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Bettano A, Del Pozo B, Bernson D, Barocas JA. Stimulant-related incident surveillance using emergency medical service records in Massachusetts, 2013-2020. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2022 Jun 1;235:109460. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2022.109460. Epub 2022 Apr 14. PubMed PMID: 35468556; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC9106899.
Barocas JA, Gai MJ, Nurani A, Bagley SM, Hadland SE. Initiation of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis among youth in the United States, 2015-2018. AIDS Care. 2022 Apr 25;:1-6. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2022.2067318. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 35468009; NIHMSID:NIHMS1799713.
Flam-Ross JM, Lown J, Patil P, White LF, Wang J, Perry A, Bailer D, McKenzie M, Thigpen A, Newman R, Lincoln M, Mckinney T, Bernson D, Barocas JA. Factors associated with opioid-involved overdose among previously incarcerated people in the U.S.: A community engaged narrative review. Int J Drug Policy. 2022 Feb;100:103534. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2021.103534. Epub 2021 Dec 9. Review. PubMed PMID: 34896932; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8810696.
Wurcel AG, Zubiago J, Reyes J, Smyth E, Balsara KR, Avila D, Barocas JA, Beckwith CG, Bui J, Chastain CA, Eaton EF, Kimmel S, Paras ML, Schranz AJ, Vyas DA, Rapoport A. Surgeons' Perspectives on Valve Surgery in People With Drug Use-Associated Infective Endocarditis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Jan 31;. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2021.12.068. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 35108502; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC9339044.
Zielinski MJ, Praseuth A, Gai MJ, Evans LJ, Zaller ND, Umar I, Barocas JA. Crisis stabilization units for jail diversion: A preliminary assessment of patient characteristics and outcomes. Psychol Serv. 2022 Jan 31;. doi: 10.1037/ser0000616. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 35099227; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC9339028.
Barocas JA, Savinkina A, Adams J, Jawa R, Weinstein ZM, Samet JH, Linas BP. Clinical impact, costs, and cost-effectiveness of hospital-based strategies for addressing the US opioid epidemic: a modelling study. Lancet Public Health. 2022 Jan;7(1):e56-e64. doi: 10.1016/S2468-2667(21)00248-6. Epub 2021 Nov 30. PubMed PMID: 34861189; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8756295.
Barocas JA, Eftekhari Yazdi G, Savinkina A, Nolen S, Savitzky C, Samet JH, Englander H, Linas BP. Long-term Infective Endocarditis Mortality Associated With Injection Opioid Use in the United States: A Modeling Study. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Dec 6;73(11):e3661-e3669. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa1346. PubMed PMID: 32901815; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8662770.
Jawa R, Stein MD, Anderson B, Liebschutz JM, Stewart C, Phillips KT, Barocas JA. Association of skin infections with sharing of injection drug preparation equipment among people who inject drugs. Int J Drug Policy. 2021 Aug;94:103198. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2021.103198. Epub 2021 Mar 18. PubMed PMID: 33744668; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8373634.
Barocas JA. It's Not Them, It's Us: Hepatitis C Reinfection Following Successful Treatment Among People Who Inject Drugs. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Apr 26;72(8):1401-1403. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa258. PubMed PMID: 32166311.
Komaromy M, Harris M, Koenig RM, Tomanovich M, Ruiz-Mercado G, Barocas JA. Caring for COVID's Most Vulnerable Victims: a Safety-Net Hospital Responds. J Gen Intern Med. 2021 Apr;36(4):1006-1010. doi: 10.1007/s11606-020-06499-2. Epub 2021 Jan 19. PubMed PMID: 33469746; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7815181.
Linas BP, Savinkina A, Madushani RWMA, Wang J, Eftekhari Yazdi G, Chatterjee A, Walley AY, Morgan JR, Epstein RL, Assoumou SA, Murphy SM, Schackman BR, Chrysanthopoulou SA, White LF, Barocas JA. Projected Estimates of Opioid Mortality After Community-Level Interventions. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 Feb 1;4(2):e2037259. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.37259. PubMed PMID: 33587136; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7885041.
Barocas JA. Business Not as Usual - Covid-19 Vaccination in Persons with Substance Use Disorders. N Engl J Med. 2021 Jan 14;384(2):e6. doi: 10.1056/NEJMpv2035709. Epub 2020 Dec 30. PubMed PMID: 33378604.
