Simeon Kimmel is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Chobanian and Avedisian 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.
- Faculty, Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Medicine, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
- Harvard Medical School, MD
- Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, MA
- Published on 9/13/2023
Kimmel SD, Xuan Z, Yan S, Lambert AM, Formica SW, Green TC, Carroll JJ, Bagley SM, Rosenbloom D, Beletsky L, Walley AY. Characteristics of post-overdose outreach programs and municipal-level opioid overdose in Massachusetts. Int J Drug Policy. 2023 Sep 13; 120:104164. PMID: 37713939.
- 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 Aug 28. PMID: 37640687.
- Published on 7/29/2023
Paradise RK, Desmarais J, O'Malley SE, Hoyos-Cespedes A, Nurani A, Walley AY, Clarke J, Taylor S, Dooley D, Bazzi AR, Kimmel SD. Perspectives and recommendations of opioid overdose survivors experiencing unsheltered homelessness on housing, overdose, and substance use treatment in Boston, MA. Int J Drug Policy. 2023 Sep; 119:104127. PMID: 37523844.
- Published on 7/4/2023
Kimmel SD, Wurcel AG. Hit Me With Your Best Shot: Long-Acting Therapies to Improve HIV Viral Suppression. Ann Intern Med. 2023 Jul; 176(7):1001-1002. PMID: 37399553.
- Published on 5/15/2023
Hingorani KS, Barnes E, Carneiro T, Sader E, Anand P, Ong CJ, Chung D, Daneshmand A, Suchdev K, Takahashi C, Greer D, Shulman JG, Aparicio HJ, Nguyen TN, Romero JR, AbdalKader M, Feske SK, Kimmel SD, Weinstein ZM, Fagan M, Dobrilovic N, Awtry E, Cervantes-Arslanian AM. Strokes in Patients With Injection Drug Use and Tricuspid Valve Endocarditis - A Case Series. Neurohospitalist. 2023 Jul; 13(3):272-277. PMID: 37441214.
- Published on 5/1/2023
Xuan Z, Yan S, Formica SW, Green TC, Beletsky L, Rosenbloom D, Bagley SM, Kimmel SD, Carroll JJ, Lambert AM, Walley AY. Association of Implementation of Postoverdose Outreach Programs With Subsequent Opioid Overdose Deaths Among Massachusetts Municipalities. JAMA Psychiatry. 2023 May 01; 80(5):468-477. PMID: 36920385.
- Published on 4/3/2023
Jawa R, Tin Y, Nall S, Calcaterra SL, Savinkina A, Marks LR, Kimmel SD, Linas BP, Barocas JA. Estimated Clinical Outcomes and Cost-effectiveness Associated With Provision of Addiction Treatment in US Primary Care Clinics. JAMA Netw Open. 2023 Apr 03; 6(4):e237888. PMID: 37043198.
- Published on 4/3/2023
Harvey L, Kimmel SD, Edelman EJ. Meeting the Moment: More Infectious Disease Physicians Must Be Prepared to Provide Buprenorphine. Clin Infect Dis. 2023 Apr 03; 76(7):1205-1208. PMID: 36695340.
- Published on 2/14/2023
Alrawashdeh M, Rhee C, Klompas M, Larochelle MR, Poland RE, Guy JS, Kimmel SD. Association of Early Opioid Withdrawal Treatment Strategy and Patient-Directed Discharge Among Hospitalized Patients with Opioid Use Disorder. J Gen Intern Med. 2023 Aug; 38(10):2289-2297. PMID: 36788169.
- Published on 2/7/2023
Cohen SM, Joab R, Bolles KM, Friedman S, Kimmel SD. Ending Medical Complicity With Skilled-Nursing Facility Discrimination Against People With Opioid Use Disorder. Ann Intern Med. 2023 Mar; 176(3):410-412. PMID: 36745883.
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