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

Epidemiology, MPH, Boston University

Chemistry, MA, Brandeis University

BA, Brandeis University


Published on 4/1/2024

Kim TW, Bertholet N, Magane KM, Lloyd-Travaglini C, Winter MR, Samet JH, Erlandson KM, Stein MD, Bryant KJ, Saitz R, Heeren TC. Alcohol Consumption and Illicit Drug Use: Associations With Fall, Fracture, and Acute Health Care Utilization Among People With HIV Infection. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2024 Apr 01; 95(4):391-398. PMID: 38133581.

Published on 2/26/2024

Tsui JI, Rossi SL, Cheng DM, Bendiks S, Vetrova M, Blokhina E, Winter M, Gnatienko N, Backonja M, Bryant K, Krupitsky E, Samet JH. Pilot RCT comparing low-dose naltrexone, gabapentin and placebo to reduce pain among people with HIV with alcohol problems. PLoS One. 2024; 19(2):e0297948. PMID: 38408060.

Published on 2/5/2024

Stopka TJ, Babineau DC, Gibson EB, Knott CE, Cheng DM, Villani J, Wai JM, Blevins D, David JL, Goddard-Eckrich DA, Lofwall MR, Massatti R, DeFiore-Hyrmer J, Lyons MS, Fanucchi LC, Harris DR, Talbert J, Hammerslag L, Oller D, Balise RR, Feaster DJ, Soares W, Zarkin GA, Glasgow L, Oga E, McCarthy J, D'Costa L, Chahine R, Gomori S, Dalvi N, Shrestha S, Garner C, Shadwick A, Salsberry P, Konstan MW, Freisthler B, Winhusen J, El-Bassel N, Samet JH, Walsh SL. Impact of the Communities That HEAL Intervention on Buprenorphine-Waivered Practitioners and Buprenorphine Prescribing: A Prespecified Secondary Analysis of the HCS Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Netw Open. 2024 Feb 05; 7(2):e240132. PMID: 38386322.

Published on 2/1/2024

Rosen S, Blokhina E, Truong V, Bereznicka A, Gnatienko N, Quinn E, Lioznov D, Krupitsky E, Michals A, Lunze K, Samet JH. Comparative costs and potential affordability of a multifaceted intervention to improve treatment outcomes among people with HIV who inject drugs in Russia: economic evaluation of the LINC-II randomized controlled trial. J Int AIDS Soc. 2024 Feb; 27(2):e26208. PMID: 38403887.

Published on 1/29/2024

Freibott CE, Biondi BE, Rao SR, Blokhina E, Dugas JN, Patts G, Bendiks S, Krupitsky E, Chichetto NE, Samet JH, Freiberg MS, Stein MD, Tindle HA. Is Abstinence from Alcohol and Smoking Associated with Less Anxiety and Depressive Symptoms Among People with HIV? AIDS Behav. 2024 Apr; 28(4):1447-1455. PMID: 38285292.

Published on 12/29/2023

Kimmel SD, Samet JH, Cheng DM, Vetrova M, Idrisov B, Rossi SL, Rateau L, Astone K, Michals A, Sisson E, Blokhina E, Milet-Carty N, Bovell-Ammon BJ, Gnatienko N, Truong V, Krupitsky E, Lunze K. Stigma and other correlates of sharing injection equipment among people with HIV in St. Petersburg, Russia. Glob Public Health. 2024 Jan; 19(1):2296009. PMID: 38158724.

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.

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 12/1/2023

Wartko PD, Bobb JF, Boudreau DM, Matthews AG, McCormack J, Lee AK, Qiu H, Yu O, Hyun N, Idu AE, Campbell CI, Saxon AJ, Liu DS, Altschuler A, Samet JH, Labelle CT, Zare-Mehrjerdi M, Stotts AL, Braciszewski JM, Murphy MT, Dryden D, Arnsten JH, Cunningham CO, Horigian VE, Szapocznik J, Glass JE, Caldeiro RM, Phillips RC, Shea M, Bart G, Schwartz RP, McNeely J, Liebschutz JM, Tsui JI, Merrill JO, Lapham GT, Addis M, Bradley KA, Ghiroli MM, Hamilton LK, Hu Y, LaHue JS, Loree AM, Murphy SM, Northrup TF, Shmueli-Blumberg D, Silva AJ, Weinstein ZM, Wong MT, Burganowski RP. Nurse Care Management for Opioid Use Disorder Treatment: The PROUD Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Intern Med. 2023 Dec 01; 183(12):1343-1354. PMID: 37902748.

Published on 11/1/2023

McLaughlin A, Lin N, Jiang W, Lodi S, Lioznov D, Patts G, Gnatienko N, Blokhina E, Bendiks S, Freiberg MS, Tindle HA, Krupitsky E, Hahn JA, Samet JH, So-Armah K. Association of Alcohol Consumption With CD4 Recovery After Antiretroviral Therapy Initiation in St. Petersburg, Russia. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2023 Nov 01; 94(3):244-252. PMID: 37850982.

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