Caleb Banta-Green

Affiliate Associate Professor, Health Services

Senior Research Scientist
University of Washington,
Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute


PhD   University of Washington, 2008   (Health Services Research)
MPH   University of Washington, 1997   (Public Health)
MSW   University of Washington, 1996   (Social Work)

Contact Info

web site:

1107 NE 45th. Suite 120
Seattle, WA 98105

voice:   206-685-3919
fax:   206-543-5473

Drug abuse epidemiology; health services research; youth substance abuse prevention; drug overdose prevention; drug treatment services research

Burgard DA, Banta-Green C, Field JA. Working upstream: how far can you go with sewage-based drug epidemiology? Environ Sci Technol. 2014 Feb 4;48(3):1362-8. doi: 10.1021/es4044648. Epub 2013 Dec 31.  PMID: 24345191

Coffin P, Banta-Green C. The dueling obligations of opioid stewardship. Ann Intern Med. 2014 Feb 4;160(3):207. doi: 10.7326/M13-2781.  PMID: 24322334

Banta-Green CJ, Beletsky L, Schoeppe JA, Coffin PO, Kuszler PC. Police officers' and paramedics' experiences with overdose and their knowledge and opinions of Washington State's drug overdose-naloxone-Good Samaritan law. J Urban Health. 2013 Dec;90(6):1102-11. doi: 10.1007/s11524-013-9814-y.  PMID: 23900788    PMCID: PMC3853169

Kvamme E, Catlin M, Banta-Green C, Roll J, Rosenblatt R. Who prescribes buprenorphine for rural patients? The impact of specialty, location and practice type in Washington State. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2013 Apr;44(3):355-60. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2012.07.006. Epub 2012 Aug 30.  PMID: 22939650

Merrill JO, Von Korff M, Banta-Green CJ, Sullivan MD, Saunders KW, Campbell CI, Weisner C. Prescribed opioid difficulties, depression and opioid dose among chronic opioid therapy patients. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2012 Nov-Dec;34(6):581-7. doi: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2012.06.018. Epub 2012 Sep 5.  PMID: 22959422