Chatterjee A, Weitz M, Savinkina A, Macmadu A, Madushani RWMA, Potee RA, Ryan D, Murphy SM, Walley AY, Linas BP. Estimated Costs and Outcomes Associated With Use and Nonuse of Medications for Opioid Use Disorder During Incarceration and at Release in Massachusetts. JAMA Netw Open. 2023 Apr 03; 6(4):e237036. PMID: 37058306.

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  • Published on 11/11/2022

    Chatterjee A, Dunleavy S, Gonzalez T, Benson J, Henault L, MacIntosh A, Goodell K, Witzburg R, Paasche-Orlow M. Health professions school applicant experiences of discrimination during interviews. Med Teach. 2023 May; 45(5):532-541. PMID: 36369780.

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