Jeffrey H. Samet MD, MA, MPH

Professor, General Internal Medicine

Professor, Community Health Sciences

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Jeffrey Samet

General Internal Medicine


Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit

Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research


My research has focused on alcohol and drug use, HIV infection and primary medical care with the following specific projects: linkage of alcohol and drug use treatment and primary medical care; addressing alcohol and drug use issues in the primary care setting; the impact of alcohol and drug use in HIV-infected persons; HIV prevention and treatment in Russian substance users; and establishing medical care for HIV-infected persons.


Medicine, MD, Baylor College of Medicine, 1983

Epidemiology, MPH, Boston University, 1992

Chemistry, MA, Brandeis University, 1977

BA, Brandeis University, 1977


Published on 12/1/2023

Canfield J, Truong V, Bereznicka A, Bridden C, Liebschutz J, Alford DP, Saitz R, Samet JH, Walley AY, Lunze K. Evaluation of a student clinical research education program in addiction medicine. Ann Med. 2023 Dec; 55(1):361-370. PMID: 36629696.

Published on 4/5/2023

Martin AK, Perryman T, Bernstein JA, Taylor JL, Cruz R, Muroff J, Samet JH, Assoumou SA. Peer recovery coaching for comprehensive HIV, hepatitis C, and opioid use disorder management: The CHORUS pilot study. Drug Alcohol Depend Rep. 2023 Jun; 7:100156. PMID: 37113387.

Published on 2/17/2023

Bertholet N, Saitz R, Hahn JA, Heeren TC, Emenyonu NI, Freiberg M, Winter MR, Kim TW, Magane KM, Lloyd-Travaglini C, Fatch R, Bryant K, Forman LS, Rateau L, Blokhina E, Muyindike WR, Gnatienko N, Samet JH. Impact of alcohol use disorder severity on human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) viral suppression and CD4 count in three international cohorts of people with HIV. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2023 Apr; 47(4):704-712. PMID: 36799302.

Published on 1/21/2023

Idrisov B, Lunze K, Cheng DM, Blokhina E, Gnatienko N, Patts G, Bridden C, Rossi SL, Weiser SD, Krupitsky E, Samet JH. Food Insecurity and Transmission Risks Among People with HIV Who Use Substances. AIDS Behav. 2023 Jul; 27(7):2376-2389. PMID: 36670209.

Published on 1/13/2023

Harris MT, Goldenberg S, Cui Z, Fairbairn N, Milloy MS, Hayashi K, Samet JH, Walley AY, Nolan S. Association of sex work and social-structural factors with non-fatal overdose among women who use drugs in Vancouver, Canada. Int J Drug Policy. 2023 Feb; 112:103950. PMID: 36640591.

Published on 11/17/2022

Carroll JJ, Cushman PA, Lira MC, Colasanti JA, Del Rio C, Lasser KE, Parker V, Roy PJ, Samet JH, Liebschutz JM. Evidence-Based Interventions to Improve Opioid Prescribing in Primary Care: a Qualitative Assessment of Implementation in Two Studies. J Gen Intern Med. 2022 Nov 17. PMID: 36396881.

Published on 11/17/2022

Bovell-Ammon BJ, Kimmel SD, Cheng DM, Truong V, Michals A, Vetrova M, Hook K, Idrisov B, Blokhina E, Krupitsky E, Samet JH, Lunze K. Incarceration history, antiretroviral therapy, and stigma: A cross-sectional study of people with HIV who inject drugs in St. Petersburg, Russia. Int J Drug Policy. 2023 Jan; 111:103907. PMID: 36402082.

Published on 10/24/2022

Radick AC, James J, Leroux BG, Kim TW, Saxon AJ, Samet JH, Tsui JI. Use of Video Directly Observed Therapy and Characteristics Associated With Use Among Patients Treated With Buprenorphine in an Office-based Setting. J Addict Med. 2022 Oct 24. PMID: 36282871.

Published on 9/22/2022

Nolan S, Fairgrieve C, Dong H, Garrod E, van Heukelom H, Parappilly BP, McLean M, Tsui JI, Samet JH. A Hospital-based Managed Alcohol Program in a Canadian Setting. J Addict Med. 2023 Mar-Apr 01; 17(2):190-196. PMID: 36149000.

Published on 9/1/2022

David AR, Sian CR, Gebel CM, Linas BP, Samet JH, Sprague Martinez LS, Muroff J, Bernstein JA, Assoumou SA. Barriers to accessing treatment for substance use after inpatient managed withdrawal (Detox): A qualitative study. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2022 Nov; 142:108870. PMID: 36084559.

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