Rubin EJ, Baden LR, Barocas JA, Morrissey S. Audio Interview: SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination and Vulnerable Populations. N Engl J Med. 2020 Dec 10;383(24):e143. doi: 10.1056/NEJMe2034906. PubMed PMID: 33296567.
Bagley SM, Gai MJ, Earlywine JJ, Schoenberger SF, Hadland SE, Barocas JA. Incidence and Characteristics of Nonfatal Opioid Overdose Among Youths Aged 11 to 24 Years by Sex. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 Dec 1;3(12):e2030201. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.30201. PubMed PMID: 33331919; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7747019.
Morgan JR, Barocas JA, Murphy SM, Epstein RL, Stein MD, Schackman BR, Walley AY, Linas BP. Comparison of Rates of Overdose and Hospitalization After Initiation of Medication for Opioid Use Disorder in the Inpatient vs Outpatient Setting. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 Dec 1;3(12):e2029676. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.29676. PubMed PMID: 33320266; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7739119.
Min JE, Pearce LA, Homayra F, Dale LM, Barocas JA, Irvine MA, Slaunwhite AK, McGowan G, Torban M, Nosyk B. Estimates of opioid use disorder prevalence from a regression-based multi-sample stratified capture-recapture analysis. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2020 Dec 1;217:108337. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2020.108337. Epub 2020 Oct 8. PubMed PMID: 33049520.
Aldridge AP, Barbosa C, Barocas JA, Bush JL, Chhatwal J, Harlow KJ, Hyder A, Linas BP, McCollister KE, Morgan JR, Murphy SM, Savitzky C, Schackman BR, Seiber EE, E Starbird L, Villani J, Zarkin GA. Health economic design for cost, cost-effectiveness and simulation analyses in the HEALing Communities Study. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2020 Dec 1;217:108336. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2020.108336. Epub 2020 Oct 3. PubMed PMID: 33152672; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7532345.
Kimmel SD, Bazzi AR, Barocas JA. Integrating harm reduction and clinical care: Lessons from Covid-19 respite and recuperation facilities. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2020 Nov;118:108103. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2020.108103. Epub 2020 Aug 12. PubMed PMID: 32972644; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7419278.
Komaromy M, Harris M, Koenig RM, Tomanovich M, Ruiz-Mercado G, Barocas JA. Caring for COVID's most vulnerable victims: a safety-net hospital responds. Res Sq. 2020 Oct 26;. doi: 10.21203/ PubMed PMID: 33140040; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7605557.
Barocas JA, Gai MJ, Amuchi B, Jawa R, Linas BP. Impact of medications for opioid use disorder among persons hospitalized for drug use-associated skin and soft tissue infections. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2020 Oct 1;215:108207. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2020.108207. Epub 2020 Aug 1. PubMed PMID: 32795883; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7502512.
Schranz A, Barocas JA. Infective Endocarditis in Persons Who Use Drugs: Epidemiology, Current Management, and Emerging Treatments. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2020 Sep;34(3):479-493. doi: 10.1016/j.idc.2020.06.004. Review. PubMed PMID: 32782097; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7945002.
Barocas JA, Komaromy M, Haidar D, Barlam TF, Orr BL, Miller NS. Assessment of Oropharyngeal Specimens for Discontinuation of Transmission-Based COVID-19 Precautions. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2020 Sep;7(9):ofaa382. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofaa382. eCollection 2020 Sep. PubMed PMID: 32964067; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7494181.
Barocas JA, Blackstone E, Bouton TC, Kimmel SD, Caputo A, Porter SJ, Walley AY. Prevalence of Covid-19 Infection and Subsequent Cohorting in a Residential Substance Use Treatment Program in Boston, MA. J Addict Med. 2020 Sep/Oct;14(5):e261-e263. doi: 10.1097/ADM.0000000000000700. PubMed PMID: 32530889; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7944945.
Gaeta JM, De Las Nueces D, Munson DG, Barocas JA, Walsh KE. Case 21-2020: A 66-Year-Old Homeless Man with Covid-19. N Engl J Med. 2020 Jul 9;383(2):170-178. doi: 10.1056/NEJMcpc2002421. Epub 2020 Jun 24. PubMed PMID: 32579806; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7328661.
