Ricardo Cruz MD

Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine

801 Massachusetts Ave | (617) 414-5951
Ricardo Cruz
Sections

General Internal Medicine

Centers

Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit

Biography

Ricardo Cruz, MD is an Instructor of Medicine in the department of General Internal Medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine. He completed his residency and internship at BUSM as well as earning his MPH, MA, and MD at the university. In addition to his teaching, Dr. Cruz provides career and scholarship advising to medical students at Boston Medical Center.

Education

Medicine-Internal, MD, Boston University School of Medicine, 2011

Medical Science, MA, Boston University School of Medicine, 2007

Epidemiology, MPH, Boston University School of Public Health, 2003

Physiology, BS, University of California, Los Angeles, 2001

Publications

Published on 8/17/2021

Larochelle MR, Cruz R, Kosakowski S, Gourlay DL, Alford DP, Xuan Z, Krebs EE, Yan S, Lasser KE, Samet JH, Liebschutz JM. Do Urine Drug Tests Reveal Substance Misuse Among Patients Prescribed Opioids for Chronic Pain? J Gen Intern Med. 2021 Aug 17. PMID: 34405344.

Published on 6/22/2021

Taylor JL, Johnson S, Cruz R, Gray JR, Schiff D, Bagley SM. Integrating Harm Reduction into Outpatient Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Settings : Harm Reduction in Outpatient Addiction Treatment. J Gen Intern Med. 2021 Jun 22. PMID: 34159545.

Published on 12/9/2018

Falk DE, Ryan ML, Fertig JB, Devine EG, Cruz R, Brown ES, Burns H, Salloum IM, Newport DJ, Mendelson J, Galloway G, Kampman K, Brooks C, Green AI, Brunette MF, Rosenthal RN, Dunn KE, Strain EC, Ray L, Shoptaw S, Ait-Daoud Tiouririne N, Gunderson EW, Ransom J, Scott C, Leggio L, Caras S, Mason BJ, Litten RZ. Gabapentin Enacarbil Extended-Release for Alcohol Use Disorder: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Multisite Trial Assessing Efficacy and Safety. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2019 01; 43(1):158-169. PMID: 30403402.

Published on 9/4/2018

Bickmore TW, Trinh H, Olafsson S, O'Leary TK, Asadi R, Rickles NM, Cruz R. Patient and Consumer Safety Risks When Using Conversational Assistants for Medical Information: An Observational Study of Siri, Alexa, and Google Assistant. J Med Internet Res. 2018 09 04; 20(9):e11510. PMID: 30181110.

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