Morgan JR, Wang J, Barocas JA, Jaeger JL, Durham NN, Babakhanlou-Chase H, Bharel M, Walley AY, Linas BP. Opioid overdose and inpatient care for substance use disorder care in Massachusetts. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2020 May;112:42-48. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2020.01.017. Epub 2020 Jan 30. PubMed PMID: 32199545; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7928069.
Merchant E, Burke D, Shaw L, Tookes H, Patil D, Barocas JA, Wurcel AG. Hospitalization outcomes of people who use drugs: One size does not fit all. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2020 May;112:23-28. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2020.01.010. Epub 2020 Jan 22. PubMed PMID: 32199542; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7089869.
Rosenberg ES, Barocas JA. USPSTF's Hepatitis C Screening Recommendation-A Necessary Step to Tackling an Evolving Epidemic. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 Mar 2;3(3):e200538. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.0538. PubMed PMID: 32119098.
Serota DP, Barocas JA, Springer SA. Infectious Complications of Addiction: A Call for a New Subspecialty Within Infectious Diseases. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Feb 14;70(5):968-972. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciz804. PubMed PMID: 31420651; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7319263.
Barocas JA, Morgan JR, Fiellin DA, Schackman BR, Eftekhari Yazdi G, Stein MD, Freedberg KA, Linas BP. Cost-effectiveness of integrating buprenorphine-naloxone treatment for opioid use disorder into clinical care for persons with HIV/hepatitis C co-infection who inject opioids. Int J Drug Policy. 2019 Oct;72:160-168. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2019.05.010. Epub 2019 May 10. PubMed PMID: 31085063; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6717527.
Barocas JA. Commentary on Irvine et al. (2019): Barriers to implementing a successful roadmap for preventing opioid-related overdose deaths. Addiction. 2019 Sep;114(9):1614-1615. doi: 10.1111/add.14738. Epub 2019 Jul 19. PubMed PMID: 31321824.
Barocas JA, Wang J, Marshall BDL, LaRochelle MR, Bettano A, Bernson D, Beckwith CG, Linas BP, Walley AY. Sociodemographic factors and social determinants associated with toxicology confirmed polysubstance opioid-related deaths. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2019 Jul 1;200:59-63. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2019.03.014. Epub 2019 May 8. PubMed PMID: 31100636; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6588486.
Barocas JA, So-Armah K, Cheng DM, Lioznov D, Baum M, Gallagher K, Fuster D, Gnatienko N, Krupitsky E, Freiberg MS, Samet JH. Zinc deficiency and advanced liver fibrosis among HIV and hepatitis C co-infected anti-retroviral naïve persons with alcohol use in Russia. PLoS One. 2019;14(6):e0218852. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0218852. eCollection 2019. PubMed PMID: 31246992; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6597160.
Barocas JA. Actions to Integrate Treatment of Opioid and Infectious Disease Epidemics. Ann Intern Med. 2019 Apr 2;170(7):509. doi: 10.7326/L19-0041. PubMed PMID: 30934073.
Barocas JA, White LF, Wang J, Walley AY, LaRochelle MR, Bernson D, Land T, Morgan JR, Samet JH, Linas BP. Estimated Prevalence of Opioid Use Disorder in Massachusetts, 2011-2015: A Capture-Recapture Analysis. Am J Public Health. 2018 Dec;108(12):1675-1681. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2018.304673. Epub 2018 Oct 25. PubMed PMID: 30359112; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6236756.
Barocas JA, Tasillo A, Eftekhari Yazdi G, Wang J, Vellozzi C, Hariri S, Isenhour C, Randall L, Ward JW, Mermin J, Salomon JA, Linas BP. Population-level Outcomes and Cost-Effectiveness of Expanding the Recommendation for Age-based Hepatitis C Testing in the United States. Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Aug 1;67(4):549-556. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciy098. PubMed PMID: 29420742; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6070105.
Barocas JA, Wang J, White LF, Tasillo A, Salomon JA, Freedberg KA, Linas BP. Hepatitis C Testing Increased Among Baby Boomers Following The 2012 Change To CDC Testing Recommendations. Health Aff (Millwood). 2017 Dec;36(12):2142-2150. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2017.0684. PubMed PMID: 29200354; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5721349.
Barocas JA, Beiser M, León C, Gaeta JM, O'Connell JJ, Linas BP. Experience and Outcomes of Hepatitis C Treatment in a Cohort of Homeless and Marginally Housed Adults. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Jun 1;177(6):880-882. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.0358. PubMed PMID: 28395004; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5575839.
Barocas JA, Linas BP. Editorial Commentary: Decision Science at Work: The Case of Hepatitis C Virus Postexposure Prophylaxis. Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Jan 1;64(1):100-101. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciw680. Epub 2016 Nov 3. PubMed PMID: 27815292.
Barocas JA, Linas BP, Kim AY, Fangman J, Westergaard RP. Acceptability of Rapid Point-of-Care Hepatitis C Tests Among People Who Inject Drugs and Utilize Syringe-Exchange Programs. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2016 Mar;3(2):ofw075. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofw075. eCollection 2016 Mar. PubMed PMID: 27191007; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4867657.
Barocas JA, Baker L, Hull SJ, Stokes S, Westergaard RP. High uptake of naloxone-based overdose prevention training among previously incarcerated syringe-exchange program participants. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2015 Sep 1;154:283-6. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2015.06.023. Epub 2015 Jun 24. PubMed PMID: 26143300; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4807604.
Brennan MB, Barocas JA, Crnich CJ, Hess TM, Kolehmainen CJ, Sosman JM, Sethi AK. "Oops! I forgot HIV": resident physician self-audits and universal HIV screening. J Infect Public Health. 2015 Mar-Apr;8(2):161-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jiph.2014.08.010. Epub 2014 Sep 29. PubMed PMID: 25277258.
Barocas JA, Erlandson KM, Belzer BK, Hess T, Sosman J. Advance directives among people living with HIV: room for improvement. AIDS Care. 2015;27(3):370-7. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2014.963019. Epub 2014 Oct 13. PubMed PMID: 25307722.
Barocas J, Erlandson K, Belzer B, Hess T, Sosman J. Low rates of advance directive completion among HIV-infected patients: a retrospective analysis. ID Week. 2014 October; Philadelphia, PA, USA.
Barocas JA, Gauthier GM. Peritonitis caused by Blastomyces dermatitidis in a kidney transplant recipient: case report and literature review. Transpl Infect Dis. 2014 Aug;16(4):634-41. doi: 10.1111/tid.12234. Epub 2014 May 26. Review. PubMed PMID: 24862205.
Barocas JA, Brennan MB, Hull SJ, Stokes S, Fangman JJ, Westergaard RP. Barriers and facilitators of hepatitis C screening among people who inject drugs: a multi-city, mixed-methods study. Harm Reduct J. 2014 Jan 14;11:1. doi: 10.1186/1477-7517-11-1. PubMed PMID: 24422784; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3896714.
Brennan MB, Kolehmainen C, Barocas J, Isaac C, Crnich CJ, Sosman JM. Barriers and facilitators of universal HIV screening among internal medicine residents. WMJ. 2013 Oct;112(5):199-205. PubMed PMID: 24734414.
Barocas JA, Hull S, Sosman J, Sethi A, Fangman J, Westergaard RP. Medical and legal consequences of ongoing drug use among young injection drug users infected with hepatitis C virus. 36th Annual Society for General Internal Medicine Meeting. 2013; Denver, CO, USA.
Brennan M, Barocas J, Crnich C, Hess T, Sethi A, Sosman J. Self-audit is associated with increased clinician-driven universal HIV screening among internal medicine residents. 36th Annual Society for General Internal Medicine Meeting. 2013; Denver, CO, USA.
Barocas J. Barriers and Facilitators to HIV and Hepatitis C Screening Among Active Intravenous Drug Users. 2012 National Summit on HIV and Viral Hepatitis Diagnosis, Prevention and Access to Care,. 2012; Washington, DC.
Brennan M, Barocas J, Kolehmainen C, Crnich C, Isaac C, Sosman J. Barriers and Facilitators to Universal HIV Screening Among Internal Medicine Residents. 2012 National Summit on HIV and Viral Hepatitis Diagnosis, Prevention and Access to Care,. 2012; Washington, DC, USA.
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